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Old 04-10-2011, 02:03 PM   #1
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2008 Safari 25FB - Water Filter Location

Hi All,

a few months ago I had to do a quick winterization basically filling all of my 2008 25FB pipes with antifreeze until all fawcets, shower etc had pink fluid coming out of them. I drained the low points, put antifreeze in traps, by-passed the water heater etc.

Yesterday as I was going through the de-winterization process i read in a forum a suggestion to replace the water filter. The airstream manual pointed me to the wardrobe closet floor, where according to the manual, I would find the pump and filter. The first thing I noticed was that the wardrobe floor is not removable (it is secured with screws). The only way to see the pump is by using a small latch door bellow the wardrobe which does not provide any work space. Having said that, from that limited latch door i was able to see the pump but i saw no filter anywhere.

I am going crazy looking for the filter (which I suspect is a cartridge looking thing).

Any help from expereinced airstreamers would be most welcome in answering the questions: do I need to replace the filter as I ran antifreeze through it? where is the filter?

Thanks in advance!

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Old 04-10-2011, 02:07 PM   #2
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Welcome to the Forums, Joe. I regret that my trailer is not like yours, so I can't give you specific advice. But I'm sure someone here will chime in.


Somebody, please, point me to the road.

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Old 04-10-2011, 02:47 PM   #3
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In my 2008 Safari 20 foot the fresh water filter is under the galley sink. It is my understanding that in the 2007 and earlier Safari's the filter was not standard equipment and was part of the LS Package. Attached is a link to the 2008 Safari Parts Manual, several 25 foot trailers are listed in the table of contents. Perhaps the location can be found there.
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Old 04-10-2011, 04:27 PM   #4
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There is a inline filter/screen before the pump designed to screen out any junk from getting into the pump. But there is no need to remove or replace it for winterizing. Some have a filter cartridge under the galley sink and some Moen faucets have a small filter cartridge.
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Old 04-10-2011, 04:38 PM   #5
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Your filter, if equipped is under the galley sink, usually to the right as you're looking into the cabinet. It's a Moen push and twist filter, goes only to the filtered water spigot on the galley sink, and needs to be replaced annually. Be prepared, they're kind of pricey.
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Old 04-10-2011, 06:08 PM   #6
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I just replaced my filter and the local dealer had no record of that style of filter. So I called Moen and they discontinued that model have stopped supplying replacement filters to stores and only sell them direct...$50. I will look for a cheaper alternative that can be found at Lowes next time.

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