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Old 09-10-2016, 10:30 AM   #1
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Propane alarm

My propane alarm went off. I did not smell any propane, the windows were open, the fan was on. The red light was not on. Why did the alarm go off? I turned off the propane at the tank just to be safe.
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Old 09-10-2016, 11:05 AM   #2
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Had you just recently used any kind of aerosol spray (hair spray, ant spray, deodorant, etc)?
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Old 09-10-2016, 11:13 AM   #3
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Check the battery voltage. Your profile shows a 2009 camper. If it is the original battery, it could have been a low voltage alarm. Also check the expiration date on the back of the unit. The sensor has a fixed life span and the unit may need to be replaced.
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Yup, battery. I just did it. Didn't plug my camper in for 5 days and battery drained down enough to set off alarm. .
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This recent thread also has some good info in it, with some things to possibly check.

Why you never camp without propane alarm
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Old 09-11-2016, 11:06 AM   #6
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I've replaced far too many of these alarms. Finally
figured out how sensitive they are to things like hairspray, the swiffer floor mop spray, etc.
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