Re: [Nolug] Can RJ45 wall jacks go bad?

From: JD Lovering <>
Date: Mon, 6 Jan 2014 08:37:29 -0600
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The low voltage contractor should have left a service loop at each drop for
just such an issue. You should be able to open up the wall plate a punch
down the connector again.

I have found the products at monoprice to be a good choice for home use,
and they are priced well.


On Sun, Jan 5, 2014 at 9:04 PM, Ron Johnson <> wrote:

> About 10 years ago, I had the house wired. Now one of the jacks seems to
> be dead. I firmly wiggled the plug of the patch cord that goes in it, and
> it "came alive" for about 5 minutes, but now is back "dead" again.
> I've tried other patch cords, and other ports in the switch, but still
> can't get network connectivity to the machine at the other end of the wire.
> (Because the connection "came alive" at one point after a firm wiggle, I
> think it's the jack near the switch instead of anything on the other end of
> the line.)
> Ron
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