Anytime you store go through Winterizing High Pressure Plunger Pump
It is a given that when water freezes it expands, if the pump is full of a freezing fluid you may cause some irreversible damage. Broken plungers, damaged packings and ruptured manifolds to mention a few.
There are three ways to winterize your pump:
Take caution to ensure that there is no slush anywhere in the system before using. Slush will damage the system and could lead to injury. It is recommended to perform a full maintenance check prior to use.