Remove the fans and the fan cage
See this topic to learn how to remove the fans and the fan cage.
About this task
Go over Installation Guidelines to ensure that you work with safety.
Turn off the server and peripheral devices and disconnect the power cords and all external cables (see Power off the server).
If the server is installed in a rack, slide the server out on its rack slide rails to gain access to the top cover, or remove the server from the rack.
- Make preparations for this task.
- Proceed to remove a fan or the whole fan cage.
Remove a fan
- Pinch and hold on the blue touch points on the top of the fan.
- Lift the fan to remove it.
Remove the fan cage assembly
After this task is completed
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.