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Old 01-15-2008, 03:14 PM   #1
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I can't find instructions in our Norcold Owner's manual on dewinterizing the icemaker. Currently whole unit is off and filter is out. Anything we need to do other than hooking everything back up, turning it on and having a few pink ice-cubes??

Also, I have read threads & looked in the owner's manual about the Hydro-Hot furnace. Consensus seems to be that it can be run in "electric" mode sufficiently in moderate temperatures. We are epecting lows in the 20's tomorrow night and I would hate to have my newly dewinterized pipes freeze! Do we need to switch over to diesel? (We aren't using any hot water - just running the furnace).

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I can't find instructions in our Norcold Owner's manual on dewinterizing the icemaker. Currently whole unit is off and filter is out. Anything we need to do other than hooking everything back up, turning it on and having a few pink ice-cubes??

Also, I have read threads & looked in the owner's manual about the Hydro-Hot furnace. Consensus seems to be that it can be run in "electric" mode sufficiently in moderate temperatures. We are epecting lows in the 20's tomorrow night and I would hate to have my newly dewinterized pipes freeze! Do we need to switch over to diesel? (We aren't using any hot water - just running the furnace).

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Michele
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Old 01-15-2008, 04:25 PM   #3
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I have a 2007 Monaco Dynasty with the Aqua-Hot and I've used mine on electric all the way down to the mid twenties. It's done fine, however when we went to take showers I would switch on the diesel (along with the electric) so that we would have all the hot water we needed for 3 showers.
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Mike & Michelle, who winterized the coach; particularly the ice maker? If done corectly there will be no pink antifreeze in the ice maker mold, it wouldn't freeze anyway for the ice maker to roll it out. The tube running up the back wll of the ref. should have been taken loose and antifreeze ran through the vlave for the ice maker only. Dewinterize the coach upt to the ice maker water valve and then reconnect the tube up the back wall. If you ave antifreeze in the mold, you will have to use a baster or sponge to get it out and clean out the line up the back wall befor normal operation will occur.
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Thanks for the responses!

We had our motorhome winterized by the RV Dealer service department. The icemaker lines have antifreeze running to & from the filter connections and there was antifreeze in the bin that the cubes dump into. Mike said that since we are taking the motorhome & Jeep out to them on Friday to get the tow vehicle brake system installed he will try to get them to take care of the icemaker.

Left the Hydro-hot on electric last night. It got down to 42 & is still in the 40's here in Tulsa checked the coach temp this morning and it is warm enough.

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<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by Mike & Michele:
Thanks for the responses!

We had our motorhome winterized by the RV Dealer service department. The icemaker lines have antifreeze running to & from the filter connections... </div></BLOCKQUOTE>
If antifreeze has been run through the filter, you will need a new filter.
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Thanks for your post, Paz, fortunately they had removed the filter!

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Michele, glad to hear the filter was removed. Sounds like your dealer is on the ball!
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