Install a 80x80x80 mm Fan

Use this information to install a 80x80x80 mm fan in the compute enclosure.

Procedure performed by: customer or field service

Complete the following steps to install a fan.

To install a 80x80x80 mm fan, follow these steps:

  1. Lower the fan into the socket, and push it downward until it clicks into place.
  2. Connect the power cable.
  3. Carefully route the cable underneath the flange and ensure that the cable is routed through the notch.
    Figure 1. 80x80x80mm fan installation
    80x80x80mm fan installation

    Ensure that the cable is routed in the proper location and that no wire is stuck in the flange.

The installation of the fan is now complete.

After installing a fan, complete the following steps.

  1. Reinstall the fan cover (see

  2. Verify that the system fan is replaced successfully:

    • The error LED for the replaced system fan is off.

    • The amber warning LED on the node front panel is off.

  3. If you are instructed to return the component or optional device, follow all packaging instructions, and use any packaging materials for shipping that are supplied to you.