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Replacing the secondary hard disk drive - ThinkStation E20 (type 4215, 4219, 4220, 4221, 4222)

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Do not open your computer or attempt any repair before reading and understanding the "Important safety information" in the ThinkStation Safety and Warranty Guide that came with your computer. To obtain a copy of the ThinkStation Safety and Warranty Guide, go to Lenovo Support Website

This section provides instructions on how to replace the secondary hard disk drive. Not all computers have the secondary hard disk drive.

To replace the secondary hard disk drive, do the following:

  1. Remove all media from the drives and turn off all attached devices and the computer. Then, disconnect all power cords from electrical outlets and disconnect all cables that are connected to the computer.
  2. Remove the computer cover. See "Removing the computer cover".
  3. Locate the secondary hard disk drive. See "Locating internal drives".
  4. Disconnect the signal cable and the power cable from the hard disk drive.
  5. Press the blue release button to release the hard disk drive cage and then lift the hard disk drive cage out of the chassis.

Removing the secondary hard disk drive

  1. Pull on the blue handle to release and remove the hard disk drive from the hard disk drive cage.
  2. Flex the sides of the blue bracket to remove the hard disk drive from the bracket.
  3. To install a new hard disk drive into the blue bracket, flex the bracket and align pin (1), pin (2), pin (3), and pin (4) on the bracket with the corresponding holes in the hard disk drive. Do not touch the circuit board (5) on the bottom of the hard disk drive.

Note: If you are installing a 2.5-inch hard disk drive, install the hard disk drive into a 2.5-inch to 3.5-inch hard disk drive tray first and then install the tray into the blue bracket.

Installing the hard disk drive into the bracket

  1. Slide the new hard disk drive into the hard disk drive cage until it snaps into position.
  2. Slide the hard disk drive cage with the new hard disk drive into the chassis until it is directly underneath the metal tab.

Installing the secondary hard disk drive

  1. Press the hard disk drive cage downward until it snaps into position.
  2. Connect the signal cable and the power cable to the new hard disk drive.
  3. To complete the replacement, go to "Completing the FRU replacement".
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  • Alias ID: MIGR-74653
  • Document ID: PD008873
  • Last Updated :6/17/2014
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