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Remove the PCIe riser assembly

Use this information to remove the PCIe riser assembly .

To avoid possible danger, read and follow the following safety statement.
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    Hot surface nearby.

Before you remove the PCIe riser assembly , complete the following steps:

  1. Read the following sections to ensure that you work safely.
  2. Turn off the server. Disconnect the power cords and all external cables (see Power off the server).

  3. Remove the node from the enclosure if needed (see Remove a node).


  1. Remove the seven screws as shown.
  2. Grasp the PCIe riser assembly by its edge and the blue tab; then, carefully lift it out of the server.
    1. The following illustration might differ slightly from your hardware.

    2. Carefully lift the PCIe riser assembly straight up. Avoid tilting the PCIe riser assembly at a large angle, tilting might cause damage to the connector.

    Figure 1. PCIe riser assembly removal
    PCIe riser assembly removal
After you remove the PCIe riser assembly, complete the following steps:
  1. Install the filler and fasten the three screws.

    Figure 2. Filler installation
    Filler installation
  2. If you are instructed to return the defective component, please package the part to prevent any shipping damage. Reuse the packaging the new part arrived in and follow all packaging instructions.

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