Remove the fan cage
Follow instructions in this section to remove the fan cage.
About this task
Power off the server and peripheral devices and disconnect the power cords and all external cables. See Power off the server.
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.
- Prepare your server.
- Remove the top cover. See Remove the top cover.
- Remove the fan cage.
- Rotate the release latches on the fan cage up to disengage it from the chassis.
- Hold the handles, and lift the fan cage out of the chassis.Figure 1. Removing 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.