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rbp111

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Posted: 12/29/21 07:29am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

My propane detector went out on me. It was an Atwood 31013 propane detector, which is no longer made. All the others that I find, have different configuration, so don't fit. I was hoping someone knows of a replacement which will fit otherwise it is to the dealer and the cost would be ?.

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Posted: 12/29/21 07:49am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Did you see this one from etrailer


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Thanks for the info. I was hoping that someone had a detector which whicch could put in and that would be all there is. I guess not.

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I'd look at Amazon and save some money:
Kiddo propane and carbon monoxide detector with digital display
$60 and over 5000 4 and a half star reviews. They have many others if you don't like that one. I need to replace ours so thanks for the reminder


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Posted: 12/29/21 08:38am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

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The problem with the Kiddo product is that it works on A/C. All the propane detectors for rv's are battery powered.
Amazon has lots of them, but I did not notice any which were in size equal to the Atwood 31013.

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The KN-COEG-3 includes 9-Volt battery back up that provides protection during a power outage,


So it has a battery. But I agree these which run off 12V would be better:
12V Pronane/CO detectors

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Mine went out and yes the replacement was a different size, smaller.

The guy that did the install made a bezel that fit over the hole the old one came from and cut a new hole for the new detector in the bezel.

He used the black heavy plastic like in a compartment and it blends in very well.

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JimR1 Perfect idea. I build many items using wood so I guess I would do our idea using thin wood chevman


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All good ideas here now but there is one thing to remember is that they have about a 5 year life span.

My first one was a bit over 6 years old when it failed,bought one on line and the MFG date was more than a year old,I returned it.I then went to Camping World where I could look at the MFG date.That one was only 2 months old, it failed 5 years and 2 months later.

My new Safe-T-Alert has the MFG Date stamped on the back side just as the one that I replaced that was a bit over 5 years old according to the MFG date that was stamped on the backside of the old unit.Here is the new one.
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I purchased this one in March 2020.

So I would always look for the MFG date before buying and installing.


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