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newman fulltimer

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Your floor is heating up releasing off gasses from the glues is the issue

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It could actually be CO setting off the alarm. I had the same problem when wind was blowing against the side of the trailer where the water heater was located. There was a small opening around the propane connection and the wiring going into the trailer. Sealed it with duct seal and the problem went away.


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I could smell carbon monoxide by the alarm and the light on the co2 side was on. I blew air into the alarm to get it to stop. It only comes on when I run the water heater It is not propane


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Ivylog wrote:

Check your batteries voltage when it goes off as it has three detectors...one for low voltage.
new battteries are strong!

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BillyBob Jim wrote:

It would be next to impossible for CO to find its way inside the rig from the water heater. You would need to have a huge hole somewhere in the sidewall, a large gap around the water heater mounting flange itself, or some off the wall condition where its coming in through a window or vent. I would guess a defective alarm as the ones used by the OEMS are the cheapest obtainable.

You don't have a farting dog in the rig do you?
co2 is coming in thru some opening when I light the heater.
Tested it several times. I know it’s the heater

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Ivylog wrote:

Check your batteries voltage when it goes off as it has three detectors...one for low voltage.

Battery voltage was 13 amps

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GrandpaKip wrote:

Can you smell propane down by the floor?
If it is propane, I’d check every connection with soapy water in a spray bottle.
I check our detector every spring with a propane torch. Unlit, of course.

It’s not propane the light on is carbon monoxide side of alarm

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CFerguson wrote:

CO detectors can and do go bad. Occasionally very early. I had one and the dealer replaced it under warranty. Someone once told me to replace them every 2 years fwiw.

Oh, and pineapple soaked in beer is best for dog farts.

But I smell Co2

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newman fulltimer wrote:

Your floor is heating up releasing off gasses from the glues is the issue

I smell co2 not glue!

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vermilye wrote:

It could actually be CO setting off the alarm. I had the same problem when wind was blowing against the side of the trailer where the water heater was located. There was a small opening around the propane connection and the wiring going into the trailer. Sealed it with duct seal and the problem went away.


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