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My carbon monoxide is beeping without any power or propane hooked up

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It is possibly reaching the end of life or has detected an internal fault or the internal battery is low.

If the CO detector is 10 years old it could be telling you it needs replacing. I suggest you refer to the original instructions.

Some CO detectors are sealed for life and not intended or designed to have a replaceable battery so a low battery alarm would be the same as the end of life alarm.

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Battery needs changing ? some only last a few years then you have to exchange it . Try blowing it out maybe dust inside it .

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