Install a system fan
Use this information to install a system fan.
Hazardous energy present. Voltages with hazardous energy might cause heating when shorted with metal, which might result in spattered metal, burns, or both.
Hazardous moving fan blades nearby. Keep fingers and other body parts away.
Before installing a system fan:
Remove the fan filler.
Touch the static-protective package that contains the new system fan to any unpainted surface on the outside of the server. Then, take the new system fan out of the package and place it on a static-protective surface.
To install a system fan, complete the following steps:
The fan you want to install might be different from the following illustration, but the installation method is the same.
Watch the procedure
A video of this procedure is available at YouTube.
Figure 1. System fan installation
- Align the two holes in the system fan with the two pins on the chassis.
- Press the system fan down until it is seated correctly in the slot. Ensure that the fan connector is installed correctly to the connector on the system board.