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Old 05-23-2016, 06:28 AM   #21
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in fact I have the exact same prop/CO detector.....only complaint I have is in winter storage, in my back yard, the CO alarm kept going off now and then (in the middle of the night no less! good thing my neighbour is deaf or understanding)....anyway I plan on installing a switch on the positive wire before next winter (they say not to do that, might forget to turn it back on...but I'm not getting out of bed at 4am again this coming winter)
Hello Francois, I read that you have the same set up as me for propane detector.
It makes some time I do the test and I always find myself with the same condition.
When I run the refrigerator on the DC current, in the minute the detector gives an alarm current decline.
I connected digital dial on the battery and it tells me 12.5 volts, more or less, without showing lower than 12.3 volts.
I connected the detector the same place as one that was in place, the wire seem to fit into the transformer.
I wonder if I should connect more directly to the battery, with a fuse, to cancel this condition?
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Old 05-23-2016, 06:52 AM   #22
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guess....

it's a guess because I didn't have your problem.....I just connected to existing wires and it worked....

sounds like a bad/corroded connection somewhere...

try putting the voltmeter on the detector leads and then turn the fridge on ....that should tell you something
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