I thought this was a very interesting item to highlight. Clearly a lot of tips and tricks can be found in FChat. I wish there was some kind of knowledge database or Wiki that keeps track of items like this:
In this case it's very nicely written up with supporting photo's and details about the parts and a homemade tool to take the item out.
Perhaps I should make a start now. Just like the compatibility items and parts resources this can come in quite handy. For now I will label blogs like this: "fixit" and will make it available on the sidebar.
In case you don't suffer this specific problem you still might want to consider it a fairly cheap preventative maintenance job.