SKU: SSC6213

SSC6213 Seastar Quick Connect Steering Cable 13'

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Teleflex Safe-T QC Steering Cable

Featuring the patented Quick Connect Cable hook-ups, the Teleflex QC II Replacement Steering Cable Assemblies are intended to replace the Teleflex SSC62 (used in Safe-T QC & NFB Systems) and SSC72 (used in Safe-T TS & Big-T Systems). These assemblies have been designed to fit most post-1968 Teleflex rotary helms. Teleflex Safe-T steering cables have designed for use with inboards, outboards, and stern drives with either single or twin motors.

Teleflex Safe-T Steering Cable Features:

  • Cable output ends made from durable, non-corrosive stainless steel
  • ABYC-compliant
  • NMMA-certified
  • Uses fast, simple snap-in connections: Teleflex Quick Connect (QC) cable and standard Safe-T mounting hardware

How to Measure Steering Cables Accurately:

Replacement of Existing Cable: If possible, find the part number stamped on the plastic jacket of the old cable. If the old cable has been removed, measure for its replacement as follows:


For Rotary Steering Cable Replacement, Measure Existing Cable as follows: Measure plastic cable jacket (“Y” dimension, shown in above drawing) in inches, add 18″, and round up to next foot. Order that length cable.

New Installation: Measure cable routing path from wheel center line to engine connection, as follows:

A = Center line of wheel to gunwale (or deck, if routed downward)

B = Dash to transom

C = Gunwale to centerline of cable connection at centered tiller.

For Cable Installations through the Engine Tilt Tube: Add A, B & C + 6″, then round up to the next foot. Order that length cable.

For Cables Mounted to Transom, Splashwell or Stringer: Add A, B & C, then subtract 6″ and round up to the next foot. Order that length cable.



The above diagram illustrates a single-cable, starboard drive push-pull mechanical cable system. For different systems, or you have any questions about mechanical steering, please contact Teleflex (Mechanical) Technical Service at (610)-495-7011 or

Cable routings (such as those found on pontoon boats) may vary from this drawing. Confirm length by laying a garden hose or similar object) along cable path and measure run from wheel to engine connection point.


Note: If converting from a SSC61 cable, you will also need Sierra SA27620P Quick Connect Converter

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