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I have a [model/year] boat and [model/year] engine. How do I hook up my steering cable to the engine?

There are many ways to connect a steering cable to an engine, drive unit, or rudder. For outboards, the most common connection method is fastening the steering cable to the engine tilt tube and attaching a link arm from the engine's tiller arm to the cross-hole in the steering cable's telescopic ram. Generally, it is best to replace what was originally installed with similar components whenever possible. When that is not feasible in a mechanical steering installation, consider upgrading to Dometic.