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birds_first 10-27-2019 02:30 PM

Winterizing: Another question?
I winterized the 95 coach but I think I'm forgetting something.

1. I drained the fresh water tanks, left them open.
2. Disconnected the fresh water inlet pipes to the water pumps.
3. Pumped 8 gallons of pink into the pipes and ran water until I saw a steady flow of pink at each location including the show & washer/dryer.
4. Shut everything off and closed the inlets to the pumps so not to freeze the pump filters.
5. Poured pink down the pee traps and toilet.

Do I need to add pink into the freshwater fill inlet, or am I good? Did I miss anything?


isp2952 10-27-2019 03:49 PM

John, the first year I had my coach I had to winterize it and haven't since then, but I forgot to drain the Konstant Hot or Insta Hot wich ever it is and the U-line ice maker had the fill solenoid freeze up. Both leaked and needed to be replaced. The Insta Hot was about $100 and the solenoid was about $25. I think I may have been lucky that nothing else on the icemaker was frozen. That's all I can think of that you have not mentioned.

nbedinger 10-27-2019 05:11 PM

Drain water heater.

Any water filter? Freezing will crack the cannister. The pink stuff ought to work but take the filter out first.

Last time I winterized I blew the water lines lines out with 20 psi air at the fill port. That spring I had a leaky sporlan in the fill line. Call me superstitious but I like the idea off pink stuff better than blowing out the lines.

Clueless 10-27-2019 06:00 PM

If you didn’t get a good flow of pink on the hot water side, you will find out how expensive Aqua Hots are.

birds_first 10-27-2019 07:25 PM


Originally Posted by Clueless (Post 468342)
If you didn’t get a good flow of pink on the hot water side, you will find out how expensive Aqua Hots are.

It was nice and pink, I even let the boiler heat up and ran out some hot pink stuff. Shut it down and opened the valves in the galley & bath.

LarryKehler 10-27-2019 10:54 PM

Did you spin the washer with the pink stuff in the tub to cover the washer drain pipe?
I just did my bus today.

Gary S. 10-27-2019 11:49 PM

I pump some pink stuff in through the water fill fitting also. I have a small 110V pump to do so.


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