Having problems with your Dell PowerEdge 1800 Server ?

PE 1800 Power Supply Fan Does Not Turn Off When Shut Down

\015 The power supply (PS) fan in my PowerEdge 1800 does not turn off when I shut down the computer. The fan stays on indefinitely and will only turn off if I unplug the server. Here are the troubleshooting steps I have taken:1. I have updated the server with all firmware updates and patches. 2. The issue does not appear to be temperature related since this even occurs in cold weather.3. I have tried to unplug the server, wait several hours and then plug the server back in (without actually switching on the server). Unfortunately, the PS fan immediately starts as soon as I give it power.4. The problem is not OS related since I wiped the data from the server and the problem still persists (I am assigning this server to a different project so I was able to wipe the data).The problem has occurred since I got the server from Dell (so it is not a new issue). Unfortunately I am out of my support contract with Dell.Any tips would be appreciated.Thanks!\015

Answers :

You may have to reomve the system cover\015\012and access the fan inside the system. See your Product Information Guide for complete information about safety precautions, working inside the computer, and protecting against electrostatic discharge. after reading this, run the steps below:\015\012 \015\012
  1. Run the appropriate diagnostic test. See "Using Server Administrator Diagnostics" in Running \015\012System Diagnostics."\015\012

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  3. Turn off the system and attached peripherals, and disconnect the system from the electrical \015\012outlet.\015\012

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  5. Open the system. See "Opening the System" in your manual for guide.

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  7. Ensure that the faulty fan's power cable is firmly attached to the fan power connector. Check the connecting cables for short-circuit (Bridged cables). if you find any, replace the cables.

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  9. If the problem is not resolved, install a new fan. check for the replacement fan for your Server model.

\015\012\015\012If the replacement fan is working properly, close the system.
\015\012\015\012\015\012If the replacement fan does not operate, let me know.
The fan Temp control sensor for the power supply should be internal however before buying a new one I would suggest removing the power supply from the unit and plugging it in if the issue remains unresolved you will know for sure it is in the power unit and can replace it
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