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Replacing the T1600 Rear Fan Tray

 

The rear fan tray is mounted vertically on the right side of the rear of the chassis. The rear fan tray contains eight fans, and is not interchangeable with the front fan trays. The FAN-REAR-TX-T640 rear fan tray weighs about 10 lb (4.5 kg). The FAN-REAR-TXP-LCC rear fan tray weighs about 10 lb (4.5 kg). The FAN-R-TXP-3D-LCC rear fan tray weighs about 13 lb (5.9 kg).

  1. Removing the T1600 Rear Fan Tray

  2. Installing the T1600 Rear Fan Tray

Removing the T1600 Rear Fan Tray

Caution

To maintain proper cooling, do not operate the router with the rear fan tray removed for more than 1 minute.

To remove the rear fan tray (see Figure 1):

  1. Attach an electrostatic discharge (ESD) grounding strap to your bare wrist, and connect the strap to an approved site ESD grounding point.
  2. Loosen the captive screws on the top and bottom of the fan tray faceplate.
  3. Grasp the handles, and pull the fan tray halfway out of the chassis.
  4. Wait for the fans to stop spinning.
  5. After the fans stop spinning, place one hand under the fan tray to support it, and pull the fan tray completely out of the chassis.
Figure 1: Removing the Rear Fan Tray
Removing the Rear Fan
Tray

Installing the T1600 Rear Fan Tray

To install a replacement rear fan tray (see Figure 2):

  1. Attach an electrostatic discharge (ESD) grounding strap to your bare wrist, and connect the strap to one of the ESD points on the chassis.
  2. Grasp the fan tray by its handles and insert it straight into the chassis.
  3. Tighten the captive screws on the fan tray faceplate to secure it in the chassis, using a Phillips (+) screwdriver, number 2.
Figure 2: Installing the Rear Fan Tray
Installing the
Rear Fan Tray