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Just im RMA'ing my 5970 back and I gotta drain the water out. I put a drain port that is at the bottom near my bottom mounted rad. Thing is, when I open the plug, no water comes out. I turn on the pump and still no water comes out.. Uhh.. am I missing something?

Any other suggestions?
Edited by tlxxxsracer - 4/5/11 at 10:03am
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Yeah...you're actually missing the common sense...xD
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No dont think so. Theres a T fitting that is just before the bottom rad and after the pump.
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Try opening up the top of your system to let air in
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Try opening up the top of your system to let air in
That was it. Thanks
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Lolz!!!! U need air to go in loop to push water out..open the fill port and open drain port and whalllllaaaa..u successfully drain ur system..
Edited by Havoknova - 4/5/11 at 9:20am
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post #7 of 20
Get some quick clamps, the gun looking clamps, plug the top of the block and the bottom, get some towels, crack it open. It will only leak the amount in the block, sop it up with the paper towels. Then release the lower clamp into a bucket, and then pull the top hose off with top clamp still on. Now blow on the top hose after releasing the clamp of course, don't point hose down.

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post #8 of 20
If you got the room, you can just take the block off the card and leave it in the machine without draining.
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Hey guys, I got it. I undid the bottom tube coming from the bottom card and allowed any water to drain from the cards. then I plugged the out port on the card. Then I clamped the tube from the cpu and the top gpu un did the tube and plugged the top port on the gpu. then i put a plug on the barb thats on the tube from the cpu

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I get welcomed with this in my 5970. O.o its only been 3 weeks. I used distilled water and silver coil

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