Jayco RV Owners Forum

Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 10-22-2015, 06:21 AM   #11
Senior Member
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Myrtle Beach, SC
Posts: 1,261
I had no clue the had a shelf life. Ours went off during the summer (at night of course) and was able to silent it but the last few trips out it was fine while camping just whenever I disconnect shore power to hitch back up the alarm goes off immediately and dosent shut off until a few hrs later. Looks like I'll be ordering a new one.

exjay1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-22-2015, 06:38 AM   #12
Senior Member
TWP723's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2015
Location: Abingdon
Posts: 3,601
I say you need a new detector.

2013 Jayco Eagle 328 RLTS
2013 Ford F350 6.7L 4x4 CCLB
W/Air Lift air bags (front & rear)
Equal-I-Zerô WDH
Me, Momma and Charles (RIP buddy)
And introducing Sofie!! ;)
TWP723 is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 10-22-2015, 07:25 AM   #13
Senior Member
JFlightRisk's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Newark
Posts: 1,181
It's quite a coincidence this topic came up. We were winterizing ours, and after we finished, our alarm went off. Reset it, and 10 minutes later, it went off again. Not on shore power, so I thought the battery was low. It was not. There wasn't enough time to blow it out, so disconnecting the battery solved the problem for now. The date on the back is Sept. 2011, in a 2012 unit. I'm thinkin' it gets a new one also.
2012 Jay Flight 19RD
2010 Tundra TRD DBL Cab
1 Spoiled Dog
JFlightRisk is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-22-2015, 07:46 AM   #14
Site Team
norty1's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Charleston, SC
Posts: 12,073
I have heard about blowing it out but that method has not helped any of the two that have gone bad on me in the last years. It is just the cost of camping. LOL

Mine sits right next to the entrance door and likely gets a lot of exposure to all kinds of dust, dog hair, moisture, etc.

2011 351RLTS Eagle, Mor/Ryde suspension & pin box
06 F350 Lariat PSD, SRW, LB, CC, EGR delete kit, 16K DrawTite hitch, Timbrens, TST TPMS

Can't find what you're looking on JOF? Try:Jayco Owners Forum Custom Google Search
"It's easier to fool people than to convince them that they have been fooled." - Mark Twain
norty1 is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

» Virginia State Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 12:42 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Copyright 2002-2016 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.