Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 09-12-2017, 09:23 AM   #1
New Camper
Join Date: Sep 2017
Location: Ontario
Posts: 1
Smile Hello New Member

Good morning,
I really need someone to walk me through winterizing my Sunset Trail SS289QB. My ex husband was the one that would do this for me in the past and well I got rid of him and kept the trailer

I am going up to try to attempt this myself on Friday. I've seen it done before. I understand about draining the hot water tank and the bypasses. I just don't know what the next steps are? I don't know if this has a kit installed, not sure where the fresh water tank is and the hose I'm suppose to put in my antifreeze to then pump through the pipes? That piece is the mystery to me. Any help would be appreciated!

Thank you
sunsetuser1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-12-2017, 10:00 AM   #2
Family Vacation Member
Robb's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2014
Location: Ohio
Posts: 110
Linda, my wife is on her third trailer but has kept me.
If you understand emptying the H2O heater and changing the valves to bypass it, the rest is pretty easy.
Buy 3 gallons of the red RV antifreeze.
Open your low point drains and all of your faucets and let the water drain out. At the same time, open the tank drain for your on board water. After all of that stops draining, close the valves and faucets.
There should be an intake hose near the water pump to siphon the RV antifreeze into the system. You'll need to turn the valve to open it. insert the hose into a gallon of antifreeze. turn on your water pump, then go from faucet to faucet turning them on until you see the antifreeze flowing. You need to watch the antifreeze level in the jug as once it gets low you'll change it to a full one. Make sure you do EVERY faucet, including outdoor kitchen and shower. Once you have done that, shut off the water pump.
I always pour a bit of antifreeze into my emptied holding tanks as added insurance.
As far as where your water tank is, look under your rig for a drain. you should have two low point drains and another for the water tank.
The hose to pump the antifreeze in is normally close to the water pump.
Hope this helps.
2015 Sunset Trail Reserve ST33BD
2014 Toyota Tundra Crewmax 4X4
Robb is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-12-2017, 01:16 PM   #3
Full Time Camper
Papa-T's Avatar
Join Date: May 2012
Location: N.C. Mountains
Posts: 899
Welcome to the forum
*2016 CAF25SE Cruiser Aire 5er *Joined 2010
*Changed Username and lost Post #'s -2012.
*Traded Campers and Left Crossroads -2012.
*Purchased New 5er & Came back May-2016
*Ted & Tricia (Mimi and Boo-Teacup Poodles)
“I have tried to live my life so that my family would love me and my friends would respect me. The others can do whatever the Hell they please!” —John Wayne
Papa-T is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 09-12-2017, 10:23 PM   #4
Site Team
DavisK's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2014
Location: VA
Posts: 1,037
Welcome to the forum!

2013 Silverado 2500HD LTZ CC 6.6L Duramax Diesel
2014 Sunset Trail SF270BH
Holly & Buster, mini Dachshunds
2016: 1 trip, 3 nights in 1 state, 316 miles
2015: 5 trips, 18 nights in 3 states, 2707 miles
2014: 5 trips, 14 nights in 3 states, 2426 miles
DavisK is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

» Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 10:14 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.