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nice jug.

good for the noobies when they go looking for instruction manuals
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nice jug.
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thanks
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thanks for this
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Used to do it this way, then I added a drain port at the bottom of my loop. Much easier and faster....
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Bleeding my loop was a bit more violent than that.
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post #8 of 11
Should add that doing that process with the fill port open is key as well. helps to allow equalization
post #9 of 11
I've got one of those dual res dual pump Koolance dual 5.25 bay units (RP-452X2) and I didn't need to tilt the case or anything to get rid of bubbles. It worked really well switching it on, when res was empty, switch off, top off, repeat. My issues started when I realized the left reservoir side was not active at all. Thru the process, the pumps would pull from the right side, but never equalize the left. Only way I can get them both functional is to crack open the top fill ports while the PC is powered on, then tighten the fill ports back down before shutting down the PC. Is this common/normal?

I should also mention that when the left wasn't active, I powered up the PC, cracked open the top fill port and it drank up about 1/8th the fluid right away. Maybe an air pocket or something?
post #10 of 11
I would suggest making a thread dedicated to your problem mattshotcha. Try switching your pumps if the loop is empty.
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