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122 Installing System Components
Installing the Control Panel Assembly
Push the control panel gently into the chassis
Connect the control panel cable to the control panel board.
Using a Phillips screwdriver, replace the screw that secures the control
panel assembly to the chassis.
Connect the control panel assembly cable to the system board.
Close the system. See "Closing the System" on page 80.
Place the system upright on a flat surface.
Replace the front bezel. See "Installing the Front Bezel" on page 76.
Reattach any peripherals and connect the system to an electrical outlet.
Turn on the system and attached peripherals.
Removing the SATA Backplane
CAUTION: Many repairs may only be done by a certified service technician.
You should only perform troubleshooting and simple repairs as authorized in
your product documentation, or as directed by the online or telephone service
and support team. Damage due to servicing that is not authorized by Dell is not
covered by your warranty. Read and follow the safety instructions that came
with the product.
Remove the front bezel
See "Removing the Front Bezel" on page 75.
Turn off the system and attached peripherals, and disconnect the
system from the electrical outlet.
Open the system. See "Opening the System" on page 79.
CAUTION: To prevent damage to the drives and backplane, you must remove
the hard drives from the system before removing the backplane.
CAUTION: You must note the number of each hard drive and temporarily
label them before removal so that you can replace them in the same locations.
Remove all hard drives. See "Hard Drives" on page 84.
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