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Install the rear system fan

Use this information to install the rear system fan.

Before installing the rear system fan

  1. 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 the rear system fan, complete the following steps:

  1. Position the new rear system fan where the four tips on the fan are closely aligned with the corresponding holes in the mounting area.
    Figure 1. Positioning the rear system fan into the chassis
    Positioning the rear system fan into the chassis
  2. Carefully push the rear system fan until it snaps into position. Ensure that all four tips on the fan are inserted into the corresponding holes as shown.
    Figure 2. Rear system fan installation
    Rear system fan installation
  3. Connect the fan power cable to the Fan 3 connector on the system board. See System board components and Fan power cable.

After installing the rear system fan:

Complete the parts replacement. See Complete the parts replacement

Demo video

Watch the procedure on YouTube