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Old 04-30-2016, 12:42 PM   #1
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Winterizing a 2005 Bounder

As I mentioned in a sticky thread, my 2005 Bounder 32W apparently didn't come with an antifreeze siphon. The line from the fresh water tank to the pump isn't more than 10" long and includes a T (without a valve, just a T) with a hose going off somewhere which I assume goes to the city water tank fill valve at the back.

Between that T and two 90 degree fittings to line things up with the pump, I don't see any room to even install a simple siphon kit. I know the coach has been winterized each year since new by the dealer and I'm wondering how they did it. I can't imagine they just pour a bunch of antifreeze in the fresh water tank. Is there some other creative way to keep from wasting gallons of antifreeze?

Obviously I have some time to get this figured out. If all else fails I'll just go ask the dealer, but that seems too easy.

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As I mentioned in a sticky thread, my 2005 Bounder 32W apparently didn't come with an antifreeze siphon. The line from the fresh water tank to the pump isn't more than 10" long and includes a T (without a valve, just a T) with a hose going off somewhere which I assume goes to the city water tank fill valve at the back.

Between that T and two 90 degree fittings to line things up with the pump, I don't see any room to even install a simple siphon kit. I know the coach has been winterized each year since new by the dealer and I'm wondering how they did it. I can't imagine they just pour a bunch of antifreeze in the fresh water tank. Is there some other creative way to keep from wasting gallons of antifreeze?

Obviously I have some time to get this figured out. If all else fails I'll just go ask the dealer, but that seems too easy.

Charlie
The dealer might have pumped it in through the shore water connector or maybe blew the water out using an air compressor.
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