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Old     (romamg)      Join Date: Dec 2017       01-13-2018, 5:22 PM Reply   
So I did a bunch of needed maintenance today, as it's a new to me boat.
New tranny fluid
Still need the water separator for the fuel.
My question is, what about the PCV valve, should I change it? Also appears there is one on both sides.
Any other maintenance items I should cover, anything I should lube?
99 Calabria DD.
Old     (rlwagens)      Join Date: Feb 2008       01-13-2018, 8:13 PM Reply   
One side should be the breather and the other is the PCV valve. Never heard of a maintenance schedule with any of my Nautiques, would be curious to hear others' input.

Depending on how you feel the boat was treated, wouldn't hurt to check engine/tranny alignment. Other than that seems pretty solid.
Old     (WheelerWake)      Join Date: Mar 2013       01-14-2018, 9:31 AM Reply   
I wouldn't worry about the PCV. If you want to check it remove it and shake it. If it rattles it's OK.
Old     (romamg)      Join Date: Dec 2017       01-14-2018, 12:09 PM Reply   
Thanks guys, anything else I'm forgetting?
Old     (denverd1)      Join Date: May 2004       01-17-2018, 12:14 PM Reply   
belt in good shape?
Old     (nailem)      Join Date: Apr 2011       01-17-2018, 5:13 PM Reply   
Good call on checking the belt.
While I was pulling maintenance on my boat this fall I looked at the belt and it looked good. On a whim I hit the ignition to turn the belt some and sure enough it had a split in it.
Old     (romamg)      Join Date: Dec 2017       01-17-2018, 5:57 PM Reply   
Belt looked good and I also have a spare in there.
Old     (denverd1)      Join Date: May 2004       01-18-2018, 10:53 AM Reply   
check for trash around your bilge pump. Have had plastic from ice bags and a piece of carpet render the pump useless. OTT, sounds like you're all good to go!
Old     (TomH)      Join Date: Jan 2014       01-18-2018, 1:06 PM Reply   
How's the steering? cable, rudder, etc. Should be very easy to turn the wheel.


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