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Apple Processor Cage and Clips Replacement Instructions Manual

Processor cage and clips 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.
Processor Cage and Clips
Replacement Instructions
Note: Follow these instructions carefully. Failure to do so could damage your equipment and
void its warranty.
 Mac Pro
1
073-1253 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 073-1253 Rev. A...

  • Page 2: Required Tools

    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. 073-1253 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. 073-1253 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. 073-1253 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. 073-1253 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. 073-1253 Rev. A...

  • Page 8

    Remove 2 screws. Slide fan up and out of computer. Processor Cage and Clips Locate processor cage. © 2009 Apple Inc. All rights reserved. 073-1253 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. 073-1253 Rev. A...

  • Page 10

    Release fan cables from clips. Remove clips from cage. Install replacement clips on bottom of cage. Re-insert fan cables into clips. Go to “Installing the Processor Cage.” © 2009 Apple Inc. All rights reserved. 073-1253 Rev. A...

  • Page 11

    Locate processor cage fans. Release fan cables from clips on bottom of processor cage. © 2009 Apple Inc. All rights reserved. 073-1253 Rev. A...

  • Page 12

    Position cage in enclosure. Slide front and rear fans into place, so that they engage with latches. Replace and tighten 5 mushroom-head screws. Secure 6 captive screws. Reconnect 3 cables. © 2009 Apple Inc. All rights reserved. 073-1253 Rev. A...

  • Page 13

    Replace 2 screws. Processor Tray Holding tray by latches, lower it into processor cage. Make sure latches are closed flush with front of processor tray. © 2009 Apple Inc. All rights reserved. 073-1253 Rev. A...

  • Page 14: Hard Drive

    Slide PCIe fan to the right to lock card in place. Replace PCI bracket and tighten screws. Note: Slide bracket under circled tab. Hard Drive Replace hard drive in far-left drive bay. © 2009 Apple Inc. All rights reserved. 073-1253 Rev. A...

  • Page 15

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