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How to Repair a Phone that Stopped Working

How to Repair a Telephone that Stopped Working: What to Check to Get Your Telephone Working, Telephone Problems and How to Fix Them.

Telephone Problems and How to Fix Them
Electrical Question: Our phone suddenly quit working because of the wiring to the phone jack.

Thanks, Colleen.

This home electrical question came from Colleen, in Bradenton, Florida.

Dave’s Reply:
Thanks for your electric wiring question Colleen.

How to Repair a Telephone that Stopped Working

Application: Wiring for a Telephone.
Skill Level: Beginner to Intermediate – Best performed by a Certified Electrician or Telephone Technician.
Tools Required: Basic Straight Slot and Philips Screw Drivers, wire strippers for 20 to 24 gauge wire.
Estimated Time: Depends on personal level experience and ability to work with tools and small phone wires.
Precaution: If installing or relocating additional telephone wiring, or replacing a phone jack the main phone cable or the Test Jack should be disconnected before working with the wiring.
Notice: Installing additional telephone cable wiring and replacement parts should be done using approved phone cable and phone jacks that are approved and compatible with the local telephone company system specifications.

Procedure for Repairing a Telephone that Stopped Working

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