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Install the fan board

Use this information to install the fan board.

Before installing the fan board, touch the static-protective package that contains the new fan board to any unpainted surface on the outside of the server. Then, take the new fan board out of the package and place it on a static-protective surface.

To install the fan board, complete the following steps:

Figure 1. Fan board installation
Fan board installation

  1. Gently hold and lower the fan board into the system board tray.
  2. Install the five screws to secure the fan board.
  3. Connect the fan power and fan sideband cables. See Connections between the system board, PIB board, and fan board.
After installing the fan board:
  1. Install the fan cage. See Install the system fan cage.

  2. Install the system fans. See Install a system fan.

  3. Install the middle drive cage if you have removed it. See Middle drive cage replacement.

  4. Install the air baffle if you have removed it. See Install the air baffle.

  5. Complete the parts replacement. See Complete the parts replacement.

Demo video

Watch the procedure on YouTube