Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
mbparker, Dan O, westay2418, snaker21, Beast04
104811 Registered Users
Top Posters
TexDawg 84890
hopalong 77257
Pilothawk 74625
JDavis7873® 67382
John175 ® 63136
FattyMcButterpants 60665
Derek 🐝 57563
Tritonman 57447
SkeeterRonnie 52884
LoneStarSon® 52783
facebook
Forum Stats
104811 Members
60 Forums
841171 Topics
12001678 Posts

Max Online: 36273 @ 01/23/13 02:34 PM
Topic Options
#12149440 - 03/20/17 01:28 PM 2011 Skeeter ZX 200 w/Yamaha VMax series 2
Bassinfool Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 06/25/02
Posts: 2757
Loc: Texas
Recently I have noticed that when not on plane, my steering works well. However, when on plane I cannot turn to the left, steering wheel just keeps turning but boat does not go left. I have less than 50 hours on the motor and noticed this after the jack plate had been lowered a bit. Does anyone have any idea what my problem could be and how to repair it?

Thanks
_________________________
Ron
Skeeter ZX200DC,Yamaha VMax 200 Series 2
www.texasbasscouples.com
www.discounttire.com
www.fishpaa.com
www.gohardfishing.com
www.alvaradocustomtackle.com

Top
#12149513 - 03/20/17 02:14 PM Re: 2011 Skeeter ZX 200 w/Yamaha VMax series 2 [Re: Bassinfool]
T Bird Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 03/07/10
Posts: 4249
Loc: Temple, Texas USA
What steering system do you have?
_________________________

High Speed, Low Drag

Top
#12149595 - 03/20/17 03:07 PM Re: 2011 Skeeter ZX 200 w/Yamaha VMax series 2 [Re: Bassinfool]
Bassinfool Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 06/25/02
Posts: 2757
Loc: Texas
To be honest with you I don't know. It is hydrolic steering. Whatever came original on the 2011 ZX 200 boats
_________________________
Ron
Skeeter ZX200DC,Yamaha VMax 200 Series 2
www.texasbasscouples.com
www.discounttire.com
www.fishpaa.com
www.gohardfishing.com
www.alvaradocustomtackle.com

Top
#12150518 - 03/21/17 06:42 AM Re: 2011 Skeeter ZX 200 w/Yamaha VMax series 2 [Re: Bassinfool]
T Bird Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 03/07/10
Posts: 4249
Loc: Temple, Texas USA
If steering problem only occurred after lowering jack plate, very possible something got overlooked during that procedure. Call your dealer/person who did work and explain issue.
_________________________

High Speed, Low Drag

Top
#12150530 - 03/21/17 06:52 AM Re: 2011 Skeeter ZX 200 w/Yamaha VMax series 2 [Re: Bassinfool]
gary purdy Offline
TFF Guru

Registered: 05/24/03
Posts: 10967
Loc: Littlefield Tx & Lake A. H. US...
That is first sign of low oil in the hydraulic helm. Will need to bleed the steering system.
_________________________
“The world will not be destroyed by those who do evil, but by those who watch them without doing anything” Remember what He has done and remember that He is not done yet! GOD IS GOOD

Top
#12150853 - 03/21/17 09:41 AM Re: 2011 Skeeter ZX 200 w/Yamaha VMax series 2 [Re: Bassinfool]
Bassinfool Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 06/25/02
Posts: 2757
Loc: Texas
Thanks again for the advise, I believe that I will start by adding fluid to the helm. Does anyone know what the height of the motor should be on the manual jackplate? I understand most make sure the pad is level with the bottom of the boat.
_________________________
Ron
Skeeter ZX200DC,Yamaha VMax 200 Series 2
www.texasbasscouples.com
www.discounttire.com
www.fishpaa.com
www.gohardfishing.com
www.alvaradocustomtackle.com

Top
#12152579 - 03/22/17 08:44 AM Re: 2011 Skeeter ZX 200 w/Yamaha VMax series 2 [Re: Bassinfool]
steve@hydrodynamics Offline
TFF Celebrity

Registered: 08/25/06
Posts: 6692
Loc: Quitman,Tx
2 3/4" below pad. with everything level.
_________________________
www.hydrodynamics-usa.com
903-763-5225





Top
#12160473 - 03/27/17 02:09 PM Re: 2011 Skeeter ZX 200 w/Yamaha VMax series 2 [Re: Bassinfool]
Bassinfool Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 06/25/02
Posts: 2757
Loc: Texas
Needed fluid in the steering unit, was told that it has been an issue with several Skeeter Boats that the seals are beginning to leak. If it happens again I was told to just add fluid or get the seals changed out.
Thanks for the replies.
_________________________
Ron
Skeeter ZX200DC,Yamaha VMax 200 Series 2
www.texasbasscouples.com
www.discounttire.com
www.fishpaa.com
www.gohardfishing.com
www.alvaradocustomtackle.com

Top
#12184457 - 04/05/17 11:16 AM Re: 2011 Skeeter ZX 200 w/Yamaha VMax series 2 [Re: Bassinfool]
Bassinfool Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 06/25/02
Posts: 2757
Loc: Texas
The local skeeter mechanic said there has been an issue with the hydrolic steering seals with Skeeter Boats often. Shouldn't they have done a recall and change out the seals?
_________________________
Ron
Skeeter ZX200DC,Yamaha VMax 200 Series 2
www.texasbasscouples.com
www.discounttire.com
www.fishpaa.com
www.gohardfishing.com
www.alvaradocustomtackle.com

Top
#12188992 - 04/08/17 06:58 AM Re: 2011 Skeeter ZX 200 w/Yamaha VMax series 2 [Re: Bassinfool]
Mr. Greensides Offline
Angler

Registered: 06/13/12
Posts: 464
Loc: Odessa Tx
Hydraulic

Top
#12192276 - 04/10/17 03:51 PM Re: 2011 Skeeter ZX 200 w/Yamaha VMax series 2 [Re: Bassinfool]
Bassinfool Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 06/25/02
Posts: 2757
Loc: Texas
Seals to be replaced on HYDRAULIC steering.
_________________________
Ron
Skeeter ZX200DC,Yamaha VMax 200 Series 2
www.texasbasscouples.com
www.discounttire.com
www.fishpaa.com
www.gohardfishing.com
www.alvaradocustomtackle.com

Top



© 1998-2017 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide