Install new power supply

You install a new power supply to replace the failed one. When you install a power supply (referred to in ThinkSystem System Manager as a power-fan canister), you slide the part into the shelf, close the cam handle, reconnect the power cord, and reapply power.

Before you begin

  1. Make sure that the on/off switch of the new power supply is in the Off position.
  2. Using both hands, support and align the edges of the power supply with the opening in the system chassis, and then gently push the power supply into the chassis using the cam handle.

    The power supplies are keyed and can only be installed one way.

    Attention: Do not use excessive force when sliding the power supply into the system; you can damage the connector.
  3. Close the cam handle so that the latch clicks into the locked position and the power supply is fully seated.
  4. Reconnect the power supply cabling:
    1. Reconnect the power cord to the power supply and the power source.
    2. Secure the power cord to the power supply using the power cord retainer.
  5. Turn on the power to the new power supply canister.

Go to Complete power supply replacement.