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    Replacing a Cooling Fan on VSE1100 and VSE2100 Devices

    The Virtual Services Engine has three cooling fans that are hot-swappable. Replace the fans after 5 years of accumulated use.

    Warning: To avoid injury, keep tools and your fingers away from the fans as you slide the fan tray out of the chassis.

    To replace a fan:

    1. Examine the rear of the chassis. Verify that the fan is not spinning.
    2. A cooling fan has a pull handle and a locking tab. Press the locking tab to the right while you pull out the fan using the handle. See Figure 1.

      Figure 1: Removing a Cooling Fan

      Removing a Cooling Fan
    3. Insert the new fan assembly. Hold the fan assembly locking tab to the right until the fan assembly is fully seated. See Figure 2.

      Figure 2: Replacing a Cooling Fan

      Replacing a Cooling Fan
    4. Move the fan assembly locking tab to the left to ensure that the fan assembly is locked in the device.

    Published: 2013-03-12