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Only shows the number 1

I have a GE 25881EC3-A cordless/corded phone set and I have a defective handset. All the phones worked correctly right out of the carton but after a few days one handset developed problems. If you press any key above the row of the 4,5, and 6 keys the display shows the number 1 and only the number 1. Example; press the Talk button the number 1 appears and the phone does not give a dial tone. Press the + or - keys and the number 1 appears, press the number 2 key and the number 1 appears and so on.
Is there a fix?

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  • JennD Feb 06, 2008

    I have the same phone, but we have trouble with the cordless phones not responding when you try to answer or make calls. We also have an issue with the corded part where the receiver blitzes out until you wiggle the cord and then it still doesn't always work.

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You have a short in your button assembly or a bad cpu. If it is not a spill or moisture from something like that you have some serious electrical problems. JennD has some different issues, physical damage it sounds like. Both sound like they need to go in for repair. You can google cordless telephone repair to find a solution unless your phones are nearly new and you want to try the warranty route. Good Luck, Guru

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