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    Re: Hydraulic steering question.

    If those Zerk fittings give you a lot of trouble, replace them with the angled kind. They're usually simple to replace. Just get the right wrench size for the base and make sure you have the proper...
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    Re: Hydraulic steering question.

    Yes, definitely get grease in the Zerk fittings. If they haven't been greased for a while, then the "ball" opening may be stuck. You can usually get them moving by gently using a pick. If not, simply...
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    Re: Hydraulic steering question.

    Furthermore, they are darned expensive. If you are mechanically inclined, you can buy rebuild kits for a lot less than a new helm..
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    Re: Hydraulic steering question.

    What you are describing are probably the bleed valves on the ram for getting air out of the hydraulics. See attached...

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    However, air in the system will not cause harder steering - it just...
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