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Old 02-10-2015, 09:44 PM   #1
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Should I Winterize?

2015 Seneca

Leaving my warm garage in a unit that is not Winterized for Daytona Florida.

First night Stop is forecasted 12 Degree Low.

I will run Heat the entire time. Should I worry about Freezing up? Especially worried about the Tankless Hot Water Heater which appears to have no insulation around it and thin coils? I think the manual said it will cycle to stay functional but can I trust that at highway speeds and 12 degrees overnight?

Also my slid-out includes a fridge on it and I can see lines or drains which are exposed?

I appreciate any feedback. My old unit was a non-slide coach so not sure what to expect with having slides and components not enclosed.

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Old 02-11-2015, 06:24 AM   #2
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Why take the risk. Open all the low point drains and open all the taps inside Don't forget the outside shower. Take a 5 gallon water jug with you for flushing the toilet Lot of places to get water farther south Enjoy the race

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Old 02-11-2015, 06:56 AM   #3
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I don't travel in the winter but when I start out I'm always empty and that's every trip. You can always find water to fill your tanks.
I always take 4 one gallon jugs of water and put them in the shower for hand washing and flushing if it's going to be an extended drive of one day or more. But I always travel with at least 1 gallon.
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Old 02-11-2015, 12:48 PM   #4
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why not, the pink antifreeze is cheap at walmart, 3 gallons to 4 gallons, i use to flush toilet on the road and carry fresh water inside, ask the dealer about fridge and tankless heater or call jayco, better safe then sorry
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