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Old 11-23-2013, 07:10 PM   #1
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winterizing my 19 ft. Escape

Tried installing the Camco winterizing kit today but their is no room on the intake side of the pump due a covering which I take is maybe a furnace placement. Should I just get the hand pump from Camco instead?
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Old 11-23-2013, 07:19 PM   #2
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Hand pump is dead easy to use. Just bypass the water heater. Takes about four strokes with my 17B and anti-freeze is already coming out of the sink tap.
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Old 11-23-2013, 07:22 PM   #3
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Does it get into the pump that way? I always worry that some water could be left in the pump.
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Old 11-23-2013, 07:26 PM   #4
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Escape says to run the pump, with empty tanks, for 30 seconds. That's what I've been doing for five winters.
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Old 11-23-2013, 07:35 PM   #5
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Thanks, anyone want a Camco winterizing kit, I already junked the return stuff!
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Old 12-31-2013, 12:08 AM   #6
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winterizing question. could I safely take my Escape someplace for a couple days that only gets into the high 20's at night?

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Old 12-31-2013, 06:26 AM   #7
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winterizing question. could I safely take my Escape someplace for a couple days that only gets into the high 20's at night?

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Sure. Folks camp all the time in cold weather. You don't need to charge the water system to camp.
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