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Old 09-01-2011, 07:22 PM   #1
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Question Anti-freeze inlet?

Just wondering about the anti-freeze inlet located on the outside of the trailer? It's between the city water connection and the sewer flush. How does it work? Do I run the pump and it will draw from the container of antifreeze (that I put a hose in of course) I can't seem to find any information on this feature anywhere on the internet or in the manual. Thanks in advance.
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Old 09-01-2011, 08:39 PM   #2
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new to me too ! i would guess there is a valve behind the panel somewhere that you turn in order to use that feature . but yes it should suck it right out .
make sure you drain hw heater and turn by pass valve first tho




it would be nice to know make model and year of camper to tho
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Old 09-01-2011, 09:35 PM   #3
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Are you sure it is not the outside shower that you are looking at? Youroo!!
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Old 09-01-2011, 09:39 PM   #4
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My Windjammer has the anti-freeze inlet fitting as well. I have the outside shower locked behind a small door, the city water hook-up, and a black tank flush connection. All are clearly marked. Just wondering if the water pump will pick up from the anti-freeze connection.
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Old 09-01-2011, 10:52 PM   #5
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In the examples of this configuration I have seen, there is a bypass valve for winterization in close proximity to the water pump on the feed from the fresh water holding tank to the intake side of the water pump. Get access to the pump and chase the hoses, it has to be there somewhere.
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Old 09-01-2011, 11:15 PM   #6
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oh geez...sorry...it's a 2012 Windjammer 3008w. It's just like OldCar explained, with everything clearly marked.

I opened the panel where the water pump was but I didn't notice any bypass valves. I was thinking that both it and the black tank flush were automatic features that pretty much just worked when you connected to them. (If that made any sense) I'll be back at the trailer Sunday and I'll look for valves again then...in the meantime...HELP!
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Old 09-02-2011, 09:42 AM   #7
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Cage & Old car, are you saying that on the (Outside) of your trailers there are (1) city water,(2) Tank flush,(3) shower,(4)fresh water tank fill,(5)anti-freeze connection ? Youroo!!
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Old 09-02-2011, 11:03 AM   #8
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Hey youroo...everything you listed there is correct...except the fresh water tank fill is not located there. I believe it is at the back of the trailer. Anywho...check out this picture...this is on a Windjammer 3065w. The inlets are the same as on ours, beside the shower door to the left you can see 3 inlets...the top one is city water, the middle is antifreeze, and the bottom is black tank flush.
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Well, if that is a port to connect a siphon tube to siphon antifreeze out of a gallon jug, then there has to be a connection to the intake side of the water pump, with some sort of arrangement (usually a two-way valve) to prevent the pump from simultaneously sucking up both antifreeze and water/air from the fresh water tank. The question I have is where is the valve? It should be near the water pump.
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Old 09-02-2011, 11:48 AM   #10
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We have a 2012 Rockwood Sig UltraLight 8312SS and have the antifreeze inlet. There is a bypass near the water pump that I assume you turn. I normally just blow out my lines with air vs putting in antifreeze. Makes it easier come spring to not have to flush it all out.
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