Originally Posted by RIB-Teccie
No, please don't put the grease nipples in and pump will all your might. I did that as a very young and inexperienced apprentice and the grease nipples popped out and stripped the threads. Slowly slowly catchy monkey. Try greasing once it begins to spin.
Don't the grease nipples only lube the tilt pin & not the steering ? I'm pretty sure they will do nothing for the steering shaft
As suggested above cut the cable off close to the threads on the other side & drift it back the other way till you get more movement
Then drift it right through