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Topic # 239987 14-Aug-2018 11:03
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We unplugged one phone jack in our house and we’ve been gib stopping a wall. This phone jack has never worked when we have plugged in our phone and we have a broadband splitter. We have another phone jack in the house we use for the phone line. Since it’s been unplugged we now have no phone and our phone says check line. It looks like they have only used the black wires, to possibly just complete the circuit. Now we can’t put it back together. Any advice on what wires go where?

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  Reply # 2073180 14-Aug-2018 11:10
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Normally the phone line goes onto 2 and 5, the middle of each strip of 3.


You probably have one pair coming in from the street and another pair that go off to another part of the house.


If you join those pairs to each other, the phone should start working on your other sockets elsewhere in your house.


Then you can connect both pairs to 2 and 5 on the back of this socket - but ideally you need a special punch down tool - it will be hard to do with normal pliers, screw driver etc

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  Reply # 2073239 14-Aug-2018 12:34
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If you don't need a phone jack there. Try joining the red wires together. And joining the black wires together.


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  Reply # 2073243 14-Aug-2018 12:42
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But dont cut the blue wire

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  Reply # 2073298 14-Aug-2018 14:31
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But dont cut the blue wire



Grab the cat ...


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