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Old 06-12-2013, 09:43 PM   #11
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My hint for any replacement of anything. Take pix of it in place and as you remove it so you can put it back together.
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Old 06-12-2013, 09:54 PM   #12
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I suppose you read manuals too, baglo? Good to see you keeping in touch with your feminine side.

Truth be told, I do too.
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Old 06-12-2013, 10:14 PM   #13
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Fellow photog friend of mine built his house with pictures. It was a Beaver Homes kit. He photographed everything on the model home and used the pix for reference.
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Old 06-12-2013, 11:10 PM   #14
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I found this on Amazon:

MTI 35-742W White LP and Carbon Monoxide Flush Mount Detector

It is an exact replacement.

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Old 06-13-2013, 09:27 AM   #15
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You would use an insulated crimp butt connector to join to wires. The color of the crimp connector corresponds to the wire size or guage (AWG).
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The crimping tool pliers usually include the wire stripper and are labeled to determine the correct opening for crimping and stripping the insulation off of the wire before inserting the wire into the connector and crimping.
NTE 76-MCT1 - Multifunction Crimp Tool : Hobby & Do-It-Yourself | RadioShack.com
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Old 06-15-2013, 12:31 AM   #16
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I found this on Amazon:

MTI 35-742W White LP and Carbon Monoxide Flush Mount Detector

It is an exact replacement.

Dick
Thanks for looking out for me, but I do not have the combo. Mine is CO only and is the surface mount. Since it is set in a cut out next to the compartment over the large dinette (my bed), I will need to get the same one. My propane detector is on the lower part of the driver's side large dinette bench.
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Old 06-15-2013, 12:38 AM   #17
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You would use an insulated crimp butt connector to join to wires. The color of the crimp connector corresponds to the wire size or guage (AWG).
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The crimping tool pliers usually include the wire stripper and are labeled to determine the correct opening for crimping and stripping the insulation off of the wire before inserting the wire into the connector and crimping.
NTE 76-MCT1 - Multifunction Crimp Tool : Hobby & Do-It-Yourself | RadioShack.com
Thanks so much! I like poking around Radio Shack and I enjoy learning about new things. I should be able to do that without too much difficulty. Thanks to all of you I will be able to add to my repertoire!
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Old 05-12-2014, 02:44 PM   #18
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Smoke CO detector expired

I've had my 2014 17B exactly 1 week and the smoke/co detector has been beeping periodically. Thanks to this forum I discovered the unit had a Sept 2013 expiration date! So, that will be one of the first replacements I buy for my Escape.
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Old 05-12-2014, 03:00 PM   #19
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I've had my 2014 17B exactly 1 week and the smoke/co detector has been beeping periodically. Thanks to this forum I discovered the unit had a Sept 2013 expiration date! So, that will be one of the first replacements I buy for my Escape.
Hi: sharonm3394... I'd call the factory about it. I'm sure they'll send you a new one!!! Alf
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Old 05-12-2014, 03:07 PM   #20
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I've had my 2014 17B exactly 1 week and the smoke/co detector has been beeping periodically. Thanks to this forum I discovered the unit had a Sept 2013 expiration date! So, that will be one of the first replacements I buy for my Escape.
I had a similar problem with my smoke detector on my 2013 Escape (I think Escape must have gotten a bad batch of detectors from their supplier). After trying several sets of fresh batteries with no success, I eventually contacted Escape and they supplied me with a replacement detector. Once again, Escapes customer service was excellent.
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