Likely a very simple fix. You'll have to decipher how it's connected, and then probably just reconnect something that has come unhinged. Weather helm may have put a little too much strain on the system, but that's another issue.
To the naysayers: It ain't yer stinkin boat! I PROMISE there's someone out there who has issues with something you've done to yours. Help a fellow sailor out sheesh (even though I miss him, we don't need someone trying to fill SD's shoes).