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Old 12-30-2018, 07:52 PM   #1
Brand: Thor Motor Coach
Model: Vegas 25.5
State: Oklahoma
Posts: 35
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Winterize Question

Picking up our new Vegas 25.5 tomorrow but had a question about winterizing. The low temps are going to be in the teens this week but we plan on being in and out of the new RV getting it all equipped and plan on using it next weekend for quick indoctrination trip. Question is what steps do we need to take to ensure we don't have a problem with freezing lines etc. at night when we are not using it but plan on using RV during the next few days? Abbreviate process to winterize? Any suggestions would be appreciated.

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Old 12-31-2018, 11:29 AM   #2
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First off I guess you will want to know if the dealer has winterized it with RV antifreeze. If you plan on using any water you first will need to de-winterize it, flush the lines so to speak.

As for your plan there are two winterizing methods one is to fill the lines with RV antifreeze and the other is to blow out the lines. These would also include bypassing the hot water heater. The short cut would be to drain the lines via the low point drains, leave the facets handles open to drain water. If your temps are in the teens I would think using a short cut is just asking for frozen lines.
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