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How do remove the capacitors from a 50" magnovox paslma tv model#50mf231d/37

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  • che_izm May 29, 2009

    The capacitors seem to be in a tight spot. Using the soldering devices and the spray and cream won't demalge the rest of the board?

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First of all the capacitors are located on the main board and power supply board of the tv.to remove the capacitors you should have few tools 1)the hot soldering gun. 2)the soldering iron device. 3)the soldering flux 4)the plier. now the procedure to remove the capacitor is as follows: first of all apply flux cream on the pins of the capacitor which are fitted on the board.oly apply the flux cream on that capacitor pin which you want to remove,not on all capacitors.then with the hot soldering gun spray the hot air on the part of the board where the capacitor is actually fixed.after that with soldering iron device just move the capacitor pins to make it loose.then with the help of plier grap the capacitor and pull it back,it will be removed slowly. the required parts for removing the capacitor will be available at any local electronics hard ware store  or you canm also get this at  www.radioshack.com this will help you. thanks.please do rate the solution.thank you for using fixya.keep updated.

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  • spark9 May 29, 2009

    no it will not damage rest of the board.but if you still feel risky then.get it removed by a local electronics repair person.as just getting the capacitor from the board will hardly cost any thing.it will be negligible.
    as if a mistake is done whole board will get damaged and short.but the procedure given above is the exact procedure.if you feel confident go for it.otherwise local electronics repair person is advisable.
    thanks please do rate.

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