Q. my lift makes a lot of noise?
A. needs grease at all zirk fittings at least twice a year.
Q. my cables are backlashing?
A.couple of possible reasons:
cradle is hitting bottom and taking weight off cables
sheave or pully on cradle is not turning smoothly
boat weight is not evenly distributed on cradle
Q. What's the best way to maintain my cables.
A.Using a rag and either WD40 or PB Blaster to wipe down cables.
Be careful of cable burrs, this also means it might be time for new cables.