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Install the thermal sensor

Follow this procedure to install the thermal sensor.

disconnect all power
The power-control button on the device and the power switch on the power supply do not turn off the electrical current supplied to the device. The device also might have more than one power cord. To remove all electrical current from the device, ensure that all power cords are disconnected from the power source.

Before installing the thermal sensor:

  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 a thermal sensor, complete the following steps:

  1. Route the thermal sensor cable through the hole on the front of the chassis as illustrated.
    Figure 1. Installing the thermal sensor
    Installing the thermal sensor
  2. Align the sensor to the corresponding holes on the front of the chassis, and push the sensor towards the chassis until it clicks into place.
  3. Connect the thermal sensor cable to the system board. To locate the connector on the system board, see System board components.
After installing the thermal sensor:
  1. Install the front bezel (see Install the front bezel).

  2. Proceed to complete the parts replacement (see Complete the parts replacement).

Demo video

Watch the procedure on YouTube