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Here's my problem:
The LED hole / drain port on my D5 leaks at least 10 drops of water after shutdown every single time. It only leaks right after pump shutdown.


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I got my Raystorm kit a month ago. Today I took the loop out and found water on the bottom of my case.

I took everything to the sink, and found out that the only part of the loop that leaks is the LED hole on the reservoir.
That hole can also be used as a drain port, but I never opened it.

I tried to screw the plug as hard as I can but after the pump stops it will still leak about 10 drops of water.

Any help would be appreciated.
 

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maybe some super glue or some plumbers tape to put around threads of the screw.
 
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I don't have anything to replace the ring with
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I'll try to put some tape around the threads and hope for the best.

Worst case senerio? I'll end up with a D5 resorvior with some duct tape covering the LED hole.
 

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Thanks, sounds do-able. The little transparent plastic screw already have a rubber ring at the bottom though.
check the ring for any cuts or tears that could be the problem you could be putting the screw in to tight also causing the rubber ring to compress to much and not seal up very good. Some waterproof silicon thats made for plastic could fix it if you arent worried about draining it from that plug it would be a perm fix tho couldnt remove it.
 

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check the ring for any cuts or tears that could be the problem you could be putting the screw in to tight also causing the rubber ring to compress to much and not seal up very good. Some waterproof silicon thats made for plastic could fix it if you arent worried about draining it from that plug it would be a perm fix tho couldnt remove it.
In that case, I'll just duct tape it. Much easier to do, and I don't need that drain port / LED hole anyways.

Thanks a lot guys
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In that case, I'll just duct tape it. Much easier to do, and I don't need that drain port / LED hole anyways.

Thanks a lot guys
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duct tape ftw lol it has a unlimited amount of uses i might would put a small amount of paper towels around area your gonna duct tape so they assorb the water that drips then they will dry over time with the duct tape on the outside.
 

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Actually, I meant taking out the plastic screw and just duct tape the hole.
I wouldn't really do that.. You'll eventually get a leak. Get another G1/4" plug, or an o-ring, don't do a mess like that.
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I wouldn't really do that.. You'll eventually get a leak. Get another G1/4" plug, or an o-ring, don't do a mess like that.
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Same i wouldnt trust it with no plug at all if he does not wanna get a 0-ring or a plug id get silicon and put on the outside around the area it leaks to stop it to make sure you dont have a huge leak one day.
 

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Sounds like everyone is on the same page.. When it comes to your computer don't do a hack job.

Duct tape sounds like a good idea but the water will eventually work its way out!

I would replace the plug or if it is actually the o ring that is bad take the o ring to a hardware store or a parts store and try to match up the o ring.. The benefit is that you would get it the same day and you would fix your issue...

now if there is a crack in it and it's a flat surface I would go to lowes and get a 2 part epoxy that would hold up to water. Just my $0.02

Good luck!!
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