What does a steady red light mean on a First Alert carbon monoxide alarm?

I just bought a First Alert carbon monoxide alarm and the light on it has been red since I set it up. What does a steady red light mean on a First Alert carbon monoxide alarm?

Chloe Jenkins · Updated on
Reviewed by Shannon Martin, Licensed Insurance Agent.
New tech in the house can sometimes take a little bit of time to get familiar with.
Luckily, if your First Alert carbon monoxide alarm is holding a steady red light, this means that it is operating normally. However, I do understand the uncertainty since red lights typically indicate that something is wrong.
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