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Old 04-30-2013, 12:39 AM   #1
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I'm about to get the ready for the summer season. What do people do with the anti-freeze that is in the lines. Do you save it for next winter or do you just "flush" itand get new anti-freeze next winter?
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Old 04-30-2013, 12:44 AM   #2
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I usually place an empty anti freeze jug under the low point drains and catch it. Next fall I pour it in the drains. I'm not sure if the RV anti freeze looses some of it's strength or not. I have heard that it dose.

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Old 04-30-2013, 02:35 AM   #3
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I don't know if it looses strength or not either, but I flush mine out and buy new each year. I only use 2 gallons so it is not that expensive.

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Old 04-30-2013, 02:41 AM   #4
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X2 what Stan said.
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Old 04-30-2013, 07:06 AM   #5
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I'm not sure, for the cost of two or three gallons of RV antifreeze, that it's worth taking a chance that the stuff hasn't lost strength or become contaminated from year to year. I think we used about 3 gallons in our RV last fall, at about $3 (?) a gallon, as bestI can remember. Of course, I haven't gotten the trailer out of storage yet for the season, and I may wish I'd filled the trailer from floor to ceiling with antifreeze.
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Old 04-30-2013, 08:00 AM   #6
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I just can't help but ask myself, "Why?".
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Old 04-30-2013, 09:11 AM   #7
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I follow the same course as Lloyd. Pour it in the drains next season. I read somewhere that it is good for 2-3 years. If I can locate I will post the link. I always buy fresh for the lines.
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Could not locate the one i discovered before but here is one (http://www.rvdoctor.com/2012/01/re-u...ti-freeze.html). I believe Gary is a reputable source
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