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Hi I have a 270...
Hi I have a 270 sterndrive that wont lift it goes through the motions with the wormdrive moving until it meets resistance and then stops I have replaced the thrust bearings in the clutch /drive still no joy the unit is in a 1976 bayliner
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The shaft that goes through the transom housing is bent # XXXXX causing binding. What causes this problem is trailering the boat without the trailering bracket # XXXXX This will also cause the drive to kick up in reverse. Remove tilt assembly replace the shaft, inspect the housing # XXXXX where the tilt shaft comes through the housing look for cracks around the hole.
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