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How do I replace a broken steering cable?
This also includes a step by step and link to a YJB thread for RailMonkey's instructions https://jetboaters.net/threads/repl...008-yamaha-sx-230-jet-boat.10437/#post-178950
This one also covers cone bearing replacement:
Can also be helpful to look at the reverse gate cable thread for tips too.
And if your steering cable doesn't come out easily...check out this thread for @4x15mph 's challenge getting his out:
And here is a thread that discusses the part numbers for cables: