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#12633326 - 02/17/18 06:02 PM Tilt trim issue
Brandon Potter Offline

Registered: 04/16/12
Posts: 486
Loc: Justin, TX
My cap on the resovior was leaking, so I replaced it and the o ring. Now I have milky fluid and it doesn't want to go up and down unless I take off the cap and let some pressure off. Any ideas? '01 Vmax 200..

#12633595 - 02/17/18 10:04 PM Re: Tilt trim issue [Re: Brandon Potter]
spankyttx Online   content
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Registered: 01/22/09
Posts: 1239
Loc: Denton Tx.
milky usually means water contamination, drain, fill, operate, repeat, till clean fluid is coming out

#12634175 - 02/18/18 01:33 PM Re: Tilt trim issue [Re: Brandon Potter]
gary purdy Offline
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Registered: 05/24/03
Posts: 11452
Loc: Littlefield Tx & Lake A. H. US...
With the cap off, place a large oil drain pan under the motor, raise all up, fill with ATF oil, lower trim. Repeat till clean ATF oil comes out. Have had to do this many times. Found that Yamaha doesn`t like the heavy tilt and trim oil. Causes it to sound like it has air in the system, especially in cold weather.
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