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Old 29 May 2020, 15:42   #1
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Mystery!

Evening folks was in the garden and heard the noise of my outboard tilting up on the trailer with no one any where near! Mariner 115 optimal 2005 Any ideas ??
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Old 30 May 2020, 00:19   #2
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Had that once with an Evinrude .
Problem was the manual tilt switch .
Check that one .
Check also the relais .
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Old 30 May 2020, 17:40   #3
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Same thing on my DF140. Turned out to be the tilt switch on the casing. Easy to check for: just disconnect and see if the problem goes away.
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Me too on my Mercurcy 90. Broken wire on the switch shorting to its mate.
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Mine was on the throttle control end though.
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Now you will understand why a battery master switch is essential.
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Now you will understand why a battery master switch is essential.
+1 never without one
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