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Old 01-20-2018, 08:12 PM   #1
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Hey guy well let me start off by i winterize my boat I turn it on to running temp and then I did the rv antifreeze until I came out pink on the exhuast but after a couple months I forgot to drain the plug on the manifold so I did it today and water did poor out now Iím concern anybody can give me advice on what to do next or should I just wait till it get warmer to run it or should I do something now

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Old 01-20-2018, 11:11 PM   #2
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Hey guy well let me start off by i winterize my boat I turn it on to running temp and then I did the rv antifreeze until I came out pink on the exhuast but after a couple months I forgot to drain the plug on the manifold so I did it today and water did poor out now Iím concern anybody can give me advice on what to do next or should I just wait till it get warmer to run it or should I do something now

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Would help to know where you are at and how cold it is there. I would remove all drain plugs to ensure there is no water. Air wonít freeze so leave it drained.
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Would help to know where you are at and how cold it is there. I would remove all drain plugs to ensure there is no water. Air wonít freeze so leave it drained.
Well I live in mass so it cold and I just filled it with rv antifreeze they the thermostat housing so just in cases
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IF the engine was up to temp, I'm surprised that water came out and not propylene glycol. Was the thermostat open when you ran the propylene glycol thorugh?
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Yeah was running for 5 minutes
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Yeah was running for 5 minutes
5 minutes may not have been long enough depending on the air and city water temps. Did the helm temp gauge reach full operating reading?
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So what u think the block might of freeze and crack or something or I wonít know until I turn it on and see if oil and water mixed
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So what u think the block might of freeze and crack or something or I wonít know until I turn it on and see if oil and water mixed

Potentially, i would remove the engine block drain plugs now to drain it out. If antifreeze comes out you are good if water youíll have to wait and see. You can leave it drained as air doesnít freeze.
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I agree with mike. Hopefully antifreeze comes out. If not you will have to wait till spring. Where in mass are you and what do you have for a boat. I also live in mass. If your not to far away i could help you with winterizing boat. Keep us posted. Btw I'm in greenfield,ma about 35 miles north of Springfield.
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im on Cape Cod Mass , i could give you a hand also
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