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Old 05-22-2014, 05:11 PM   #31
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Mine has been screaming off/on for a few days. I have the TT plugged into the AC in the shed. No gas is turned on, nothing going on inside or out. Thought I'd check the battery on the tongue. Turned the power off, put a meter on the +/- terminals and it read 11.38. I figure the battery is dead or dying. So, I'll probably replace it with a deep cycle battery soon. The durn thing came brand new with a car battery! Didn't know any better until I started reading up on FRF that I had the wrong battery! Guess I got snookered by the dealer on that one.

Well, I pulled the alarm away from the wall and saw that it had a Rapunzel bunch of wires connected to the red/black wires of the alarm. Of course, if I were to replace the alarm, I'd hook it back the way it is now, with a big wire nut. But, can anybody say what/where all the other wires go to?
Since you don't have a fixed tank and shutoff valve, the back of your alarm became a junction box for 4 other circuits. All the wires grouped like that are in parallel, only one is the power supply and return, the others are loads. Without a wiring diagram its hard to tell what they are, maybe a safety light for steps things like that. You can get crimp wirenuts or just screw type. If you don't want to disturb a good connection, just cut off the old meter close to the source and pigtail the new meter with wirenuts into the the old leads.

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Old 05-22-2014, 07:39 PM   #32
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If I am understanding you right, just clip the red and black wires off the old alarm and tie wires from a new alarm to them. No need to disturb the splice. Correct?

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Old 05-22-2014, 07:55 PM   #33
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Correct, maintain same polarity.
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Old 05-29-2014, 01:54 PM   #34
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Update, made it through Memorial Day weekend (great!) without a peep (knock on wood). Has not gone off since so here's hoping it was residual mouse stuff odors.
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Old 05-29-2014, 02:27 PM   #35
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Looks like some help is coming. Read through the whole thread.

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Old 05-29-2014, 02:55 PM   #36
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I don't know if this thread will get any replies, but figure I'll try. I originally asked posted about my CO detector going off and most replies were in reference to that. In fact it is my LP Gas detector that's causing us sleep less nights! Funny, with cooler night heavier air the darn thing goes off. I would think there is a propane problem but it is quite intermittent, almost only at night, and started before I turned on the propane valve after winter. Has anyone had problems with the LP detector? Heading out for Memorial Day weekend, bad weather and home issues have caused delays to the start of the camping season. DW is worried but I reassure her we are fine with windows and ceiling vents open.
The LP detector in our 99 Terry would go off for no reason. I discovered it was picking up odors from dry dog food in the nearby crate. Easy fix was to put a toggle switch on it and just turn it off when needed to avoid being annoyed.
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Old 05-29-2014, 06:52 PM   #37
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Mine went off while setting up Friday night. Reset 4 times. It finally cleared and shut up after about 30 mins.

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Old 05-30-2014, 09:30 AM   #38
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We had the same problem. Finally figured out it was the Scentsy warmer, fine during the day when doors and windows get opened but at night it would go off around 3 am. So no more Scentsy for us and no more problems.

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