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Install a hot-swap fan

Use this information to install a hot-swap fan.

About this task

To avoid possible danger, read and follow the following safety statement.
  • S017
    moving parts
    Hazardous moving fan blades nearby. Keep fingers and other body parts away.
  • S033
    240VA shock hazard

    Hazardous energy present. Voltages with hazardous energy might cause heating when shorted with metal, which might result in spattered metal, burns, or both.

  • Read the Installation Guidelines to ensure that you work safely.
  • Static electricity that is released to internal solution components when the solution is powered-on might cause the solution to halt, which might result in the loss of data. To avoid this potential problem, always use an electrostatic-discharge wrist strap or other grounding system when you work inside the solution with the power on.


Figure 1. Hot-swap fan installation
Hot-swap fan installation

  1. Align the fan with the fan socket on the enclosure.
  2. Press and hold the orange latch; then, slide the fan into the socket until it clicks into place.
    • When replacing a fan with power on, complete the replacement within 30 seconds to ensure proper operation.

    • To maintain proper system cooling, do not operate the DA240 Enclosure without a fan or a fan filler panel installed in each socket.

    • For the configuration with two system fans, make sure that a fan filler panel has been installed in fan socket 2 before operating the DA240 Enclosure. For the location of the fan socket, refer to the rear view of Enclosure.