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Old 10-15-2016, 02:26 PM   #1
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LP detector- 2016 17BH Clipper

The alarm just randomly goes off and with no real reason. Is it due to the placement of the sensor near the hot water tank?

Just want to be safe but it's like crying wolf.
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Old 10-15-2016, 04:41 PM   #2
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Does it just go off when a gas appliance is running on propane?

Does it go off when plugged into shore power, or just on battery?
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Old 10-15-2016, 04:54 PM   #3
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It goes off when we use a coffee pot, when we run some hot water, and out of thin air with the windows open.

Plugged in at the site
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Old 10-15-2016, 04:57 PM   #4
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Sounds like a power related issue. Is the battery in good shape?
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Old 10-15-2016, 05:07 PM   #5
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I was wondering that myself. Had to manually get my electric jack off the hitch when we got here last night. It won't travel up or down. Maybe battery is pooped
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Old 10-15-2016, 06:48 PM   #6
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Try unhooking the battery and taking it to a local auto parts store and have them load test it.
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Old 10-16-2016, 12:23 PM   #7
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It doesn't sound like you have a propane leak. Maybe it's just a bad detector,,,,but DON'T IGNORE IT!!!
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Old 10-16-2016, 12:45 PM   #8
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I had this happen once when I plugged in but forgot to flip the breaker at the post. Didn't realize my battery wasn't charging...
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Old 10-17-2016, 10:12 AM   #9
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Detector can also be dirty inside,,, I ones blew one out,,, and it fixed it for a while !!!
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Old 10-17-2016, 01:10 PM   #10
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We had the same thing happen recently, and it was because of batteries going bad. New batteries - no more problem.
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Old 10-20-2016, 12:15 PM   #11
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haven't taken the battery in but I did notice that it wasn't holding a charge after a day. We got home and the next day, the lights wouldn't turn on or anything. Put a volt meter on the battery and it was reading 7.6 volts. Put it on the shore line last night and am going to see if its getting a charge at all. This would explain several things if its not. Eventually, it could just be the inverter not charging the battery. Time will tell.
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Old 10-20-2016, 02:46 PM   #12
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Letting the battery get down to 7.6v, may have damaged it.
Hopefully it will recover.
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Old 11-10-2016, 01:59 PM   #13
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if the battery got down to 7.6 volts it is probably fried. Have it load tested and see for sure but I bet you will need a new one.sorry.
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