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Old 11-22-2015, 10:24 PM   #1
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Quick Trip back East...Winterize Trailer?

We have to leave for a week or so and the temps are just starting to dip to low 30's here in Kansas. I've not winterized the trailer yet...it's plugged in though.
No water hooked up, and hasn't been hooked up for a month or so.
We have a 2015 Rockwood 8329SS... Should I open the red/blue drain valves on the left side?

Will I have any issues if we get a freeze? Tanks are all empty...
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Old 11-23-2015, 12:55 AM   #2
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We have to leave for a week or so and the temps are just starting to dip to low 30's here in Kansas. I've not winterized the trailer yet...it's plugged in though.
No water hooked up, and hasn't been hooked up for a month or so.
We have a 2015 Rockwood 8329SS... Should I open the red/blue drain valves on the left side?

Will I have any issues if we get a freeze? Tanks are all empty...
This will not drain all the water out of the trailer. You will need to winterize to protect the water system.


Hope this helps Tim
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Old 11-23-2015, 08:56 AM   #3
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Why would you risk it for a few dollars of antifreeze and a few minutes of your time. If temps drop dramatically while you are away, and that can happen in Kansas, lets be real here, your time and expense involved to repair any damaged plumbing will have you kicking yourself. Just winterize it, and have peace of mind. If you really don't want to do that, then check what your forecast is while you will be away and if it doesn't appear it will get real cold, you could always simply blow out your lines with compressed air. If you don't anticipate using the trailer for a while after you get back, then that puts you into December, then you should just winterize it properly. You probably already know this....but sounds like you should have already done that!
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