A guide to winterizing a camper

A guide to winterizing a camper

2020 has been a wild one and we can't completely accept that it's as of now time to begin winterizing in the upper east!

Fall is generally a self-contradicting time for individual campers like us. With the wonderful tones and cool weather conditions make it for amazing camping conditions, it's an ecstatic change after the sweltering summer.

At our RV stores in New York, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey - we track down that close to October/November is ordinarily the time we begin getting demands into our administration division for winterization help and arrangement.

It is vital to winterize your RV accurately or, in all likelihood waterlines and the water radiator could freeze and make exorbitant harms your RV.


Whenever temperatures begin to fall consistently, between 30-32⁰F, the time has come to winterize!

Make certain to peruse your proprietor's manual prior to beginning, and assuming you have different inquiries, or feel as though you might need to converse with an expert, stop into a Meyer's area and converse with the help division.

Channel IT

Stage 1:

Channel all the water tanks and take your RV to Meyer's (which has a free dump station) and channel your dark, dim, and new water tanks until they are vacant.

Stage 2:

Eliminate the water from the water radiator. Try not to deplete the water radiator when the water is as yet hot or under tension. Ensure you stand to the side when you channel the tank so you don't get water splashed on you. It is ordinary to have lime pieces come out while depleting so don't be frightened. For you are finished depleting ensure you set the attachment back on.

Stage 3:

Then, channel every one of the lines by turning on the hot/cold water fixtures, flushing the latrine, and assuming your unit makes them turn outwardly shower. You can likewise utilize an air blower to help victory the water lines (set to 30psi w/max strain at 50psi). You ought to likewise, utilizing the air blower, open up all the water valves in your camper. Need assistance sorting out which victory plug is ideal? Look at our choice here.

Stage 4:

Open up all the depressed spot channel lines, there will be a hot and cold water line.

Stage 5:

When all lines and frameworks are depleted, recap and close all channels and spigots.

Radiator fluid

Stage 6:

Next you really want to sidestep the water warmer, on the off chance that you don't it will top off with radiator fluid before it goes through the water lines, and this will squander the liquid catalyst. In the event that you don't have one you can get one introduced. Meyer's offers an assortment of sidestep units to assist with this progression.

Stage 7:

Then, siphon liquid catalyst through your water lines. Effectively siphon liquid catalyst through your water framework by introducing a water siphon winterizing converter (check and check whether this is as of now introduced, most more current RVs accompany this component). This will permit your water siphon to draw radiator fluid straightforwardly from the jug. When you have the hose on the water siphon prepared, turn on your water siphon which will drain the radiator fluid out of the jug and into the water framework. You should begin with the nearest spigot, gradually open the hot and the virus water valves (each in turn) and let it stream until you see the pink radiator fluid. Then, at that point, close the valves after you see pink. Watch the radiator fluid level in the jug and don't allow it to dry up. Supplant the radiator fluid jug with another jug depending on the situation. Rehash with all spigots.

Stage 8:

Flush your latrine until the liquid catalyst shows up. Ensure you do likewise to the external shower in the event that you have one.

Stage 9:

Then, switch off the water siphon and open a fixture to deliver the strain then, at that point, close the spigot once more.

Stage 10:

Pour a couple of cups of liquid catalyst down each channel to fill the snares. Try to empty a few liquid catalyst into the latrine and flush into the holding tank.

Stage 11:

Ensure you switch off the electric warming component in your water radiator assuming that you have one.


Stage 12:

Twofold check to ensure all fixtures and valves are shut.

Stage 13:

In the event that you have an ice creator, dishwasher, or clothes washer, actually take a look at your proprietor's manual on the best way to winterize those elements.


Stage 14:

Your tires can foster level spots following a while from sitting since they're under a large number of pounds of weight. On the off chance that your RV has evening out jacks, adhere to the maker's guidelines on raising your apparatus off the ground for broadened periods. Your unit should be stopped on a cleared or substantial surface to keep the tires from sinking into ground made delicate by winter defrost.


Stage 15:

Set stopping brake on. Top off the gas tanks to keep buildup from framing and add a fuel stabilizer. Allow the motor to sit for a very long time and ensure radiator is loaded up with auto liquid catalyst. Really take a look at all liquids.

Keep your apparatus shielded from the climate! You can purchase winter covers made particularly for your RV, which we sell in our parts store.

Just take a load off!

The writing is on the wall! Your unit is presently winterized! In the event that you have additional inquiries call our administration office at one of our 8 areas! We would be glad to walk you through the cycle!

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