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Old 30 December 2006, 16:20   #1
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Hydraulic ram not lifting fully.?

This one is a new one on me. went out for a spot of fishing on 22/12. Not problems. On recovery the outboard would only lift about 60% before the hydraulic ram cut out. It will lower fully, the trim & tilt operates normally, but again when lifted it will only come bak up to the same point.

Any one had this before? / Got any suggestions?

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Steve

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Old 30 December 2006, 16:42   #2
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Check that the black plastic trim adjuster on the tilt tube hasn't been moved by mistake.

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...and check the fluid level
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Old 30 December 2006, 17:49   #3
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Yep, as David said, fluid level is the classic one.
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