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After a two month period when the boat was not used, due to

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After a two month period when the boat was not used, due to injury, the steering was found to be frozen with little movement. I had a service done and was told the engine would have to be removed to free the shaft. Any alternative? It is a 40hp 204 vintage. Tom
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Boat
Expert:  Tan replied 1 year ago.

Hello. My name is Tan.

Is there any part of the steering rod sticking out of the steering tube on the motor?