It also includes some maintenance tips you can use to help keep your sensor working in the future. Unplug the shredder. Cut the power to the light for about 10 seconds and turn it back on. Discussion in 'Electrics UK' started by dune2010, 17 Jan 2005. There's usually a slide or knob adjustment that makes it more or less sensitive to movement. Outside Light Wont Turn Off. If you flip the switch, by accident or on purpose, and then flip it back again right away, it could automatically get stuck in the auto-on position. I took the light switch cover off to see if anything obvious jumped out at me, but no luck. Here is how to fix a paper shredder sensor: 1. I have tried: 1. Reset It – if your sensor light has an on/off switch located somewhere inside, pay close attention to how you turn it on and off. 2. Safety first, turns off the shredder and unplugged it. I accidentally turned the thing off by flicking the switch, and now when I turn it on, the light just won't go off. Turn it down a bit and the light should go off a bit more often. This sensor is very handy because it will detect the paper and send the signal to turn it on the shredding machine. https://www.hunker.com/13414108/how-to-reset-motion-detector- Automatic Paper shredders come with a sensor that senses the paper whenever we fill in it. Flicking the switch off-to-on quickly, no go. I'm a complete novice and don't know where to start. If the light switch is ‘off’, the sensor controlled lights will be turned on when the movement sensor is triggered. it may or may not be connected to a circuit on the rcd protected side of the consumer unit but it won't necessarily have it's own trip. Motion sensor lights are a must for any home security system, but sometimes they get out of whack, turning on and off inappropriately.That’s especially common after power outages. Lights will continue to turn back on 25 seconds after a manual off in Occupancy mode. Sensor light installed near the garage, working fine. Occupancy Sensor Wall Switch Kung Fu Maintenance Repair Video ... i would have expected the alarm to go off when the power was cut, then stop sounding when power was restored/code typed in Most motion sensor lights also have a sensitivity adjustment. the answer to this problem is easy i think. This article discusses a few simple methods you can use to get it to reset. If a security light is not turning off the way it is supposed to, you can reset many systems by toggling the power switch "on" and "off". I flicked the switch up and down about a dozen times and the light would not turn off. Continue to turn the lights off to make the sensor learn your preferred light level. Change the Sensor Mode to Manual-On and Auto-Off (Vacancy). 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