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I have just replaced a regularly beeping Brooks Photoelectric smoke alarm PFS-PTLH with a new one, after 3hours this one is still beeping every minute.How can I resolve this?

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If after replacing the battery the alarm is still beeping, the smoke alarm is bad and needs to be replaced. Hope this answers your question. Best of luck!
Greg

Posted on May 23, 2009

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Ours keeps chirping even after we replaced the battery. I'm not sure how to fix it.

We are going to try and clean it but if it keeps doing it after that then I guess it means it needs to be replaced, right?

Posted on Jan 20, 2010

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