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Originally Posted by nub View Post
Doubtful that the block will need to be replaced. Most likely a loose screw, or an improperly seated o ring.
Essentially thats what I am trying to get at, yes
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Originally Posted by DIRTYDUCK View Post
there is an "Oring/gasket" inbetween the top and base. when you open your block up you will see it. take it out and wash it, look for molding flashing that needs to be cut off, if you don't see anything wash it with distilled and pop it back in. this will fix your leak one way or another.
again, yep


The idea behind opening the block is to make sure the oring, which I referred to as the gasket because its not really an O shape anymore, since it is on the block, will probably be just seated improperly

I find leaking blocks appalling because I thought they were pressure tested before being sold?

Regardless - theres probably a gasket that you have that has a bunch of excess rubber all over it causing water to seep through. Clean up the rubber so its smooth and clean out the C-Channel that the Oring sits in, re assemble it, then try it again

Of course dont waste your water dye, use distilled water then re-fill the loop later once leaks pass if you want to conserve
    
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post #33 of 37
I'd be surprised if it is not just a loose screw.
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It is, but he should at least know how to open his block up so he can pull out the slime and stuff in the future
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lol i hate opening blocks IMO it takes forever to reassemble then if you mess up you gotta drain the loop again
    
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post #36 of 37
hmm I have never had a problem opening my block...must have got lucky I guess.
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I reassembled my DTek fuzion wrong by putting the mid chamber in backwards and I screwed my loop up bad by murdering my flow lol
    
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