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#11219852 - 11/11/15 10:00 PM Yamaha tirl & trim help
craftsmanbm Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 11/18/07
Posts: 80
Loc: ft worth
Yamaha tilt & trim help after lower cylinder build. I rebuilt both lower cylinders because caps had backed off. Now I can not get unit to pump, system was working, motor & pump. The fluid looked to be contaminated. I have tried every thing I know or find to bleed air & fluid out. Using Yamaha fluid. Took boat to our shop & used motor lift to raise & lower motor. after 4 hours still no lift. I did get the lower rams to pump up, but big ram will not lift motor. Talked to dealer they could o/h unit BUT no guaranty. Where do I go from here. I can o/h the complete unit no big dell. R & I does not look to be hard. But the price of Yamaha parts OMG. OK what say u all. I really need some expert help. Thanks

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#11220454 - 11/12/15 10:23 AM Re: Yamaha tirl & trim help [Re: craftsmanbm]
ifeliciano Offline
Angler

Registered: 07/29/07
Posts: 415
Loc: Mansfield/Arlington, TX
Saw several videos on YouTube that related to a Yamaha outboard tilt/trim. Might want to check there.
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#11220658 - 11/12/15 12:07 PM Re: Yamaha tirl & trim help [Re: craftsmanbm]
craftsmanbm Offline
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Registered: 11/18/07
Posts: 80
Loc: ft worth
thanks, but seen them, looking for experts help

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#11220999 - 11/12/15 03:22 PM Re: Yamaha tirl & trim help [Re: craftsmanbm]
Fish Killer Offline
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Registered: 12/11/04
Posts: 25854
Loc: Weatherford
I rebuilt one of mine last year, and the hardest part was purging/bleeding the system. I don't want to know how many times I had to lift the motor up, add fluid, tighten/loosen the screw and do it all again.
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#11221264 - 11/12/15 06:57 PM Re: Yamaha tirl & trim help [Re: craftsmanbm]
gary purdy Offline
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Registered: 05/24/03
Posts: 11423
Loc: Littlefield Tx & Lake A. H. US...
Sounds like the manual release is still backed off,
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#11221470 - 11/12/15 08:50 PM Re: Yamaha tirl & trim help [Re: craftsmanbm]
craftsmanbm Offline
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Registered: 11/18/07
Posts: 80
Loc: ft worth
Gary, I have open & closed the valve many times, but a good thought. I am thinking about taking the unit off the motor & going through it. a pump assembly is 350 bucks. Any other suggestion?

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#11221705 - 11/13/15 05:11 AM Re: Yamaha tirl & trim help [Re: craftsmanbm]
gary purdy Offline
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Registered: 05/24/03
Posts: 11423
Loc: Littlefield Tx & Lake A. H. US...
Some Yamaha manual release valves are left handed threads. I ran into this on a 90hp. Just happened to look at area where valve was located and saw the close arrow going counter clockwise. Easy to cut an "O"ring on a thread bur when assembling. Good Luck
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