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SC5020 and SC5020F Storage System Owner’s Manual

Replace a Power Supply and Cooling Fan Module

Use this procedure to replace failed a power supply/cooling fan module.

Prerequisites

  1. Use Dell Storage Manager to send SupportAssist information to technical support.
  2. Use Dell Storage Manager to edit the Storage Center settings and set the operation mode of the Storage Center to Maintenance mode.

About this task

You can replace power supply/cooling fan modules one at a time without shutting down the storage system.

Steps

  1. Press the power switch on the power supply/cooling fan module to turn it off. To prevent the module from overheating, replace it within 3 minutes.
  2. Remove the hook-and-loop strap that secures the power cable to the LED handle and disconnect the power cable from the power supply/cooling fan module.
    Figure 1. Removing the Hook and Loop Strap from the Power Cable Remove the hook and loop strap
  3. Push the release tab on the power supply/cooling fan module to the right and use the handle to slide the module out of the chassis.
    • CAUTION: The power supply/cooling fan modules are heavy. To avoid injury, use both hands while removing the module.
    Figure 2. Removing a Power Supply/Cooling Fan Module Remove the power supply/cooling fan module
    1. Power supply/cooling fan module
    2. Power socket
    3. Release tab
    4. Power supply/cooling fan module LED handle
    5. Power switch
  4. Slide the replacement power supply/cooling fan module into the chassis until it is fully seated and the release tab clicks into place.
  5. Connect the power cable to the power supply/cooling fan module and make sure the cable is plugged into a power outlet.
  6. Secure the power cable using the hook-and-loop strap.
  7. Press the power switch on the power supply/cooling fan module to turn it on.
    • NOTE: Allow several seconds for the storage system to recognize the power supply/cooling fan module and determine its status. When the power supply/cooling fan module is functioning properly, the AC power status indicator turns green and the power supply/cooling fan status indicator is off.
  8. In Dell Storage Manager , make sure that the replacement power supply is recognized and shows as up and running.

Next steps

  1. Use Dell Storage Manager to edit the Storage Center settings and set the operation mode of the Storage Center to Production mode.
  2. Use Dell Storage Manager to send SupportAssist information to technical support.

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