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I have 2 seperate loops going in my double wide and I've encountered an issue.

1 loop is perfect, the other is my issue.

I have a 480 XSPC Rad with a dent on the top corner(shipping)...And while it's apparently performing wonderfully, I'm worried about the loop itself.

The loop is: 2x SLI EK blocks, Rad, Pump, Resi ~

I have the pump pulling from the resi...

So it's Pump --> Blocks --> Rad --> Resi

Lately, the resi has been very low and consistently getting lower and lower.

At first I just refilled it, thought nothing of it but, now i'm believing the dent in the top of the rad is blocking the flow of water...

I was going to "undent" it but, I'm wondering if that's the actual problem at this point. It seems like it, considering the water has to be going SOMEWHERE and it's not leaking...but at this point, it's been running for a month and this JUST started.

Leak tested and haven't had a problem for 30+ days.

Any ideas?

Thanks guys.
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You're saying the loop performs well, so I guess that means you're getting good temps. So maybe this theory may not apply to you: what if your water is simply very warm? It tends to evaporate through the tubing. I use an Aquaero and for testing I once set it to keep my water temperature between 36 & 38 dregrees C (rather than the usual 28) and within two weeks I had to top off my res quite a bit. At lower water temps this doesn't happen.

Like I said, just a theory
    
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If water is Disapeering sounds like youve got a leak, have a long check but if i was you and saw the dent on the rad i would have sent it back to retailer
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