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I left the plug in my boat back when we had that hard cold snap during the end of January. After it warmed up some I seen the error of my ways and pulled to plug on the boat and the bilge was full of water. It literally drained for 10 minutes. What should I look for regarding the damge that could have been done when the bilge water was frozen. Can this crack the glass?
 

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Unless the water was trapped in an area where it could not expand, it should not do any damage. Damage happens when the water freezes and expands as ice causing things to crack under the pressure of the expanding ice.
 

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I was thinking the same, probably didn't hurt anything except maybe the bilge pump. Which made me question why the pump didn't pump most of it out before it froze? Iwould test the pump and float switch.

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Thank you for the replys. Typically the boat is stored indoors so I leave the battery switch off. Its a good learning experience for sure.
 
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