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If they prove that the fault is on your own telephone they WILL charge for the visit, however if they prove the fault into the wire past the main socket towards any extension socket they normally will just disconnect the wiring that is faulty and fit the new NTE5.
Sorry, but I think you will get a £127.99 bill, unless the fault is away from your property. If you need a new box fitting or the extension socket sorting, the engineer will happily do it, but I would think you will get a "reviosed direct debit" instruction through to take into account the £127.99 fee for the Openreach engineer to visit.
Reason is Openreach charge BT for every visit, and BT are under pressure to pass that charge on.
Sorry for the not-good news
Very unfair, I agree. Its on your property, you dont own it, you cant touch it, you cant maintain it, and you have to pay to get it fixed. I had something similar with a fault, and fought like mad to get the charge waived. But it took a lot of doing.
See if you know anyone (handyman) who could check it out for you? Might just need a new socket and any electrician can do it, its only 4 wires.
You say it didn't cost you. Was the job done by the bt engineer or your sparky friend?I think I may have a similar problem with old wires and boxes,TA