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Old 05-12-2015, 10:45 AM   #11
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easiest way to shut them off is to remove the power Take the time to determine which fuse provides power to the CO detector And while your doing that you can also find out what all the fuses control. Make your self a chart, can save you time if and when something doesn't work or doesn't power up. It also help to have a test light or a DVM
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Ours has been going off at least once during every camping trip, and we're pretty sure it's not low voltage, because we have a solar charger and when we check the batteries they're always above 12. Sometimes hitting the reset button works, but .... This weekend we heard other people's going off too (not the same brand), so at least we know it's not just us. Still, it is unpleasant to hear ~any~ alarm in the early morning hours. (Our dog sleeps nowhere near it.) When we get our new TT, about the CO detector is going to be one of the questions we'll want answered in detail.
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Old 05-13-2015, 11:35 AM   #13
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It's interesting to note that the propane detector has the same behavior. I don't have a CO detector in my camper, but low battery has triggered the propane detector several times! As others have said, always in the wee hours of the morning.
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Old 01-07-2017, 02:23 PM   #14
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The owner's manual for my 2014 says that a beep every 25-30 seconds means that the alarm has reached end of life and should be replaced.
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Generally a BEEP-BEEP alarm is only the LOW battery alarm. When they are set-off for gas or smoke they make a loud continuous sound...

I have two of those units setup for the CO detection. Guess my theory is both of them are not going off it is a TEST alarm for some reason...

I kinda wish there was a way to test them for actual Gas or Smoke to be sure they are really working...

Someone told me to use one of the pocket lighters by pulling the trigger without lighting them for a quick test. That is a GAS only alarm I guess... Not a CO alarm...

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Funny? how those things always go off at 3 - 5 a.m.!
I have replaced 2 of the CO detectors and as mentioned they both died in the middle of the night. I tried to turn them off with the internal switch, but that only resets them. So, I had to remove the unit and cut the wires in the middle of the night.

So, as part of my last project (adding a floor level outlet) for the ceramic heater, I installed a cut-off switch for the CO Detector. Now that I installed it I should never need to use it.

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I have replaced 2 of the CO detectors and as mentioned they both died in the middle of the night. I tried to turn them off with the internal switch, but that only resets them. So, I had to remove the unit and cut the wires in the middle of the night.

So, as part of my last project (adding a floor level outlet) for the ceramic heater, I installed a cut-off switch for the CO Detector. Now that I installed it I should never need to use it.

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Mine looks just like yours. I cut the wire on mine and spliced the new one in with a wire nut. We keep a screwdriver in a drawer nearby and 2 screws gets me to the wire nut.
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CO detector

Thanks for the post, Rapidly. I had my pup stored in my garage, and could not understand why the CO detector went off. I have the battery on trickle charge, so I knew I had full voltage. The solution ultimately was a complete replacement. Not a big deal, and no problems since. I did not know about the low voltage alarm, although it makes sense. As voltage drops, you would not know that the detector became ineffective unless it made noise.
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