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Installing The Cooling-fan Assembly; Blower Modules; Removing A Blower Module - Dell PowerEdge VRTX Owner's Manual

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Installing The Cooling-Fan Assembly

CAUTION: Many repairs may only be done by a certified service technician. You should only perform
troubleshooting and simple repairs as authorized in your product documentation, or as directed by the online or
telephone service and support team. Damage due to servicing that is not authorized by Dell is not covered by your
warranty. Read and follow the safety instructions that came with the product.
1.
Align the cooling-fan assembly with the support brackets on the sides of the chassis, and the guide pin on the
chassis base.
2.
Slide the cooling-fan assembly into the chassis.
3.
Lock the cooling-fan assembly into the chassis by rotating the blue release levers downward until firmly seated.
4.
Reinstall the cooling shroud.
5.
Close the system.
6.
If applicable, place the system upright on a flat, stable surface and rotate the system feet outward.
7.
If removed, reinstall the hard drives, server modules, and power supplies.
8.
Reconnect the enclosure to its electrical outlet and turn the enclosure on, including any attached peripherals.
9.
Turn on the server modules using the operating system commands or the CMC.
10. If applicable, install the front bezel.

Blower Modules

Your system supports four hot-swappable blower modules to ensure proper cooling of the server modules.
To provide increased cooling for the server modules in the enclosure, you can set the blower configuration to the
Enhanced Cooling Mode in the CMC web interface. For more information on the Enhanced Cooling Mode option, see
"Advanced Fan Configuration" in the CMC

Removing A Blower Module

WARNING: Do not operate the system without the blower modules.
CAUTION: While replacing a blower module when the enclosure is on, ensure that you install the replacement
blower module within 30 seconds to prevent cooling problems.
CAUTION: Exercise care while handling the blower module to prevent damage to the connector on the blower
module.
CAUTION: Many repairs may only be done by a certified service technician. You should only perform
troubleshooting and simple repairs as authorized in your product documentation, or as directed by the online or
telephone service and support team. Damage due to servicing that is not authorized by Dell is not covered by your
warranty. Read and follow the safety instructions that came with the product.
CAUTION: The blower closeout door is spring loaded. To prevent injury, exercise care when placing your hand or
fingers inside the blower module bay.
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