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Motor Rises When Trailering #13807101 12/15/20 04:28 PM
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Hello,

I recently replaced the seals and O-rings on my tilt cylinder of my Evinrude 225 motor. All seemed to go well, but, when I am trailering and hit a bump in the road my motor will rise upwards and stay up, another bump and it will rise a little higher. I have both ends of the transom saver bungeed to not lose another transom saver. I did everything I know to do to bleed the cylinder, it still tends to bounce a little when running tilt down, gets smooth when gets to the trim tabs.

What am I doing wrong? Things I can try to bleed the cylinder more? Anything I am missing to prevent the motor from bouncing up when trailering?

Thanks

Re: Motor Rises When Trailering [Re: peepearl] #13807167 12/15/20 05:01 PM
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Sounds like theirs still some air in the system.


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Re: Motor Rises When Trailering [Re: peepearl] #13810974 12/18/20 02:23 PM
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One of your trim switches is bad. May have gotten water in it. When it reaches full up, the motor will continue to run and burn it up.


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Re: Motor Rises When Trailering [Re: Micheal] #13814164 12/21/20 01:49 PM
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Originally Posted by Micheal
One of your trim switches is bad. May have gotten water in it. When it reaches full up, the motor will continue to run and burn it up.
This. Luckily, I was close by when it went decided to become a full time problem. A $20 switch almost burned up my trim motor.


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