Smoke detector issues

Old 11-17-16, 11:52 AM
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Smoke detector issues

I'm having some wiring issues in my home. In the back part of the home when you plug in something to an outlet or flip a light switch the smoke detector (which is hard wired) beeps. Can anyone tell me how to possibly diagnoss and repair this???
Old 11-17-16, 12:03 PM
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The hardwired smoke detector may be on the same circuit. Can you confirm that ?
Do you have multiple hard wired smokes and do they do they all sound ?

It is normal and by code that the smoke detectors be powered by a convenience circuit so that it is not easy to disable them. They are pretty well filtered and not usually bothered by anything on the same circuit.
Old 11-17-16, 02:15 PM
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How long has this been going on?
Old 11-17-16, 03:36 PM
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You may have a loose connection at the receptacle that feeds the smoke alarms.

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