STEERING

         
Number 000197T   MIC: HQZ
Company: HAMILTON JET   Company Official: WAC
Model Name: HJ-212 AND HJ-213   Model Year: 1998
Problem 1: STEERING      
Problem 2: CRACKS IN STEERING NOZZLE      
HIN   Case Open Date: 8/30/2000
Disposition: CLOSED   Case Close Date: 6/7/2005
Units 1261   Campaign Open Date 8/30/2000
Boat Type 13   Campaign Close Date 6/7/2005
Severity: H   Last Date: 8/30/2000
Comments:  
CRACKING CAUSED BY BOATS REMOTE STEERING SYSTEM OVERLOADING THE STEERING NOZZLE AT THE FULL LOCK/HARD OVER POSITION. FOLLOWING REPORTS OF CRACKS HAMILTON RECOMMENDED THAT STEERING SYSTEM BE FITTED WITH END STOPS. STEERING NOZZLE WAS RE-DESIGNED IN JUNE 1998 TO INCREASE STRENGTH IN THE AREA OF THE CRACKING. NEW STEERING NOZZLES INTRODUCED FROM SERIAL NO. 1179.. 050607-RAB-CLOSED DUE TO AGE AND LACK OF ACTIVITY.