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Old 10-14-2016, 12:26 PM   #1
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Information to Winterize 2016 Rockwood 8325SS.

If possible would like information on winterizing my 8325SS. I was going to blow out the lines, but noticed how my unit has a antifreeze inlet valve on the outside of my unit. I am not sure how to work this aspect of the unit. Would appreciate any information that would help me to understand how to properly winterize my unit. Thanks in advance.
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Old 10-15-2016, 10:59 AM   #2
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Good luck getting any help from this group. I've had a question out there for about a week now. Not a single response. I had the same question as you regarding winterizing and found some good information on youtube. Way more helpful than waiting around for folks on this forum. I'm pretty disappointed in case you can't tell.
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If possible would like information on winterizing my 8325SS. I was going to blow out the lines, but noticed how my unit has a antifreeze inlet valve on the outside of my unit. I am not sure how to work this aspect of the unit. Would appreciate any information that would help me to understand how to properly winterize my unit. Thanks in advance.
You can use the antifreeze inlet for your air fitting. You will have to remove your filter housing and drain it. The air does not evacuate the housing. You have to drain your water heater, close the water valves and open the bypass valve. Don't forget the low point drains located under the belly. Don't exceed 30# air pressure. If you have a manual, look up and use the air blowout procedure even though they rarely are specific to your rig.
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Old 10-15-2016, 12:54 PM   #4
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Located in the same area as your pump, so likely in a cabinet, you will have a bypass valve that will draw from that antifreeze inlet on the side of your trailer rather than from your fresh water tank. You will need a section of hose that you can cut just so its long enough to drop into your antifreeze jug. When you activate the pump it will draw from the jug. As mentioned, there are excellent youtube videos to show you how to winterize....lots to mention in a reply on this forum.
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Good luck getting any help from this group. I've had a question out there for about a week now. Not a single response. I had the same question as you regarding winterizing and found some good information on youtube. Way more helpful than waiting around for folks on this forum. I'm pretty disappointed in case you can't tell.
What was your original post? You didn't do a PDI?
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What was your original post? You didn't do a PDI?
The OP Nogray wanted someone to tell him what screen room to buy, my thought maybe no one reading this area of the forum uses one.
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Ahhh ..your probably correct
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Old 10-15-2016, 01:59 PM   #8
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If possible would like information on winterizing my 8325SS. I was going to blow out the lines, but noticed how my unit has a antifreeze inlet valve on the outside of my unit. I am not sure how to work this aspect of the unit. Would appreciate any information that would help me to understand how to properly winterize my unit. Thanks in advance.
You can use this to connect air line to outdoor antifreeze port. You must still open valve near pump used to draw antifreeze. https://www.amazon.com/Camco-36143-B...winterizing+rv

Nogray, many times using the search bar will prove helpful. There are thousands of posts on winterizing on here. Many of which will include links to the better/best youtube videos. If you had a very specific question on winterizing many on here would be more than glad to help, some may even go out of their way to help. To say this forum's members will not offer help is simply bogus. Your post will only be front and center to everyone for a brief amount of time due to huge number of posts that occur daily. Especially if they are multiple hot topics going on at the same time.
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Old 10-15-2016, 02:26 PM   #9
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Thanks again for the replies. I went to utube for the procedure. Just got finished winterizing the T.T. My main question was where the valve is located to draw the anti-freeze into the unit...FOUND IT! On a personal note to Nogrey, This is an excellent forum to get answers or just plain help. I have found myself being helped by different members, that have save me time and money. Don"t give up, the majority of people on this forum do help.
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Good luck getting any help from this group. I've had a question out there for about a week now. Not a single response. I had the same question as you regarding winterizing and found some good information on youtube. Way more helpful than waiting around for folks on this forum. I'm pretty disappointed in case you can't tell.

Nevertheless you are still here. But for what purpose?
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