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Old 21 May 2014, 06:08   #1
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Hi , cant seem to tighten steering friction on merc 15hp 2008 2 stroke . There is a sticker saying increase decrease and co-pilot . And the plastic handle thing that flops up and down but I cant work it out . Any help appreciated , cheers
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Old 21 May 2014, 06:33   #2
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It goes side to side not up and down.
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Old 21 May 2014, 07:11   #3
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Hi , cant seem to tighten steering friction on merc 15hp 2008 2 stroke . There is a sticker saying increase decrease and co-pilot . And the plastic handle thing that flops up and down but I cant work it out . Any help appreciated , cheers

I think the plastic handle is for carrying the motor
There's a red lever above it as in the pic
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just tighten the nut in the centre, obveusly moving the obm from side to side untill it feals ok for you, the spanner size i used was a well worn 9/16af bought when I was an apprentice many moons ago.
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Thanks everyone , mine does not have the lever ? Does that mean its broke or can I just spanner it? mine looks like this
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Might have a spare friction thingy in the garage. I'll look later...
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Old 21 May 2014, 08:59   #7
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it looks as if it has been removed, is the stud still there?If it is its a simple job to re-fit all the bits, a picture from the spares list would make it easyer for you.
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Might have a spare friction thingy in the garage. I'll look later...
That would be great , thanks.
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it looks as if it has been removed, is the stud still there?If it is its a simple job to re-fit all the bits, a picture from the spares list would make it easyer for you.
Yes there is a stud there, I will get some more close up pictures later when I get home . Thanks for the advice , will try find exploded spares diagram.
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Mercury Marine 10 HP SEA PRO SWIVEL BRACKET AND STEERING HANDLE Parts

not really making sense to me how it works
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