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This might seem like a pretty trivial question, but I have hesitated to do it. You know those little plastic thingys on the end of the cords that plug into the phone, phone outlets, etc. Well, I have a phone cord that is wired into the wall on one end, but the plug in end is broke and keeps pulling out. I have more plug ends and a gadget for putting them on, but I am afraid that the connected phone line might have electricity in it? Does anyone know about this?
I worked in the telephone business for 35 years.
At the low price go out and buy a new cord.
Place a modular connecting block where the wiring comes out of the wall.
Very easy to do and much more reliable than trying to replace the plug yourself.
You said you have the ends and the gadget to put them on with. The voltage is so low that you can't get a jolt off it.(1 I just cut the end of the cord that is damaged perfectly square. You can use a wire stripper tool or even a sharp knife the wires are so small. 2)Slide the end on. (3Turn it so you can see the ends of the wire you inserted through the plastic.They should all be shining bright (some people refer to as seeing the lights) if they are inserted properly.4) Use your crimping tool to fasten it on there. The worst that can happen:(1 The end has to be the right way over or it won't work. If it doesn't work cut off and start over. That is what happens to me. 2) Those ends have to perfectly square or they won't contact properly. However when you look at them from the end they probably won't all shine the same. Remember - Nothing ventured nothing gained.