Removing the PCI riser-card assembly

Use this information to remove the PCI riser-card assembly.

Read the safety information in Safety and Installation guidelines.

If you are replacing a server component in the server, you need to slide the server out from the rack enclosure, turn off the server and peripheral devices, and disconnect the power cords and all external cables.

To remove the PCI riser-card assembly, complete the following steps.

  1. Remove the cover (see Removing the cover).
    Figure 1. PCI riser-card assembly removal
    PCI riser-card assembly removal
  2. Grasp the PCI riser-card assembly at the front and rear edges (blue tabs) and lift to remove it from the server.
  3. Disconnect any cables from the adapters in the PCI riser-card assembly.
  4. Remove the adapter from the PCI riser-card assembly (see Removing an adapter or Removing an Lenovo ServeRAID SAS/SATA controller).
  5. Place the PCI riser-card assembly on a flat, static-protective surface.

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.