Introduction

This guide shows how to replace the main power cord in the Fellowes T7CM.

  1. Check to make sure the shredder is not plugged in to any electrical outlet.
    • Check to make sure the shredder is not plugged in to any electrical outlet.

    • Remove the shredder from the catch basket and place the silver side down on a flat surface.

    • Place the catch basket aside as you will not be needing it for the rest of the disassembly.

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  2. Flip the shredder silver side down and place on a flat even surface.
    • Flip the shredder silver side down and place on a flat even surface.

    • Remove the manufacturer's label in order to gain access to the hidden screw hole.

    • Locate all five of the case screws and remove them with a Phillips-Head screwdriver. The screws are located within the five marked circles in the photo. The size of the screws are 18 mm in length and head diameter of 5 mm.

    The FIFTH screw is under the paper lable

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    • Once all of the screws are removed, slowly pull apart the casing.

    • If the casing is not separating, gently wiggle the top part of the casing from the bottom part of the casing.

    • Use Caution during this procedure to prevent from damaging any of the internal parts.

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    • Open the casing as shown to prevent tangling or damaging the wires.

    • Take note to how the trigger assembly is attached before removal.

    • The trigger assembly is one part and should come off all together with little to no force applied.

    • Remove the trigger assembly.

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    • Remove the wire holder. This is a small screwed in piece of plastic which holds the wires in place. The screw length is 10 mm and the head diameter is 6 mm.

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    • Remove the blade housing from the external case.

    • Remove the three screws from the blade housing. The screw length is 18 mm and the head diameter is 5 mm

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    • Use Caution when lifting the blade housing from the casing.

    • Warning: Sharp Objects are now exposed.

    • Place the blade housing close to the case to ensure no damage occurs to the connected wires and that they remained attached to the casing.

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    • Locate the main power cord.

    • Clip the wire and strip the remaining end of the wire. Twist the new cord together with the remaining old wire.

    • Use electrical tape in order to cover the wire splice.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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