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Old 04 April 2005, 06:09   #1
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trim gauge

my trim gauge has died, just sits half way all the time, any fault finding tips please?? on a 210hp mercruiser with alpha one leg



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Old 07 April 2005, 14:12   #2
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There is likely to be a way of zeroing the trim guages. I had a similar problem when running a pair of Yamaha 50G engines. On consulting the manual detailed information explained how to reset the guage by lifting the engine/taking the weight off the hydraulics and then manually pushing the ram back. It worked and was a simple operation.

Have a look in your manual, it may be similar - alot of these engines come out of the same factory anyway,


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