Removing the fixed power supply

Use this information to remove the fixed power supply.

Note: You must turn off the server before removing or replacing the fixed power supply.

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

Statement 5

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.

Statement 8

Never remove the cover on a power supply or any part that has the following label attached.

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.

To remove the fixed power supply, complete the following steps:

  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. Disconnect the power-supply cables from the connectors on the system board and internal devices; then, disengage the cables from any cable clips.
    Note: Note the routing of all power-supply cables; you will route the power-supply cables the same way when you install the power supply.
  5. Remove the screw that holds the power supply to the rear of the chassis; then, slide the power supply slightly toward the front of the server and lift to remove it from the server.
    Figure 1. Fixed power supply removal
    Fixed power supply removal
  6. If you are instructed to return the power supply, follow all packaging instructions, and use any packaging materials for shipping that are supplied to you.