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Offline hotrodjohn71

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Western Electric desktop rotary phone wont ring.
« on: May 19, 2017, 05:52:34 PM »
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Hi group. my phone wont ring. it dials fine and everything else works well.
Im wondering if one of the wires might be connected wrong.

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Re: Western Electric desktop rotary phone wont ring.
« Reply #1 on: May 19, 2017, 06:11:05 PM »
Move the black ringer wire from G to L1.
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Re: Western Electric desktop rotary phone wont ring.
« Reply #2 on: May 19, 2017, 07:12:32 PM »
If this question is posted in the wrong area, please redirect me. Thank you.

Hi group. my phone wont ring. it dials fine and everything else works well.
Im wondering if one of the wires might be connected wrong.

If after you move the aforementioned black ringer wire from G to L1 and it still does not ing just move the biase spring, that is located in between the gongs from one position to the other.

Offline hotrodjohn71

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Re: Western Electric desktop rotary phone wont ring.
« Reply #3 on: May 19, 2017, 08:00:51 PM »
Wow!
It worked!
Thank you guys so much!  :D