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Old 10-23-2014, 06:57 AM   #1
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I am winterizing my 2013 Surveyor sport 220 and looking for any tips anyone can give me. First time winterizing.

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Old 10-23-2014, 07:19 AM   #2
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Drain water heater.
By pass water heater.
Drain low point drains.
Remove water filter and replace canister.
Turn on winterizing valve "if you have one" if not install one.
Flush all taps, showers and toilet till pink .
Dump a cup or more of antifreeze in each drain.
4 gallons of antifreeze will be enough.

A quick search on this forum "winterize" would have gotten you hours of reading material.

It would be best if you completely filled out your profile and also have a signature line so we know what unit you have.

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Old 10-23-2014, 07:22 AM   #3
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How extensive your winterizing needs are depends on the climate you live in. Your profile doesn't say.
I live in South Texas. I just blow out my lines , drain the water heater and rinse it out , open low point drains , add the pink stuff to the traps and a gallon or two in the black tank in case there might be any solids residue. Check tire pressure one more time and put it in storage.
Once in storage I pull the battery to take home and put it on the battery tender , lay several air fresheners out , put 3 air rid containers out , crack a vent and that's it.
If you mention what climate you live in somebody will chime in I'm sure. Up North they fill all their water lines with the pink stuff.

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Old 10-23-2014, 07:54 AM   #4
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If you pump anti freeze through your lines there is no need to pour additional antifreeze into the traps. Let enough of the anti freeze run out of the faucets to fill the traps. In a double drain sink swivel the faucet to cover both sides. Also remove the screened washer from the city water connection and press the little button behind it to force the pink stuff out of it. Stand to the side when doing this......
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