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Power tilt not working. want to bring it to the shop for
Second opinion] Power tilt not working. want to bring it to the shop for servicing. Have a used unit for them to install, but cannot lift motor manually. I turned the pressure release valve but it won… read more
Ted G.
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I have a 1997 Evinrude 90 hp. It was stored winter with the
I have a 1997 Evinrude 90 hp. It was stored for the winter with the motor tilted all the way up, now it won't go down. We took the line on the bottom of the cylinder off, and got it to of down, tilted… read more
Tan
Tan
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Just changed motor and tilt on a 2001 evinrude 135
just changed motor for trim and tilt on a 2001 evinrude 135 motor works but is not going up or down not sur how to bleed air resivoir is full… read more
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Tan
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I have a mercury 150hp optimax. The motor is in the down
I have a mercury 150hp optimax. The motor is in the down position, and will not tilt. is there a release that will allow me to tilt manually. thanks… read more
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Tan
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I'm stuck on a sandbar and my 150 ETEC the trim and tilt is
I'm stuck on a sandbar and my 150 ETEC the trim and tilt is not working correctly is there a way to bypass the switch so I can get my motor up and out of the sand… read more
Tan
Tan
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Tan, I have a 1989 V6 Excel. My trim/tilt is not working. Last
Tan, I have a 1989 V6 Excel. My trim/tilt is not working. Last year when I went to do my annual servicing I took the plug out of the reservoir and was greeted by a spray of trim/tilt fluid. The reserv… read more
Tan
Tan
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1997 120 hp force, power tilt quit working. Will go up and
1997 120 hp force, power tilt quit working. Will go up and down if i only went about an inch, once i tried to go down it went about 1/4 of the way down and stopped, motor spins but no movement up or d… read more
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How do i get my Johnson 60hp model BJ60TLEDR motor to lift
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Tan
Tan
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I have a 135 HP Evinrude. I am getting no electrical power
I have a 135 HP Evinrude. I am getting no electrical power to anything in the boat except my trolling motor. Is there a way to raise the motor so I can trailer it down the road to a repair shop?… read more
Tan
Tan
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1986 Evinrude E70tlcdc trim/tilt is making some noise ....
1986 Evinrude E70tlcdc trim/tilt is making some noise .... if it fails how do I do a manual relaese to raies it up ... screw on side ???… read more
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Tan
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I was getting my boat ready for the season - the motor is a
I was getting my boat ready for the season - the motor is a 1997 Mercury 90 hp. After re-installing the batteries and the plugs and starting the motor without issue, I observed that the power tilt is … read more
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Need to replace trim motor on my 04 115 4stroke. Have released
Need to replace trim motor on my 04 115 4stroke. Have released tilt valve but cant get motor to come up, so i can acess the trim motor… read more
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How to relieve the hydraulic pressure on a Yamaha 225 4-stroke engine?
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How to check a tilt and trim unit on an Evinrude 40hp?
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On an Evinrude 70 hp outboard (4 stroke) there is a tilt/trim
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Hi; I have an 1989 merc. 70 hp that needs the tilt/ trim repaired,
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I have a 2002 Mercury 200EFI I just took out of winter storage
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