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Why is my door bell ringing by itself?

We have had a couple of cold days. Yesterday, however, the doorbell rings by itself. It carried on for 5 minutes until I took out the speaker from the outlet.


Cleaned the door bell parts and replaced the speaker. Seems to be fine now.

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Great, good job in getting it fixed.


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Have you checked the door bell switch that was last pushed? Check for stuck or dirty contacts.

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I switched this to an answer as Zaheer followed your advice and it worked! credit where credit is due ;-)


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If it is wireless you may also have RF interference from a Microwave, wireless router, etc...or dying battery. I've noticed on TV remotes when the batteries start to die, and the weather gets cold, they can get whacky.

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zaheer goolam will be eternally grateful.
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