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Old 09-12-2013, 06:02 PM   #11
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I have a 2007 Georgetown XL 378. Anyone know where the hose is to suck up the antifreeze?

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In my area of South Eastern VA I drain holding tanks, Pour RV Antifreeze in the drain traps, By-Pass the hot water heater, Drain the Hot water heater, use the air compressor set at 35lbs and blow out the water lines and Open the low point drains. I do not put any Antifreeze in the fresh water lines at all.
I do not use W^[ M^#T brand RV Antifreeze any more it the fresh water lines. Because it hard to remove the taste and smell after it is drained in the spring time.
If this Brand of Antifreeze with do this to a Water Filter housing what will it do to the fresh water lines.
Here is a Picture of a new filter Housing on the left and the old filter housing on the right.
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Old 09-13-2013, 08:24 AM   #12
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aren't you supposed to cap the water filter line?...filling that up doesn't make sense to me
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Old 09-13-2013, 08:26 AM   #13
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aren't you supposed to cap the water filter line?...filling that up doesn't make sense to me
Capped pepsi bottle in the filter canister takes up that space.


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Old 09-14-2013, 10:16 AM   #14
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I just pumped antifreeze into my water lines but forgot to remove the water filter from the canister. Is there any need to remove it or can I just leave it in? I always put a brand new filter in in the Spring so I'm not concerned about reusing that filter.
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Capped pepsi bottle in the filter canister takes up that space.


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Last year I did the pepsi bottle thing.
This year I pulled the fitter and and then used the antifreeze in the canister to dump in the traps and left the canister empty.
I also disconnected and drained the lines to the to the ice maker a water dispense.
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Don't forget pink to the toilets with flushing them- I had a cracked water valve the first trip of this year because I didn't.
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Old 09-26-2013, 10:24 PM   #17
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If there is an anti-freeze hose it is near the water pump and has a small filter and plug on it. If you do not have one install a T and valve between the freshwater tank and pump. Winterization is no problem, but take your time and take notes. Once the pump is on and the valves are turned and the anti freeze is flowing every single inch of line must be flushed. Don't forget the toilet flusher, the outdoor faucet if you have one, the drain hoses, the sink traps, the water filter(take out the filter) It takes me about two gallons.
Follow the owner's manual carefully, a mistake can be a costly hassle. Once you do it one year, the next will be easier if you make yourself a checklist and follow it carefully. The same is true of spring startup. As far as engine and chassis, follow the manual and keep records. It is just a truck,and anyone with mechanical ability can do it, but you cannot make any mistakes.
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