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post #1 of 11
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hi guys, I just got home and tried turning my pc on. But no reaction

Then i opened up the case and saw a red (the water is EK blood red) spot on the buttom.. FUUUU!!!
The water had leaked thru the pump upper connection and into the pump.

Then i thought that it might be the psu that had gone up in smoke because of the water in the pump. But i tested with a new one but no reaction.

When i press "power on" the fans make a small jerk.

Please say that there is a way out of this without having to buy at whole new computer, because i have a lag party in two days!!!
So all of you water nerds, i seek your knowledge
Edited by maxOkiller - 10/13/11 at 9:19am
post #2 of 11
First off dont freak out unplug the pc DONT try to start it any more. Then take you pc apart and wipe down the wet parts, Use a hair dryer to get some of it dry, Then this may sound strange but get some rice and put on the wet parts this will dry anything left. Then this will be hard but dont do anything for a 48 hours. after that reassemble evey thing and then see if something is burnt
Edited by Worple - 10/13/11 at 10:34am
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post #3 of 11
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the water did not (thank god) get on any of the normal computer parts. it only hit the pump.

so should i do the same with the pump ?
post #4 of 11
What pump is it?

If you dry everything down and it still does that 'I try to boot but I don't even hold power on fans' it's your board, that's fried.

Might be only a shorted pump that makes the PSU trigger the protection.
   
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I'm just scared that it might be the pump that have fried the motherboard thru the psu......
post #6 of 11
I know your thinking about it but dont do it. DO NOT turn the power on lol
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post #7 of 11
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ok, now the pump is out and the leak have been found.
but the weird thing is that when i look at the area where the water have been, everything i have on the button of the case is either on a holder or is dry....

so now I'm just more lost than before ?
post #8 of 11
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Originally Posted by maxOkiller View Post
ok, now the pump is out and the leak have been found.
but the weird thing is that when i look at the area where the water have been, everything i have on the button of the case is either on a holder or is dry....

so now I'm just more lost than before ?
Pics ?? maybe that will let people help more if you can ?
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dont use a hair dryer unless you <3 static electricity
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post #10 of 11
My RES blew in pieces, and I had coolant on the bottom of the case, but the loop was still running! Really weird situation I can tell!
The water didnt come onto electronic parts, so the pump was just a bit louder than usual, and I had been running like that for 2 or more days since explosion.

When I opened the case I was shocked how that loop could still be running, with just half of inch of bottom cup of RES full of water!
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