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Cisco 10005 ESR Fan Assembly Installation
March 30, 2001
This installation note provides procedures for replacing the fan assembly in a Cisco 10005 edge services router (ESR).
The following sections are included in this installation note:
To supply cooling air to the chassis, the Cisco 10005 ESR uses a fan assembly (Figure 1) containing seven fans.
Figure 1 Fan Assembly
The fan assembly is located on the left side of the chassis. It is accessible from the rear only. (From the rear, look for the fan assembly on the right side of the chassis.)
1. Seven internal fans draw cooling air into the right side of the chassis and direct it across the internal components to maintain an acceptable operating temperature.
2. The air is exhausted through openings in the left side of the chassis.
The fan assembly supports hot-swapping and can be replaced without interruption to system operation. However, to prevent overheating, do not operate the system without the fan unit for more than a few minutes.
Note The chassis contains an air filter. Replace or clean the air filter regularly, as described in the Cisco 10005 ESR Hardware Overview and Maintenance Guide, an online document available at Cisco.com.
Prerequisites and Preparation
Before you perform any of the procedures in this installation note, we recommend that you:
•Read the safety guidelines in the next section and review the electrical safety and ESD-prevention guidelines in the Cisco 10005 ESR Hardware Installation Guide.
•Ensure that you have all of the necessary tools and equipment (see the "Required Tools and Equipment" section).
•Have access to the following documents during the installation:
–Technology of Edge Aggregation: Cisco 10000 Series Edge Services Router (shipped with your router and available for viewing or download at Cisco.com)
–Cisco 10005 ESR Hardware Installation Guide
–Cisco 10000 Series ESR Troubleshooting Guide (an online document available for viewing or download at Cisco.com)
–Cisco 10000 Series ESR Software Configuration Guide (an online document available for viewing or download at Cisco.com)
Before you begin the installation or replacement procedure, review the safety guidelines in this section to avoid injuring yourself or damaging the equipment.
Safety warnings appear throughout this publication in procedures that, if performed incorrectly, may harm you. A warning symbol precedes each warning statement.
Before you install, configure, or perform maintenance on the router, review the documentation for the procedure you are about to perform, paying special attention to the safety warnings. If you need translations of the safety warnings, refer to the "Translated Safety Warnings" appendix of the Cisco 10005 ESR Hardware Installation Guide.
Required Tools and Equipment
You need the following tools and equipment to install a fan assembly:
•Number 2 phillips screwdriver
•Electrostatic discharge (ESD) preventive wrist or ankle strap with connection cord
Replacing a Fan Assembly
This section describes how to replace a fan assembly in a Cisco 10005 chassis. It contains these procedures:
Removing and Replacing a Cisco 10005 Fan Assembly
Follow the steps below to replace the fan assembly. The fan assembly supports hot-swapping (for up to 2 minutes) and can be replaced without interruption to system operation.
The fan assembly is accessible from the rear of the chassis. It occupies a vertical slot on the right side of the unit (viewed from the rear).
Caution To prevent the system from overheating during this procedure, be sure that the replacement fan assembly is out of its box and packaging, so it is ready to install as soon as the defective module is removed.
Step 1 Put on an antistatic wrist strap and connect the strap to the ESD jack on the front of the chassis or to a bare metal surface of the chassis.
Step 2 Move any interface cables away from the fan assembly (rear of chassis).
Step 3 Loosen the captive screw on the fan assembly and slide the assembly out of the chassis (Figure 2).
Warning The fans might still be turning when you remove the fan assembly from the chassis. Keep fingers, screwdrivers, and other objects away from the openings in the fan assembly's housing.
Figure 2 Removing or Installing the Fan Assembly
Step 4 Slide the new fan assembly into the chassis, being sure it makes a secure connection to the midplane.
If the fan assembly is operating properly, its Fan Status LED turns green and the fans start to turn.
If the Fan Status LED turns red, try reseating the fan assembly.
Step 5 Tighten the captive screw on the fan assembly.
Step 6 Rerun all interface cables through the cable management bracket.
Troubleshooting Fan Assembly Installation
Table 1 provides instructions on solving problems with the fan assembly.
FCC Class B Compliance
The equipment described in this manual generates and might radiate radio-frequency energy. If it is not installed in accordance with Cisco installation instructions, it might cause interference with radio and television reception. This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device in accordance with the specifications in part 15 of the FCC rules. These specifications are designed to provide reasonable protection against such interference in a residential installation. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation.
Modifying the equipment without written authorization from Cisco might result in the equipment no longer complying with FCC requirements for Class A or Class B digital devices. In that event, your right to use the equipment might be limited by FCC regulations, and you might be required to correct any interference to radio or television communications at your own expense.
You can determine whether your equipment is causing interference by turning it off. If the interference stops, it was probably caused by the Cisco equipment or one of its peripheral devices. If the equipment causes interference to radio or television reception, try to correct the interference by using one or more of the following measures:
•Turn the television or radio antenna until the interference stops.
•Move the equipment to one side or the other of the television or radio.
