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I just replaced the brushes springs on my tilt trim motor, that works fine now, but I can't get the air bled out of the hydraulics. I keep getting foam no matter what I try. Could I be sucking air som… read more
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Just changed motor and tilt on a 2001 evinrude 135
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I have a 1988 150 hp VRO motor that the tilt was trash .I
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Johnson outboard, 1993 J88MSLETESuddenly tilt goes up but
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Jason last November I went to the shore house and noticed my
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I replaced the trim rod seals in a 140tl79r Johnson that had
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I bleed to much fluid from my trim on 82 johnson 140 hp. outboard
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replaced trim tilt motor on1985 150hp johnson #J150tlcos, system
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1981 Johnson 70HP, the tilt and trim stopped working yesterday
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I replaced the o-ring on power tilt piston on my 1998 2
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I have a 1980 Johnson Javelin 100hp outboard motor that I just
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I HAVE A 1999 200HP YAHAMA OUTBOAR WITH HYDRLIC TRIM AND TILT
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