We have no dailing tone on our eircom siemens 5010 house phone
Are you in the USA? If yes ... continue ... if no ... I can't help you, but you are welcome to read on, it may fit.
Disconnect a telephone (preferably one that does not require external power) and go to your DeMark (a gray box where the phone line enters your home). Open it up - you will need a screw driver. Inside you will see a RJ-11 plug in arrangement. Unplug it and plug your telephone in.
Does it work? Yes = you have a phone inside your house that is "off hook". Find it and hang it up. Can't find one off hook? Unplug everything on all telephone jacks in your house, computers, fax, telephones, everything. When the dial tone returns, plug the devices in one at a time until you find the bad device.
No, the phone does not work = Phone may be faulty (try another telephone)
... there is no service coming to your house. If you have a cooperating neighbor, take your telephone to their house and try it. If it works at their house, it has to work at your house. If your phone is known good and there is no dial tone at the DeMark, call your service provider.
Follow the procedures found in the front of your telephone book ... that yellow thing in the kitchen that no one uses ... that it the telephone book.
There may be other reasons your phone doesn't work ... but start with my suggestion. If the phone company comes and the trouble is in your house, it will cost you according to the current tarrif ... see the phone book for details on this.
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Feb 22, 2010 |