How to Replace the Steering Cable for a MerCruiser 4.3L?

Answer To remove or install the steering cables that control the Mercruiser sterndrive, you must first disconnect the cable at the power steering unit, then disconnect the other end of the cable from the ... Read More »

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How to Replace the Power Steering Oil Cooler in a Mercruiser Alpha 1?

The power steering oil cooler is incorporated into the pump body in the Generation 1 Mercruiser Alpha sterndrive. This means that replacing the oil cooler is no more difficult than removing the bel... Read More »

Where do you fill power steering in a mercruiser bayliner?

Power steering fluid is added to the pump reservoir. The belt-driven pump (and reservoir) are attached to the front of the engine. The dip stick removes to give you a guide on how much fluid to add... Read More »

How to Fix a Broken Mercruiser Power Steering Pulley?

The power steering pump on a marine engine performs the same function as it does on an automobile: It uses hydraulic pressure to increase the turning strength of the rudder or prop in the water. Po... Read More »

How to Adjust the Throttle Cable on a MerCruiser?

The MerCruiser throttle cable attaches to a kill switch to help the gears shift from forward to reverse. There is no neutral gear, so the kill switch serves this purpose. A novice may think the sou... Read More »