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RAZR Phone was purchased January 2006 All features work, except it will not go into roam mode. Took it back to verizon where it was opened and they claimed it had moisture damage. Not so! If it had gotten wet it shouldn't work at all. They supposedly reprogrammed it. Took it out of calling area and had same problem. We own four other phones w/verizon service and haven't had any trouble like this. Verizon keeps trying to sell us another phone. Anyone have any suggestions?

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Yes, if it was dropped in water, most probably it would be dead. but moisture damage can also be local, damaging only a part of the phone, from air moisture, or a splash. Why won't they replace the phone under warranty? if it's only local moisture damage then it's damage from reasonable use. it's not your fault that it's designed to allow air moisture in. Have them replace the damn thing, don't worry about such things when you have a valid warranty. don't you? good luck

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