Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: New England
Thanked 7 Times in 7 Posts
Rep Power: 11
Raymarine ST4000 Autohelm binding
My Wheel Mount Raymarine Wheel ST4000 is binding. When the Autohelm is turned off (No power at all), the steering wheel binds during turning. This is not the actual steering wheel binding, but the autohelm drive wheel/track mounted to the steering wheel. It's not really binding as in consistent resistance during turning, but more free turning, then an abrupt stop followed by a snap/pop release when more torque is applied. I tried a little dry lube, which helps some but does not get rid of it. It's pretty pervasive as in a full turn, the bind/pop can happen 0 to 10 times.
Anyone have any ideas?
If you liked my advice/response, give me some rep points. If you didn't......well what do you expect, it was free.