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Remove the fan cage

Follow instructions in this section to remove the fan cage.

About this task



  1. Prepare your server.
    1. Remove the top cover. See Remove the top cover.
  2. Remove the fan cage.
    1. Rotate the release latches on the fan cage up to disengage it from the chassis.
    2. Hold the handles, and lift the fan cage out of the chassis.
      Figure 1. Removing the fan cage
      Removing the fan cage
After you finish
  • Install a replacement unit. See Install the fan cage.

  • 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.

Demo video

Watch the procedure on YouTube