View Full Version : Steering tight after 2 mo. of sitting

09-02-2009, 07:50 AM
Took out the boat yesterday for the first time in 2 months (family issues). The steering was very tough for the first 5 - 10 minutes. After that it loosened up and felt normal. Is this something to worry about?

I know there is no steering fluid, but it acted like fluid had settled and then began circulating again. Could this just be my rudder had stiffened up?

09-02-2009, 10:11 AM
May need to grease the rudder. And, now, thanks to a poster, there is a method on here for greasing the cable itself. If you search on "steering cable" it will come up.