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Have 2003 power trim and tilt Showa integrated. I rebuilt

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have 2003 power trim and tilt Showa integrated. I rebuilt unit and now bleeding air, the tilt goes up and down but the tilt bogs the motor when going down.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Boat
Expert:  Charles replied 1 year ago.

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The tilt will bog down some when the engine makes contact with the trim rods. This is due to the extra force that it needs to move the 2 smaller pistons and the large piston. If is it bogging before that, make sure that the tilt rod is straight and not binding on the seals.