Remove the hot-plug fan

To remove the component:

  1. Extend the server from the rack.
  2. Remove the access panel.
  3. Remove the fan.
    Removing standard fans
    CAUTION: Do not operate the server for long periods with the access panel open or removed. Operating the server in this manner results in improper airflow and improper cooling that can lead to thermal damage.
    IMPORTANT: For optimum cooling, install fans in all primary fan locations. For more information, refer to the fan locations table.