HOW TO REPLACE BURNT DIODE OF hitachi 500 gb HARD DISK Tags: Hard Drives Hitachi Components Storage Last response: October 12, 2011 8:05 AM in Storage Share nakumar22 October 11, 2011 4:17:23 PM Hello, My hitachi 500 gb hard disk diode is burnt. How to repair or replace the burnt component. Also plz tell me that it is really a diode which is burnt and also what is its specification. I have a clear image of this burnt component More about : replace burnt diode hitachi 500 hard disk fzabkar a c 271 G Storage October 12, 2011 7:25:48 AM Let's see the clear image. :-) In the meantime, this page may help: http://www.users.on.net/~fzabkar/HDD/TVS_diode_FAQ.html There are several photo clips of TVS diodes here: http://www.users.on.net/~fzabkar/HDD jsc a b G Storage October 12, 2011 8:05:55 AM How to replace ...? Very, very carefully. If you do not have the soldering equipment or experience, pay someone to do it for you. Of course, you need to make that person is qualified. If you are pretty sure the diode is the problem, do what fz suggested: cut it in half, then if the drive works, backup the data before you try to have it repaierd. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Wd 500gb external hard drive wrong power supply Forum HELP!!!!!! PCB Seagate 300 Gb HDD Fried! Forum Western Digital Blue 500gb SATA3 or Hitachi Deskstar 1TB SATA2 Forum PSU - What is burnt here? Forum Need picture of bottom of Hitachi Deskstar T7K 500 Forum Burnt hard drive data recovery help Forum If hitachi HDD power 5v to 12v interchanged what will happen? Forum Fried WD 500 Hard Drive Forum How to repair hitachi external hard disk drive Forum Hitachi 500 gb driver for windows 7 Forum External Hard Drive burnt out. Please Help ! Forum CPU BURNT ? Forum HDD recovery - motor wont spin Forum How to fix a hard drive Forum 1 HDD vs. 2 HDD RAID-0 Forum How to recover data from a thumb drive that doesnt register on a laptop Forum [Hard Drives] Toshiba HD only showing 1 partition Forum Computer won't recognize sata hard drive anymore Forum Western Digital Ext. Hard drive Forum [Solved] Laptop Hard Drive Compatibility Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !