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Maintaining MX5, MX10, MX40, and MX80 Components

Tools and Parts Required to Maintain MX5, MX10, MX40, and MX80 Routers

To maintain hardware components, you need the following tools and parts:

  • ESD grounding wrist strap

Routine Maintenance Procedures for MX5, MX10, MX40, and MX80 Routers

Purpose

For optimum router performance, perform preventive maintenance procedures.

Action

  • Inspect the installation site for moisture, loose wires or cables, and excessive dust. Make sure that airflow is unobstructed around the router and into the air intake vents.

  • Check the status-reporting devices on the font panel—System alarms and LEDs.

Maintaining the MX5, MX10, MX40, and MX80 Routing Engine

Purpose

On the MX5, MX10, MX40, and MX80 router, the Routing Engine is fixed inside the chassis. For optimum router performance, verify the condition of the Routing Engine.

Action

On a regular basis:

  • Check the LEDs on the front panel to view information about the status of the Routing Engine.

  • To check the status of the Routing Engine, issue the show chassis routing-engine command. The output is similar to the following: