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Old 10-15-2012, 04:20 PM   #1
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Default Propane detector went off last night

Last night, actually 5:30AM, my propane detector went off. It stopped by itself after a few minutes. It also went off again at 7:30AM. This time the reset
button immediately stopped it. I checked around for abnormalities and didn't really find any. We've been on the road and this
has never happened. The only difference last night was very large wind gusts ..... enough to rock the coach pretty good. Also the heat was on last
night, however, it was only the electric heat and not the LPG furnace.

Any ideas?
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Old 10-15-2012, 08:38 PM   #2
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Pesky detectors.

Factors to consider:

Air flow changed through the detector due to the wind.

Do check around all your propane fittings as a precaution. Vibration and thermal change can loosen things on occasion
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Old 10-16-2012, 01:40 AM   #3
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Please let me add to the advice;
1st) Take Soap and Water and Check for Leaks.
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2nd) I found that I had a Loose Ground Wire at the Module! My Detector was going off intermittently and it was a definite nuisance! When I started looking at the system, I found that the ground wire had a poor connection. I firstly cleaned the metal the ground would be in contact with and then made sure that there was a good and tight connection...............no concerns after the repairs......at least so far.
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Old 10-16-2012, 03:28 AM   #4
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If it continues to go off and there is nothing wrong it could be a connection issue. If all else fails you could always replace it.
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