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Old 02-18-2014, 02:10 PM   #1
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Pink Anti-freeze.....Frozen

I went and checked on the trailer... looked in the toilet, the pink antifreeze was frozen solid. it has been a coooold winter here in the midwest. I am not sure if the Pink stuff expands like water when it freezes. Am i going to have issues with busted pipes and fixtures?

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Old 02-18-2014, 02:30 PM   #2
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Well I know what I'm checking as soon as I get home.
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Old 02-18-2014, 02:30 PM   #3
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It does freeze but it should just be slushy.
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Old 02-18-2014, 02:35 PM   #4
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The pink is formulated to not EXPAND, unlike water. Pay no mind to it if its slushy or if it freezes.
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Old 02-18-2014, 02:39 PM   #5
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The pink is formulated to not EXPAND, unlike water. Pay no mind to it if its slushy or if it freezes.
x2.....The pink stuff with freeze, but will NOT expand like water would in pipes.
Everything is just fine!! Put your mind at ease!
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Old 02-18-2014, 02:40 PM   #6
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The Antifreeze shouldn't have froze but that also depends on what weather degree you got? when I use antifreeze i always get the -50 one. Your best bet is to wait till it warms up or bring it into someone garage and try to de-thaw and go from there.
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Old 02-18-2014, 03:00 PM   #7
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Luckily, water is the only liquid substance that when it freezes it expands. So if you have good antifreeze that was not “cut down” aka watered down, you will be fine.
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Old 02-18-2014, 03:59 PM   #8
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I have put unopened gallons of RV anti-freeze in the freezer overnight. It will 'freeze' but nothing happens to the plastic bottle that it is in. Some people suggest doing this to check the anti-freeze; to make sure that you didn't get a batch that is no good.
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Just curious, how cold did it get?
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Old 02-20-2014, 07:41 AM   #10
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Thanks for all the replies. I am about 50 miles west of Chicago, the lowest the mercury dipped here was -28... i didnt think to put it in the freezer to test it.. good idea.. will do it next year for sure..
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