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Remove a hot-swap power supply unit

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

About this task


Go over Installation Guidelines to ensure that you work with safety.

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.


Remove the hot-swap power supply unit.
Figure 1. Removing a hot-swap power supply unit

  • Press and hold on the terra-cotta release tab.
  • Grasp the handle and slide the power supply unit out from the server.

After this task is completed

  1. Install a replacement unit (see Install a hot-swap power supply unit).

  2. If you are instructed to return the component or optional device, follow all packaging instructions, and use any packaging materials for shipping that are supplied to you.

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