Boat

Have Boat Questions? Ask a Boat Repair Expert.

Ask an Expert,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Related Boat Questions
Stiff steering, Steering is very stiff in both directions.
Steering is very stiff in both directions. It has a power steering unit. … read more
Tan
Tan
MerCruiser Certified Technician
Certified Marine Technician
11,264 satisfied customers
Where can I get a Teleflex rack system 1998 Corrcet Craft
Where can I get a Teleflex rack system for a 1998 Corrcet Craft 176. There is no part number… read more
Jason
Jason
Marine Mechanic
18,623 satisfied customers
The steering on my 1988 23 foot Sea Ray Weekender is
The steering on my 1988 23 foot Sea Ray Weekender is extremely stiff. I suspect it's the cable, is that typical? And how does it come out....Thx . . Dan… read more
Jason
Jason
Marine Mechanic
18,623 satisfied customers
why does my outdrive(bravo 1 w/ps) wiggle back and forth 3
why does my outdrive(bravo 1 w/ps) wiggle back and forth 3 or 4 inches when motor is not running? i have replaced steering ram and actuator… read more
Tan
Tan
MerCruiser Certified Technician
Certified Marine Technician
11,264 satisfied customers
I bought this 86 Ebbtide w/Mercruser 140/AlphaXXXXX
I bought this '86 Ebbtide w/Mercruser 140/AlphaXXXXX. Neither the Stering or Stern Pump seems to be working… read more
Tan
Tan
MerCruiser Certified Technician
Certified Marine Technician
11,264 satisfied customers
i have rack and pinion steering on my starcraft fishmaster
i have rack and pinion steering on my starcraft fishmaster 190 with a mercury 90 outboard motor. The steering wheel wont turn so i figured the problem to be in the tilt tube. i have freed the cable at… read more
Tan
Tan
MerCruiser Certified Technician
Certified Marine Technician
11,264 satisfied customers
I have a 1995 Searay 195 with the 4.3 mercruiser and an gen
I have a 1995 Searay 195 with the 4.3 mercruiser and an gen 11 alpha sterndrive, what is the steering cable length. It is hard to steer and when the cable is disconnected it still steers hard.… read more
Noel Schembri
Noel Schembri
Marine mechanic
Diploma
1,735 satisfied customers
Sea Ray 240 Bowrider 7.4L Mercruiser Bravo one.Owned boat for
Sea Ray 240 Bowrider 7.4L Mercruiser Bravo one.Owned boat for many years.First lake trip this year and i am experiencing a hard to steer problem.Pump,belt,look ok.… read more
James
James
Certified Marine Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
4,094 satisfied customers
I have a 89 Bass Buggy pontoon floor replacement project in
I have a 89 Bass Buggy pontoon floor replacement project in process. The console must be removed to replace the floor under it. All other wiring has been disconnected and labeled to reassemble. Two ca… read more
Tan
Tan
MerCruiser Certified Technician
Certified Marine Technician
11,264 satisfied customers
I have a 71 monark 18 ft flatbottom. The steering cable broke
I have a 71 monark 18 ft flatbottom. The steering cable broke before I bought it and i dont have any information about it. Just wondering if i could get some help.… read more
Jason
Jason
Marine Mechanic
18,623 satisfied customers
I have a 1996 Baja Islander with a 350 Mercruiser V8. The
I have a 1996 Baja Islander with a 350 Mercruiser V8. The stearing is very hard and stiff. I have checked the fluid and it is fine. What else causes this?? Thanks very much! John… read more
Master Tech
Master Tech
Service Manager/Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,167 satisfied customers
I have a 1995 Chris Craft 18 foot boat. It has a 4.3l volvo
I have a 1995 Chris Craft 18 foot boat. It has a 4.3l volvo penta i/o. The steering seems to be locked up. I checked the reservoir and it needed some fluid but was not empty. I filled up and tried the… read more
Master Tech
Master Tech
Service Manager/Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,167 satisfied customers
I have 21cc, yamaha 150 4 stroke. the steering is frozen.
I have 21'cc, yamaha 150 4 stroke. the steering is frozen. i disconnected the engine and backed off the nut securing the push rod thru the motor mount. the rod slides thru ok. however the cable does n… read more
Whitecap36
Whitecap36
Service Manager/Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,545 satisfied customers
How do I remove a 1972 OMC steering system from the dashboard
How do I remove a 1972 OMC steering system from the dashboard of the boat? I got the wheel off, and I removed the two 1/2" nuts from the back, but something still needs to come apart before I can remo… read more
Master Tech
Master Tech
Service Manager/Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,167 satisfied customers
Is it posible to improve the steering on a 26 starcraft with
Is it posible to improve the steering on a 26' starcraft with OMC outdrive 1983 . 800 series… read more
Steve Sr.
Steve Sr.
No Title
High School or GED
79 satisfied customers
Trying To Find Out How To Free Up A Frozen Steering Cable On
Trying To Find Out How To Free Up A Frozen Steering Cable On An Outboard Motor. Cable Is Probably All Right It Is Frozen In The Shaft In Front Of The Motor.… read more
davesoutboard
davesoutboard
owner
Associate Degree
1,570 satisfied customers
Hi my name isXXXXX have a 1981 ranger boat and need to ...
Hi my name isXXXXX have a 1981 ranger boat and need to replace the steering wheel cable can you tell me how to do it.… read more
BC Boat Guy
BC Boat Guy
Lecturer/Instructor
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
56 satisfied customers
How do you remove the steering cable from a 1968 16 ...
How do you remove the steering cable from a 1968 16'' Larsen boat with Merc cruiser 120 hp inboard/outboard motor?… read more
BC Boat Guy
BC Boat Guy
Lecturer/Instructor
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
56 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

