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So today I woke up and my computer was off. Weird I never shut it off. I casually looked it over and it seemed fine I turn it on, leave the room and it turns off as I walk in. Okay now I look more on there is a pool of water under my pump/reservoir. I use the mcp35x and the xspc pump top reservoir. It turns on, spins for like a second, stops spins, stops, spins, stops. Any idea's?

Also is my warranty voided from putting on the reservoir top of if I try to contact support?

Sorry for wall. On my phone frown.gif

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post #2 of 70
replacing the top on swiftech pumps with tops not made by swiftech voids the warranty. . .

though it sounds like something happened to the o-ring for the pump, you're going to have to drain/partially drain your loop to check
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post #3 of 70
Pcbs fried most likely if it's been sitting in a pool of water, open it up and see if there are any burn marks (warranty's already voided anyways) you could try soldering on one of those 18w DIYINHK pcbs and it'll probably fix it right up.

Might have a tiny ray of hope if it still powers on and spins rolleyes.gif maybe you just need to dry it out.
post #4 of 70
dismantle and check, I went back to dual 355's after issues with a 35x in an xspc reservoir. Could be a simple fix could be a disaster you wont know till you have a look and check for damage
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Well. I remember having o ring troubles when I first installed it
. Here's to hoping that's it. And hoping work dies down to have time to take it apart.
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It could very well be as simple as the o-ring not making a seal, keep us updated...
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post #7 of 70
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Okay, so i finnaly took it apart today, There was a small black plastic particle of some sort between the o ring and the pump house. It was very small. I cleared that away thinking that was the problem( I thought it was breaking the seal). Re attached it to my res top and same thing. Anything I should be looking for? I could post a video of it i suppose.
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post #8 of 70
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Okay, so i finnaly took it apart today, There was a small black plastic particle of some sort between the o ring and the pump house. It was very small. I cleared that away thinking that was the problem( I thought it was breaking the seal). Re attached it to my res top and same thing. Anything I should be looking for? I could post a video of it i suppose.

I know this might not be a solution you want but have you tried installing the stock pump top that came with your MCP35X and seeing if everything performs without leaking?
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I know this might not be a solution you want but have you tried installing the stock pump top that came with your MCP35X and seeing if everything performs without leaking?

This has my vote too!

If the o-ring has flattened out, a replacement is needed.

When putting the o-ring back in place, did your seriously dry the gland (track) and the o-ring? Any residue has a good chance to allow it to leak again.





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post #10 of 70
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Ehh, Im not against using the original top, except for the fact that the only reservoir i have is a pump top res lol. How will i run the loop with no res frown.gif? and I didnt dry it all the way. Just made sure it was in place. It didnt seem to be any flatter than normal. I will try taking it apart again and using the stock top (if i figure out how without a res lol)
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