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Old 12-06-2017, 05:30 PM   #1
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Sitting during winter

What's best for winter storage? I winterized everything Blew the lines out etc.. However, our AS sits in the driveway. So I keep it plugged in. I keep an eye on the batteries and hook them up to the charger from time to time as the parasites drain them. I figured I would set the thermostat to 40 just in case. I was out of town for about 14 days and today I noticed the propane tanks are empty. I did not think the furnace would run that much. Guess I was wrong. Should I just leave it off and feel ok about it?

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If you winterized it, leave the heat off. It will be fine.
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If it is winterized there is no need to heat the trailer.
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Old 12-06-2017, 06:50 PM   #4
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Should I expect that amount of time to empty the propane tanks? I know it depends on how much it runs so just looking for a ballpark plausibility.

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Really just no reason to run the furnace at all if all the lines (traps, etc) are blown out and, in your location, filled with RV antifreeze ("pink stuff").
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