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pkd31780
post Oct 2 2012, 10:35 AM
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One more trip before we close down our Class C for the winter. We have read a lot of information on "how to" and tips from charcoal to absorb moisture, drier sheets in drawers, moth balls, etc.

Looking for additional info from "seasoned" RVers like yourselves smile.gif

- We assume we have to drain everything in holding tanks (fresh water, grey & black water) and are aware of the antifreeze addition.


- Keep refrigerator doors open

- Remove ALL food ... what about dishes, sheets/blankets, etc.?

- disconnect house battery?

- anything we need to do to generator?

- amount of fuel to keep in tank? We were advised to run generator once a month for 30 min. and drive vehicle a little to prevent "flat" spots on tires

- propane in tank?

Anything else? Thank you for your help

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Fitzjohnfan
post Oct 2 2012, 01:38 PM
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QUOTE(pkd31780 @ Oct 2 2012, 10:35 AM) *

- We assume we have to drain everything in holding tanks (fresh water, grey & black water) and are aware of the antifreeze addition.
Anything else? Thank you for your help


You have a good "starter" list of things to do. You may find in various magazines and websites other things to do like completely clean the outside, block up the tires on something (wood, plastic, etc. you will find some debate on this). Check the fluids in the engine & generator. Make sure the coolant in the radiator will withstand the temps it will encounter.

One thing I would really suggest is that you make sure the RV antifreeze touches all plumbing areas. Make sure it goes through the shower, toilet, outside drains, etc. Some people prefer using compressed air and are successful with it, but I just feel more comfortable seeing the pink stuff come out of the faucet.


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Westminster, CO
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1989 32' Southwind MH
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