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Old 09-22-2014, 04:58 PM   #1
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Sure wish FR gave more information on the RV's they sell rather then the standard manuals. I love the docking station but wish there was at least a reference manual on the winterizing process. I understand the Hot water bypass that's an easy one. I assume you just hook a hose to the capped hose sticking out and stick it in the RV antifreeze to draw from with the pump?? Not sure what the other white shut off valve is , its just a hose that comes out with a white shut off and then the hose goes right back in. I assume its shutting of a water line??? Anyways just saying

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Old 09-23-2014, 06:16 AM   #2
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Yes the WH bypass has to be turned off and the other white valve you see there that comes out of the wall, then goes back in, yes the valve has to be turned in order for the pump to pull in the antifreeze.

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Old 09-25-2014, 05:17 PM   #3
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Pull on the capped hose sticking out. It should come out to about 3 ft or so. Save trying to hook a hose to it. Drop right in the antifreeze.
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Old 09-29-2014, 06:54 PM   #4
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Thanks all for the replys, I'm good to go now. Happy Camping. Only 2 weeks left for us here in Vermont. Oct 12th is closing.
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Old 09-29-2014, 06:58 PM   #5
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bummer, that's way to early to quit. Everything is open here (Delaware) till Oct 31, a few till mid or end of Nov.
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Old 09-29-2014, 07:05 PM   #6
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I agree Dave, I hate shut down, its a long wait for spring.
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Old 09-29-2014, 07:13 PM   #7
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Got to winterize soon hating the thought of doing it, want more summer never seems to last long enough.

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