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Winterizing???

Postby wbonta123 » Wed Nov 16, 2011 10:01 pm

I have winterized campers for years, but now I am having a problem. I know it has a simple answer but I am in the forest and I can't see the trees. On my new 2012 with the docking station there is a diagram that shows how the valves are to be set for winterizing. When I set them like the diagram I don't get any antifreeze through the hot water side of the faucets. One or more of the valves need to be different than the diagram but I haven't had time to figure it out as I am in the middle of re-seeding a 20 acre pasture before the monsoons set in. Water heater is drained and antifreeze run through all cold water fausets, but nothing on the hot water side. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks, B.J.
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Re: Winterizing???

Postby splashers3 » Thu Nov 17, 2011 4:55 am

BJ - I don't recall the specifics on our 2009 GII, (as I am not home looking at the diagram) but during our PDI, we (with the dealer) discovered that our diagram was wrong...at least one and maybe 2 of the valve pictures in the diagram were backwards....we needed to do just the opposite of what the diagram was showing us - then it worked just fine.
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Re: Winterizing???

Postby whooboy » Thu Nov 17, 2011 9:25 am

BJ, there is a valve between the blue lines and the red lines (about in the middle of the manifold). Make sure it is open. Then you will get water through both sides of the faucets. If it is closed, you will only get water through the cold side.
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Re: Winterizing???

Postby Harold & Linda » Thu Nov 17, 2011 3:21 pm

B J
The best way to winterizing your trailer is hook it up and head SOUTH wnere it will be warm!!!!!!!!

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Re: Winterizing???

Postby wbonta123 » Thu Nov 17, 2011 4:15 pm

Pete,

That worked!! THANKS A MILLION!!!!!!!!!! I have been covered up with trying to get my far pasture re-done into warm season grass, and I am rushing to beat the rain forecast that is to be here in a day or so. We just finished planting 20 acres, fertilizing and I had burned it off a week or so ago. Anyway it is DONE. Again, thanks for the help.

Harold,

You know we will be out of here but not until after Christmas with the kids and grandchildren. Then I will be down south.
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