Remove the Fan Assembly Door From the Server
Before you service the server's storage drive backplane, you should first remove
the server's front fan assembly door.
This procedure is only required for systems configured with twelve 3.5-inch
storage drives or twenty-four 2.5-inch storage drives. If your system is
configured with eight 2.5-inch storage drives, see Remove the Disk Cage Cover From the Server
Ensure that the AC power cords are disconnected from the server power
Use a No. 2 Phillips screwdriver to remove the screws that secure the fan
assembly door .
If your system is configured with twelve 3.5-inch storage drives, remove
the two screws on each side of the chassis and the three screws on top of
If your system is configured with twenty-four 2.5-inch storage drives,
remove the two screws on each side of the chassis.
Slide the fan assembly door toward the rear of the server, and lift and remove
the door from the chassis .