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#11766774 - 08/09/16 07:15 AM Sea Star Steering Play
Bass N Beer Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 09/18/11
Posts: 720
Loc: Springtown, Texas
I have a Sea Star 2.0 Sport Tilt HH5290 on my boat. I have about an 1 1/2" play in the steering, at the outside of the steering wheel (which would be pretty small at the shaft). Is this normal? How do you tighten it up? I've looked everywhere on the helm and at the cylinder at the motor and can't see any visible leaks.

#11766798 - 08/09/16 07:32 AM Re: Sea Star Steering Play [Re: Bass N Beer]
2015fordnut Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 06/24/09
Posts: 1863
Loc: Garland, TX
It's low on fluid from a leak. The system doesn't hold much to begin with so a very small leak will make a big difference. Most of the time it's the cylinder on the motor. Rub your hand under the end caps to see if there is any oil residue. Most of the time oil won't collect in the splash back because water washes it out coming off plane.

Edited by 2015fordnut (08/09/16 09:46 AM)

#11766872 - 08/09/16 08:08 AM Re: Sea Star Steering Play [Re: Bass N Beer]
boatman025 Offline
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Registered: 07/16/10
Posts: 537
Loc: McKinney
need new seals at motor. I install them kit around 100 buck and charge 1hr to replace and bleed system, also need qt of fluid.

Hughes Marine Service
McKinney, Texas
Hughes Marine Service
McKinney ,Texas


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