Hi R, Proffitt,
Thank you for your interest. I swapped the PBC board with that of a healthy drive (the specs which I listed in my original post). But that did not work, I am not sure if it could be the firmware? I am new to all of this but I am in a desperate situation where I can't loose the files I have and I do not have the money to send it to a professional I have two hard drives of the same model, I am just not sure of what component specifically is failing with my problem hard drive so I can swap it with the healthy one. Thank you again.