Dell PowerEdge R330 Owner's Manual

Troubleshooting cooling fans

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 fan number is referenced by the management software of the system. In the event of a problem with a particular fan, you can easily identify and replace it by noting down the fan numbers on the cooling fan assembly.

  1. Follow the safety guidelines listed in the Safety instructions section.
  2. Follow the procedure listed in the Before working inside your system section.

Steps

  1. Reseat the fan or the fan's power cable.
  2. Restart the system.

Next steps

  1. Follow the procedure listed in the After working inside your system section.
  2. If the problem persists, see the Getting help section.

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