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I took my 2007 Regal 2000 BR with a 4.3 Volvo Penta out last

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I took my 2007 Regal 2000 BR with a 4.3 Volvo Penta out last weekend. When I pulled the drain plug I noticed that there was a red oil draining out along with the water.
While I was on the boat the trim was not very responsive. I believe the oil is coming from one of the components of the trim line. Where should I look first to identify the problem?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Boat
Expert:  Jason replied 1 year ago.
Hello my name is ***** ***** am I speaking with?
There are a number of things that could have happened. It could have blown a trim line, the plastic reservoir could be cracked. A trim line just might be loose and leaking at the threads. Really what you need to do is look at the trim pump, and then have a helper hit both trim up and trim down while you look for leaks. Does that make sense?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Yes
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Where is the trim reservoir located on the engine?
Expert:  Jason replied 1 year ago.
It's not on the engine, it would be mounted to the trim pump itself, which would be mounted towards the rear of the boat, it can be on either side of the engine. Click this link below, it should look very similar to this. And it will have 2 hoses that come out of the front.
http://www.marineengineparts.com/volvo-penta-3587079-power-trim-pump-complete-assembly.html
Did you have any further questions on this that I could answer for you?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Nope. You have been very helpful.
Thanks.
Expert:  Jason replied 1 year ago.
You are most welcome and I was glad I could help.
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Jason

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