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Install the fan cage

Follow instructions in this section to install the fan cage.

About this task

disconnect all power
The power-control button on the device and the power switch on the power supply do not turn off the electrical current supplied to the device. The device also might have more than one power cord. To remove all electrical current from the device, ensure that all power cords are disconnected from the power source.
moving parts
Hazardous moving fan blades nearby. Keep fingers and other body parts away.
  • Read Installation Guidelines and Safety inspection checklist to ensure that you work safely.
  • Touch the static-protective package that contains the component to any unpainted metal surface on the server; then, remove it from the package and place it on a static-protective surface.


  1. Align the guide slots on the fan cage with the guide pins on the chassis, and lower it into the chassis.
  2. Rotate the two release latches down until they stop.
    Figure 1. Fan cage installation
    Fan cage installation

After you finish

  1. Reinstall the fans. See Install a fan.
  2. Complete the parts replacement. See Complete the parts replacement.

Demo video

Watch the procedure on YouTube