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Offline BLeafe

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I need a phone/answering machine repair
« on: May 21, 2015, 05:21:17 PM »
My mother gave me this unit 25 years ago, so I'd like to maintain it. It's a Panasonic KX-T2432 with incoming and outgoing tapes.

It's a great phone/answerer that's worked perfectly until a few days ago. It took a message and when I got home, I heard a loud constant clicking sound - a click that I hear when it starts and disengages the tape during recording. The clicking only stops now when the power is cut.

The tape has not disengaged and I can't move it. I managed to rewind a bit of it in case it was the tape, but it didn't help, so I guess it's the mechanism.

I've Googled and called places, but no one seems to offer last-century phone/answerer technology repairs.

SOMEBODY must. Any handymen or ideas out there? I'd like to keep it local.

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Thanks.



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Re: I need a phone/answering machine repair
« Reply #1 on: May 22, 2015, 05:36:47 PM »
That's cool that you still have one, I always liked answering machines...they were always on display at all the stores, Bradlees..Valley Fair..pretty pricey back in their day too..good luck with the repairman

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Re: I need a phone/answering machine repair
« Reply #2 on: May 23, 2015, 10:41:52 AM »
Add a couple of bucks to your phone bill and you can get call answering, call forwarding and call whatevering.

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Re: I need a phone/answering machine repair
« Reply #3 on: May 23, 2015, 12:15:11 PM »
I have that option for free, but I'd like to at least try to preserve the machine.

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Re: I need a phone/answering machine repair
« Reply #4 on: May 25, 2015, 09:10:54 PM »
Techie relative dropped by and got the tape out, but locking mechanism is the problem, so now it's just a phone.

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