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Mfc5840cn printer. Will not dial number on manual, auto or pcfax mode. I have re-installed it with no result

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  • ipaterson Dec 03, 2008

    Hi Larry

    No dialing sounds whatever. Line into machine is OK with dialtone. No dialtone when "Hook" is utilised. Report / Result indicates "error"

    Machine has been re-installed a couple of times.

    All other functions are operable.

    With thanks

    Ian

  • Larry Linch May 11, 2010

    Does it make the tonal sounds of dialing?

    Larry

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Sorry it's taken so long to get back to you on this. Since you get no dial tone with the hook function and you have verified you have a good phone line to the machine, sounds like you have a blown Network connection board. I do not have a service manual for this machine to give you part numbers out of. Do a google search for MFC5840 parts / service manual. The part you need is the board that the phone line plugs into.
Larry

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