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Old 10-10-2016, 07:06 PM   #11
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OK, that's great info.
We bought a used RV where the previous owners had put antifreeze into the fresh water tank.
It took forever to get that taste out of the water.
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Old 10-10-2016, 08:01 PM   #12
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I got some bad water at one of the campsites this summer. I had filled my fresh water tank with it...

Ended up having the replace my filter and bleach the fresh water tank to get rid of the smell...
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Old 10-23-2016, 08:13 PM   #13
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Winterizing etc

I went the "Pink Ice Cubes" route as suggested.
Drained the low points and the drain on the outside of the Kitchen Appliance slide. Ran antifreeze thru all the drains to make sure they were flushed.
I let the fridge make ice cubes for 1 hour and got pink cubes.
Don't forget the hookups for the washer dryer in the back. There's a lot of water in the tubing to those.
Winterizing took 3.5 gallons of antifreeze including the P-traps.

Regarding the water heater: I bypassed that and pulled the anode to drain the tank. Are you supposed to clean the anode off or leave it a little "coated"?

In general an easy winterizing system.
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Old 10-23-2016, 08:27 PM   #14
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If it's just coated, use it next season. If it's pitted badly replace it with a new one, they are cheap on Amazon. Suburban uses an anode because the tank is uncoated steel. If the anode is depleted, the tank starts corroding.
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Old 10-23-2016, 09:24 PM   #15
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Old 10-23-2016, 09:28 PM   #16
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Winterizing....

Well put!
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Old 10-24-2016, 10:32 PM   #17
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on our LG ice maker when u take the bin out. there is a test button under the bottom. you can make the bin flip but it also fills up with water so you dont have to wait a cycle.

you can also do that so you wont have to wait 24 hrs for ice to freeze. just run the test a couple times until you get antifreeze.

be careful. it will dump ice out if there is any as well as water/antifreeze. i use my ice bin to catch it all.
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Old 10-27-2016, 10:11 PM   #18
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LG Residential Refrigerator

My unit has a new residential LG (Inverter) 20 cu.ft. refrigerator/freezer.
It's the side-by-side fridge and lower freezer.
This thing cools down and makes ice fast.
I was making pink ice cubes in 1-2 hours after winterizing.
It's brand new, so I can't comment on reliability.
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Old 12-03-2016, 01:51 PM   #19
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KT,
There are a lot of posts about winterizing a residential fridge on this forum. I think I've said some things about it as well.

A short, sweet and to the point post that is consistent with my procedure is at
Winterizing a residential refrigerator

–cheers, Gordon
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