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Old 12-18-2013, 07:49 AM   #1
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Compressed Air Enough to Winterize?

Is compressed air enough to winterize the RV water lines or do I need to put antifreeze in the water lines after the blow through?
I know I need antifreeze in the drains. Thanks!
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Old 12-18-2013, 07:51 AM   #2
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Yes blowing out all lines with compressed air is fine.
Dont forget....
Remove water filter.
Drain wh tank and bypass.
Low point drains.
All shower heads.


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Old 12-18-2013, 08:09 AM   #3
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Yes blowing out all lines with compressed air is fine.
Dont forget....
Remove water filter.
Drain wh tank and bypass.
Low point drains.
All shower heads.


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I only use air in my water lines and a gallon of antifreeze through my drains....
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Old 12-18-2013, 08:11 AM   #4
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Also make sure you regulate air pressure.
25 to 30 psi will be fine.
One other thing I should mention is some newer units have a little water pump strainer that should be taken off drained and cleaned.


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Old 12-18-2013, 08:20 AM   #5
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And don't forget the toilet lines....
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Old 12-18-2013, 08:31 AM   #6
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I tend to be over protective and do both. Better safe than sorry
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Old 12-18-2013, 08:33 AM   #7
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I tend to be over protective and do both. Better safe than sorry

On my father's camper we do both.. Once the anti freeze is in then we re do the air step and blow it all back out, but this way he can guarantee himself he got all the water out...
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And don't forget the low point drains, outside hose, and the tank flush.

I also do both, it gets down to -10 around here and I don't like to take the chance.
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And don't forget the toilet lines....

Too true! I had to have a water valve replaced on our toilet because it cracked because I didn't blow out the lines to that toilet. RV guy said they sell a lot of them come spring.
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