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Have a KX-TG9334 or9344. No dial tone and hand sets all say

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Have a KX-TG9334 or9344. No dial tone and hand sets all say 'line in use'. Have disconnected all other sets (other than base unit) but base hand set still says 'line in use'. Another non-Panasonic phone works OK as does alarm system (tied into phone line). Had at&t reboot master system but still no dial tone Etc. on the Panasonic units. Had the system for several years and this is sudden issue. Your advice please. Thank you.
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Phone Systems
Expert:  Nathan replied 6 months ago.

Hello, I’m Nathan, and I’ll be assisting you today. My livelihood depends on your positive feedback, so your satisfaction is my highest priority.

Sorry to hear you’re having trouble, Peter.

This symptom indicates a hardware failure in the base station (since the issue happens with all handsets). We most often see this type of damage to the base unit as the result of a power surge, either through the phone or power lines.

The one thing you may attempt yourself is to fully reset the system:
1) unplug both power and phone lines from the main base.
2) remove batteries from all handsets
3) wait at least 15 minutes, then restore all
4) place a handset on the main base for a minute, as if to charge
5) check for functionality.

Let me know the results, and I'll advise further if needed.

Thanks,

Nathan

Expert:  Nathan replied 6 months ago.

Do you need more help with this?