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Set to car kit.

My 2 year old accidentally set my phone to car kit. Now I can't hear anything or call anyone for help.

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  • Katerah Dec 11, 2007

    I fixed it by following someone else's solution. I stuck a butter knife in where you charge the phone, and it worked instantly. My phone did not get wet. So, all I can assume is that this is a problem with the device itself. I originally thought that my two year old had gotten a hold of it, but I don't think this is the case anymore.

  • Anonymous Feb 09, 2008

    I had the same problem,what happened is that moisture got in the area where you plug the charger cord in.I took tha battery out and used a hair dryer on low heat and dried the entire area out,the phone now works perfect.The best way to avoid this is to keep the rubber plug in the phone or a piece of tape or bandage to keep moisture out,dont keep you phone in the bathroom while taking bath or shower...william yamnitz,mulberry fl.

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I reinserted the wall charger a couple of times and it made the "car kit" go away. My guess is that two pins in the little connector inside the phone somehow got shorted together (dust or something). I saved the butter knife soloution for my last ditch attempt as I wasn't sure that shorting all the pins wouldn't increase the chances of damage to the phone. The post above definitely go the creative juices flowing since we had no idea how it got in "car kit" mode.

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