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Apple Front Panel Board Cable Replacement Instructions Manual

Front panel board cable replacement instructions.
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1
Shut down computer.
2
Wait 10 minutes.
Warning: Parts inside
computer can be very
hot. Allow computer
to cool down before
continuing.
3
Unplug all external
cables except power
cord.
4
Touch metal PCI cover
on back of computer.
5
Unplug power cord.
Opening the
Computer
1
Hold side access
panel and lift latch on
back of computer.
Warning: Edges of
access panel and
enclosure can be
sharp. Be careful
when handling.
2
Remove access panel
and place it on flat
surface covered by
soft, clean cloth.
© 2009 Apple Inc. All rights reserved.
Replacement Instructions
Note: Follow these instructions carefully. Failure to do so could damage your equipment and
void its warranty.
 Mac Pro
1
073-1257 Rev. A

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  • Page 1: First Steps

    Warning: Edges of access panel and enclosure can be sharp. Be careful when handling. Remove access panel and place it on flat surface covered by soft, clean cloth. © 2009 Apple Inc. All rights reserved.  Mac Pro 073-1257 Rev. A...

  • Page 2: Required Tools

    Processor tray • PCIe fan • Processor cage Hard Drive Make sure latch on back panel is up, so that drive is unlocked. Pull hard drive out of far-left drive bay. © 2009 Apple Inc. All rights reserved. 073-1257 Rev. A...

  • Page 3: Graphics Card

    Graphics Card Locate graphics card in slot 1. Using Phillips #1 screwdriver, loosen 2 captive screws securing card’s bracket to enclosure. Remove bracket from enclosure. © 2009 Apple Inc. All rights reserved. 073-1257 Rev. A...

  • Page 4

    Note: Some graphics cards require 1 or 2 booster cables connecting card to auxiliary power connectors on backplane board. If your card has booster cables, disconnect them from backplane board. © 2009 Apple Inc. All rights reserved. 073-1257 Rev. A...

  • Page 5

    • • • © 2009 Apple Inc. All rights reserved. When removing or installing card, handle it only by the edges. Do not touch its connectors or any components. Don’t rock card from side to side; instead, lift card straight up from connecotr to remove it, and press card straight into slot to install it.

  • Page 6

    Processor Tray Locate processor tray. Press down and release 2 latches on front of processor tray. © 2009 Apple Inc. All rights reserved. 073-1257 Rev. A...

  • Page 7

    Holding tray by latches, lift it out of computer. Place tray DIMM side up on soft, clean cloth. PCIe Fan Locate PCIe fan. © 2009 Apple Inc. All rights reserved. 073-1257 Rev. A...

  • Page 8

    Remove 2 screws. Slide fan up and out of computer. Processor Cage Locate processor cage. © 2009 Apple Inc. All rights reserved. 073-1257 Rev. A...

  • Page 9

    Slide fan partway into cage, so that fan clears enclosure. Repeat steps 4 and 5 for rear fan. © 2009 Apple Inc. All rights reserved. 073-1257 Rev. A...

  • Page 10: Front Panel Board

    Lift cage out of enclosure. Front Panel Board Cable Locate front panel board cable. © 2009 Apple Inc. All rights reserved. 073-1257 Rev. A...

  • Page 11

    Disconnect cable from front panel board and backplane board. Remove cable from enclosure. Installing the Replacement Cable Connect replacement cable to front panel board and backplane board. © 2009 Apple Inc. All rights reserved. 073-1257 Rev. A...

  • Page 12

    3 cables. PCIe Fan Slide fan into enclosure so that fan tabs engage with slots on metal cage. Press down until fan clicks into place in connector. Replace 2 screws. © 2009 Apple Inc. All rights reserved. 073-1257 Rev. A...

  • Page 13

    If card includes booster cables, reconnect cables. Slide PCIe fan to the right to lock card in place. Replace PCI bracket and tighten screws. Note: Slide bracket under circled tab. © 2009 Apple Inc. All rights reserved. 073-1257 Rev. A...

  • Page 14: Hard Drive

    1 Infinite Loop Cupertino, CA 95014-2084 USA + 1 408 996 1010 www.apple.com Apple, the Apple logo, and Mac are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. © 2009 Apple Inc. All rights reserved. 073-1257 Rev. A...

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