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Display My phone seems to working fine, however my display is unreadable with broken characters and incomlete words.

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  • Myron1000 Mar 01, 2008

    One of the two handsets display now has a row of dashes which roll up the screen and a variety of miscellaneous characters flashing in the top rows. Otherwise the phone itself works to make and receive calls. GE support (Thompson) was useless. I got what I paid for.

  • sharray Sep 09, 2008

    The display screen has the numbers and letters missing and broken lines. It is becoming unreadable..Units have new batteries.. Otherwise phones work great.. Can you suggest a solution to the problem..

  • Kissa Jan 08, 2009

    lcd display has gone blank on one GE21008GE2 phone while the other is too dim to read. PHONE HAS NEW BATTERY. What do I do?

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I have changed my phones in the bases and it fixed this problem, you also need to make sure it is charged up well. I have problems with the volume even on # 4. Don't you?

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SOURCE: Display on the cordless phone is distorted.

display reads
NAR FOES********
H4:107 LOUD C3

How do you remove it & get standard display

Posted on Apr 24, 2008

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I just put new batteries in it will solve your problem...

Posted on Jun 11, 2009

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A suggestion, it might be time for a battery change

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SOURCE: Display screen unreadable. Removing battery

You have an (unfixable) LCD screen problem - the Liquid Crystal Display is dying (or broken by impact).
The best you can do (without a spare LCD screen and soldering/electronic repair skills) is hope that
there's a workaround that lets you use the phone without the LCD screen working.

Exploring a workaround: call the cordless from your cell phone, and see if you can answer by just using the keypad - if so, then the cordless works and it can be used until the whole phone dies (rather than just the LCD screen).
Most consumers just end up buying a new cordless about every year since these units take too much accidental abuse to last long.
If you decide to scrap the unit, save the battery for recycling at your nearest Home Depot.
They accept
old rechargeable batteries of any type - NiCad types used in cordless phones are especially toxic
(the (heavy metal) cadmium poisons spermatogenesis). Even better, save the battery for your
other GE 25932 5.8 GHz cordless phone - if you have a pair, then its mate's battery is old too.

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You have an (unfixable) LCD screen problem - the Liquid Crystal Display is dying (or broken by impact).
The best you can do (without a spare LCD screen and soldering/electronic repair skills) is hope that
there's a workaround that lets you use the phone without the LCD screen working.

Exploring a workaround: call the cordless from your cell phone, and see if you can answer by just using the keypad - if so, then the cordless works and it can be used until the whole phone dies (rather than just the LCD screen).
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