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Old 08-31-2017, 09:05 AM
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Winterizing Heater in a Prostar

I have a 2016 Prostar and wondering if anyone has had any experience winterizing the heater. This will be the first year I will be doing it and looking for some guidance/suggestions for doing it. Thanks in advance!
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Old 08-31-2017, 09:12 AM
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Unhook both hoses from the engine. Put a funnel in one hose and pour antifreeze through it until it comes out the other hose. This may require you to help it through the heater coil with a little light pressure. Reconnect both hoses to the engine and close the valve that sends water through them. Then run antifreeze through your block.
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Old 08-31-2017, 11:14 PM
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I blow my out, first with lung pressure which is easy at first, and then with the air gun on my compressor. Then I leave it open to the air. Never had a problem in 8 years in -30 degree temps.
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Old 09-01-2017, 09:04 AM
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I blow my out, first with lung pressure which is easy at first, and then with the air gun on my compressor. Then I leave it open to the air. Never had a problem in 8 years in -30 degree temps.
Same concept as dry block - Certainly works - I do both, blow out water, blow through anti-freeze Hook it back up after
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