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Remove the rear top cover

Follow the instructions in this section to remove the rear top cover.

About this task

shock hazard
Hazardous voltage, current, and energy levels might be present. Only a qualified service technician is authorized to remove the covers where the label is attached.
240VA shock hazard

Hazardous energy present. Voltages with hazardous energy might cause heating when shorted with metal, which might result in spattered metal, burns, or both.



  1. Remove the front top cover. See Remove the front top cover.
  2. Remove the rear top cover from the server.
    Figure 1. Removing rear top cover
    Removing rear top cover
    1. Loosen the two thumbscrews on the rear of the server.
    2. Slide the rear top cover towards the rear of the server and lift to remove it.

After you finish

  1. Install a replacement unit. See Install the rear top cover.

  2. 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.

Demo video

Watch the procedure on YouTube