Smoke Detector Keeps Beeping

Our electronic smoke detectors are going off during the night hours. This has happened last night 3 times. It is a warning beep because of a low battery. Does anybody know anything about this?

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By Mark from Stafford, VA

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Is your smoke detector also a carbon monoxide detector? I know with our smoke detectors the beep for a low battery is different than a beep for an alarm. My mother-in-law had a man come out for her stove and he said she had a severe gas leak, but nobody could smell it, but him, so it might be that and you just can't smell it.

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If the batteries are new(er), then it could be that the smoke alarm itself needs to be replaced.

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Yes, beeping means you have a low battery that needs to be replaced.

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June 30, 20110 found this helpful

Sometimes it needs vacuumed. If there are fresh batteries even fire department will tell you vacuum even if it appears clean inside.

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