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I have a 99 Force 120 HP. I have power through the trim

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I have a 99 Force 120 HP. I have power through the trim switch all the way back to the trim relays. I also have 12 volts at the trim relays from the battery. If I connect a jumper wire across the relay plugin the trim motor will operate both up and down. I checked the ground wire from the relays to the motor and they are good. I am frustrated, as both relays are new. The only pro
blem are I can identify are the trim switch only has 7 volts coming to it.
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Customer: Is there a srepdown voltage going to the trim switch or should there be 12 volts there as well?
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Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Boat
Expert:  Tan replied 3 months ago.

Hello. My name is Tan.

Try this apply voltage to the relays where the trim wires activate the relays. Blue/white up and green/white down.

Does the trim work now?

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