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Hey guys....soo as most of ya know , when i got all of my watercooling stuff , i installed it , killed a 9800GTX , one of my Swiftec MCR-60 was faulty and leaking...and then i had a mysterios leak for 3 weeks and now iv found out the radiator is leaking....


anyways , I rma'd my 9800 and got a new one....


Petras Tech shop were kind enough to send me a replacement MCRW-60...heres what they said was wrong with the one i sent back :

****"So we received the faulty MCW60-R, and we got to doing some testing to it. We found that the delrin housing had a fairly large crack in it . It starts from inside one the fitting treads and moves towards the back of the block. "****


im not sure what they mean exacly....whats a delrin house?





anyways.....i feel like iv been damn unlucky in my watercooling experiance lately...atleast the shops aint giving me any hasle in replacing the stuff , but still...i cant help but wonder that someone hates me up their!!
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most companies are good with RMA because they don't want to loss bissnuss
    
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companies or shops???.....


anyways...do radiators often leak????....is their anyway i can fix it on my own???
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companies or shops???.....


anyways...do radiators often leak????....is their anyway i can fix it on my own???
i mean both but radiators should not leak... maybe with duct tape you can fix it
    
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duct-tape on radiator = loss

leak / pressure testing before install = win
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A radiator shop could fix it. However, for what they would charge it may not be worth it. You could try JB weld, clean the area really well first with alcohol, then apply. If that doesn't work, the JB Weld, it may be worth it to get a new rad.
    
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The top of the block is plastic and there was a crack, hence the leak.
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That is unlucky. It's just a bad part, it happens. I had a truck that needed the transmission rebuilt at 39,000 miles. Sometimes you just get the bad apple in the lot.
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Good thing you bought the block at Petra's Tech; they have outstanding customer support and actually do test most of the defective components they get back to determine the actual defect.
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