Remove the Power System Cage
Caution - The empty power system cage weighs 207 lbs (94kg). At least two people
and a mechanical lifting device are required for this procedure.
Note - A lifting device is included with the replacement power system cage.
- Halt the server and turn off all AC power.
See Removing Power From the Server.
- Remove trim panels to protect them from being scratched.
See Remove the Trim Panels to remove the following parts.
- Remove the two side trim panels.
- Remove the top trim panel.
- Remove trim panel standoffs.
Remove the upper three standoffs on each side to protect them from breakage.
- Remove the front filler panel to access the power system cage.
See Remove the Front Filler Panel.
- Use an antistatic wrist strap to protect the equipment from ESD damage.
- Remove components from the power system cage.
- Remove the PSDBs.
See Remove a PSDB.
- Remove the power supplies.
See Remove a Power Supply.
Caution - Do not stack power supplies more than two units high. The EMI shields
(the beryllium copper edge fingers) are easily bent or broken when another power
supply or other heavy weight is placed on them. Offset the stacked power supplies
so that the EMI shields do not interlock and break.
- At the rear of the server, disconnect all six AC line filters from
the rear of the power system cage.
See Disconnect AC Input Filters.
Caution - Failure to disconnect all of the AC input filters will result in damage
to the power system cage.
- Place a lifting device under the power system cage for support.
- Remove eight T20 Torx screws from the front of the power system cage.
- Use the lifting device to carefully pull the power system cage out of
The locks on the sides of the power system cage will stop the
cage before it is completely out of the cabinet.
- Press the lock buttons on the upper sides of the power system cage
to unlock them, then remove the power system cage from the server.
- Install the power system cage in the server.
See Install the Power System Cage.