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Old 11-12-2011, 10:05 AM   #29
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DO NOT try the blowout winterization if you have an Aquahot/ Hydrohot, There is no way to prevent water collecting in the lower part of the boiler assy.
Freezing and cracking a line is very expensive!
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Old 11-14-2011, 05:08 PM   #30
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I don't want to hijack the thread, but I also have a question. I just got this MH a week ago. We've been trying to winterize it and we really don't know squat about this thing.................. yet. I have a large fill place for fresh water behind a small locked door to the outside, with what looks to be a 3/4" pipe into the fresh water tank under the dinette. Then there is one that a garden hose would attach too, I'm guessing this is the one I will "blow out the lines" is this correct?



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Old 11-16-2011, 10:24 AM   #31
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Comment to OP:

Great info above.
One comment I saw repeated was how to insure you don't overpressure the system - if you choose air.

I made a simple fitting with Lowe's parts.
One end is a compressor fitting.
One end is a waterhose fitting.
One end has a pressure gauge.
There is a ball valve between the air ftg / pressure gauge and the water hose fitting so I can turn pressure on and off at the RV without having to hook or unhook anything.

I set the compressor pressure, hook to fitting with valve closed, hook up water hose from fitting to city water supply, confirm the pressure is safe and let her rip.

I understand compressors have a gauge also so this is redundant, but I had a compressor gauge go out once and the added safety to protect the system is worth it to me.

Best of luck

John and Caren, Arkansas. 2006 Newmar Cypress 5th wheel. "Fractured Fairy tails"
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