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Old 06 February 2012, 08:26   #1
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Steering Wheel Play

How much steering wheel play is acceptable?
How easy to correct?
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Old 06 February 2012, 08:46   #2
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mechanical or hydraulic?
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you should have almost zero free play on hydraulic, if you have you'll need to check the fluid level, and bleed the system.
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reason for fixing it:

http://www.maib.gov.uk/publications/...och_lomond.cfm

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an excellent time to read the report, just at the start of a new season, makes you think about your own kit and how quickly a day out can be a bad day out! I know my flares need replacing this season, the engine service is due, and a new battery was going on anyway, maybe also time for a RNLI inspection as well, better safe than sorry!!
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Different case, I think, depending on the amount of play the OP was talking about. This thread has a discussion on the original question.

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