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Old 09-16-2015, 08:04 PM   #11
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I found a bypass at the fridgaire site, got one from ebay. Check your fridge model before getting one.

My unit at home does not work without a filter, so I assume that my camper unit is the same.

Someone mentioned that the unit is meant to freeze. Not true the valves site outside in warmer air, these might do well if they freeze.


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Old 09-16-2015, 09:18 PM   #12
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oh so thats what that is thank you
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Old 09-16-2015, 09:25 PM   #13
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Great thread! Nice attachments. Greatly appreciate it.


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Old 09-17-2015, 02:53 PM   #14
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I will add a note. I have a 2013 378 xl with residential frig and have had issues ( been unsuccessful) both in winter of 2013 and 2014. First year the water valve block froze behind fridge that activates the fill for ice maker water dispenser ext. when spring came and I de winterized water was pouring out from in under fridge and had to replace the plastic relay block. Last year I bought the blank filter cartridge and used antifreeze. However must have not got all water out as this spring the line inside the fridge at the filter cartridge small plastic line had froze and leaked inside when water dispenser was activated. Had to replace cracked plastic line. This year I intend on trying the air blow out method with compressor at city water connection. Someone said hook it up set to 35 psi and activate ice maker to run and let it purge ie cycle overnight. The ice maker in mine does not have an arm to lift it is turned on and off electronically from front panel of fridge on outside door where temp settings are displayed. I have not found a way to manually cycle it. I found a valve in the cabinet in front of toilet on right side of wall behind white screw off access panel. This line feeds to the fridge. After purging system I will turn off valve (it turns on and off by pulling up and pushing down) and then fill the rest of the system with antifreeze. I hope the third year will be the charm. This is another over site by forest river. Many other coaches have drain lines to drain water out when winterizing. Looks like forest River did not think about freeze possibility or how to winterize the 13 Georgetown. I'm not sure if the newer coaches now have a drain line added or not.
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Old 09-22-2015, 10:48 AM   #15
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Here you go:

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Old 10-30-2015, 12:58 PM   #16
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Ok finished for the season so decided to try out the winterization procedure on the GT for the first time yesterday. I followed it step by step and all worked out as described. Being this is my first time winterizing a class A I have some questions.
When I would winterizing my TT it would use maybe 2 gallons of the pink stuff. My GT sucked down 5 gallons with ease. Where is it all going? How many gallons does it take to winterize your GT? I figured when the system filled & pressured it would stop pulling from the jug, nope it keep going one after another. Am I wrong on this one?

A little concerned on this one, the ice maker..... I have the bypass filter, had good pink flow through the water dispenser on the fridge but how do you get the pink stuff into the ice maker?? I'm just concerned not enough if any went into the ice masked.... What do you do to ensure the ice maker is purged good?

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Old 10-30-2015, 02:30 PM   #17
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That would be normal on my Berkshire. There are an awful lot of water lines to fill. I'm not familiar with the GT but I would think 5 gal is normal.
I have a Dometic fridge and to get the AF into the ice machine I use a wire jumper to jump the solenoid and allow the AF to go through the ice maker.
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Old 10-30-2015, 02:38 PM   #18
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I did turn on the ice maker but unsure if this would be the same as jumpering the solenoid. Where is your Solenoid located?


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Mine is on the right of the lower vent about 12" from the bottom. It has the small plastic water lines to it.
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I too am not familiar with the Georgetown but my Berkshire will take 6 gallon. I have a washer also. I have never hooked up my ice maker so I don't worry about it. It is unhooked in the water bay at the shutoff Pink stuff is cheap. Fixing water line expensive. I d waste a couple gallon of pink AF and feel safe. I've chose to move mine to Florida till next May and save the $20 in AF this year.

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