Intermittently faulty BT line since replaced patio doors

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  1. culpano

    culpano Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    My missus had her old patio doors replaced with new PVC doors and since then the BT line seems to go dead for hours ant a time but then springs into life. I've tried to see where the cable goes but have no idea what's going on.
    Why would a line go dead for hours and then suddenly start working ?

    Any ideas ?
     
  2. Brian WH

    Brian WH MB Club Veteran

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    Sounds like a loose wire in the connections somewhere. Could be at the main street box or in the house. Check the house connections and then call BT to check the line.

    The doors could just be a coincidence unless the wires run through them?:eek:
     
  3. reflexboy

    reflexboy Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    Im busy this week:D Be aware, if you call Openreach(same as the old BT engineers) out and the fault is anywhere beyond the main socket in the house, then they will charge you a lovely £116+vat for the privilege of gracing you with their company, and then not actually fix the fault but refer you back to your service provider (BT) whim will then most probably try to sell you another extension socket installation.
     

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