Go Back   iRV2 Forums > MOTORHOME FORUMS > Class A Motorhome Discussions
Click Here to Login
Join iRV2 Today

Mission Statement: Supporting thoughtful exchange of knowledge, values and experience among RV enthusiasts.
Reply
  This discussion is proudly sponsored by:
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about their products on iRV2
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 08-20-2015, 05:08 PM   #1
Senior Member
 
srx-6's Avatar
 
Monaco Owners Club
Join Date: May 2009
Location: St. Augustine FL
Posts: 283
Water line antifreeze

Due to work(I know a four letter word) we have not used our motorhome in about eight months. I have been able to take it out for an hour or so drive several times and have exercised the generator on these drives. My question is about the pink stuff in the water lines. Do I need to do anything different when removing it since it has been there all summer or do I just flush the lines as usual. Will it leave an anti freeze taste or not. I will fill fresh water tank and sanitize after flushing antifreeze.
Thanks for any help.
__________________

__________________
JB & MB
2009 Monaco Camelot PDQ
2008 Jeep Wrangler
srx-6 is offline   Reply With Quote
Join the #1 RV Forum Today - It's Totally Free!

iRV2.com RV Community - Are you about to start a new improvement on your RV or need some help with some maintenance? Do you need advice on what products to buy? Or maybe you can give others some advice? No matter where you fit in you'll find that iRV2 is a great community to join. Best of all it's totally FREE!

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest so you have limited access to our community. Please take the time to register and you will gain a lot of great new features including; the ability to participate in discussions, network with other RV owners, see fewer ads, upload photographs, create an RV blog, send private messages and so much, much more!

Old 08-20-2015, 05:16 PM   #2
Senior Member
 
Monaco Owners Club
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Kamloops, BC. Canada
Posts: 845
Just make sure you flush "all the lines". This includes the drains and the outside shower. If your fresh tank is empty, dumped some apple cider vinegar into the tank and add water. Run this water through your lines and it will freshen up the system.
Drain the tank and then refill as normal. Make sure your water tank is full before turning it on.
__________________

__________________
luckyd is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-20-2015, 05:21 PM   #3
Senior Member
 
Hit_the_Rhod's Avatar


 
Join Date: Oct 2014
Location: Salvisa, KY
Posts: 2,418
The previous post has it down, the only item I might suggest is you can use a half cup of household bleach in the fresh water tank after you drain everything, let set for a day or so, drain, and refill with fresh water. You might consider filling up the black and grey tank as well, and draining them, just to get rid of any odors that may occur when you flush the toilet.
__________________
Scot & Laura Kellersberger
Newmar 4 wheel drive Dutch Star 3891, 2005 GMC Canyon. Demco Tow Bar & Baseplate U.S.Army (ret)
1985 - 2006
Hit_the_Rhod is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-21-2015, 08:06 AM   #4
Senior Member
 
wa8yxm's Avatar
 
Damon Owners Club
Workhorse Chassis Owner
Join Date: Mar 2009
Posts: 22,790
Nothing different in removing, standard de-winterize sanitize and clean.

Something different to do when replacing.. DON't.

Instead use the dry method.. Which you can find described in the forum libaries or others can help.

Still sanitize come next use but.. Easier.
__________________
Home is where I park it!
wa8yxm is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-22-2015, 07:07 PM   #5
Senior Member
 
srx-6's Avatar
 
Monaco Owners Club
Join Date: May 2009
Location: St. Augustine FL
Posts: 283
Thanks Guys Today I flushed all of the water lines, sanitized the system, installed new filter and filled fresh water tank half full. That was my day off, back to work tomorrow.
__________________
JB & MB
2009 Monaco Camelot PDQ
2008 Jeep Wrangler
srx-6 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
water



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Coachmen Mirada Water system Panel Waiter21 Forest River Owners Forum 40 06-12-2015 09:29 AM
Looking for the water line diagram for a 1998 Travel eze 27' 5th wheel lehmancrew 5th Wheel Discussion 3 05-26-2015 06:56 AM
Frozen water line ? tireman62075 Class A Motorhome Discussions 11 01-25-2015 10:44 PM
FYI, staple in water line ItsWhatWeDo Entegra Owner's Forum 13 12-04-2014 07:43 AM
Water Line and Water Heater help.... okcableguy Class A Motorhome Discussions 11 02-25-2014 04:37 AM

» Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 01:11 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.