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My new Uniden Phone/Answer machine is loading down my fax line

I have a shared voice/fax line. phone line goes into the fax machine which has a line output that goes to the phone. When I attach my new uniden phone the fax machine no longer works. The fax has a self test and indicates the line signal is degraded when attached to the uniden phone (like the phone is pulling down the voltage or something). My older phone does not have this problem, I hook it up the same and the fax works. Any ideas on how to fix it?

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I have searched the user manual and can find no help on this matter, although there are help numbers listed and I'm sure they can advise, here is the link to the main page and there is a link to a pdf manual download if you don't already have one http://www.uniden.com/products/productdetail.cfm?product=TRU8885-2

However, it may be that you could use a T adaptor or socket doubler on the line jack and plug both in. good luck !

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