Dell PowerEdge R330 Owner's Manual

Installing a cooling fan

Prerequisites

CAUTION: Many repairs may only be done by a certified service technician. You should only perform troubleshooting and simple repairs as authorized in your product documentation, or as directed by the online or telephone service and support team. Damage due to servicing that is not authorized by Dell is not covered by your warranty. Read and follow the safety instructions that are shipped with your product.

NOTE: The procedure for installing each fan is identical.

  1. Follow the safety guidelines listed in the Safety instructions section.
  2. Follow the procedure listed in the Before working inside your system section.
  3. If installed, remove the cooling fan blank.
  4. If required, remove the cooling shroud.

Steps

  1. Lower the fan into the cooling fan bracket.
  2. Connect the power cable to the power cable connector on the system board.
    Figure 1. Installing a cooling fan
    This figure shows installing a cooling fan.
    1. cooling fan
    2. power cable connector
    3. cooling fan bracket
    Figure 2. Installing a cooling fan
    This figure shows installing a cooling fan.

Next steps

  1. Install the cooling shroud.
  2. Follow the procedure listed in the After working inside your system section.

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