Why Did My Telephone Lose Dial Tone?
I had no dial tone. When I checked the phone jack it was filled with a rubbery substance where phone clicks in and behind it inside the box. Is this common….
One of the Causes of Lost Telephone Dial ToneQuestion:
Background: Ginny, a Homeowner from Rockville Centre NY
I had no dial tone. When I checked the phone jack it was filled with a rubbery substance where phone clicks in and behind it inside the “box”. Is this common? Should I be worried this might cause a fire? I have contacted the phone company and I was told not to worry, but I wanted another opinion.
Thanks for your electrical question Ginny. Part of the reason for this is due to environmental conditions in the room, inside the wall and electrolysis.
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