Replacing the system battery

Use this information to install the system battery.

The following notes describe information that you must consider when replacing the system-board battery in the server.

Statement 2


When replacing the lithium battery, use only Part Number 33F8354 or an equivalent type battery recommended by the manufacturer. If your system has a module containing a lithium battery, replace it only with the same module type made by the same manufacturer. The battery contains lithium and can explode if not properly used, handled, or disposed of.

Do not:
  • Throw or immerse into water
  • Heat to more than 100°C (212°F)
  • Repair or disassemble

Dispose of the battery as required by local ordinances or regulations.

To install the replacement system-board battery, complete the following steps:
Figure 1. Location of system battery
Location of system battery
  1. Follow any special handling and installation instructions that come with the replacement battery.
  2. Insert the new battery:
    1. Position the battery so that the positive (+) symbol is facing you.
      Figure 2. System battery installation
      System battery installation
    2. Place the battery into its socket, and press the battery press the battery toward the housing until it clicks into place. Make sure that the battery clip holds the battery securely.
  3. Install PCI riser-card assembly 1 (see Replacing a PCI riser-card assembly).
  4. Install the cover (see Replacing the server top cover).
  5. Reconnect the external cables; then, reconnect the power cords and turn on the peripheral devices and the server.
    Note: You must wait approximately 1 to 3 minutes after you connect the server to a power source before the power-control button becomes active.
  6. Start the Setup utility and reset the configuration.
    • Set the system date and time.
    • Set the power-on password.
    • Reconfigure the server.

    See Using the Setup utility for details.