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Old 08-18-2014, 05:04 PM
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Vibration under load

I have a slight vibration coming out of the hole when pulling my 70lb son out on his wakeboard. The boat has no vibration after that all the way to wot. I also notice it when powerloading the boat on the trailer. On the trailer, my dash and steering wheel shake. Any ideas would be appreciated.

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Old 08-18-2014, 05:16 PM
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I'd say check the prop first. If you have a spare try it.
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Old 08-18-2014, 07:06 PM
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check the cutlass bearing could be worn from bad alignment.
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Old 08-19-2014, 09:36 PM
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I would check the prop and the the bearing
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Old 05-28-2017, 10:09 AM
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How do you check the cutlass bearing? I assume remove the prop and do a visual? I'm having this exact same symptom which just started yesterday. Going out with spare prop today to eliminate that as a possibility.
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Old 05-28-2017, 10:35 AM
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Grab the prop and try to shake the shaft side to side, should have very little to no movement.


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Old 05-28-2017, 10:43 AM
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if your steering wheel shakes you likely need to grease the rudder port
vibration under load you 'll need to tune your prop
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Old 05-28-2017, 12:22 PM
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All helpful information. Thank you
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Old 05-29-2017, 11:53 AM
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How do you determine if it is the cutlass bearing or the prop? I have the same vibrations out of the hole.
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Old 05-31-2017, 11:41 PM
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Or do you just replace both?
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