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Hi everyone, Today I was re-doing my water loop, and during cleaning I noticed my XSPC res/pump unit has a crack between the pump and the outlet barb, so that a tiny bit of water is going back into the res instead of through the loop.

I don't know how long its been like this, and my temps and everything are still fine.

Should I look into buying a new pump or would it be okay to continue to just let it be.
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Hi everyone, Today I was re-doing my water loop, and during cleaning I noticed my XSPC res/pump unit has a crack between the pump and the outlet barb, so that a tiny bit of water is going back into the res instead of through the loop.

I don't know how long its been like this, and my temps and everything are still fine.

Should I look into buying a new pump or would it be okay to continue to just let it be.

I wouldn't risk it....You know you need to address it..
 
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yeah, I guess the worst case would be for it to split more and eventually water would just stop circulating through the loop.

I'm looking at a craigslist ad for an older pump res and 120mm rad for $100

and just to note, I have my computer to auto shut down once it reaches 75*C
Edited by Jixr - 3/31/13 at 9:57pm
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yeah, I guess the worst case would be for it to split more and eventually water would just stop circulating through the loop.

I'm looking at a craigslist ad for an older pump res and 120mm rad for $100

Check OCN marketplace also...
 
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I also sent a email to XSPC, i'm not sure if they can do anything for a warranty or RMA, but I figure its worth a shot.

I'd just hate to spend another afternoon tearing it all apart and re-building it up.


I was thinking I could try to patch it up by using JB weld, but i would have the risk of the JB weld eventually eroding and having little bits of it flowing through my loop.
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