Remove the top cover
Use this procedure to remove the top cover.
Hazardous energy present. Voltages with hazardous energy might cause heating when shorted with metal, which might result in spattered metal, burns, or both.
Before removing the top cover:
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, remove the server from the rack.
Remove the top cover (see Remove the top cover).
To remove the top cover, complete the following steps:
- Unlock the cover release latch with a flat-end screwdriver.Figure 1. Lock on the top cover latch
Table 1. Lock/unlock directions on the top cover latch 1 Unlock 2 Lock
- Press and hold on the blue tab of cover release latch; then, rotate the tip of the latch up.
- Push the latch forward to slide the top cover away from the server.Figure 2. Top cover removal
- Lift the cover, remove it from the server, and set it aside.
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.