Hose to pup antifreeze through water pump

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  1. Spaceace5150

    Spaceace5150 Active Member

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    Unfortunately its the time of year to winterize my pup.

    I usually connect a hose to my inlet valve of the water pump and struggle to pump anti freeze through it that way. My hose is homemade and leaks and doesn't work that well.

    Does anyone have a solution that works well for them?

    I've seen these kits but don't know if they are the best solution:

    https://www.amazon.com/Camco-36543-Pump-Converter-Winterizing/dp/B0006JJ588

    Thanks!
     
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    PopUpSteve Administrator

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    I empty my tanks and put antifreeze in them. Then I run the water until the antifreeze comes out the kitchen spigot (both hot and cold lines).
     
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    xxxapache Well-Known Member

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    Make a better hose....You can get straight or 90 degree as needed at the hardware store.
     
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    Do you know what size of connecter you need to connect to the water pump?
     
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    I put the antifreeze in the water tank when i had the pup ,and pumped it through that way. Like steve does. Easy but takes a little more flushing in the spring.
     
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    xxxapache Well-Known Member

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    Mine is 1/2". I got a Sharkbite brand fitting and put it on s piece of clear hose using a hose clamp.
     
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    Try the hose from a hand held shower wand... that is what I use..
     
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