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Old 01-23-2007, 07:34 PM   #1
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My Coolermaster Aquagate needs a bit more water... But the problem is, the tubes were so stiff, I had to cut them to the exact length to make it fit. Which means I need to take out the tubes to refill the tank (it's an internal build). Now I'm scared to take the tubes out, because I'm under the impression that if I do, the coolant will start to leak... Which would make for some bad computer messes. Will the coolant start to leak if I pull out the tubes? I think there is a valve, but I don't want to take any chances..
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Old 01-23-2007, 09:24 PM   #2
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Hmm...there is no way you can add some coolant without taking the tubes off? I don't understand why you have to do that. Isn't there some sort of fill cap?
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Old 01-23-2007, 09:28 PM   #3
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there should b a fill cap to fill in water/coolant.
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sry,that's not what i mean. I mean, I can't access the fill cap without pulling the frigin thing half way out of the drive bays, which means that if I do that, the tubes attacked to the water block will slip out, and drop some nice looking coolant onto my nicee looking motherboard :P

Is there a valve that will close if I pull the tubes out? Because I need to pull em out to access the fill cap because of tube length.

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I googled Aquagate rear valve, and found out that all the coolant will leak out if the tubing is disconnected... so much for that.
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yeah, thats why you should just drain your loop and replace the tubing. I recommend MasterKleer for the budget in mind, or Tygon for the big spender.
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You're not supposed to open the Aquagate, you void the warranty if you do.
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sry,that's not what i mean. I mean, I can't access the fill cap without pulling the frigin thing half way out of the drive bays, which means that if I do that, the tubes attacked to the water block will slip out, and drop some nice looking coolant onto my nicee looking motherboard :P

Is there a valve that will close if I pull the tubes out? Because I need to pull em out to access the fill cap because of tube length.

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I googled Aquagate rear valve, and found out that all the coolant will leak out if the tubing is disconnected... so much for that.
I looked at a picture of it and I understand now that you have to pull it out to fill it.

You may just have to drain the whole system to pull it out. I would suggest replacing your tubes while you're doing that.
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You're not supposed to open the Aquagate, you void the warranty if you do.

Ohnoes. Void the warranty?!

Who said anything about opening it?
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Is this the Aquagate Mini? If it is, then you void the warranty if you take the tubes off. If it isn't then ignore my post.
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There is a screw on the top..unscrew that and then put more of your coolant in there.
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