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Misty/foggy coolant issue..

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Ive had my WC loop running for about 3 months now. Over the space of a couple of weeks ive noticed my coolant starting to go misty. I can only assume this is from some form of contamination left behind from the manufacturing process of my blocks or tubing, as my rads were flushed prior to installation. The other thing ive read about is leeching plasticizer, however ive used primochill LRT and mayhems pure h2o in my loop which is supposedly some of the best stuff on the market. This mysterious fogging hasnt affected my temperatures as such yet, but i cant help but think if this crap is on the inside of my res, its on the inside of my blocks too, so as you can imagine im eager to fix this problem.

Im curious to know how you guys would proceed from here? The only thing i can think of doing is breaking it all down and flush out the system. Ive sucked some of the coolant out to see if the gunk will wipe from the inside of the res only to find that the misting effect is actually stained into the side of my res. Im hoping it will come off when its all drained!! Would you replace the tubing or should a flush and coolant replacement do the trick? Ive read that a 75%/25% water and vinegar solution circulated round the loop for an hour should do the trick. Any other pointers?

Sorry to make my first post a question, i know its lame. rolleyes.gif thanks thumb.gif

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I would do a flush, how long before your last one?
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