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Remove the flash power module

Use this information to remove the flash power module.

About this task

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.
  • Read the following section(s) to ensure that you work safely.
  • Power 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, remove the server from the rack.

  • To avoid possible danger, read and follow the following safety information.


  1. Make preparations for this task.
    1. Remove the top cover. See Remove the top cover.
    2. Disconnect the flash power module cable from the RAID adapter. See Flash power module cable routing.
  2. Remove the flash power module.
    Figure 1. Flash power module removal
    Flash power module removal
    1. Use your finger to lift the flash power module slightly.
    2. Slide the flash power module out of the server.

After you finish

  1. Install a replacement of the flash power module if necessary. See Install the flash power module.

  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.

Demo video

Watch the procedure on YouTube