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Old 11-01-2017, 10:27 PM   #1
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Thor aria winterization

The water pump is not sucking in the antifreeze to the RV.
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Old 11-01-2017, 10:44 PM   #2
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You have to open a faucet to give the pump somewhere to pump the antifreeze to.

It can't get a prime with the water system sealed up.
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Old 11-01-2017, 10:58 PM   #3
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We did that in the kitchen faucet. It acted like it was starting to come through but then it stopped.
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You also have to make sure your pipe to the antifreeze is sealed and that the valve to the water tank is closed.
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Old 11-01-2017, 11:05 PM   #5
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Could there be a problem with the pump itself?
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That really is unlikely--if it worked ok during the summer there would be no reason to believe something happened to it attempting to winterize.
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Old 11-02-2017, 12:33 AM   #7
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The Thor Aria manual shows two ways to winterize. The first one says to hook the hose to the water/antifreeze inlet and the pump should pull in the antifreeze from the bucket. We tried that and it did not work. The second way is to put the antifreeze directly into the fresh water tank and then pump it in. Has anyone else tried this second method and did it work?
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