SailNet Community - Reply to Topic

   Search Sailnet:

 forums  store  


Quick Menu
Forums           
Articles          
Galleries        
Boat Reviews  
Classifieds     
Search SailNet 
Boat Search (new)

Shop the
SailNet Store
Anchor Locker
Boatbuilding & Repair
Charts
Clothing
Electrical
Electronics
Engine
Hatches and Portlights
Interior And Galley
Maintenance
Marine Electronics
Navigation
Other Items
Plumbing and Pumps
Rigging
Safety
Sailing Hardware
Trailer & Watersports
Clearance Items

Advertise Here






Go Back   SailNet Community > On Board > Gear & Maintenance > Electronics > Navico (Simrad) WP 300 CX drive belt replacement
 Not a Member? 


Thread: Navico (Simrad) WP 300 CX drive belt replacement Reply to Thread
Title:
  

By choosing to post the reply below you agree to the rules you agreed to when joining Sailnet.
Click Here to view those rules.

Message:
Trackback:
Send Trackbacks to (Separate multiple URLs with spaces) :
Post Icons
You may choose an icon for your message from the following list:
 

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the SailNet Community forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
Please note: After entering 3 characters a list of Usernames already in use will appear and the list will disappear once a valid Username is entered.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Click here to view the posting rules you are bound to when clicking the
'Submit Reply' button below


Additional Options
Miscellaneous Options

Click here to view the posting rules you are bound to when clicking the
'Submit Reply' button below


Topic Review (Newest First)
09-30-2009 03:11 PM
RichardElliott
Simrad WP Belt

I don't believe you need to touch the motor mount. Remove the circular plastic cover which will expose the belt.
09-21-2009 04:54 PM
f8crusader1 Richard, thanks for the reply. I tried to remove the five or so screws from behind the motor only to find that they were apparantly not regular cross point headed screws. I assume that this is the appropriate access to the belt. What is the screw head configuration so that I don't further degrade the heads and end up having to drill them out. Are they perhaps, torque headed?
f8crusader1 (Paul Zahn)
09-21-2009 04:25 PM
RichardElliott
Simrad WP Belt

The belt is easily accessed by removing a few screws from the plastic weather cover. However, I wanted to replace mine under warranty and Simrad said that the belt must be installed by a factory technician. Hence, I bought the belt and installed it myself rather than having to remove the entire unit and send it to the factory. My belt failed underway during a long cruise. I had some strong (80lb.) fishing line so I sewed it back together. As an aside, you can extend the life of the belt immeasurably if you swith the unit to Standby when one of those God Awful Bayliners goes by.
09-21-2009 01:38 PM
f8crusader1
Navico (Simrad) WP 300 CX drive belt replacement

I need to change the drive belt on the wheelpilot (Navico WP 300 CX) on my 1978 Pearson 35. Not having done so since purchasing the boat in 2002, I am in need of some instructions on how to accomplish this. I tried a manual download from Simrad-Yachting but the only manuals they had were for installation and operation. Does anyone out there have such a maintenance manual on this model that they would be willing to share or else be willing to provide some 'simple' directions to accomplish this task? Thanks.
"f8crusader1"

 
Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may post attachments
You may edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 08:17 PM.

Add to My Yahoo!         
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
SEO by vBSEO 3.6.1
(c) Marine.com LLC 2000-2012

The SailNet.com store is owned and operated by a company independent of the SailNet.com forum. You are now leaving the SailNet forum. Click OK to continue or Cancel to return to the SailNet forum.