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Old 10-05-2015, 04:34 PM   #11
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"Winterizing via the fresh water tank" ... the suction line in the tank is seldom the lowest point, so like said more antifreeze is needed to just get the pump to work than simply using a pump kit or the winterizing hose if factory installed. If you ever had one, a hose tee'd off the pump inlet is vastly easier, less expensive, and you'll wonder how you ever got along without it.
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Old 10-05-2015, 05:04 PM   #12
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Don't forget the water line to the pre - plummed cloth washer line (if you have one) also make sure the city water valve has the antifreeze in it ( take the screen out and push on the button (valve)) it is under pressure, remove some pressure by opening a cold water tap quickly.
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Old 10-05-2015, 08:43 PM   #13
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Low point drains/ adding antifreeze

I found that the hose for a handheld shower screws right onto the intake for the pump perfectly. I take off the fresh water tank intake to the pump, screw on the shower hose, dump the other end in a jug and kick on the pump.. Works well for me
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Old 10-05-2015, 09:05 PM   #14
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Don't forget to drain then bypass the water heater..
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Old 10-06-2015, 01:58 AM   #15
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and outside shower if you have one...and also let some out each low point drain.

Also fill any P traps if they are used in your sinks. (Mine don't)
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Old 10-06-2015, 02:19 PM   #16
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I just blow mine out with compressed air at about 20 psi. Then I put antifreeze in the drains. No problemo.
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Old 10-12-2015, 03:51 PM   #17
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Low point drains/ adding antifreeze

Well I got the pump kit installed this weekend probably have to winterize the next month or so and yeah I've winterized before just wasn't sure about this without the conversion on the pump but she's already to go now.
Thanks for all the input everyone
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