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Cannot get dial tone on phone

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  • rickrussell6 Nov 22, 2008

    The unit is 10 years old.

    The unit has been kept clean and has been working.

    I was faxing papers long distance the machine stopped in the middle of the fax 52 pages and I tried to redial but could not get a dial tone.


  • Ricky Ostrom
    Ricky Ostrom May 11, 2010

    Is this a new installation or has the unit worked in the past? Has anything been moved or changed around when the problem occured?

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I would suggest unplugging the unit and let it sit for about 15 minutes. Make sure there are no paper jams, and then plug it back in and turn it on. Also, check the phone line with another phone instrument.
Make sure to put the phone wire back in the right port.

Plug in and power the unit back on and test it.

If it is still failing, then I am sorry to say that it might be time to get a new unit.


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