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I just set up my XSPC Rasa 240 kit yesterday. Everything went well! No leaks and no pump noise etc.. My temps are very cool indeed! Better idle and load temps ! What a huge difference on load temps for sure!!

I do notice a lot of small air bubbles in my tank/res. Below is a picture. Is this normal when you first setup the WC? It's only been running for a day.

Also what looks like condensation above the water line as well. This happened over night and was not there for the first few hours my WC ran. Should I be concerned?



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Bubbles should go away after 2-3 days... Nothing to worry about really. I also left my res open for 24-48 hours to let the air bubbles escape out of the loop.
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Originally Posted by PeaceMaker View Post
Bubbles should go away after 2-3 days... Nothing to worry about really. I also left my res open for 24-48 hours to let the air bubbles escape out of the loop.
You normally want your res closed, lol.
     
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post #4 of 15
You can also pivot your case to get all the bubbles out faster and end up in the res. As i like to rock the case from side to side and front to back. While doing this i like to tap on the rad lightly from the front to the back. This will allow trapped bubbles to release and go into the res. Just remember if you leave the fill cap off, don't tip it far enough where the fluid will spill out.
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Originally Posted by EpicPie View Post
You normally want your res closed, lol.
I did this for the air bubbles to escape... you can also attach a hose to the third hole of the res (if available) and run it up vertically for port hole... not like i still run the sucker uncapped...
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post #6 of 15
It's normal. Bubbles should collect at the top and can be purged out over the next several days and/or start/stop cycles with the ability to rest.
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I Recently setup my RX360 about a week 1/2 ago and I still have some tiny bubbles left in the Res, not nearly as much as you do though. As for the condensation that is just going to happen because the res is Capped. What I did was tip the case to the left (Fill Port was on top right of Res) and while it was tipped filled it with some more water so the water line is really high so there is less of a gap. Make sure you cap it before you tip the case back upright otherwise it will escape the res and you will have a mess.
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post #9 of 15
It will go away in a few days. Closing your res or opening absolutely has no effect on this issue. The air is already in slowly they will be moved to your reservoir. Please close it to avoid getting dust and dirt inside your loop.
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