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Old 10-07-2014, 09:25 PM   #1
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Winterizing 2013 Flagstaff hw29sc

Has anyone come across how to winterize this camper. I drain the hot water heater from the outside, but there is no specific information available beyond that. Thanks in advance. JSS
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Old 10-21-2014, 08:50 PM   #2
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They are many different pup set ups ive watched a couple videos on youtube. They could even have ur model but you should see kinda what you would have to do.
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Old 10-21-2014, 09:00 PM   #3
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They are many different pup set ups ive watched a couple videos on youtube. They could even have ur model but you should see kinda what you would have to do.

Thank you I will try this
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Old 10-21-2014, 09:05 PM   #4
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bypass water heater first. Blow water out with a compressor regulated down to safe pressure. Drain low point drains. Add antifreeze if that's what you choose to do
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Old 10-21-2014, 09:08 PM   #5
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Ok thank you for this information.
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bypass water heater first. Blow water out with a compressor regulated down to safe pressure. Drain low point drains. Add antifreeze if that's what you choose to do

Dave do you know if there is YouTube of this
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Old 10-21-2014, 09:20 PM   #7
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this one looks pretty complete. There are other methods to put antifreeze in too depending on how RV is setup. You need to drain low point drains after blowing out with air because that water is stuck below level of plumbing and cant be blown out
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Awesome thank you so much.
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Hello SS,

I do not use the air method as I am just too scared of 1) blowing something apart, and 2) not getting all the water out like the water that is inside the water pump. That is just me as many many people use this method to good results.

I use the hose that attaches to the fresh water tank to suck antifreeze out of the gallon and into the system. You simply disconnect the hose from the fresh water tank and place it into your gallon of anti freeze.

You then turn your pump on and pressurize the system. Then go around and open each valve until it runs with antifreeze. Then close.

This method is simple and will also protect your pump, natural valleys within the plumbing and the drain traps.

Good luck,

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Hello SS,

I do not use the air method as I am just too scared of 1) blowing something apart, and 2) not getting all the water out like the water that is inside the water pump. That is just me as many many people use this method to good results.

I use the hose that attaches to the fresh water tank to suck antifreeze out of the gallon and into the system. You simply disconnect the hose from the fresh water tank and place it into your gallon of anti freeze.

You then turn your pump on and pressurize the system. Then go around and open each valve until it runs with antifreeze. Then close.

This method is simple and will also protect your pump, natural valleys within the plumbing and the drain traps.

Good luck,

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Vin if your compressor has a pressure regulator "most do" turn it down to about 20 psi. Or use your water regulator in between.

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