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Fax doesnt send or recieve

Fax has worked beautilfy all these years- but suddenly doesnt send or recieve - it will dial out but get a busy tone ( I think) and redial over and over agian. PS! this model is the older canon b500 model

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Pleas close the redial option and other number may be busy or finished

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