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Usually, if you have trim tilt issues its because the seals on your trim ram(s) are failing and youre losing fluid. Prolonged issues with leaking seals make it more worth while to replace the unit, rather than spending the money to fix seals and whatever else has since corroded or failed. That being said, there is a plug, typically a phillips head or flat head, at the bottom of the trim pump, that is where you can drain or fill the fluid. VERY IMPORTANT!!! Have the motor trimmed completely up and have the trim locks holding motor up before opening plug, you can easily kill yourself or others if that motor were to lower very suddenly. Also, this procedure is best followed step by step with the manual. Skipping a step will leave air in the system and could potentially allow the motor to kick up while running, or not stay trimmed up. Unless mechanically inclined, take to a mechanic, it will save you money, time and grief. Hope this helps, feel free to ask more about this if needed.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
First check the switch-- does it have power, then check the solenoid to see if it works-- there are two. One is for down, One is for up. If you get power from the solenoid-- outgoing-- check connections going to pump motor.
Posted on May 17, 2009
check the solinoid you should have two,one for up and one for down,you can test by putting a screwdriver on both neg and pos contacts at same time,if thats not it check to make sure nothing came unpluged
Posted on Jul 26, 2009
To check the fluid level, tilt the motor up and engage the tilt lock lever. Open the bolt on top of the tilt/trim reservoir. The fluid should be even with the bottom of the bolt hole. If not add some fluid. When you put the bolt back in, run the trim up and down a few times. That should purge any air out of the system. Always be on the lookout for any leaking hoses or fittings. Hope this helped and best wishes.
Posted on Aug 31, 2009
no. a unmodified transom bracket may need to be moved not removed. Since the tilt motor is out you will need to manually lift the engine. you can see the picture diagram at www.yamaha-motor.com. click on outboard motors,parts and service, view parts catalog. find your year make and model by following steps listed at top. select power trim and tilt assembly. in the picture you will see the location of the Manuel release valve on the starboard side. turn the Manuel release valve then lift the engine. tie it up or use a stand to keep it up,do not use the tilt lock. with the engine in full tilt position, you can see the motor. some brackets are modified were you can remove the motor without moving the transom bracket. If unmodified you'll need to follow these steps. (1) lower the engine back down.the steering arm needs to be removed from the steering cable and swung forward. do not remove steering arm from engine. on the starboard side of the engine you will see the steering cable going into the steering cable tube. (2)a 1 1/6 nut secures the cable to that tube remove it and slide cable out do not remove it.(3) lift engine again and secure it. your about to remove the motor mount bolt so make sure you secure the motor completely (4)remove upper and lower transom to bracket bolts remove bolts on the port side only.(5) you will see three bolt that go through the transom bracket to the trim and tilt assembly. remove them.(6) if all bolts are removed you will be able to slide the port transom bracket to the left out of the way(7) remove tilt/trim motor.
Posted on Nov 03, 2009
There are lots of deals on line for better prices, get exact model and year. Have a pro marine tech install it, because of liability and no loss of money out of your pocket.
Posted on Apr 16, 2010
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