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I have a lexmark x7170 and it will not fax or recieve faxes. I have replaced the phone cord and verifyed that the plug indeed is working. What else can I try?

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There are usually 2 phone jack ports on the back of the fax / MFP
One will say line, the other phone. You want to make sure it is plugged into the Line port.
Also, if you hit "On hook dialing" does it give you a dial tone?

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