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Re: instrument cluster problem (archive)

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Posted by jim egelston on November 21, 2000 at 12:34:54:

In Reply to: instrument cluster problem posted by dave h on November 21, 2000 at 00:23:55:

The capacitors you want are electrolytic, with radial leads. 'Radial' means that the two wires come out the same end, as opposed to the wires comming out opposite ends. You need the radial type because of the way the capacitor is mounted to the board in a vertical orientation. I bought my capacitors at Supertronix, a retail electronics store in Seattle. They have a website:

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