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Remove the air baffle

If you intend to install hardware options in the server, you must first remove the air baffle from the server.

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.

moving parts
Hazardous moving fan blades nearby.
Before removing the air baffle:
  1. If there is a RAID super capacitor module installed on the air baffle, disconnect the RAID super capacitor module cable first.

  2. If there is a GPU installed on the air baffle, remove the GPU first.

To remove the air baffle, complete the following step:

Grasp the air baffle and carefully lift it out of the server.
The illustration shows removing the standard air baffle. The procedure is the same for removing the other air baffles.
Figure 1. Removal of the standard air baffle
Removal of the standard air baffle

For proper cooling and airflow, install the air baffle before you turn on the server. Operating the server without the air baffle might damage server components.