How do I activate my Kidde 10 year smoke alarm?
Once activated, the battery will supply power to the alarm for the life of the alarm (10 years) under normal conditions.
Align the alarm with the mounting plate and rotate clockwise (right) approximately 45° until the unit stops and clicks into place.
DO NOT over-tighten.
Do 10 year smoke alarms work?
The alarms are powered by sealed, long-life lithium batteries for 10 years, meaning they are always on. While smoke alarms are installed in 96 percent of US homes, 20 percent of those alarms are not functioning, mainly due to dead or missing batteries.
How do you replace a Kidde hardwired smoke detector?
How to Check Expiration and Replace a Hard Wired Smoke Alarm
What is a 10 year sealed smoke detector?
Ten-year sealed battery smoke alarms are powered by sealed lithium batteries that have a life span of ten years. These alarms provide 10 years of continuous protection with no need to replace the battery for the life of the alarm.