Thats harsh, SD. What kind of breadmaker was it? Ive just recently lost a corretto myself so I know how you feel (sunbeam bakehouse with about 40kg experience). When I wired up the bakehouse I had JavaBs help so I managed to leave the capacitor in there, unfortunately there seems to be a design flaw with the belt that drives the paddle as Ive snapped three of them now. Just cant win. Time for a new model methinks.