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[* black] Replace the capacitor by soldering a new capacitor of the same type on the exact same spot. Scratch the green plastic of the printboard to improve conductivity, Keep the capacitor on the right spot, hold the tin against the pegs of the capacitor and heat the tin with the soldering iron. The tin will cool down and the capacitor will be fixed.
[* icon_note] Soldering iron, solder (tin)tin), flathead screwdriver for scratching.
[* black] Replace the capacitor by soldering a new capacitor of the same type on the exact same spot. Scratch the green plastic of the printboard to improve conductivity, Keep the capacitor on the right spot, hold the tin against the pegs of the capacitor and heat the tin with the soldering iron. The tin will cool down and the capacitor will be fixed.
[* icon_note] Soldering iron, solder (tin)tin), flathead screwdriver for scratching.
[* icon_caution] Caution; the soldering iron will be hot. Do not breath the soldering fumes. They are toxic.