After "32MB" message should be the preamp version and revision on a normal working hdd (PAUNI_L2958*PA VID=0011 PN=000E Rev=0002*PAUNI_L2958*PA VID=0011 PN=000E Rev=0002U--something like this) Check this pcb on another hdd or check this hdd with another pcb to see if something changes.
Please do test HM in Ram in WD utility, but for 5-6 family,especially the last ones.Also do a test for reading ROM thru usb for some drives...I was having an unpleasant surprise when I tried that on a FBLite for ex.
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