A SPARC M8 server power supply contains three shims along its side to enable it to fit correctly an power supply chassis bay. When replacing a SPARC M8 server power supply, you must remove these three shims from the faulty power supply and install them on the replacement power supply. Otherwise, the SPARC M8 power supply will not seat correctly in the chassis bay.
A SPARC M8 power supply with have three shims installed on one of its sides. Ensure that the three shims face upward on the mat.
Save these screws in a safe location.
Place these shims in a safe location.
Continue to Install the Power Supply Shims (SPARC M8).