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Old 07-17-2016, 10:58 PM   #11
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If the dogs didn't do it, I'm betting on the alarm warning you that power or battery is low and needs replaced. It gives you a grace period. Note use specific batteries to keep warranty in effect Could be defective, I had that happen and manufacturer sent new one. Alarms only malfunction at night. Check all your vents for new critters and proper vent alignment, don't wake dogs

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Old 07-18-2016, 06:12 AM   #12
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Originally Posted by Stormrider151 View Post
Yes it could very well be the dog. I saw a video on YouTube awhile back about this very thing. A young lady full timer was having the exact same issue. And it turned out to be the dog passing gas. If it were my dog it would probably melt the detector. I have GOT to change his food.
Seriously? Can a dog laying in front of detector passing gas really set them off?

In our previous trailer we had ours go off once. Ruled out propane. Nothing from a compressed can being being sprayed. Reset the detector. Never went off again, nor did we ever figure out what caused it to go off in the first place. If this is true, I may have 2-3 years later found out my answer! It was hubby...I mean the dog!

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Old 07-18-2016, 06:30 AM   #13
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One suggestion (based on our experience) before you go and spend the money for a replacement...use a vacuum hose and clean all around the detector as well as the detector itself.

Ours wasn't quite that predictable, but was going off very frequently day and night. Once I vacuumed to remove all dust from it - it hasn't uttered a peep except during a TEST. Lights still working to indicate it's actively monitoring and we sleep very soundly with no interruptions.

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Old 07-18-2016, 07:24 AM   #14
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I have seen spiders make a home in detectors, that will intermittently set them off. Check your detectors for that.


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