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British gas carbon monoxide detector problem

Hi, i have a British gas carbon monoxide detector
Model: SF350EN
EN50291:2001

for some reason my carbon monoxide detector keeps beeping around every 1minute, and its really annoying, on the box itself it says if it beeps every 1 minute it's a warning and you need to read the manual about it.

we've haven't got a manual about it and i can find one on the internet so i need help on the problem. its been happening a lot recently.

please post suggestions thanks.

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    Shirley Horton Jul 22, 2012

    can i change the battery

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If it is beeping 3 beeps every minute it is at the end of its battery life you can just replace the batteries by prising the cover off carefully.be aware though that the life span guarantee of these is only 5 years.

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The Best solution 1 of 2 is WRONG !
3 beeps every minute means end of detector life, NOT end of battery life, which is one beep.
Who was the idiot who gave this duff info ?

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Unless your detector is less than 5 years old, it would be false economy and inadvisable to replace the batteries. I understand that the sensor is only guaranteed for 5 years. I suspect that is why battery cover is not meant to be opened after fitting the initial batteries.

Posted on Feb 18, 2010

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    The 1 minute beep shows end of life but if the unit is less that seven years old you should be able to get a free replacement from BG or the manufacturers; SF Detection (part of Honeywell) based in Poole, Dorset. These devices are sold on a "fit and forget" basis and the battery should last the expected life of the unit but may not if the alarm has been activated. The sensors in CO alarms have a limited and undeterminable life which can be effected by outside influences such as heat, humidity and cigarette smoke which can clog up the filter.

    Best practice is to conduct a sensor inclusive test with a test kit such as Detectagas which has been designed especially for this purpose.

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Keeps bleeping every min

Posted on Jul 22, 2012

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Http://www.sfdetection.com/madebymauve/product/productpdfs/36.pdf

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