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Winterization 2021 21 VLX M5Di


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I'm sorry, this has probably been addressed elsewhere. I have found some advice. I need to winterize my boat for the first time, it's a 2021 21 VLX with M5Di engine. It is out of the water. How should I do this? I'd like to be independent and not have to take to dealer. I've pulled up the manual. It goes through what appears to be a "flushing procedure", a "Winterizing procedure", and a "for extended storage and winterization procedure". I do not have a heater. I've read some comments that winterization could not be easier. Was hoping for a kind helpful person to provide some advice. I live in Spokane, WA. boat is stored in non heated barn. Tried finding a YouTube video, but no luck. 

Thanks in advance.

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23 minutes ago, Huckleberry said:

I'm sorry, this has probably been addressed elsewhere. I have found some advice. I need to winterize my boat for the first time, it's a 2021 21 VLX with M5Di engine. It is out of the water. How should I do this? I'd like to be independent and not have to take to dealer. I've pulled up the manual. It goes through what appears to be a "flushing procedure", a "Winterizing procedure", and a "for extended storage and winterization procedure". I do not have a heater. I've read some comments that winterization could not be easier. Was hoping for a kind helpful person to provide some advice. I live in Spokane, WA. boat is stored in non heated barn. Tried finding a YouTube video, but no luck. 

Thanks in advance.

Search on here.  There are threads about it.  It should be as simple as draining ballast and pulling 4 blue plugs.  All of which is well detailed in the manual.

 

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Ok,  I pulled up on a steep incline, drained all the ballasts. manually emptied the fastbacks (the little bit left). found 4 blue plugs, pulled them, pulled the transom and bilge plugs. And that's it? that simple? no antifreeze to run through? do I leave the battery in or remove it?

Thanks a bunch

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i do the same but while the plugs are out and the strainer off, I just turn the engine over once... seems to flush a little more water out.  Then I replace the plugs and put it back together.  

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