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Old 09-15-2017, 07:19 PM   #1
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Winterize question

We have a 2017 383FB and in the water closet there are settings to winterize. When set to winterize will the pump pull antifreeze into the city hose connection from a jug??
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Old 09-15-2017, 08:14 PM   #2
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It should.
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Old 09-15-2017, 08:48 PM   #3
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Anybody know for sure?? My 09 Everest had a separate connection to connect the hose to. This trailer does not have that.
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Old 09-15-2017, 09:42 PM   #4
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Do you have a hook up outside next to City Water Connection? On our Rockwood, I flip the bypass in the water cabinet as you describe...no hose connection there, but have an outside connection similar to the city water connection so the jug stays outside.
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Old 09-16-2017, 08:34 AM   #5
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Winterize

There is only one connection for water. It serves as the city connection and by changing the valves I can fill the fresh water tank. I really don't plan to use antifreeze but just wondering how to do it. I just winterized it (temporarily) using air. So easy. Set the compressor to 35 lbs, connect the hose to the city connection air valve (purchased separately ) and open all fixtures until they blow air.
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Old 09-20-2017, 07:43 AM   #6
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We too use the air method. We just use the antifreeze in the drains. We don't like the smell that is left in your system with the antifreeze.
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Old 09-20-2017, 08:41 AM   #7
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The only reason I want to know how to get antifreeze into the system is to get some into the pump and lines out of it. Since nobody seems to know how the system works, I will have to hook a hose to the system and see if the pump pulls it out of the jug.
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Old 09-20-2017, 08:44 AM   #8
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We are new to ours too. Traded a 2004 and there was no option on it for doing the antifreeze that way. So we're interested in trying that as well but we aren't ready to put ours away yet for the year. Let me know how it works for you.
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Old 09-20-2017, 12:16 PM   #9
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Will let you know. Will be a couple of weeks before I do it.
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Ok same here! 👍

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