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Old 06-10-2011, 06:04 PM   #15
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Yes, and if it is the battery, once you get things fixed, add one of these:



They do work, as I can attest with the MG. (And now the Airstream as well.)


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Old 06-15-2011, 12:17 PM   #16
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Please make sure your batteries in alarms are good. When we bought our AS (new) the batteries were bad...fyi.
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Old 06-15-2011, 12:22 PM   #17
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Had the same smell your describing. Batteries were bad. Good news is it's an easy fix with a new set of batteries.
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Old 06-15-2011, 04:00 PM   #18
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Here is something I could use your help with...

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Please post back whatever you find. It may help someone else down the road with a similar problem.
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Old 12-01-2011, 07:47 AM   #19
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Please post back whatever you find. It may help someone else down the road with a similar problem.
Yes I agree.
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Well we never found the gas leak, if it was a gas leak. We checked everything you folks recommended. The persistent odor had a vaguely sour, gas smell, but it could have just been the vinyl and synthetics inside the new Airstream, giving off the gasses that they are made with. After a while I just stopped noticing it, so it probably was just me!
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Old 12-01-2011, 03:34 PM   #21
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"rotten egg smell" is often used to describe overcharged batteries. you might want to do a sniff test in the battery compartment(s) to eliminate that from the possibilities.
Been there done that, and it does smell like rotten eggs. My antique univolt was asking to be replaced and it was.
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