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Old 10-02-2016, 09:31 AM   #1
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Winter int a 2016 27DSRL W/ Glacier Package

Hey all,
I have been doing a ton of research and have found nothing concrete about using my 2016 Whitehawk 27DSRL in upstate NY during the winter.

I called Jayco and they said the unit is tested to below zero but it has only been tested in controlled test environments. My question is what can I do with the black and grey water tanks or do I not need to do anything because they are already insulated. I think I can skirt the unit but how do I keep it warm under there during Jan, Feb and Mar (the 3 coldest months)? Any help would be great. This is my first trailer so I'm new to this whole thing


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Old 10-02-2016, 06:15 PM   #2
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Using your propane furnace will provide some hot air to your tanks; However, many campers use electric heaters in their campers in winter to save money on propane use. This, of course, will reduce the amount of warm air to the tanks.

I would guess if it gets really cold, much below O, you would risk your tanks freezing up. If you have a sewer hook up keep them drained out, close the dump valves when really cold and put a little antifreeze in each tank to protect the valves.
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