•Move the equipment farther away from the television or radio.
•Plug the equipment into an outlet that is on a different circuit from the television or radio. (That is, make certain the equipment and the television or radio are on circuits controlled by different circuit breakers or fuses.)
Modifications to this product not authorized by Cisco Systems, Inc. could void the FCC approval and negate your authority to operate the product.
This section lists the manuals in the Cisco 10000 series documentation set.
Manuals for All Cisco 10000 Series Routers
•Technology of Edge Aggregation: Cisco 10000 Series Edge Services Router
•Cisco 10000 Series ESR Performance Routing Engine Installation
•Cisco 10000 Series ESR OC-12 Packet Over SONET Line Card Installation
•Cisco 10000 Series ESR OC-12 ATM Line Card Installation
•Cisco 10000 Series ESR Single-Port Gigabit Ethernet Line Card Installation
•Cisco 10000 Series ESR Channelized OC-12 Line Card Installation
•Cisco 10000 Series ESR 6-Port Channelized T3 Line Card Installation
•Cisco 10000 Series ESR Channelized STM-1 Line Card Installation
• Release notes for the Cisco 10000 series ESR
These documents, which are available at Cisco.com, are online only:
•Cisco 10000 Series ESR Software Configuration Guide
•Cisco 10000 Series ESR Troubleshooting Guide
•Cisco 10000 Series ESR Useful Links
•Cisco 10000 technical reference documents
Hardware Documents for Cisco 10008 Routers
•Cisco 10008 ESR Hardware Installation Guide
•Cisco 10008 ESR AC Power Entry Module Installation
•Cisco 10008 ESR DC Power Entry Module Installation
•Cisco 10008 ESR Blower Module Installation
Hardware Documents for Cisco 10005 Routers
•Cisco 10005 ESR Hardware Installation Guide
•Cisco 10005 ESR Hardware Overview and Maintenance Guide (online only)
•Cisco 10005 ESR AC Power Supply Installation
•Cisco 10005 ESR DC Power Entry Module Installation
•Cisco 10005 ESR Fan Assembly Installation
The sections that follow provide sources for obtaining documentation from Cisco Systems.
World Wide Web
You can access the most current Cisco documentation on the World Wide Web at the following sites:
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Cisco documentation is available in the following ways:
•Registered Cisco Direct Customers can order Cisco Product documentation from the Networking Products MarketPlace:
•Registered Cisco.com users can order the Documentation CD-ROM through the online Subscription Store:
•Nonregistered Cisco.com users can order documentation through a local account representative by calling Cisco corporate headquarters (California, USA) at 408 526-7208 or, in North America, by calling 800 553-NETS (6387).
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Obtaining Technical Assistance
Cisco provides Cisco.com as a starting point for all technical assistance. Customers and partners can obtain documentation, troubleshooting tips, and sample configurations from online tools. For Cisco.com registered users, additional troubleshooting tools are available from the TAC website.
Cisco.com is the foundation of a suite of interactive, networked services that provides immediate, open access to Cisco information and resources at anytime, from anywhere in the world. This highly integrated Internet application is a powerful, easy-to-use tool for doing business with Cisco.
Cisco.com provides a broad range of features and services to help customers and partners streamline business processes and improve productivity. Through Cisco.com, you can find information about Cisco and our networking solutions, services, and programs. In addition, you can resolve technical issues with online technical support, download and test software packages, and order Cisco learning materials and merchandise. Valuable online skill assessment, training, and certification programs are also available.
Customers and partners can self-register on Cisco.com to obtain additional personalized information and services. Registered users can order products, check on the status of an order, access technical support, and view benefits specific to their relationships with Cisco.
To access Cisco.com, go to the following website:
Technical Assistance Center
The Cisco TAC website is available to all customers who need technical assistance with a Cisco product or technology that is under warranty or covered by a maintenance contract.
Contacting TAC by Using the Cisco TAC Website
If you have a priority level 3 (P3) or priority level 4 (P4) problem, contact TAC by going to the TAC website:
P3 and P4 level problems are defined as follows:
•P3—Your network performance is degraded. Network functionality is noticeably impaired, but most business operations continue.
•P4—You need information or assistance on Cisco product capabilities, product installation, or basic product configuration.
In each of the above cases, use the Cisco TAC website to quickly find answers to your questions.
To register for Cisco.com, go to the following website:
If you cannot resolve your technical issue by using the TAC online resources, Cisco.com registered users can open a case online by using the TAC Case Open tool at the following website:
Contacting TAC by Telephone
If you have a priority level 1(P1) or priority level 2 (P2) problem, contact TAC by telephone and immediately open a case. To obtain a directory of toll-free numbers for your country, go to the following website:
P1 and P2 level problems are defined as follows:
•P1—Your production network is down, causing a critical impact to business operations if service is not restored quickly. No workaround is available.
•P2—Your production network is severely degraded, affecting significant aspects of your business operations. No workaround is available.
Use this document in conjunction with the documents listed in the "Related Documentation" section.
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