Install the CMOS battery (CR2032)
Consider the following when replacing the CMOS battery in the server:
When replacing the CMOS battery, you must replace it with another CMOS battery of the same type from the same manufacturer.
After replacing the CMOS battery, make sure to reconfigure the server and reset system date and time.
To avoid possible danger, make sure to read and follow the safety statements.
- Lenovo has designed this product with your safety in mind. The CMOS battery must be handled correctly to avoid possible danger. If you install the CMOS battery, do adhere to the following instructions.NoteIn the U. S., call 1-800-IBM-4333 for information about battery disposal.
If you replace the original CMOS battery with a heavy-metal battery or a battery with heavy-metal components, be aware of the following environmental consideration. Batteries and accumulators that contain heavy metals must not be disposed of along with normal domestic waste. They should be taken back free of charge by for recycle or proper disposal by the manufacturer, distributor, or representatives.
When replacing the lithium battery, use only Lenovo specified part number or an equivalent type battery recommended by the manufacturer. If your system has a module containing a lithium battery, replace it only with the same module type made by the same manufacturer. The battery contains lithium and can explode if not properly used, handled, or disposed of.
- Throw or immerse into water
- Heat to more than 100°C (212°F)
- Repair or disassemble
Dispose of the battery as required by local ordinances or regulations.
About this task
- A video of this procedure is available at YouTube.
Reset date, time, and all the passwords.
Proceed to complete the parts replacement, see Complete the parts replacement.