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Old 04-19-2015, 02:37 PM   #1
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Trailer in storage and prepping for storage

My TT was last used a few weeks ago, and won't be used for a few months. I drained all the tanks and left about a gallon of water in the black.

I've read to dump RV anti freeze dowb the toilet and bowl and down shower and sink. Is that ok? Or should I just use water in all drains?

What about the fresh water tank? Should it be drained? Or water left in there for storage too?
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Old 04-19-2015, 02:53 PM   #2
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I'd drain the fresh tank and WH too. Won't have skunky water when you use it again. The RV antifreeze is just that, antifreeze. If it's not freezing where you are no need to use it until winter.
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Old 04-19-2015, 02:54 PM   #3
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Yea it's not freezing. It will only get warmer. Should I just leave water in black and grey tank?
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Old 04-19-2015, 02:55 PM   #4
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as for the tanks i would empty them, the black clean out and recharge.

either disconnect the positive side of the battery or turn it off.

put in storage.

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I dumped all waste. But what do you mean recharge? My battery died :( I need a new one
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Old 04-19-2015, 03:04 PM   #6
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black tank

the black tank, since your gonna use it this summer put some smell good in

the b tank with a couple gallons of water, keep any odors out.

if it were winter don;t do this.

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Old 04-19-2015, 03:12 PM   #7
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Thanks, for winter I should?
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Thanks, for winter I should?
In the winter drain the black tank and dump a half gallon of RV anti-freeze back in. This will keep things moist while in storage without the danger of freezing. You don't want the black tank to dry out, crud builds up if you do and I like to keep the seals wet. I do this in my gray water tank as well. I leave my fresh water tank empty and clean it after winter.
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Go easy on the chems in an empty tank. My experience is that they are hard on the valve seals. If you use a full dose of chems put 5ish gal of water in the tank.

That point of reference comes from the tried and true practice of scrubbing the tank after dumping (dump tank, close valve, add full dose of chems, 5gal water and a bag of ice and drive to your next destination. Empty tank or eave it in until next time. The ice /water will scrub the sides and many report restore accurate sensors.
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Sorry to hijack your thread but if I plan on storing my camper in an underground storage lot where the year round temp is 52 what would you recommend for my tanks?
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