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#12014844 - 01/01/17 05:59 PM Tilt pivot shaft seal leaking. 2006 Mercury Pro xs
klo Offline
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Registered: 07/01/10
Posts: 33
Loc: Fort Worth TX
I have a tilt pivot seal leaking on 2006 mercury pro xs. Is this easy to remove and if so does anyone know the process of doing so? I added pictures to help.

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#12015595 - 01/02/17 08:02 AM Re: Tilt pivot shaft seal leaking. 2006 Mercury Pro xs [Re: klo]
gary purdy Offline
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Not to bad once you get the load pressure off of the tilt ram by supporting the motor. You have to remove #10 for the shaft to come out.
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#12015622 - 01/02/17 08:18 AM Re: Tilt pivot shaft seal leaking. 2006 Mercury Pro xs [Re: klo]
klo Offline
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Ok thanks. I'm guessing you put motor all the way up and lock it. Then once you remove that little keeper pin #10 you just punch the big pin out? this may be a dumb question but do you have to drain the hydraulic fluid before removing the pin to relieve pressure?

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#12015642 - 01/02/17 08:30 AM Re: Tilt pivot shaft seal leaking. 2006 Mercury Pro xs [Re: klo]
gary purdy Offline
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Open the manual release valve #8


Edited by gary purdy (01/02/17 08:32 AM)
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#12015706 - 01/02/17 09:08 AM Re: Tilt pivot shaft seal leaking. 2006 Mercury Pro xs [Re: klo]
klo Offline
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Registered: 07/01/10
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Loc: Fort Worth TX
Ok thank you. It all still works I just am noticing that it is leaking. Would you just buy the rubber seals or a new shaft pin and seals? I was thinking just the seals

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#12016375 - 01/02/17 03:40 PM Re: Tilt pivot shaft seal leaking. 2006 Mercury Pro xs [Re: klo]
Tommy Yetts Offline
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You can get the 0-rings in a complete seal kit. Be careful when reinserting the pin you can damage the new O-rings easily.
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#12016448 - 01/02/17 04:22 PM Re: Tilt pivot shaft seal leaking. 2006 Mercury Pro xs [Re: klo]
klo Offline
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Registered: 07/01/10
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Thanks tommy Sent you a pm

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