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Trim n tilt motor runs constantly, All swith that t control

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Trim n tilt motor runs constantly
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Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Boat
Expert:  Tan replied 10 months ago.

Hello. My name is Tan.

Could I get the make model and serial number of the engine please?

How many trim switches do you have?

Have you tried disconnecting each switch one at a time?

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Johnson 1995 130 hp serial 03754450
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Number j130tleoa
Expert:  Tan replied 10 months ago.

How many trim switches do you have?

Have you tried disconnecting each switch one at a time?

If you have a shorted trim switch it will cause the trim to continue running.

Some trim switches are not water proof and when you wash the boat or it rains real hard the water gets inside the switch and shorts the switch causing the trim to run continuously.

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