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Old 10-18-2013, 08:35 PM   #1
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winterising help - won't pull pink stuff (valves wrong?)

I have a 2012 FBRS Flagstaff Mirco Lite I have a antifreeze hook up on the out side of trailer but I am having problems getting the antifreeze out of the jug I have my values screw up can some one help me here. THANKS
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Old 10-18-2013, 08:43 PM   #2
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Billy, I pulled this to its own thread to try and get better exposure for it.

What I know is that you need the water heater bypassed and the fresh water tank bypassed. What I don't know is what direction your valves need to be.
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Old 10-19-2013, 06:02 PM   #3
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I just winterized mine for the first time.. I had the same issue, then discovered that the cap was off the fill port where you fill the fresh water tank. Once I replaced the cap, I was good to go.
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Old 10-19-2013, 07:02 PM   #4
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I have a 2012 FBRS Flagstaff Mirco Lite I have a antifreeze hook up on the out side of trailer but I am having problems getting the antifreeze out of the jug I have my values screw up can some one help me here. THANKS
Where are trying to pull from ?? If you are trying to use the city water hookup, I don't think it will work that way.

Most of the smaller trailers have a extra hose near the water pump that pulls from the antifreeze jug......that is the way mine works.

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I just winterized mine for the first time.. I had the same issue, then discovered that the cap was off the fill port where you fill the fresh water tank. Once I replaced the cap, I was good to go.
Huh ?? I don't think that has anything to do with getting antifreeze into the system, but I am not familiar with the Tracer models.
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Where are trying to pull from ?? If you are trying to use the city water hookup, I don't think it will work that way.

Most of the smaller trailers have a extra hose near the water pump that pulls from the antifreeze jug......that is the way mine works.

Huh ?? I don't think that has anything to do with getting antifreeze into the system, but I am not familiar with the Tracer models.
I too have the extra hose. My trouble was that the inlet to the pump from the fresh water tank was open, sucking air from the empty FW tank.
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I too have the extra hose. My trouble was that the inlet to the pump from the fresh water tank was open, sucking air from the empty FW tank.
That is probably an indication that the 3 way valve used to switch between the fresh water tank and the antifreeze siphon was not working probably. The fresh water tank is vented, so even with the cap in place, the tank should be have equal pressure to ambient pressure.
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Seriously, pictures of your set up would help us.
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Hey guys I got it .I had call dealer where I bought it and I got the values right now .But where you guys do yours take the screen out of your city hook up and push the check value stand back it will blow out water then antifreeze also pull your pop off value when draining your hot water tank.What are you talking about Rondacker with the city hook up I never heard that before.This was the second time I did mind so I wrote it down and put it in mind owner manual. Thanks Guys
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Hey guys I got it .I had call dealer where I bought it and I got the values right now .But where you guys do yours take the screen out of your city hook up and push the check value stand back it will blow out water then antifreeze also pull your pop off value when draining your hot water tank.What are you talking about Rondacker with the city hook up I never heard that before.This was the second time I did mind so I wrote it down and put it in mind owner manual. Thanks Guys
I was speaking of the cap where you fill by hand, from a hose or jug.
Sorry to confuse.
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