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Been noticing a build up of air right at the block on the exit side, i can move it through the loop to res but after a couple days its back. But i have no leaks , maybe redo tubing?
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post #2 of 8
Do you have a picture? I had something similar awhile back where I had a small bubble near the barb on the intake of the cpu block that I could eliminate with some pressure but it would come back. After some time it just went away, though, so you might also get lucky. If it has already been a long time then you might need to redo that part of the tubing. If you had a picture some other people might also have some suggestions.
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post #3 of 8
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I will try and get one for ya, its on the outlet side of the xspc raystorm block. The weird thing is the bubble grows in size ... I have no leaks that i can see even checked with looking glass for micro leaks, picture on its way
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post #4 of 8
You can try to switch the lines on the pump and run the loop backwards for a short time.
     
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post #5 of 8
Do you still get decent temp?
if yes, I wouldn't bother redoing the loop since its too much trouble
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post #6 of 8
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I idle 40-43 load out at 74 just for short periods of loading etc, @ 4.43ghz i7930 not sure if they are good though

here is a shot of the bubble in action, left side i tried under normal light but it would not show properly.

Edited by bittbull187 - 3/19/13 at 7:30am
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post #7 of 8
How long has your loop been running?

If it is a couple of weeks or less it is likely that air trapped in the loop, usually in a rad, is making its way through the loop but getting caught up in that section of tubing. You can tilt your case and turn your pump on and off to help shift it.


If your loop has been running for a while then either you are sucking air in to your loop from the res or from outside. Have a look at your res when the pump is running, are any bubbles making it into the pump inlet? Also do a leak check with the pump off - I have had a leak in the past which was only active when the pump was off - as it was on the suction side of the pump it actually pulled air into the tubing when the loop was running.
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