Repair a Doorbell: Fix a Dead or Broken Doorbell

Finding the culprit takes detective work

Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

  • 4-in-1 screwdriver
  • Flashlight
  • Electrical tape
  • Non-contact voltage tester
  • Wire stripper/cutter

You'll also need a low-voltage wire tester

Required Materials for this Project

Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.

  • Wire connectors
  • 18 gauge wire