My garden shredder is a Performance Power Tools PWR2100QSA machine (2100W).
I used it today for the first time in three years. It worked fine for about
30 minutes, but then after running it in reverse, to unclog it, I found th
at when I switched the rotation direction back to normal shredding mode, it
just makes a buzzing nose when I press the start button, as if it is total
ly jammed - even though I have cleared out all traces of vegetable matter f
rom the grinding gear. I can't find a manual for this machine online, but h
ere is a pic of one:
Can anyone suggest a remedy?
Hmm, well, maybe did you actually see what jammed it?
Leaky capacitors can reform dry out or just be not very good any more and
if it starts to do it again, unplug check its free then suspect the
capacitor. I had a pump that was like this some years ago that turned out
to have a switchable capacitor phase shifter to make it go either way, and
the value when measured was but a of a fraction of what it was supposed to
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