Dead Mac IIcx
philpem at dsl.pipex.com
Wed Apr 20 12:35:45 CDT 2005
In message <1gvb8ln.8vexidgenpdsM%tlindner at ix.netcom.com>
tlindner at ix.netcom.com (tim lindner) wrote:
> Also I took a close look at the motherboard. It has 7 silver cans.
> Capacitors I think. They are all surounded by a thin layer of sticky
> goo. Is this a sure sign my caps have leaked?
They're tin-can SMD electrolytics, and are renowned for their ability to
begin leaking with little provocation. Clean the affected board area with a
suitable solvent and a stiff brush, then replace the caps.
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