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post #1 of 11
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I just got my pump working and my waterblock is leaking what should i do to fix the problem? i did change the fitting plate from a intel chip to amd.
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post #2 of 11
Is it leaking from where the fittings go or where the 2 halves come together? Make sure the fittings are tight and that the O-rings arent ripped up. Also try tightening the screws on the block if its not leaking from the fittings.
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I think its from between the 2 halfs,
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post #4 of 11
Take your block off and make sure that you put the O ring in correctly when you changed fitting plate. Thats what is causing it to leak.
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post #5 of 11
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Originally Posted by Skuloth View Post
Take your block off and make sure that you put the O ring in correctly when you changed fitting plate. Thats what is causing it to leak.
its a EK block how do i know if its correct or not ?
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post #6 of 11
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its a EK block how do i know if its correct or not ?
There should be a groove that the O-ring sits in. Make sure its in the groove and its not chewed up.
post #7 of 11
yes i did the same thing when i put the universal plate on i smashed and broke the o ring and had to order another one
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post #8 of 11
you could use plumbers putty
post #9 of 11
Yup, you didn't install the O-ring correctly. Make sure you take the block back apart and make sure the O-ring sits in the grooves properly, otherwise you will have another nasty leak.
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post #10 of 11
If the block is a HF revision 1 (Round top) it's nice & easy as the block has a groove for the o-ring to sit into.

If the block is a HF revision 2 (Square top) it's a pain to get the o-ring to sit correctly as the top mounting plate is what retains the o-ring.
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