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Old 04-30-2015, 04:36 PM   #1
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How to dewinterize the WH?

hi all....i am new to this whole thing.. and am going up to open my Camper This weekend. can some post a picture of " the water heater bypass valves and the anode/drain. Ihad the campsite winterize, but i am going to De-winterize. i am hoping they turned these values to Bypass.. thanks.. I own the 2010 Salem FLBK 38 Ft
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Old 04-30-2015, 04:53 PM   #2
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hi all....i am new to this whole thing.. and am going up to open my Camper This weekend. can some post a picture of " the water heater bypass valves and the anode/drain. Ihad the campsite winterize, but i am going to De-winterize. i am hoping they turned these values to Bypass.. thanks.. I own the 2010 Salem FLBK 38 Ft
Do you not have a park model?

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Old 04-30-2015, 05:28 PM   #3
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I am sorry I am not sure what that means Do i have a Park Model. I tried to do my homework on this camper, but the documentation available is really not that good. nothing that i read on it called it a park model.. so my apologies on not have that information. what makes it a park model ?
It took me a while to figure out how to reply to this post.. and thanks by the way for responding so Quick.
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I guess my main question here is..How do i know, if the previous owner has the Hot water heater bypassed or not ? any help would be very appreciated.
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Dewinterized. The hot and cold water valves are open and the bypass valve is closed:

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For reference, he's the opposite with it winterized. You can see the hot and cold valves are closed and the bypass is open:

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Excellent ependydad you have more then made up for the bad comment on my documentation question..(Which i kind of already knew i was on my own there.. )

thank you so much.. i saw these valves under or in the sink compartment in the kitchen..so i think i am now in good shape to get back in operation...

thanks again
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IF there is anti freeze in the water lines but NOT in the tank flush the lines out BEFORE you reset the water heater to summer use.

No point in filling the tank with A/F that you will have to flush out.
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Thanks Idaho... I have read it is not good for the AF to be put in the WH. is this correct ? does it matter if it was ? I would think if it was, all valves will be normal, and i just connect the water and flush...
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Thanks Idaho... I have read it is not good for the AF to be put in the WH. is this correct ? does it matter if it was ? I would think if it was, all valves will be normal, and i just connect the water and flush...
Leave the vales as they are, flush the lines.
Pull the anode and check that there is no A/F in the tank, if there is switch the valves for normal use and the flush the tank.
Fill, flush, fill, flush..
A/F tastes nasty.......
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