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If you do not have Helping Hands on hand, be careful not to touch the tip of your soldering iron. It may help to hold the board at an angle in this scenario.

While it may be possible to do a partial capacitor replacement, the remaining capacitors will also fail. It's best to do all of them at once. If you do not know how to solder, refer to this guide: How To Solder and Desolder Connections.

Move in a workspace with ventilation or use a fume extractor. Once in an appropriate workspace, desolder the old capacitors. Heat one leg up and remove the capacitor. Do this for both legs.

After removing the capacitors, clean up the old solder. To do this, take a desoldering braid and clean up the solder from the pads. The desoldering braid must be lifted up with your soldering iron.

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