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Old 19 February 2009, 05:08   #1
Country: UK - England
Town: Wemouth
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Squeeky steering

Steering is squeeky went manoevering at slow speeds (ie turning the wheel a lot). Cable steering (not hydraulic)- noise seems to be coming from wheel. Any ideas?

As you can tell I'm fairly new to this- is there a Haynes equivalent book for RIBs?


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Old 24 February 2009, 11:11   #2
Country: USA
Town: North East
Boat name: The Spruce Moose
Length: 5m +
Engine: I/O
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Squaky steering

inside of your console you will see a cable running up through your helm and back out the other side. that is your steering cable. many times the cable will lose a lot of grease over time and becomes "sticky" and "squeaky" try loosening up the hardware holding the cable in the helm and give it a good coating of marine grease (or white lithium grease) this should stop that sticky squeaky feeling.

good luck!
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