Removing the system battery

Use this information to remove the system battery.

The following notes describe information that you must consider when replacing the battery:

To remove the system-board battery, complete the following steps:

Figure 1. Location of system battery
Location of system battery
  1. Read the safety information that begins in Safety and Installation guidelines.
  2. Turn off the server (see Turning off the server) and all attached peripheral devices. Disconnect all power cords; then, disconnect all external cables as necessary to replace the device.
  3. Remove the top cover (see Removing the server top cover).
  4. Remove PCI riser-card assembly 1 from the server. (see Removing a PCI riser-card assembly).
  5. Remove the system-board battery:
    1. Use one finger to push the battery horizontally out of its housing.
      Figure 2. System battery removal
      System battery removal
    2. Use your thumb and index finger to lift the battery from the socket.
  6. Dispose of the battery as required by local ordinances or regulations. See the Environmental Notices and User's Guide on the Documentation CD for more information.