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Old 02-24-2013, 04:29 PM   #1
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Lp detector

My LP. Detector keeps going off. Just picked up our 3010 yesterday. It went off at the dealership during our walk through and they said it could have gotten hit with the xylon spray treatment so they would replace it. Fine last night and then this afternoon started going off again. If I have the door open at the entrance it does not seem to go off. If it is closed up for 5 or 10 minutes it goes off again. The unit is plugged in and charged although when it went off last night the batteries were very low.

I want to disconnect it while I call the dealer for replacement. Will it hurt anything by just cutting the lines?
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Old 02-24-2013, 04:32 PM   #2
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Ok. I just pulled the 3amp fuse. I'll have to see what the dealer says.
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Old 02-24-2013, 06:19 PM   #3
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Sounds like it's really seeing a potentially combustible atmosphere if it only goes off when the coach is not ventilated. Not sure what "xylon" treatment is unless it's some sort of fabric treatment that may be tripping the detector. Worse case is you really have a small gas leak but I would expect that you would smell it. I would leave the coach ventilated for a couple days and close up the coach and retry it. I would shut the gas off during that period as well. If there is no alarm when you turn it back on then put the gas back on and see if it alarms again
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Old 02-24-2013, 07:21 PM   #4
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the most common cause for this, is a low battery. this is the reason way more often than actual leaking propane.
in fact, a bad detector is more common than an actual propane leak.
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the most common cause for this, is a low battery. this is the reason way more often than actual leaking propane.
in fact, a bad detector is more common than an actual propane leak.
I agree, can you shut your propane tank off and light the stove top to drain the lines and see if it still goes off.
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Old 02-24-2013, 08:00 PM   #6
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I will try that tomorrow and update.
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Old 02-24-2013, 09:58 PM   #7
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How's the Coach? Liking it?
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Old 02-24-2013, 10:30 PM   #8
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Yes. Very much! Best part is getting to reorganize all of my gear into that massive amount of storage.
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Old 02-24-2013, 10:42 PM   #9
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Agreed! It is very nice. Do you have an air compressor?
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Old 02-25-2013, 07:48 AM   #10
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I just bought a new compressor for my garage. My old compressor is a small canister unit that I plan on keeping in one of the cubbys. I figure ill use it for the ride rite adjustments. What is a good setting for those? The dealer set them at 40 I do believe.
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