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Oracle® Exadata Database Server X8-8 Service Manual

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Updated: June 2020

Remove a Fan Frame

The server has two fan frames which are accessible from the front of the server. Each frame contains four fans. You need to remove the fan frame to access the CMODs behind it.

  1. Prepare the server for warm service.

    See Preparing the Server for Component Replacement.

    Note -  This procedure can also be completed as a cold service procedure.
  2. Remove the fan modules associated with the fan frame.

    See Remove a Fan Module.

    image:Image showing the removal of the fan modules.
  3. To remove the fan frame, hold it by the green labels at the center of the frame and pull it out of the server.

    The center of the fan frame is marked with green labels. The labels indicate where to hold the frame when you want to install or remove it.

    image:Image showing the removal of the Fan Frame from the

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