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Old 10-12-2012, 05:37 PM   #1
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Sad day........

Hard freeze warning here in Maine tonight so the Forester is now winterized....

Installed the Camco winterizer kit between the pump and fresh tank line. About a 10 minute job, made the task one bottle of pink stuff job. Not a bad price, got it on eBay for $15. I wish the factory had installed one but I remiss.

So.... Goodnight my lovely camper, see you in April!

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Old 10-13-2012, 11:34 AM   #2
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Just a few finds I wanted to share as I do some work around the unit...

The outside entrance handle with the clear grab: noticed some rust colored water marks under the handle base. I removed handle and found where the clear tube meets the base it was leaking some water into the base. I caulked the clear tube where it meets the base with clear Proflex, placed caulking under the base (none there, allows water to enter base area), and re-installed.

Fresh water fill tubes: lines were cut to long and were wrapped into a birds nest of wires and plumbing under the bed base. When filling the fresh tank it would burp water and air making the task a long process. I cut and removed 4" of the water fill tube and tank vent tube, routed it correctly, and zip tied the mess. Works much better and fills easily now.

Good luck!

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Old 10-14-2012, 08:30 AM   #3
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We had to do the same thing on our water tank. Took a long time to fill more water coming out at times than going in. Tie wrapped the lines up under the bed and now it works great.
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