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Old 10-29-2014, 08:44 PM   #31
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spring flush out is nothing.....just change valves back & run fresh water through. you're done. Water goes clear very quickly & is non toxic.

Trust me you DON"T want to be saying "shoulda/woulda/coulda" next spring!
X2. Not a big deal at all and cheap insurance against damage
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Old 10-29-2014, 08:44 PM   #32
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Again, amateur move on my part but looking at my valve controls, they stay the same as if I have a water hose hooked up from an outside source.

To repost the pic, the sticker on the top right says "City Water Hookup/Winterize" and shows both valves stay up/down instead of left/right.

I followed both lines on the reverse side and what I believe happens is, the pump automatically pumps the antifreeze because the "city water" hookup has a cap screwed on. Since that is closed/sealed off, it diverts to the other outlet for the antifreeze and pumps from there. I bet if I unscrewed the water hose inlet, it would not pump because it couldn't prime itself pulling from 2 areas at the same time.




Boy did I learn a lot tonight. Thank you to everyone!!
Just a question, if you posted it I must have missed it.

Did you get the tube that goes on the antifreeze connection?
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Old 10-29-2014, 08:50 PM   #33
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Just a question, if you posted it I must have missed it.

Did you get the tube that goes on the antifreeze connection?
Yes, it came with the camper. Now whether the manufacturer provides it or not I'm not sure. It could have been part of the "starter kit" the dealer gives to everyone who buys a camper from them (they give TP, black tank chemical, sewer hose, water hose, water pressure regulator and a few others).
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I guess I'll be pumping some pink stuff into the lines before this weekend. Any idea how much for a camper this size? Couple gallons?
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3 should do it. Don't forget outside shower and washer hookup if you have one
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^^^ Yes I have the Washer/Dryer hookups. Will bring in a bucket and hose so I don't make a mess.
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I guess I'll be pumping some pink stuff into the lines before this weekend. Any idea how much for a camper this size? Couple gallons?
I use a gallon and a half in mine with a outside shower and putting a splash or two in each P-trap and the toilet bowl.
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^^^ Thanks. I'm sure being 40ft that I will be using more then 1 1/2. I'll just buy 3 and save the leftovers for next year.

Thanks again everyone.
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I bought 4 gallons because it was on sale at Walmart....

Water pump will suck the first gallon real quick so have the second one at the ready before you start turning on the faucets.
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I use a longer hose and dump all the jugs in a 5 gallon bucket. Whats left in bucket gets dumped down the drains
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