Alarm in Pup

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  1. Whopper14

    Whopper14 Member

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    My pup is closed up and wife said there was an alarm going off. She thought it was the neighbor doing something, stopped after an hour or so. Anyone know what it could have been? It is about 90 today, it is sitting in full sun. Planning to check battery, taking it out this weekend. Thoughts...
     
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    If you battery is hooked up it is probably the CO/LP detector will go off due to low battery
     
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    jmkay1 2004 Fleetwood/Coleman Utah

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    It could be a battery low alarm if you didn't unhook you battery before storage. Campers have a paracidic charge that could discharge a battery if it didn't get disconnected or camper plugged in.
     
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    We have used PUP a couple of weeks ago and battery has been charged for season. I will check battery and charge as well.
     
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    Before you can get a real answer you need to open it and see what alarm is going off.
     
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    Battery was reading about 6v, don't know why. Battery is what came in PUP and it's less than a year old. Can't think of anything left on to drain battery. Battery is now on charger.
     
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    jmkay1 2004 Fleetwood/Coleman Utah

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    If you have a carbon dioxide alarm there is always a little power draw that comes off of that and in a two week time, could discharge your battery. After every trip, it is best to disconnect the negative wire to prevent the discharge.
     
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    I will start doing that, thanks.
     
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    Smoke alarm battery low?
     
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    We always just remove the fuse from the battery when in storage (we store off-site and can't keep it charging)
     

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