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Old 08-04-2014, 12:32 PM   #1
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Smoke/CO Detector goes off when heat is turned on

Picked up a new 2015 Tracer 3150BHD about a month ago. Just for the heck of it I decided to turn the heat on to make sure it worked. Within a minute or two of the heat kicking on the smoke/CO detector started going off. Turned the heat off and the beeping stopped. Turned the heat back on and it started up again. Is this normal in a new unit, should I just leave the heat on for a while with the windows open or is this something I should call Primetime on?

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Old 08-04-2014, 12:37 PM   #2
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Normal...mine did the same thing. Let it run and ventilate it and it shouldn't do it again. Could be worse...I hadn't checked mine out and got off from a night shift last fall and decided to fire it up since it had just gotten cooler. Detector went off and I couldn't get to it....slide was in and couldn't reach it. That's a lot of noise at 5 AM.

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Old 08-04-2014, 05:49 PM   #3
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We had the same thing happen when we picked up our trailer last year. Opened up the windows and let it run for a while. Never had a problem since.

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Old 08-04-2014, 06:11 PM   #4
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Ours did the same thing early, AM both asleep when it went off, scared the bees wax right out of us.
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Old 08-04-2014, 06:19 PM   #5
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Our Sabre is 3 weeks old and the CO monitor will go off Periodically. Talked to sales manager where we bought it and he said hair spray, perfume, smoke from a camp fire will set it off. Not sure I agree that is what is setting it off though. One thing I do know, as loud and shrill as it is, it would definitely wake us ! ☺️
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Old 08-11-2014, 07:50 PM   #6
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Had the same issue with our Lacrosse the first time we fired up the furnace. Let it run a few minutes and have not had a problem since then. Probably dust or some of the original preservative coating burning off the heater.

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