MerCruiser Power Steering Models 4-cylinder, V-6, V-8 petrol, Mercury 357 & 383 Mag Reman Engines
MERCRUISER PRODUCTION ENGINES
Serial Number Range: 1A350037 – 1A350511 & 1A601377 – 1A608988
MERCRUISER REMANUFACTURED ENGINE
Serial Number Range: 1G400659 – 1G401328
MERCRUISER CPO (Certified Pre Owned) ENGINE
Serial Number Range: 1G480598 – 1G480761
What are the defects?
The tube which carries seawater into the power steering fluid cooler may break.
What are the hazards?
A breakage of the tube which carries seawater into the cooler may allow seawater to be discharged into the boat, cause the engine to overheat and put the boat at risk of swamping.
What should consumers do?
Stop using boat and contact MerCruiser dealer to arrange for boat to be inspected and, if necessary, rectified.