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post #11 of 15
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Already tried all that. Doesn't matter which way I put the res upside down or not, the pump is always higher than the bottom of the res. it's too big... And now I've put the fittings in and out so many times I just ruined the stupid threads on that cheap plastic and it's leaking. Frustration levels over 9000
    
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Yeah, rough deal. anyway to mount the pump somewhere else?
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post #13 of 15
Case is way too small for what you have installed. You will need a bay reservoir or something in order to get that to work from the looks of it.
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Originally Posted by atibbo69 View Post

Any reason why this is not working? I put in the new res and pump today and nothing but trouble. The pump will not suck in the water. Only a little tiny tiny bit. This is a PWM DDC bought from dazmode.com, it's supposed to be the strongest pump on the go.
So frustrated......


Just use vacuum pressure to prime the pump! Put the pump input port back to the bottom of the res, then pick a miscellaneous part of the loop. Then unplug that part of the tube (be sure it's the part water would be flowing out of) and suck! Be sure there's fluid in the res, and it will force liquid into the pump, then plug the tube back in, and turn your pump on. Problem solved!
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post #15 of 15
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Originally Posted by ZytheEKS View Post

Just use vacuum pressure to prime the pump! Put the pump input port back to the bottom of the res, then pick a miscellaneous part of the loop. Then unplug that part of the tube (be sure it's the part water would be flowing out of) and suck! Be sure there's fluid in the res, and it will force liquid into the pump, then plug the tube back in, and turn your pump on. Problem solved!

Thanks a million! I got it working now.

I put some pipe sealant on the part that was leaking and fixed it as well.
    
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