Squeal on Older Hard Drives
ard at p850ug1.demon.co.uk
Fri Feb 24 18:01:25 CST 2006
> I wonder why the squeal happens? Whether it's wear on the spring side or the
> spindle side? If the former, then a donor spring from a scrap unit could fix
I would be suprised if the spindle wears, they're normally pretty hard.
Often the spring was a replaceable part in the boardswapper guide for the
drives, and I think replacing it might well cure the noise.
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