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Help with replacing flash bulb in canon 430 ex!

Ok, my issue is this. I have a canon 430 ex and I had the flash bulb fail on the flash. So I ordered the part from canon. Here is my issue. I finnaly have everything apart and all the wires from the new bulb soldered into the flash, EXCEPT ONE! For the first time I did not make a diagram when i started this :( ,so I can not remember where the pink wire goes that comes directly out of the flash bulb itself.

My only guess is there is a hole on the circuit board that is attached on the capacitor. I have asked around on photography-on-the.net/forums and nobody seems to know or will not answer J. Do you happen to know where I solder that pink wire from the replacement bulb on the flash? Any advice would be GREATLY appreciated. Thanks!!!

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