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Install a heat sink Torx T30 nut

Follow the instructions in this section to install a PEEK (Polyether ether ketone) Torx T30 nut on the heat sink.

About this task

  • Go over Installation Guidelines 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.

  • Do not touch the processor contacts. Contaminants on the processor contacts, such as oil from your skin, can cause connection failures.

The heat sink, processor, and processor carrier for the system might be different from those shown in the illustrations.


Install the Torx T30 nut.
Figure 1. Installing a Torx T30 nut into the heat sink
Installing a Torx T30 nut into the heat sink
Do not touch the gold contacts on the bottom of the processor.
  1. Rotate the anti-tilt wire bail inwards.
  2. Orient the Torx T30 nut under the anti-tilt wire bail; then, align the Torx T30 nut with the socket at an angle as shown.
  3. Push the lower edge of the Torx T30 nut into the socket until it clicks into place. Make sure the Torx T30 nut is secured under the four clips in the socket.

After you finish

  1. Make sure all four nuts are installed to the PHM, and install the PHM. See Install a processor and heat sink.

  2. Proceed to complete the parts replacement (see Complete the parts replacement).