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Old 05-26-2014, 07:50 PM   #11
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Mine originally came with the 2 detectors separate. I have actually never had a problem with my propane detector. I tried several replacement CO detectors and always had a problem with them going off in the middle of the night. Without knowing for sure if there was a problem I had to wake everybody up and send them outside, open all the windows, and wait an hour. At least with the digital one I can see the number and know if there is a problem. Plus you can see it climbing and try to fix the problem before it gets to dangerous levels.

Like others have stated, the propane detector can be sensitive to many things. But if your all asleep it shouldn't be going off either unless there is a problem.

Do use your generator at all?
Don't have a generator, small 23 ft. trailer. Mine appeared to be going off when we started colder weather camping. But went off last weekend when it only got down to around 50. Could it be overreacting to carbon DIOxide not MONoxide? Our is a combo unit.
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Old 05-27-2014, 09:49 PM   #12
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Hey paulmlac, what type of beeping noise did you hear? Constant, consistent beeping, four beeps and pause? We had beeping for about a minute in the middle of the night last weekend and before we could identify where it was coming from, it stopped.
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OK, we mentioned this to the supplier and asked what they were doing about false positives...their response was that they have had ZERO returns. Without testing they have no way to know what is broken if anything.

I am trying to get a number...but what is happening in the field? Is everyone just replacing them with a store bought unit? taking it to the dealer? Unplugging them?

They need to get a few bad ones returned before we will see any corrective action.
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Old 05-29-2014, 01:07 PM   #14
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I hate my dealer sooo much I do anything I can to NOT have to deal with them. I take care of anything I can without going to them. I guess I will remove mine and bring it in.
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Hold that thought. Supplier asked me for a link to this site. I think they were going to pass an engineer over to take a look. Stay tuned.
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OK, we mentioned this to the supplier and asked what they were doing about false positives...their response was that they have had ZERO returns. Without testing they have no way to know what is broken if anything.

I am trying to get a number...but what is happening in the field? Is everyone just replacing them with a store bought unit? taking it to the dealer? Unplugging them?

They need to get a few bad ones returned before we will see any corrective action.
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Mr. Clemens,
I didn’t return my LP/CO alarm because it was out of warranty when I gave up on it. It had been giving false alarms since it was less than 18 months old, by the date stamped on it.

If you will post or PM an address and contact name at the vendor, I will send the original LP/CO alarm, which is now four years old, to the contact for testing.

The identical replacement alarm started giving false alarms almost as soon as I installed it. I know the alarms were false because they occurred several times a full day after the LP gas was turned off and the batteries were switched off, so there could not be an LP leak (I bled the gas down at the stove when I turned the tank off) or offgas from the batteries. The newer one is now two years old.

Since we will not be using our Sunseeker for about six weeks, I will also send it to the contact for testing if he will send me a working new one.

As always, thanks for your help in solving another problem.
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I'm not sure we're using the same supplier that we were using 4 years ago. I think we had this issue before which is why we switched.

That and there was a high pitch hum that only dogs and myself could hear. (not sure what that says).
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Thank you bclemens for getting involved with this. Should I take mine to the dealer or should we shortcut that route and send directly to someone else, maybe to the manufacturer. We bought our trailer a year ago so it is the current model you might be looking for.
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Let's see what the supplier says. I'd rather skip the dealer and make sure we get it into their hands.
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