Move the ejector levers outwards to separate the card from the backplane, as shown by callout 2
Use one hand to slowly move the card outwards. Supporting the bottom of the card with the other
hand, pull the card out of the slot along slide rails, as shown by callout 3 in
Put the removed card on the antistatic mat.
Install a new card. For the installation procedures, see
If no new card is to be installed, install a blank filler panel to ensure adequate ventilation and dust
Figure 41 Replacing a card
(1) Loosen the captive screw.
(3) Take out the card.
Replacing a fan tray
To avoid bodily injury, do not touch the rotating fans when replacing the fan tray.
When the fan tray fails, replace the fan tray to ensure correct operation of the switch.
The fan tray removal and installation procedures for all 10500 switches are the same, even though the
fan tray slot is vertically oriented for the 10504, 10508, and 10512 switches and horizontally oriented for
the 10508-V switch. This section describes removing and installing a vertically oriented fan tray on a
10508 as an example.
(2) Move the ejector levers outwards.