How Do You Reset A Fire Alarm System?

How do you reset a fire alarm?

Resetting Your Fire Alarm

  • Turn off the power to the smoke detector at your circuit breaker.
  • Remove the detector from its mounting bracket and unplug the power supply.
  • Remove the battery from the smoke detector.
  • With the battery removed, press, and hold the test button for 15-20 seconds.

How do I reset my smoke alarm control panel?

To reset a hardwired unit with a battery backup, perform the following steps:

  1. Turn off the power to the smoke alarm at the circuit breaker.
  2. Remove the smoke alarm from the mounting bracket and disconnect the power.
  3. Remove the battery (for a sealed-battery model, click here to learn more).
  4. Press and hold the test button.

Where is the reset button on a smoke detector?

Locate the reset button on the surface of the smoke detector. Hold it for 15–20 seconds and then release.

How do you troubleshoot a fire alarm?

Troubleshooting Fire Alarms

  • Reset the alarm. When troubleshooting your fire alarm, the very first (and frankly the easiest) thing that you should try is to reset the alarm.
  • Check batteries. Often your fire alarm will begin sounding an alarm when the batteries get low.
  • Check location.
  • Check connections.
  • Clean.