Jump to content

 

Welcome to TheMalibuCrew!

As a guest, you are welcome to poke around and view the majority of the content that we have to offer, but in order to post, search, contact members, and get full use out of the website you will need to Register for an Account. It's free and it's easy, so don't hesitate to join the TheMalibuCrew Family today!

Sign in to follow this  
JLT3

Rudder issue on 2002 23 LSV

Recommended Posts

JLT3

Person working on my boat told me that he put it in water turned it all the way right and put it in reverse to get off the trailer.  He heard a bad sound and pulled it back out.  It looks like the rudder hit the prop.  How do I go about fixing the loose four bolts that hold the rudder in.  Do the bolts go to a top plate or is it screwed into wood.  How do I access the top of the rudder(cable and potential top plate) in the engine area.  Does the engine have to be taken out for access?  Link below is showing rudder assembly and looks to have a top plate.  Please advise.  Thanks.

https://www.bakesonline.com/malibu-boats-complete-rudder-assembly-with-adjustable-tab.html

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
TimbrSS

The rudder itself will drop out of the box, just 1 bolt. Its tight, but you should be able to get the box out... Its through bolted with nuts inside, and a second helper will come in handy.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
wakesetterDD

How did you get it fixed?  I had the same thing happen last night and I had to force the rudder back to normal but the steering is screwed now.  Only a tiny bit left and then a bunch right but if I go right too far I lose all my left steering capability and have to reset the rudder under the boat.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Restore formatting

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Sign in to follow this  

×
×
  • Create New...