Dell PowerEdge R330 Owner's Manual

Removing the internal PERC card

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.

  1. Follow the safety guidelines listed in Safety instructions section.
  2. Follow the procedure listed in the Before working inside your system section.
  3. Remove the expansion card riser.

  4. Keep the Phillips #2 screwdriver ready.

Steps

  1. Remove the screw from the PERC card lock.
  2. Turn the PERC card lock to disengage the lock from the PERC card.
  3. Push the PERC card lock until the tab on the PERC card lock clicks into the slot on the chassis.
    Figure 1. Opening the PERC card lock
    This figure shows opening the PERC card lock.
    1. slot on the chassis
    2. tab on the PERC card lock
    3. PERC card lock
    4. screw on the PERC card lock
    5. PERC card
    6. PERC card slot
    7. screw securing the PERC card to the chassis
  4. Remove the screw that secures the PERC card to the chassis.
  5. Disconnect the PERC card LED cable from the system board.
  6. Hold the PERC card by the edges and pull the PERC card to disengage it from the PERC card slot.
  7. Lift the PERC card away from the chassis.
    Figure 2. Removing the internal PERC card
    This figure shows removing the internal PERC card.
    1. screw (2)
    2. PERC card lock
    3. PERC card
    4. LED cable connector on the PERC card
    5. PERC card LED cable
    6. PERC card connector
    7. LED cable connector on the system board

Next steps

  1. Install the internal PERC card.
  2. Install the expansion card riser.

  3. Follow the procedure listed in the After working inside your system section.

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