Battery replacement

If the server no longer automatically displays the correct date and time, you may need to replace the battery that provides power to the real-time clock.

WARNING: The computer contains an internal lithium manganese dioxide, a vanadium pentoxide, or an alkaline battery pack. A risk of fire and burns exists if the battery pack is not properly handled. To reduce the risk of personal injury:
  • Do not attempt to recharge the battery.
  • Do not expose the battery to temperatures higher than 60°C (140°F).
  • Do not disassemble, crush, puncture, short external contacts, or dispose of in fire or water.
  • Replace only with the spare designated for this product.

To remove the component:

  1. Power down the server.
  2. Remove all power:
    1. Disconnect each power cord from the power source.
    2. Disconnect each power cord from the server.
  3. Do one of the following:
  4. Remove the access panel.
  5. If installed, remove the secondary PCIe riser cage.
  6. Locate the battery.
  7. Remove the battery.
    Removing the battery

For more information about battery replacement or proper disposal, contact an authorized reseller or an authorized service provider.