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Old 04-29-2016, 11:03 PM   #11
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Mine starts chirping randomly for no reason that I can see. I'm going to shoot it if it ever goes off when I'm sleeping.
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Old 04-30-2016, 09:20 AM   #12
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I have had similar issues on my old Bounder. However, looking at the specs for some of the CO/LP detectors, they are really, really tolerant of low voltages. In fact the Safe-T-Alert model can take voltages down to 7 volts and even operate for very short periods down to 1 volt! Can't imagine a 12 volt system getting to 7 volts without everything else in the RV not functioning.

They are sensitive, but I wouldn't ignore them with the furnace running. They may be detecting dust in the system when first started and they also will go into chirp if older than 5 years!

Don't freak, but don't just chalk it up to low voltage either.
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Old 05-05-2016, 04:38 PM   #13
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Mine starts chirping randomly for no reason that I can see. I'm going to shoot it if it ever goes off when I'm sleeping.
If it goes off while you're sleeping, run
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Old 05-05-2016, 04:43 PM   #14
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If it goes off while you're sleeping, run
Ha, the darn thing has cried wolf so many times, I don't trust it any more. I come to ignore it which could get me in trouble one day.
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Get a second detector! No chances on CO.
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Old 06-07-2016, 10:58 AM   #16
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I had to disconnect it the other night I will troubleshoot it again but it keeps showing butane alarm. It was either that or not sleep. It's located very close to the refrigerator butane flame. maybe it's picking it up from there I don't know but I'm not dead yet.
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Old 06-07-2016, 11:29 AM   #17
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Sounds like you need a new one.


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Yea, probably need a new one or none at all. I went for 40 years in my past RV's without this nuisance.
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Mine was only 3 1/2 years old when it crapped out. I had to cut the wires until I could replace it. Not cheap either, think it was like 95 bucks.


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They have a limited life span I found out, I've had to replace mine at home twice.


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