Remove the PCIe riser-card assembly
Use this procedure to remove the PCIe riser-card assembly.
Before removing the PCIe riser-card assembly:
Turn 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.
Remove the top cover (see Remove the top cover).
- Disconnect the USB 3.0 cable of operator panel tray assembly, and remove it vertically from the system board.Figure 1. Removing USB 3.0 connector vertically
To remove the PCIe riser-card assembly, complete the following steps:
- Disconnect any cables connected to the adapter(s).
- Grasp the PCIe riser-card assembly at the touch-points, and lift it out from the system board.Figure 2. PCIe riser-card assembly removal
- Remove the screws that fix the PCIe riser-card, and slightly push it away to detach it from the riser-cage.Figure 3. PCIe riser-card removal
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.
If you plan to recycle the riser-card assembly, complete the following steps to disassemble the riser-card assembly, and recycle the components with compliance to local regulations.
Remove the two screws that fix the riser card.Figure 4. Disassembling the PCIe riser-card assembly
Slightly slide and pivot the PCIe riser-card slightly to detach it from the riser bracket.Figure 5. Disassembling the PCIe riser-card assembly