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Old 10-05-2015, 11:18 PM   #1
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Where to Find Low Point Drains?

I have a Wildwood DLX 39FDEN park model trailer which I will be winterizing for the very first time this weekend. I am going to use a 1/6 HP water pump to pump antifreeze through the system. I think I have everything figured out: drain hot water tank, bypass water heater, pump antifreeze through each hot water faucet then each cold water faucet and toilet, the pour in drain traps and toilet bowl.

Many instructions say that you should first open the LOW POINT DRAINS to drain water out. I have not seen such drains on my unit and am wondering if it has them. Do all trailers have them? Any idea where I should look for them? Am I OK to proceed the sequence listed above if no drains are found? I think the pump should force all the water out if antifreeze is pumped until it comes through every faucet. Any advice is appreciated as I don't want to screw this up.
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Old 10-06-2015, 06:16 AM   #2
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Low Point Drains should be underneath the trailer somewhere. Not sure on your exact model but mine were by entry door. There should be a pair of blue/red water lines protruding underneath trailer with black caps on them. After I'm done blowing out the lines with water I open up the caps and let any remaining water drain out before I pump antifreeze through the system.

Doesn't hurt to open up the Fresh Water Drain underneath as well to get any water sitting in the drain out.

You will need to crawl underneath the trailer and start looking for the lines. May be near the frame rail somewhere. If you can't find them I would put a call into a dealer and ask where they may be.

As long as you get the pink stuff coming out of all your faucets, showers, toilets and any outside water devices I think you will be ok but for your own knowledge I would try to find the low point drains anyway...

Not sure if this helps or not.
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Old 10-06-2015, 07:28 AM   #3
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I have a Wildwood DLX 39FDEN park model trailer which I will be winterizing for the very first time this weekend. I am going to use a 1/6 HP water pump to pump antifreeze through the system. I think I have everything figured out: drain hot water tank, bypass water heater, pump antifreeze through each hot water faucet then each cold water faucet and toilet, the pour in drain traps and toilet bowl.

Many instructions say that you should first open the LOW POINT DRAINS to drain water out. I have not seen such drains on my unit and am wondering if it has them. Do all trailers have them? Any idea where I should look for them? Am I OK to proceed the sequence listed above if no drains are found? I think the pump should force all the water out if antifreeze is pumped until it comes through every faucet. Any advice is appreciated as I don't want to screw this up.
Check your lines you should see then hanging down below the belly. Also make sure your FW tank is closed by the valve on the line between the tank and the pump. If you are using the winterize connection you won't pick the pink up with it open....My Drain lines are by the pump area a good place to check. You might also consider installing two shut off valves to them inside the belly so they can not hold water exposed. I got into some unexpected cold weather and that is the only place they froze. Once that started it loosened the crimp bands and I had a leak in the belly.
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Old 10-06-2015, 07:31 AM   #4
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My park model does not have pow point drains. I just pump lots of pink stuff through, make sure you do the washer connections and also flush these in spring as well.
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Old 10-06-2015, 08:21 AM   #5
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My park model does not have pow point drains. I just pump lots of pink stuff through, make sure you do the washer connections and also flush these in spring as well.
These park models seem to be a different creature. I remember you also stating that they use your gray tanks as vents for the parks septic system. I hope Bob Caldwell doesn't find out... Where is your seasonal park at here in the USA or is it in Canada?
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Old 10-06-2015, 11:41 AM   #6
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Send a message via Yahoo to bob caldwell
I just did! B and B's site is in Canada, and the wind blows from south to north.
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Old 10-06-2015, 12:20 PM   #7
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Does anyone know where the cold water low water drain is located on a 2014 Sunseeker 3050. I found the hot water and the fresh water drain, but no cold water drain.
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If you can't find your low point drains now, it will be obvious where they are next spring.

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Old 10-06-2015, 01:45 PM   #9
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On my 16 Coachmen Chaparral low.point drains are located under trailer just below the city.water.connection.
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On my 3100 SunSeeker, they valve for FWT is located in same place as water filter and water pump. Hope this helps.
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