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Old 11-07-2018, 04:26 PM   #1
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CO/LP detector

Starting getting the five year CO/LP sensor replace alert. The units are not serviceable and must be replaced. Easy peasey. Pull the inline fuse, disconnect the old unit ( two wires), connect the new unit and all is well.
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Old 06-08-2019, 01:12 PM   #2
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Thanks for this post - I think we are getting the same alert and just starting to look around for guidance.
Stupid question - is the in-line fuse on the back of the unit itself?
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Old 06-08-2019, 01:49 PM   #3
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The fuse is not on the unit, but located in one of the power wires. Pull the unit by removing two screws and pull it from the wall. You will see the fuse holder (blade type).
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And when you go to RV dealer they are 139.00 but only 74.09 on Amazon.
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And when you go to RV dealer they are 139.00 but only 74.09 on Amazon.
I think I paid $80.00 at the dealer. Online always cheaper.
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Old 06-09-2019, 08:33 AM   #6
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Thanks, all!
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Old 06-09-2019, 11:34 AM   #7
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Different "vehicle" but could well work for anyone.

I replaced my combination LPG/CO detector with separate units.

First, I didn't like the fact that CO was being detected at floor level as CO is a lighter than air gas.

Second, I also didn't like the idea that I had to replace BOTH detectors when only one section was failing.

My solution? A top rated Smoke Detector/CO detector to replace the "hockey puck, el-cheapo" smoke detector on the ceiling and a LPG only detector in the original location.

FWIW, the "5-year warning" started going off in the middle of the night after only two years, showing CO warning.

After replacing the single unit with two I now get to sleep all night and my smoke detector (First Alert SCO5CN) doesn't go off whenever I open my oven due to the better quality unit than the $7 BRK unit the factory supplied (which they probably buy by the container load for around $2 each from china).
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Yup. Have worried about that dual unit for CO and LP detection since we bought the unit. Will replace as you have, TitanMike. Just trying to find the right dimensions for the single LP gas unit to replace the original dual CO-LP unit.
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The propane detector function of the combined unit failed on my 2016 rig 4 years and 7 days after the date stamped on the back. I just ordered a new one, same model number, with a May, 2019 manufacture date to replace it for $69/free ship from a RV supply house in Wisconsin via their eBay channel.
I like the idea that the OP promulgated of having the CO sensor on the ceiling and the propane sensor near the floor.
The manufacturer of the detector units, MTI, makes a stand-alone propane detector that will fit in the opening with no modifications. It is model 30-442-P-BR.
It costs only a few bucks less the combined unit, so I just ordered another combined one.
However, I will also replace the smoke detector with a unit that has a CO sensor since that function really needs to be near the ceiling.
Having two CO detectors may be a good idea anyway!
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Don't buy a model 35 series combo CO/LP from Camping World. I was checking out the Deforest/Madison location yesterday and they wanted $169! No way.
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