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Old 11-03-2010, 06:50 PM   #1
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first mess up while winterizing

I started putting rv anti freeze in the water system of the 8316 and in my depression of knowing we won't be camping until next spring I forgot to shut the water heater bypass, after reading up on all the step and tips here I stil don't know how I did that. Anyway about 2 gallons went in system before I said a bad word. I took rod out and draind tank. Do I need to hook up the city water system and start again or will just draining and flushing well in the spring be ok?

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Old 11-03-2010, 06:53 PM   #2
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I would just stick a water hose in there and flush that puppy real good.
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Old 11-03-2010, 07:01 PM   #3
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Just draining the wh tank should be sufficient. Any antifreeze left over won't hurt the wh tank. It's the anode rod that doesn't like antifreeze so make sure and wash it off well. In the spring you may want to do as suggested above and flush it with fresh water, but it will be just fine until then.
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Old 11-03-2010, 07:20 PM   #4
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thanks. As soon as I hit post I thought why couldn't I just stick the garden hose in the drain and flush a little. I did already rinse the rod.
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