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Tan, MerCruiser Certified Technician
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Experience:  40 yrs. experience with complete engine repairs both inboard/outboard and MerCruiser Certified Technician.
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Can just the trim motor be changed on my Volvo penta 3.0

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Can just the trim motor be changed on my Volvo penta 3.0 sxa. A dealer tells me that the whole unit needs to be changed. The trim motor assembly is external behind the transom.wondering if I can get just the motor and necessary o rings and body gasket and effect a repair that way.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Boat
Expert:  Tan replied 1 year ago.

Hello. My name is Tan.

The dealer is correct. The motor and the manifold are sold as an assembly. You can't even get just the motor. Here is a link to the assembly # ********-**-****3.aspx

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