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    tucsonsean Posts: 1, Reputation: 1
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    Feb 15, 2012, 06:50 PM
    My smoke detector makes loud popping sounds?
    There was a pop, then the low battery chirp, we switched the breaker off, the chirping stopped, but there was a subsequent pop after that.
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    Feb 15, 2012, 08:41 PM
    So this detector is both battery backup and 120 vac? I would disconnect it with the breaker off and simply replace it. Smoke and carbon monoxide detectors should not be repaired or altered by users

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