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Quick question about the Koolance RP-452X2 Rev.2.0 with dual PMP-450

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I had a quick question before I purchase this for my build. I just need to know if draining it is like any other reservoir. Do I need to run the pumps while I have the outlet port tubing running into a bowl? I just want to know if the pumps block/break the flow that gravity would naturally cause while draining. Goofy question I know.
post #2 of 5
Never run the pumps to drain the loop. All you need to do is open a port somewhere near the lowest point in the loop and then open one or both of the front ports on the reservoir and the water will drain right out. Pumps do not block water flow at all.
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Thanks man that is what I thought. I appreciate the help!
post #4 of 5
When you fill your loop make sure you tip the entire computer on to its back so the reservoir is facing upwards. It is a million times easier to fill and bleed the loop that way and prevents bubbles being caught in the impeller of the pump.

If using dual pumps just use one to fill the loop too ... it will pump straight through the second no problem at all. That will stop the second pump from running with no water in it. Once it is filled you can start power to the second pump and bleeding air from the loop is a snap.
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Damn good advice! I appreciate it a bunch.
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