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Old 11-07-2019, 05:06 AM   #1
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Water in lines

Good morning. I need help. I drained all my lines but still see water in drains, how do I drain it completely?
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Old 11-07-2019, 05:49 AM   #2
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Are you talking about the low point drains? There is a fitting you can buy that allows you to blow compressed air through the water hose hookup. Iíll let someone who has done it, explain better.
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Old 11-07-2019, 06:48 AM   #3
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Water lines

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Good morning. I need help. I drained all my lines but still see water in drains, how do I drain it completely?
And also while you are at it.. I ruined a pump one time by not turning it on whilst draining out.
That makes sure there is NO water left to break the sides of the pump.

Any RV store will have that water/air connector and instructions.
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Old 11-07-2019, 06:54 AM   #4
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Please clarify what drains, low point drains, fresh water tank drain, or the "bottom of the sink" drains that empties the sink and shower.

For the low point h & c lines remove cap or turn valve. Open all hot and cold faucets including out side shower and kitchen if equipped and wait for it to drain.

Fresh water tank, just open and let drain.

If your talking about the sink/shower drain just pour antifreeze into the drain.
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Old 11-07-2019, 07:02 AM   #5
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I have used one of these in the past https://www.homedepot.com/p/Camco-RV...6153/206813809 just make sure you DON"T use more air pressure than water system is rated for. I think I was using 50 psi when I did it. Worked great. Hope this helps.
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Old 11-07-2019, 01:48 PM   #6
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It's the sink and shower drains that still have water. Everything has been drained, including the hot/cold low points.
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Old 11-07-2019, 01:52 PM   #7
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It's the sink and shower drains that still have water. Everything has been drained, including the hot/cold low points.
Then a gallon of "the pink stuff" should due. Most of those traps hold less than 2 cups. Just pour directly in the drains and don't forget to cover the "flap" in the toilet so it doesn't dry out.
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Old 11-08-2019, 05:19 AM   #8
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This is what I do. Grab 2 gallons of the pink stuff at the RV store. I have a hose on my water pump that will suck the pink stuff out of the bottle and run it through all the water lines. Just open all the sink valves till you get the pink then stop. I have some valves that isolate the water heater so I just drain the water heater and leave the anode rod in the storage compartment in a bag. Post it note inside RV to remind you to put it back in later LOL Pour some in all the drains. Don't forget the shower. Remember the pink stuff has to be for drinking water. So make sure you get the right stuff. At the end of the winter I fill up the fresh water tank and turn on the pump to flush out the pink stuff. I try to put it back in the bottle as much as I can so I can use it next year.
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