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Hey guys. I have a water block that is leaking very slightly, morelike seeping over time, right where the plasting meets metal. Its the evga waterblock for the 280 gtx. I ordered 3 of these from them a couple years ago and one leaked right away, now a 2nd one is slowly leaking.

Is there anyway to fix this with crazy glue or something

Its been leaking for about a year, I havent had the time to do anything about it. It leaks so slow that it drys up and coagilates right on that little slit, where plastic meets metal.
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Hey guys. I have a water block that is leaking very slightly, morelike seeping over time, right where the plasting meets metal. Its the evga waterblock for the 280 gtx. I ordered 3 of these from them a couple years ago and one leaked right away, now a 2nd one is slowly leaking.

Is there anyway to fix this with crazy glue or something

Its been leaking for about a year, I havent had the time to do anything about it. It leaks so slow that it drys up and coagilates right on that little slit, where plastic meets metal.
O-ring is probably shot. Ask EVGA for a new one (I don't think they're that expensive).
post #3 of 8
What's the brand of waterblock? Sounds like a oring problem to me. You simply need to replace a new one.
post #4 of 8
if you dont wanna take it apart some clear silicon would fix it tho the best thing would be to replace the o-ring.
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I had a leaky o-ring on my cpu block when I first installed it. Typically a visual inspection can tell you if the o-ring is bad. All I did was email xspc and they sent me a new one free of charge, may work the same in your case but that would be the easiest thing.
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post #6 of 8
you could try some water sealant for PCV piping or any liquid nail might also work just as long as it will create a seal and be water proof.
if you can make sure the seal/gasket is properly set int he grooves and not sundried out from heat.
either way i would attempt to use some water proof sealant for the gasket within the block to make sure there is not problems.
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post #7 of 8
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I just installed a new radiator up top , and 4 noiseblockers (took outthe ultra kaze). But you can see its the middle block, and theres a bunch of crazy glue on it.
It is a major pain to take these blocksout.

Will this work?
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Hmm picture upload failing. I gotta head out, but Ill try again when I get back.
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