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Water cooling noise

I was wondering if you had any ideas on getting rid of the annoying rattling noise the pump is making in my water cooling system. I tried emptying the liquid but the pump wont stop making an annoying noise

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  • simmsa Sep 29, 2008

    How could you bleed the air out?

  • simmsa Sep 30, 2008

    Um well to fill it with water you detach the back panel of the unit an there is simply a plastic container with a cap that you fill. I have tried emptying it and refilling it with liquid but there is still an annoying noise coming from the pump almost like a vibration. I think your right though that the there is air in the tubes that is messing it up.

    Thanks


  • simmsa Nov 14, 2008

    I have got thermaltake to send me a new pump so well see how that works out...

  • nebosuke Dec 01, 2008

    I've had the same problem, but found a temporary 'fix' by simply disabling one of the pumps.

    After a few weeks, however, the rattling noise returned with the single pump.

    My thought is that the pump impellers were shoddily manufactured, leading to one being DOA and the other about to follow. I'm planning to replace both pumps with a swiftech MCP355.


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Could be air in the system which you would need to bleed out. Either that or a faulty pump.

Posted on Sep 29, 2008

  • Hairyloon Sep 30, 2008

    I Should've guessed you'd ask something tricky like that. ;)
    The simple answer is that I don't know. That was a guess based on general principals.
    So, still guessing from general principals, I would expect some kind of bleed screw at a high point on the system, possibly with some sort of nipple to attach a pipe.
    In which case, attach a (preferably clear) pipe, top up the reservoir, open the valve until the pipe runs clear of bubbles.

    If that is no help, you tell me how you actually fill it with water, that might give a clue how to be more helpful.

    Good luck.


  • Hairyloon Nov 15, 2008

    Sorry I couldn't be more helpful.

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