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Old 10-11-2011, 09:10 AM   #51
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Re: How To Winterize a Trailer

Dave, that is the only way I have ever done it. Works fine. To get rid of the air in the HW tank, you need only use one tap.
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Old 10-11-2011, 12:40 PM   #52
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Thanks Jim,
Makes sense to use one tap. I suspect I'll end up opening them all sequentially once one is flowing freely, just to remove the "burps"

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Old 10-26-2011, 01:30 PM   #53
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Re: How To Winterize a Trailer

Hi Reace:
I was just wondering if for those of Us who are new to this, You can do the winterizing at You factory, Or advice if somebody can do it at Our residence when requested.

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Old 10-26-2011, 02:45 PM   #54
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I know places that store boats usually have staff (or contract out) that kind-of stuff.. If there's a marina near you, perhaps they can suggest something.. I'm sure it's the same type procedure.

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Re: How To Winterize a Trailer

Hi: gclatz... We have an RV dealer who makes "House calls". Chg's $50. to winterize. His truck is set up to visit the permanent trailers in some of the parks in our area. The last 2 seasons I have done it myself with the help of this forum and the owners manual for direction. I use method #2 as I don't like the thoughts of drinking "Pink water". :P Alf
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Re: How To Winterize a Trailer

North Shore RV will winterize for a fee. I can't remember how much, but it's a package of service. Price varies depending how much else you want done. I think it was about $140.

You should phone for prices and I would make an appointment and tell them they'll have to back it into their bay. The entrance is off a lane that's often jammed with cars.

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Re: How To Winterize a Trailer

It takes less than 30 minutes to winterize an Escape, complete with draining the hot water tank. If anyone is willing to learn, it really is very easy.
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Old 10-27-2011, 08:26 AM   #59
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Easy to learn, easy to do.

As to the "pink water" fears, it takes another 30 minutes in the Spring to flush the system; again, easy to learn, easy to do. With $50 to $150 dollars you save, you can buy a gallon of gas or two.

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Geez, Dave. Very poor logic there, I am sorry to say. If you were to put the savings towards beer or wine, it would look a lot more enticing (at least to a sot like me).
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