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Replacing the heat-sink retention module

Use this information to replace the heat-sink retention module.

To install a heat-sink retention module, complete the following steps:

  1. Read the safety information that begins on Safety and Installation guidelines.
  2. Turn off the server and peripheral devices and disconnect the power cords and all external cables.
  3. Remove the cover (see Removing the cover).
  4. Remove the air baffle (see Removing the air baffle).
  5. Align the retention module with the holes on the system board.
  6. Use a screwdriver to reinstall the four screws.
    Figure 1. Heat-sink retention module installation
    Heat-sink retention module installation
  7. Reinstall the heat sink (see Replacing a microprocessor and heat sink).
    Make sure that you install each heat sink with its paired microprocessor.
  8. Reinstall the air baffle (see Replacing the air baffle).
  9. Install the cover (see Replacing the cover).
  10. Slide the server into the rack.
  11. Reconnect the power cords and any cables that you removed.
  12. Turn on the peripheral devices and the server.