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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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I have a 60 hp 1998 outboard. The trim has gone out with

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I have a 60 hp 1998 outboard. The trim has gone out with motor in the up position. Is there a way to get it to manually release?
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Boat
Expert:  Tan replied 11 months ago.

Hello. My name is Tan.

Yes there is a manual release screw # 55 on the port side of motor. Turn screw CCW 4-5 turns the engine will drop down.

Here is a diagram of the trim unit. The screw is a large slotted head screw.

Post back if you need further assistance.

Thank you..Tan

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