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Remove a PSU air baffle

Use this information to remove a PSU air baffle.

About this task

240VA shock hazard

Hazardous energy present. Voltages with hazardous energy might cause heating when shorted with metal, which might result in spattered metal, burns, or both.


Read Installation Guidelines and Safety inspection checklist 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.


  1. Make preparation for the task.
    1. 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. See Remove the server from rack.
    2. Remove the top cover. See Remove the top cover.
    3. Disconnect the cables adjacent to the PSU air baffle. For proper operation guidelines, see Internal cable routing.
  2. Remove the PSU air baffle.
    Figure 1. Removing the PSU air baffle

    1. Loosen the screw on the air baffle.
    2. Lift the air baffle out of the chassis.

After you finish

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.