Remove the System Battery
Caution - This procedure requires that you handle components that are sensitive to ESD. This
sensitivity can cause the component to fail. To avoid damage, ensure that you follow
antistatic practices as described in ESD Measures.
This is a cold service procedure that can be performed by customers. The
system must be completely powered down before performing this procedure. See Cold Service, Replaceable by Customer for more
information about cold service procedures.
- Prepare for servicing:
- Attach an antistatic wrist strap.
- Power off the server and unplug power cords from the power supplies.
See Removing Power From the Server.
- Extend the server to maintenance position.
See Extend the Server to the Maintenance Position.
- Remove the top cover.
See Remove the Top Cover.
- Remove the battery from the battery holder by pulling back on the metal
tab holding it in place and sliding the battery up and out of
the battery holder as shown in the following figure.