2003-2008 Four Winns Sundowner 205 225 245 285 Boat Owners Manual

DO NOT overfill the water tank. Tank damage
vary due to other equipment that may be instal-
led on the boat.
Most Sundowner™ modelsareequippedwithafreshwa-
ter supply system. This system consists of a water sup-
ply tank, water distribution lines and a distribution pump.
Refer to Figure J15 at the end of this section for general
water system diagram. The water fill deck plate for the
fresh water system is located on the deck. Always fill the
tank slowly.
For information concerning fresh water tank capacities,
please refer to the specification sheet or visit our website
at www.fourwinns.com.
The location of the water fill for most Sundowner™ mod-
els is typically on the port side, at  the stern, on top of
the deck.  Others specific models have the fresh water
fill and tank located on the starboard side, at the stern.
Note: In some special cases,  installation of an option
for example, could result in the water fill location being
placed in another location. See Figure J1.
The materials from which the components of the water
system are made may give the water supply a peculiar
taste, especially when new. This condition is normal and
can be reduced somewhat through the  use of a water
filter; such as  that produced by PuriTec™.   The taste
should completely dissipate in time.
Water   Fill
Water  Pump
Water   Tank
J - 2
The fresh (potable) water system should be dis-
infected prior to initial use.
The water system should be disinfected before first use
and at the beginning of each season. The following infor-
mation is a general guide to disinfecting the fresh water
Figure  J1:   Typical  Fresh  Water  Tank  Location
Flush the boat’s water system thoroughly with fresh
water. Makesureallnon-toxic   antifreezeisremoved
from the system.
The water deck  plate is appropriately  labeled
WATER.  DO NOT fill the system with anything
other than water.  Should the  system become
contaminated with fuel or  other toxic solution,
complete system  or component  replacement
may be necessary.
The water system should be drained completely.
To disinfect the water system, use one gallon of wa-
ter and  1/4 cup of Clorox®  or Purex® household
bleach (5% sodium hypochlorite solution).   This is
recommended for each 15 gallons of tank capacity.
Thewatertankisequippedwithanoverboardvent.      Main-
tain a close visual watch on the overboard vent while fill-
ing the water tank. Always fill the tank slowly. When the
tank is almost full, water will spurt out of the vent.
Allow to stand for three (3) hours. If time is a factor,
greater concentrations  of chlorine solution  will be
needed to disinfect the water system.
Drain the system.
When filling the tank, never seal the hose to the
deck plate.  The  tank would become pressur-
ized and could rupture.
Sundowner™  Owner’s  Manual
Section J
Product Specification
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Evgeny on Jun 25, 2013.

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