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Install a fan

Use this procedure to install a fan.

moving parts
Hazardous moving fan blades nearby. Keep fingers and other body parts away.
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.

The server comes with six speed-controlled cooling fans. Before installing a fan:

  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.

To install a fan, complete the following steps:

Figure 1. Fan installation

  1. Align the fan over the fan slot in the fan cage assembly.
  2. Insert the fan into the fan cage assembly until it clicks into place.

After installing the fan, complete the following steps:

  1. Install the chassis air baffle (see Install the chassis air baffle).

  2. Install the top cover (see Install the top cover).

  3. If the server is installed in a rack, reinstall the server into the rack.

Demo video

Watch the procedure on YouTube