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These Jacks can be difficult and are often a one time install product. The wire may not simply have 'pulled out' from it, the copper conductor may have actually broken off inside the unit OR the tabs that make contact with the conductors could be broken inside. Even if you able to push in newly stripped wires and have them 'grab tight' and stay mechanically ...


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It would help to know what your old phone make and models were and what the models of the new phones you got are. Based on what you provided so far I have a feeling your old system was a keyed system with a KSU or possibly a pbx and your new phones work without a KSU. The new phones are not compatible with your current phone system. In a keyed system with ...


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Do you have a voltmeter? If so, you should get a DC voltage across two of the wires (in the US, it is around 48v with all phones on-hook). Once you have identified the two wires with a DC voltage, they should be put into your connector, I would guess either as you show in the picture, or in the other two holes (i.e. they would not be wired diagonally). If ...


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I posted a similar question a few days ago hoping to get responses from people who maintain wiring regularly but no luck. I know that people do this and I've even seen it done but didn't think to pay attention back then. I've done similar things myself replacing phone and thermostat wires for short runs. Sometimes it's easy sometimes it's difficult ...


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Yes, it is likely that the phone wire will be stapled in place. However, the staples that I have seen used are not all that resilient and they are used sparingly. Often there are no more than three below the header, usually there are less. Only the installer knows though and he could have been trying to use up what he had on hand. The best way to proceed ...


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It depends. If it was installed originally, it should be stapled, in which case you can't use it. If it was fished through the wall after the fact then yes you should be able to pull using it. I would recommend pulling polyline first and then pulling the new cable through, along with another piece of polyline. The cable will stretch and break if you ...



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