Faulty Smoke Detector Troubleshooting & Solution

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Serjio Gonzales : @joelnert you are my hero! I was just going through the same damn thing these last two nights. You sir saved my ass a whole lotta frustration. I thank you sir! Funny and very informative video. 🍻

Cappin : you are one of the few youtubers that make videos that i watch the whole way through, Very entertaining dude keep it up!

Christine Heidenfelder : Thank you, thank you, thank you! After 3 days of searching YouTube videos for help, changing batteries and shutting down the circuit breaker with NO happy results...we came across your video. We couldn't believe it! Finally peace again. We will be forever thankful... and laughing over it too!

Garage Movie Reviews : Great troubleshooting! I think you did the right thing. I'm sure there's a German word for that, because Germans have some very specific verbiage, but I really like #stangry. I feel that way often.

notimjw : I am glad you did this. The same thing happened to me, and it only happens at 4 am

Kathie Ferrette : THANK YOU! It took me a couple searches to find your video. Our chirping started last night. Drove the family nuts. The humans could sport ear plugs but my poor dog had to suffer through it. I changed all the batteries and even tried the circuit breakers! NOTHING worked......until we unplugged the &^^$* carbon monoxide detector. Peace has been restored. I wish I had one of those nifty M80s, LOL.

Evelyn R : I don't condone violence, but in this case, very understood🎆

Pedro Alvarez : Omfg!!!! Thank you so much!!! I was so mad that I could not figure out why they kept chipping. It was the stupid carbon monoxide detectors!!!🤬😡😠 Thank you so much for posting this video.

themisianos : You just saved my life more than any detector would!! And saved me a trip to Walmart.

Rajesh Ramani : Stangry feeling 😆

Luis Rodriguez : Thanks very much for the video. I had exactly the same problem and went thru the same pain you did. Until I discovered it was my Carbon Monoxide Detector. Thanks again.

Azift : Mine started saying "fire" when there was no fire at 1am

notimjw : #Stanrgy. Thank you for ridding this world of that horrible piece of trash.

VJ Fadely : THANK YOU! Entertaining but wish you would have cut to the chase. After listening to the chirping of my smoke alarm in my front room, changing the battery and blowing out dust, going through the reset procedure over and over, I was going insane. Then I found your video! Indeed, it was not the smoke detector but a carbon monoxide alarm nearby... FIXED!!!

Gabriel Moisan : Allons-y c'est du français ça !

Hubbard's Handmade : I love the "perfect fit" of that M80! musta been destiny.

James Ebola : This is what works for me. If detector starts to chirp, I take it down and vacuum it. Dust, cob webs, insects, and various debris can get inside and fool detector causing it to chirp. Next, I put the battery in and let detector sit near me for couple of hours (while I watch TV), making sure it does not chirp. Then I reinstall it. In many cases I was able to reuse the same battery since chirping had nothing to do with it.

R Fung : Thanks! Very helpful.

45eno : I'm laughing while understanding your pain. I have had that regularly with my wired detectors. My problem was 99% of the time the two combo 120v Carbon/Smoke detectors that I bought for the two kids bedroom. For some reason those always chirped as if the battery was low even though they are hardwired with the battery as back up. When I would swap a regular detector with those combo units the problem would follow where I put the combo. My detectors are about 10yrs old now so I am going to be replacing them all today. One feature I wish they made VERY clear was the light that would stay constant NOT BLINK to the detector that is having the problem. I hate waking up and then waiting for that 3-10min chirp. Wait in the hallway, nope, move to bedroom, nope... Make a clear separate LED light that is for the alarming detector that stays light that it has detected something or battery is low. I feel your pain and frustration. All this would be solved with better designed detectors with separate indicator lights. I love the something about marry crazy tick face you made.. :)

Ink Spots : Carbon monoxide detector took the fall for the battery. The open window goes on as usual. Very good information and funny!

Patricia Minard : I really expected the blown up CO detector to still be chirping. LOL. I'm dealing with chirping now. Thanks for the help

Therepetitionkillsyou : ❤️

reena chang : Lol n still chirping. I thought it was the smoke detector.

G. E. Dixon : Great video!! I'm in the middle of the chirping phase of the story. I don't have any M-80's. Perhaps a sledge hammer will do the trick. Thanks for the interesting entertainment.

DigNap15 : What did you replace them with?

BishopX : Thank you! I was my CO detector!

Scott Douthitt : Very humorous video. Like yourself, I changed the battery first on the old smoke detector and still chirping. So I exchanged the smoke detector altogether and still chirping. Don't have a carbon monoxide sensor. Any thoughts on how to get it to stop chirping?

Zipporah X : Get to the point

selam Lehulum : Nice video but do You know that you could easily start grass fire and burn your whole neighborhood?

Matthew102000 : have you tried pressing the test button after replacing the battery and re-installing the detector? always works for me.

Robert Prechter : i feel very stangery for watching this video, because I learned NOTHING bitch