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Old 10-12-2022, 12:34 PM   #1
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GE refrigerator Ice Maker

I have a GE frig in my Montana 3231ck fifth wheel. rather than blow the lines to the ice maker for winterizing or putting antifreeze into the ice maker, can I shut off the water supply under my sink and drain the water from the line under the camper?
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Old 10-12-2022, 02:14 PM   #2
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I would be afraid of an internal check valve or low spot in the fridge that will trap some water, I always winterize the ice maker, in the spring, cycle it about 6 times and pink is gone, then let it operate a day or so, no taste residue, pretty expensive unit to skip winterizing IMO

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Old 10-12-2022, 03:14 PM   #3
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The first year I winterized my GE fridge, I tried it that way and I found water in the line under the kitchen. So I used air and continue to for the fridge. I use pink for the rest of the trailer. I disconnect the water line to the fridge under the slide and hook up the air compressor to it set at 40# and run the water dispenser until air comes out then cycle the ice maker a few times until I can hear the air coming out.
Fwiw, the manual for the U-line ice maker in my boat states never to use pink to winterize it claiming it will damage the unit and a friend that works in the appliance business and also owns a boat says that the propylene glycol damages the Teflon like material that coats the cube molds. I don’t know, I’m just told, so I use air. Certainly know a lot of boaters and campers that run the pink though. Below is the procedure to get your ice maker to cycle upon demand.
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