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Old 05-18-2014, 10:22 PM   #11
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1 and 1/8 inch socket removes the anode rod. Available at any hardware store, big box store, etc.
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Old 05-18-2014, 10:22 PM   #12
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Open is parallel to the water pipe. My bypass is actually missing the handle. Poor pic but look at the bottom blue valve.
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Old 05-18-2014, 10:30 PM   #13
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1 and 1/8 inch socket removes the anode rod. Available at any hardware store, big box store, etc.

I read that it was 1 1/16. Was ordering from Amazon just now. Should I get both?
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Old 05-18-2014, 10:46 PM   #14
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Must be late and I am tired. You are correct 1 and 1/16 socket to remove anode rod. Sorry for the misdirection.
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Old 05-19-2014, 06:58 AM   #15
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No worries. Everyone here is just do helpful. I really appreciate it. Thanks!
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Old 05-19-2014, 07:05 AM   #16
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You should have a manual drain for your fresh water tank. If you drain the tank and refill it a couple of times you should be able to flush out any lingering pink in the tank.

If you know about where the tank is in the Sunseeker, you should look for a plastic stopcock valve somewhere under the camper.
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Old 05-19-2014, 08:18 AM   #17
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A socket with an extension "should" work for the anode. No need for special tools.
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Old 05-19-2014, 09:46 AM   #18
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Just so there is no confusion.
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Old 05-19-2014, 10:00 AM   #19
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Will continue to fill and drain. As for the water filter casing, I was not able to remove it. Will ask DH to try. (I like to do this stuff and he doesn't, so I typically am the one fiddling with the motor home. This is the first time I've winterized and de-winterized (we've owned a HTT and a TT) because I've hired it out before.

Oh, and quick question: when you say to pull the plug on the water heater, do you mean the anode or is there something else I'm not seeing there?

Thanks so much!
While you are buying stuff on Amazon <G> Get the Camco Water Heater Rinse tool: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00...?ie=UTF8&psc=1

This gadget is great for rinsing out the calcification deposits and will do a great job of getting all the pink antifreeze out of your heater because I bet it will give off a nasty oder if heated to 120 deg or so
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Ugh. I hadn't thought of that!
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