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Bad phone connection

Saturday night up to now I'm experiencing static and intermittent lose of dial tone in my phones. Before this all was O.K. I checked the street conn., seems ok. This is what I have-- 1- From Bell street line ca., I have a blue wire going to right term. on term.block and a white wire going to left term. on term.block. 2- I have grey ca. going to the middle term. on term.block. 3- Phone lines are conn. as RD to right term., Y to middle term. and G to left term on term.block

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Re: Bad phone connection

Usually static with loss of tone is a damaged line somewhere. The static can be caused by a loose connection as well as corroded lines. The loss of tone is usually caused by a dead short in the line. I just re wired my dads house for the same thing and eventually found where a rabbit had chewed through the insulation on a wire outside. He was having the exact same symptoms as you are. Hope this helps, and good luck

Posted on Jan 07, 2008

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