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Old 10-30-2015, 02:06 PM   #1
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Old 10-30-2015, 02:11 PM   #2
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My question is, I am trying to winterize my fifth wheel when I turn on the pump there's very little sound just a humming. It is not drawing any antifreeze through the pipes. Am I doing something wrong?
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My question is, I am trying to winterize my fifth wheel when I turn on the pump there's very little sound just a humming. It is not drawing any antifreeze through the pipes. Am I doing something wrong?
Are you trying to draw from the fresh water tank or through the antifreeze inlet?
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Have you switched the winterization vavles to pull from the exterior port?

And, the other issue I have seen is that the jug of antifreeze can't be too far below the inlet. The pump can't suck it vertically too far.

And, it takes a bit of time to prime the pump.
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Have you switched the winterization vavles to pull from the exterior port?

And, the other issue I have seen is that the jug of antifreeze can't be too far below the inlet. The pump can't suck it vertically too far.

And, it takes a bit of time to prime the pump.
I had mine suck the AF from a bucket on the ground with no problems. You have to actually open a facet to get it to work though.
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I had mine suck the AF from a bucket on the ground with no problems. You have to actually open a facet to get it to work though.

Interesting. I read of people having issues with a Sabre, so I just put my AF onto a table first.

I don't think I knew of the faucet. Though, my wife was inside doing just that.
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