Question about Kidde 0914 Battery-Operated Ionization Sensor Compact Smoke Alarm, 3-Pack

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The Kidde 0914 smoke alarm goes off frequently even though I put in a brand new battery.

There is no smoke in the area when the alarm goes off.

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Hi there and thanks for coming to FixYa.

By the rules we are not allowed to contact users by any means outside of FixYa.
But to help you with your question, I here is the link to the users manual that may help you with what you need.
go here http://www.kidde.com/utcfs/ws-384/Assets/0914en.pdf

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Posted on Mar 04, 2009

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SOURCE: my kidde smoke and carbon monoxide alarm keeps

You will need to remove the unit from the ceiling to reveal the battery compartment on the back. It should just need to be rotated counter clockwise a small amount and will then come loose from the bracket. When installing a new battey be sure to press the battery reminder finger down into the battery compartment or the battery door will not close. Call the Kidde (pronounced kid-a) hotline if you have problems 1.800.880.6788

Posted on Aug 05, 2009

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SOURCE: kidde nighthawk Carbon Monoxide & Smoke Alarm single beeps

If detector is more then 5 years old it will beep every 30 seconde to wirn you the sensor in the detector needs to be replaced. bying a new detector would be better.

Posted on Sep 28, 2009

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SOURCE: kidde smoke alarm won't stop chirping

Most smoke detecotrs have a limited lifespan of 5-10 years. On the underside of the detectors should be a sticker with installed dated or replace by date. If changing the batteries doesn't stop the chirping it is most like time to replace the detector. If you check the manufacturer website they will give you a life expectancy for your detector.

Posted on Mar 23, 2010

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SOURCE: I have a kidde nighthawk*(combo

Does the display read, "Err"? According to the Kidde web site, all of their detectors (CO anyway, not sure about smoke) manufactured since, I believe, 2002, have a built-in clock that AUTOMATICALLY and apparently irreversibly disables them ~7 years after they are first powered up, a nice little "planned obsolescence/End-of-Life", under-documented "feature" that forces you to buy a replacement. Try to find THAT warning on the OUTSIDE of the packaging. Or call their "Hotline" at 1-800-880-6788 and tell them how you feel about it. If yours was manufactured before 2002 it may have escaped the automatic shut-down fate, so it probably really IS malfunctioning. Don't take a chance, just replace it.

Posted on Jan 31, 2011

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