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Charles, Marine Mechanic
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Experience:  US Navy (Ret) Certified Mercury Marine Tech with over a decade of repair experience.
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The Tilt will not lift, I am told it needs fluid... Where

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The Tilt will not lift, I am told it needs fluid... Where would this be located??
JA: Sometimes things that you think will be really complicated end up being easy to fix. The Marine Mechanic I'm going to connect you with knows all the tricks and shortcuts. Tell me a bit more about what's going on so the Marine Mechanic can help you best.
Customer: The Tilt will not lift, I can hear the motor running, but it will not lift up
JA: Is there anything else the Marine Mechanic should be aware of?
Customer: No, just started happening last week taking the boat out of the Lake,
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Boat
Expert:  Charles replied 7 months ago.

Hello, my name is***** will assist you.

Expert:  Charles replied 7 months ago.

What is the make and model of the engine?

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
Mercruiser V6
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
Hello??
Expert:  Charles replied 7 months ago.

Thanks, ***** ***** ump is located in the rear of the boat. Depending on the year of the boat, it will either have a yellow cap on it, or if it is older, it will be a flat tip screw.

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
What type of fluid goes into the pump, I am not a Boat guy
Expert:  Charles replied 7 months ago.

SAE 30W engine oil. You can get that at any auto parts store.

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
Thank you
Expert:  Charles replied 7 months ago.

Your very welcome. Glad to help.

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