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Replacing the air baffle

Use this information to replace the air baffle.

Read the safety information in Safety and Installation guidelines.

If you are replacing a server component in the server, you need to slide the server out from the rack enclosure, turn off the server and peripheral devices, and disconnect the power cords and all external cables.

To replace the air baffle, complete the following steps.

  1. Align the air baffle pins with the baffle pin holes on the server chassis and fan cage assembly; then, lower the air baffle into the server. Press the air baffle down until it is securely seated.
    Figure 1. Air baffle installation
    Air baffle installation
  2. Reinstall the cover (see Replacing the cover).

What to do next

  1. Install the server into the rack enclosure and push the server into the rack until it clicks into place.
  2. Reconnect the power cords and any cables that you removed.
  3. Turn on the peripheral devices and the server.