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Remove the flash power module

Follow this procedure to remove the flash power module.

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.

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.

Do not:
  • 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.

The battery is a lithium ion battery. To avoid possible explosion, do not burn the battery. Exchange it only with the approved part. Recycle or discard the battery as instructed by local regulations.

Before removing the flash power module:

  1. Read the safety information and installation guidelines (see Safety and Installation guidelines).

  2. Turn off the server and peripheral devices, and disconnect the power cords and all external cables (see Power off the server).

  3. If the server is in a rack, remove it from the rack.

  4. Remove any locking device that secures the server cover, such as a Kensington lock or a pad lock.

  5. Remove the server cover (see Remove the server cover).
    The heat sinks and processor could be very hot. To avoid from burning yourself, wait for a few minutes after turning off the server before you remove the server cover.

To remove the flash power module, complete the following steps:

  1. Disconnect the cable from the RAID adapter.

    Follow the instructions in Internal cable routing and handle the release tab on the connector carefully.

  2. Press the release tab on the side of the retainer; then, remove the flash power module retainer assembly.
    Figure 1. Removing the RAID flash power module assembly
    Removing the RAID flash power module assembly
  3. Press the release tab on the retainer, and pivot the flash power module to remove it from the retainer.
    Figure 2. Removing the RAID flash power module from the retainer
    Removing the RAID flash power module from the retainer
After removing the flash power module:
  1. 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.

Demo video

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