Remove a heat sink Torx T30 nut
This task has instructions for removing a PEEK (Polyether ether ketone) Torx T30 nut on the heat sink.
About this task
Power off the server and peripheral devices and disconnect the power cords and all external cables. See Power off the server.
Prevent exposure to static electricity, which might lead to system halt and loss of data, by keeping static-sensitive components in their static-protective packages until installation, and handling these devices with an electrostatic-discharge wrist strap or other grounding systems.
Do not touch the processor contacts. Contaminants on the processor contacts, such as oil from your skin, can cause connection failures.
- Make preparations for this task.
- Remove the Torx T30 nut.Figure 1. Removing a Torx T30 nut from the heat sinkNoteDo not touch the gold contacts on the bottom of the processor.
- Rotate the anti-tilt wire bail inwards.
- Push the upper edge of the Torx T30 nut towards the center of the heat sink until it disengages.
- Remove the Torx T30 nut.AttentionVisually inspect the removed Torx T30 nut, if the nut is cracked or damaged, make sure no debris or broken pieces are left inside your server.