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Install a hot-swap power supply unit

See this topic to learn how to install a hot-swap power supply unit.

About this task

To avoid potential danger, make sure to read the following safety information.

disconnect all power
The power-control button on the device and the power switch on the power supply do not turn off the electrical current supplied to the device. The device also might have more than one power cord. To remove all electrical current from the device, ensure that all power cords are disconnected from the power source.
To avoid personal injury, disconnect the fan cables before removing the fan from the device.
shock hazard

Never remove the cover on a power supply or any part that has this label attached. Hazardous voltage, current, and energy levels are present inside any component that has this label attached. There are no serviceable parts inside these components. If you suspect a problem with one of these parts, contact a service technician.


Grasp the handle on the power supply unit, and slide it into the power-supply bay until it clicks into place.
Figure 1. Installing a hot-swap power supply unit

After this task is completed

Proceed to complete the parts replacement (see Complete the parts replacement).

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