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Install the rear fan

Use this information to install the rear fan.

To install the rear fan, complete the following steps:

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  • A video of this procedure is available at YouTube

  1. Touch the static-protective package that contains the new rear fan to any unpainted surface on the outside of the server. Then, take the new rear fan out of the package and place it on a static-protective surface.
  2. Align the pins on the rear fan with the corresponding holes in the chassis. Then, pivot the rear fan toward the rear of the chassis until it snaps into place.
    Figure 1. Rear fan installation
    Rear fan installation

  3. Connect the rear fan cable to the system fan 4 connector on the system board. For the location of the system fan 4 connector, see System board components.

After installing the rear fan, complete the parts replacement. See Complete the parts replacement.