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Limited Lifetime Warranty
WHO IS COVERED:
HoMedics does not authorize anyone, including but not limited to, retailers; the subsequent purchaser of the
product from a retailer; or remote purchasers to obligate HoMedics in any way beyond the terms set forth
herein. This warranty extends only to the original purchaser of the Black & Decker paper shredder and does
not extend to retailers.
HOW LONG DOES COVERAGE LAST:
HoMedics warrants that the product will be free of defects in material and workmanship under normal use
and service for the period of 3 years from the date of original purchase; the cutter blades specifically are
warranted against defects in manufacture and workmanship for the life of the original purchaser from the
date of original purchase, except as noted below.
WHAT IS NOT COVERED:
This warranty does not cover damage caused by: misuse or abuse; accident; the attachment of any unauthor-
ized accessory; alteration to the product; improper installation; unauthorized repairs or modifications;
improper use of electrical/power supply; loss of power; dropped product; malfunction or damage of an
operating part from failure to provide manufacturer's recommended maintenance; transportation damage;
theft; neglect; vandalism; or environmental conditions; loss of use during the period the product is at a repair
facility or otherwise awaiting parts or repair; or any other conditions whatsoever that are beyond the control
of HoMedics. Please consult the manual for shredder maintenance instructions.
This warranty does not extend to the purchase of opened, used, repaired, repackaged and/or resealed
products, including but not limited to sale of such products on Internet auction sites and/or sales of such
products by surplus or bulk resellers. Any and all warranties or guarantees shall immediately cease and
terminate as to any products or parts thereof which are repaired, replaced, altered, or modified, without the
prior express and written consent of HoMedics.
HOW TO GET SERVICE:
To obtain warranty service on your product, visit www.blackanddeckershredders.com or call the toll-free
customer service line at 1-800-297-5028.
This warranty is effective only if the product is purchased and operated in the country in which the product is
purchased. A product that requires modifications or adoption to enable it to operate in any other country
than the country for which it was designed, manufactured, approved and/or authorized, or repair of products
damaged by these modifications is not covered under this warranty.
THE WARRANTY PROVIDED HEREIN SHALL BE THE SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE WARRANTY. THERE SHALL BE NO
OTHER WARRANTIES EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED INCLUDING ANY WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS
OR ANY OTHER OBLIGATION ON THE PART OF THE COMPANY WITH RESPECT TO PRODUCTS COVERED BY THIS
WARRANTY. HOMEDICS SHALL HAVE NO LIABILITY FOR ANY INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR SPECIAL
DAMAGES. IN NO EVENT SHALL THIS WARRANTY REQUIRE MORE THAN THE REPAIR OR REPLACEMENT OF ANY
PART OR PARTS WHICH ARE FOUND TO BE DEFECTIVE WITHIN THE EFFECTIVE PERIOD OF THE WARRANTY. NO
REFUNDS WILL BE GIVEN. IF REPLACEMENT PARTS FOR DEFECTIVE MATERIALS ARE NOT AVAILABLE, HOMEDICS
RESERVES THE RIGHT TO MAKE PRODUCT SUBSTITUTIONS IN LIEU OF REPAIR OR REPLACEMENT.
This warranty provides you with specific legal rights. You may have additional rights which may vary from
state to state. Because of individual state regulations, some of the above limitations and exclusions may not
apply to you.
Black & Decker and the Black & Decker logo
are trademarks of The Black & Decker Corporation
and are used under license. All rights reserved.
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- Check to see if bin is full. If bin is full, follow instructions
- Oil cutting cylinder.
- No action required. This is a self-cleaning function.
Shredder squeaks, grinds,
or runs below capacity.
Shredder continues to run
1 to 2 seconds after
shredding has been
- No action required. In both the Auto Feed and Manual modes,
allow 3 to 5 seconds for shredding to begin.
- If shredder does not start after 3 to 5 seconds, attempt the
steps above under “Shredder does not start.”
Shredder does not start
immediately when paper is
placed in the slot.
Shredder does not
pull paper from
Autofeed tray (2).
- Make sure shredder is plugged in and master power switch
(1) is in the “On” position
- Make sure the bin (7) is fully closed.
- Make sure the toggle lock (10) for the Auto Feed tray is in the
1. Use a coin or flathead screwdriver to twist the toggle lock (10)
2. Flip the panel up.
3. Remove jammed paper.
4. Close panel.
5. Move toggle lock counter clockwise to 90
the “lock” position.
- If paper jams in manual slot the shredder will automatically
shift to reverse. Carefully pull up on the paper to remove
the jammed paper from the slot.
In the event of a feeding error, shredder will sound and
Over Load light will illuminate.
- Check that all staples & small paperclips are at the top of
the page, furthest away from the shredder opening.
- Check that paper is not folded, and no sealed envelopes or
other unsupported materials are in Auto Feed Tray.
- Reduce number of sheets in tray.
Shredder does not start.
Paper is jammed in Manual
Paper is jammed in
Auto Feed tray (2).
If you have a problem with your shredder, check the symptoms and remedies below.
If you cannot solve the problem this way, contact Black & Decker paper shredders
Customer Service. Do not open shredder head to attempt repair: It could expose
you to electric shock and will void your warranty.
Regular emptying of the bin is important to ensure the smooth operation of the cutting
cylinders. The shredder will not operate when the bin is full. Regular oiling is also necessary
for proper performance. It is recommended to use shredder oil every few weeks. Apply
across shredder entry, then run a single sheet through. Shredder oil can be purchased by
Always unplug the shredder before cleaning!
• Only clean the shredder by wiping the unit with a dry soft cloth or towel.
• Do not clean or immerse shredder in water. Getting the unit wet may result in damage or
malfunction to the electrical components. If the shredder happens to get wet, be sure to
completely dry the unit immediately with a soft cloth or towel. If shredder does get wet, it
should be left unplugged for several hours.
• Never use anything flammable to clean the shredder. This may result in serious injury or
damage to the shredder.
THREE YEARS FOR
Please read these instructions before use
SKU #BD-AF7500 SKU #BD-AF7500SKU #BD-AF7500