Mine broke in exactly the same place, but it looks like a foot has broken off as well. I cut the whole caboodle off a blown chip and just soldered the green & yellow wires. It was caused by the guide being jolted as it caught the plastic V on a crossover curve. I don't use them any more and the repair has held up.
A break that high up normally indicates that the wire has had excessive and repeated bending forces applied to it. I would suggest that it happened because the ferrite man is being restricted from it's normal movement. The usual fix is to add some short wires to the legs as can be seen in this photo. View attachment 10040
The other area to watch out for are the feet. Solder on its own is not really strong enough to resist the strain generated by the guide in normal use. To get a better joint if you need to repair them is to make sure that they are crimped up tight before you apply solder to them.
To fix your problem, you will need a new capacitor about 10p from Maplins. They are marked 103 ...... last time I typed this I got the wrong units but it is 10,000 of them
Many thanks Guys for the responses. I thought I was on my own. Greg the excessive force had been applied during assembly, the guide plate slot and the foot had been forced in place. Once again many thanks everyone that has given me some ways forward. A final thought Ferrite an Mk1 was a lot easier to repair, I guess less wire is saving on production costs price current of metal & all !!!!
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