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Install the fan cage assembly

Use this procedure to install the fan cage assembly.

Before installing the fan cage assembly:

  1. Read the safety information and installation guidelines (see Safety and Installation Guidelines).

  2. 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.

  3. Watch the procedure
    • A video of this procedure is available at YouTube.

To install the fan cage assembly, complete the following steps:

  1. Align the fan cage assembly to the slots on both sides of the server, and lower it into the server.
    Figure 1. Fan cage assembly installation

  2. Rotate the fan cage release latches down until they stop.

After installing the fan cage assembly, complete the following steps:

  1. Reinstall the top cover (see Install the top cover).

  2. Reconnect the power cords and any cables that you removed.

  3. Install the server in the rack.

  4. Power on the server and any peripheral devices.