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Accidentally dropped the second handset. Wanted to check the battery, so removed it and placed in base handset. That stopped working; so removed that battery and put the original back in the base handset. NEITHER phones work now! I tested the batteries of both with my voltmeter, they both register full charge. -Dave

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There may be some kind of loose connection or short circuit .
better get it checked at service center .

Posted on Dec 29, 2010

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