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Removing the air baffle

To remove the air baffle, do the following:

  1. Turn off the server. Then, disconnect all external cables and remove all peripheral devices.
  2. Remove the server cover. See Removing the server cover.
  3. Hold the air baffle and lift it out of the server.
    Figure 1. Air baffle removal
    Air baffle removal

    For proper cooling and airflow, install the air baffle before you turn on the server. Operating the server with the air baffle removed might damage server components.