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Monday, June 8th, 2020 10:42 AM

Smoke detector

I have the original system.  Yesterday my smoke alarm activated there, was no detectable smoke in the house (got call promptly), my wife and I do not smoke and we were not cooking.  After trying to silence the alarm to no avail I replaced the battery that quieted the alarm and reinstalled it. Today we now notice a yellow light is on which was not on before except when it alarmed yesterday.  .

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4 years ago

The yellow light MAY indicate that you did not fully seat the detector on it's base.  You have to go "past" a click to get the bump on the base to press the tamper switch on the back of the detector.

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1 year ago

Going past the click to get to the bump did the trick.  Did not read this in the written installation instructions.  Many thanks

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