I had opened my Asus WL-500g deluxe router because I was planning to hook something to the internal serial port header. I immediately spotted a dodgy looking capacitor.
This 6V 1000µF capacitor had a bulging top and after desoldering only measured 5µF! I replaced it with a 16V 1000µF capacitor:
The area around the capacitor is getting pretty hot, that is why I plan on adding a fan later.
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