This expert is wonderful. They truly know what they are talking about, and they actually care about you. They really helped put my nerves at ease. Thank you so much!!!!

AlexLos Angeles, CA

Thank you for all your help. It is nice to know that this service is here for people like myself, who need answers fast and are not sure who to consult.

GPHesperia, CA

I couldn't be more satisfied! This is the site I will always come to when I need a second opinion.

JustinKernersville, NC

Just let me say that this encounter has been entirely professional and most helpful. I liked that I could ask additional questions and get answered in a very short turn around.

EstherWoodstock, NY

Thank you so much for taking your time and knowledge to support my concerns. Not only did you answer my questions, you even took it a step further with replying with more pertinent information I needed to know.

RobinElkton, Maryland

He answered my question promptly and gave me accurate, detailed information. If all of your experts are half as good, you have a great thing going here.

DianeDallas, TX

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Dominick

Dominick

Marine Mechanic

1,009 satisfied customers

25 Years Experience as Mechanic, 20 Yrs Boat Yard Owner/Mechanic, Factory Certified

Ted G.

Ted G.

Rigger, Diagnostician

704 satisfied customers

40 years boating, Safe boating instruct., Offshore Race promoter, Failure Analysis, Expert Witness

John White

John White

Marine Mechanic

306 satisfied customers

11 years experience working on outboards, inboards, sterndrives & pwcs

Jason

Jason

Marine Mechanic

18,623 satisfied customers

Degree in Marine Technology. Gas and diesel marine mechanic.

Tan

Tan

MerCruiser Certified Technician

11,264 satisfied customers

40 yrs. experience with complete engine repairs both inboard/outboard and MerCruiser Certified Technician.

Jeff G.

Jeff G.

Marine Mechanic

4,729 satisfied customers

42 years experience, Certified Master Technician, All Major Outboards, Sterndrives, Hi-Performance

Captain Dave

Captain Dave

Marine Mechanic

2,672 satisfied customers

USCG Licensed Captain, 20+ Years Boating, Fishing, Maintenance and Repair Experience

< Previous | Next >

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x