Having problems with your Dell PowerEdge 840 (becwmk1_2) Server ?

Will only power up for 5 to 10 seconds and then shuts off. I have to unplug the power cord to repeat.


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It sounds like an overheating problem. The newer cpu's have a thermal shutdown sensor that automatically shuts down system if it senses a temp that is too high. Common solution would be to check your cpu/ chassis fan and see if they are working. If not replace.
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