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Old 09-18-2011, 08:28 PM   #1
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ACE winterization syphon hose missing?

Getting ready to winterize unit. I see the fitting before the water pump to suck rv antifreeze in. Except there is no hose! Just a valve and a plug T'd inline. Are those standard fittings that a home depot would have to make a hose?
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Went to local hardware store with plug. Picked up a fitting and a piece of hose. Ready to procede...
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Old 09-19-2011, 12:21 PM   #3
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Waterpump syphon

TV- I'm confused, I thought that the antifreeze would have to be added to main holding tank and circulated to various faucett/shower/commode fixtures as opposed to direct into pump??? Living in south Texas not as critical as your part of the country.
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Depending on the tank.. If you can drain the main tank completly then that is an option, I can't drain mine completly (Well I can but not easily)

Plus it is easier to suck it out of a gallon jug than to pour it down the gravity fill on many RV's. Many Many Rv's.

That said.... I use the "DRY" method.. I figure that once I"ve blown nearly all the water out, leving only a few drops here and there, If the air in the lines freezes.. I won't worry about it,, I'll be dead (Can not brethe frozen air after all)
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I was able to suck out of the gallon jugs after buying a 1/2 inch hose and a fitting. There is an inlet for this, it just didn't come from the factory/ dealor with the hose to draw from the jugs.

Of course the dealer offers winterization...
but for under $20 in parts and antifreeze I got it done myself
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