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Old 11-14-2016, 07:24 PM
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Also the easiest way to winterize an rv is blow the lines out with compressed air, suck just enough RV antifreeze into the pump. A dixie cup down each drain, and leave low points open and faucets open. Remove shower wand (if it has one) and let the water drain out. It will take you 10 years to use 1 gallon of RV antifreeze using this method. The parts guy at my old dealership gave me the rundown on it. He is originally from CO, so I know it applies to extremely colder temps. If your camper is new enough to have PEX you can skip the blowing out part, as long as you leave the lowpoints and faucets open. Don't forget to drain your Water Heater as well. The main benefit besides not using a bunch of antifreeze, you have a minimal amount to get out of the system. We frequently use our RV in the winter so as quick, cheap and painless as possible works best for us.
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Old 11-14-2016, 10:06 PM
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^^^Thank you, Ryan. I didn't notice the smell when I isolated and drained the water heater. With our water, the anode is probably in need of replacement.
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