Introdução

This guide will take you through the process involved with removing a capacitor. De-soldering and soldering will be required.

  1. Rotate the device so that the bottom is facing up.
    • Rotate the device so that the bottom is facing up.

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  2. Lift up all four rubber pads on the bottom of the router with the plastic opening tool.
    • Lift up all four rubber pads on the bottom of the router with the plastic opening tool.

    • Be careful not to pull the rubber pads all the way out when lifting as they are difficult to reinsert.

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    • Unscrew the four 11.8 mm T-8 torx screws from the bottom of the router.

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    • Lift the bottom casing straight up from the router.

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    • Remove the clear plastic casing by lifting it straight up from the router.

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    • Separate the motherboard from the top shell by lifting it straight up from the router.

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    • Rotate the motherboard so that the top is facing up.

    • Set the motherboard on a flat clean surface.

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    • The capacitor can be found at the location shown.

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    • Rotate the motherboard so that the bottom is facing up.

    • Locate the two soldered contacts of the capacitor.

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    • Rotate the motherboard 180 degrees.

    • Do not refer to the pictures in this step for proper de-soldering and soldering techniques. They are for illustration purposes only.

    • Refer to this link for proper de-soldering and soldering techniques.

    • Pull the capacitor from the other side of the circuit board once the solder is liquified.

    • To replace the capacitor, orient the negative side of the capacitor (indicated by a white stripe and a negative sign) so that it aligns with the shaded white region of the circle indicating the capacitor's position on the motherboard.

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Conclusão

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

Kyle Moore

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looks like that's a 220microF at 25V right ?

probably better to replace it with a similar 220microF, but with higher voltage rating.

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