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Old 11-21-2015, 02:34 PM   #11
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After you set up your Water Heater bypass and drain the low points. shut off the low point drains, pour 2 gallons od winterizing fluid in your fresh water tank. turn on the water pump and pump the fluid thru your lines. Run your water pump until it runs dry. When done open low points again and remove drain plug in water heater to drain it. That is the way my instructions are on my 3050SF according to the manual. since it didn't come with a winterizing kit. Come camping season, just fill and flush your tank.
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Old 11-21-2015, 02:36 PM   #12
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By the way.. I went ahead and took the anode rod out and drained the hwh.
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Old 11-21-2015, 02:53 PM   #13
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There isn't room to install the bypass fitting that came with the kit, but you should have room to remove the water inlet hose and temporarily hookup the hose that came with the kit and simply drop the end of the hose into the jug of antifreeze. My kit is a camco from amazon.
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Old 11-21-2015, 02:55 PM   #14
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You will need to remove the anode rod to drain the water heater. I think it takes a 1 1/16 socket. Be sure to release the pressure valve first.
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Old 11-21-2015, 04:06 PM   #15
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After you set up your Water Heater bypass and drain the low points. shut off the low point drains, pour 2 gallons od winterizing fluid in your fresh water tank. turn on the water pump and pump the fluid thru your lines. Run your water pump until it runs dry. When done open low points again and remove drain plug in water heater to drain it. That is the way my instructions are on my 3050SF according to the manual. since it didn't come with a winterizing kit. Come camping season, just fill and flush your tank.
That's how I did it on my first TT. I would just add that when you flush it in the spring it would be best to clean the tank with bleach.
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Old 11-22-2015, 05:45 AM   #16
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Did mine yesterday

I just pour 3 gallons of pink RV antifreeze into the empty onboard tank and let the 12v pump circulate it throughout the system. I cut the water heater inlet and outlet off and open the bypass valve first. Then it's just turning on the sink faucets and shower faucets one at a time until they're running pure pink, depressurize the water heater and pull the drain plug/anode, fully drain the WH tank, and that's it.
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Old 11-22-2015, 05:49 AM   #17
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Water heater drain plug

Yes, mine requires a 1-1/16th inch socket.
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Old 11-22-2015, 09:20 AM   #18
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Just be glad you are not trying to winterize here today,,,
We got about 9" of Heave Wet Snow yesterday !!!


I was not able to find a good place on out Sunseeker to put a kit,,,
So I just dump 2 or 3 gallons of Antifreeze in the FW tank & pump it thru !!!
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Thanks for all the replys. I just used the litte fill tube. Attached to the pump and into the antifreeze jug . Not room to install the kit. In the future I'll do it this way or put a few gallons of antifreeze in the fresh water tank.. that might be just as easy. Since I never use the fresh water tank I don't have to be concerned about rinsing it out in the spring. Idk.. I'll decide next winter.
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Thanks for all the replys. I just used the litte fill tube. Attached to the pump and into the antifreeze jug . Not room to install the kit. In the future I'll do it this way or put a few gallons of antifreeze in the fresh water tank.. that might be just as easy. Since I never use the fresh water tank I don't have to be concerned about rinsing it out in the spring. Idk.. I'll decide next winter.
Your going to need to sanitize the sys in the spring anyway right !!!
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