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Tan, MerCruiser Certified Technician
Category: Boat
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Experience:  40 yrs. experience with complete engine repairs both inboard/outboard and MerCruiser Certified Technician.
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I'm trying to install a new cable on what I think is a

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I'm trying to install a new cable on what I think is a Safe-t QC type helm. But I don't see either a hitch pin or the two screws that secure the cable to the helm. I do see on underside of the helm one screw that is spring loaded; this screw is a slotted screw. how do I remove the old cable
JA: Sometimes things that you think will be really complicated end up being easy to fix. The Marine Mechanic I'm going to connect you with knows all the tricks and shortcuts. Is there anything else the Marine Mechanic should be aware of?
Customer: not that I can think of
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Boat
Expert:  Tan replied 8 months ago.

Hello, I'm Tan. Welcome to JustAnswer. I'm reviewing your question and will reply momentarily.

Expert:  Tan replied 8 months ago.

Here is an image for cable removal.

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
I just push in on the screw and pull out on the cable?
Expert:  Tan replied 8 months ago.

Correct this is why they call it Quick Connect.

Then you install new cable and pin. The cable pushes in and slide the pin in to keep cable in.

Post back if you need further assistance or have problems of any kind.

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