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Replacing the front fan assembly - ThinkStation C20 (type 4262, 4263, 4264, 4265), C20x (type 4266, 4269, 4271, 4272)

Attention

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:http://www.lenovo.com/support

This section provides instructions on how to replace the front fan assembly.

Note: Not all computers have the front fan assembly.

To replace the front fan assembly, 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. Remove the front bezel. See "Removing and reinstalling the front bezel".
  4. . Remove the PCI card holder. See "Removing and reinstalling the PCI card holder".
  5. Disconnect the front fan assembly cable from the front fan connector on the system board. See "Locating parts and connectors on the system board".
  6. Press the two tabs (1) that attach the front fan assembly bracket to the chassis inward as shown and then completely remove the front fan assembly bracket from the chassis.

Removing the front fan assembly bracket

Figure 1.Removing the front fan assembly bracket

  1. Insert the two tabs (1) on the new front fan assembly bracket into the corresponding holes in the chassis, and then press the two tabs through the holes until the bracket is secured in place.

Installing the new front fan assembly bracket

Figure 2. Installing the new front fan assembly bracket

  1. Connect the front fan assembly cable to the front fan connector on the system board. See "Locating parts and connectors on the system board".
  2. To complete the installation or replacement, go to "Completing the parts replacement".
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  • Alias ID: MIGR-75670
  • Document ID: PD013823
  • Last Updated :6/17/2014
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