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Old 03-05-2020, 04:48 PM   #1
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2016 Thor Vegas 25.3 dewinterizing

Any one have a guide to dewinterizing a 2016 Vegas 25.3?
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Old 03-05-2020, 05:46 PM   #2
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Welcome to the site.

Dewinterizing is fairly straightforward process: Fill the water tank a little, setup the winterizing valves for summer, make sure water heater has the plug in, pump water through each faucet until pink stuff is gone.

After that if you wish to sanitize the system then you put a cup or two of bleach in the fresh water tank and fill it up, run water through each faucet until you smell the bleach, let it sit for a few hours (longer is better) then drain the tank, fill with fresh and repeat "every faucet" until you no longer smell bleach.
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Old 03-05-2020, 06:09 PM   #3
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Thank you., Jamie. I presume the bypass valves are behind the panel underneath the closet on the driver’s side.
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Looking at your floorplan I think you are correct.

Usually those valves are on the front of the water heater and it appears that is where your water heater is.
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Old 03-05-2020, 07:39 PM   #5
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If you flush with the valves in winter mode you eliminate pushing antifreeze to the hot water heater. It is an. Extra step but keeps the water heater from having antifreeze settling.
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Old 03-05-2020, 08:02 PM   #6
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Any one have a guide to dewinterizing a 2016 Vegas 25.3?
You may find Ed's entire guide helpful:

https://www.thorforums.com/forums/f1...nual-4961.html
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If you flush with the valves in winter mode you eliminate pushing antifreeze to the hot water heater. It is an. Extra step but keeps the water heater from having antifreeze settling.
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I might add when I add the bleach in the fresh water tank for sanitizing is when I turn valves to summer mode. Pushes the chlorinated water into an empty hot water heater.
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Thanks

All helpful. Thanks. There must not be any technical writers where Thor manufactures.
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