Removing a hot-swap power supply

Use this information to remove a hot-swap power supply.

When you remove or install a hot-swap power supply, observe the following precautions.

Statement 5
Graphic illustrating Safety Statement 5

CAUTION:
The power control button on the device and the power switch on the power supply do not turn off the electrical current supplied to the device. The device also might have more than one power cord. To remove all electrical current from the device, ensure that all power cords are disconnected from the power source.


Graphic illustrating power cord disconnection

Statement 8
Graphic illustrating Safety Statement 8

CAUTION:
Never remove the cover on a power supply or any part that has the following label attached.
Graphic illustrating Safety Statement 8
Hazardous voltage, current, and energy levels are present inside any component that has this label attached. There are no serviceable parts inside these components. If you suspect a problem with one of these parts, contact a service technician.

Read the safety information in Safety and Installation guidelines.

To remove a hot-swap power supply, complete the following steps.

Attention: If only one hot-swap power supply is installed in the server, you must turn off the server before removing the power supply.
  1. If the server is in a rack, at the back of the server, pull back the cable management arm to gain access to the rear of the server and the power supply.
  2. Disconnect the power cord from the connector on the back of the power supply.
  3. Press and hold the orange release tab to the left.
    Figure 1. Hot-swap power supply removal
    Hot-swap power supply removal
  4. Grasp the handle and pull the power supply out of the bay.

If you are instructed to return the server component or optional device, follow all packaging instructions, and use any packaging materials for shipping that are supplied to you.