how do i add hydrolic oil for mercury power tilt ?

I don't have the manuals in front of me, but even in a car, you're supposed to change the brake fluid and PS fluid at some point.

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Advanced Search. Nearly any fluid makes a hydraulic fluid if it doesn't boil, foam etc. Find in Store , opens dialog Add to My List. Irwin M. User Name: I have always felt ATF performs better as a hydralic fluid than motor oil in this type of application.

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Add To Cart , opens dialog. If you see any fluid on the rams or the motor is stuck in the down position, you can easily add hydraulic fluid to the system.

Refbacks are Off. Items containing hazardous material may only be returned to a West Marine store. Flushing the system took me about 3 hours. Forum Jump. Your tractor fluid will work just fine.

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Sign in here. Use the trim control to move the motor into the up position, then into the down position several times to burp the hydraulic system. Do this several times to bleed all the air out of the system, and then put the hydraulic fluid fill screw back in, wipe off the excess fluid and your power tilt and trim should work.

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Do not use automatic transmission fluid ATF for Mercruiser trim pumps, because the material used for the seals on its trim pump system is not compatible with either ATF or brake fluid. Create an account or sign in to comment You need to be a member in order to leave a comment Create an account Sign up for a new account in our community. Send a private message to littletunny. If you have different fluids in each motor, one will go up faster than the other being a pain if you want to trim both motors at the same time.

I have used ATF in my trim pumps for quite a while with no problems. For that to work there are seals that keep the fluid in and the water out. Milky Trim Fluid Change. Click to display additional attributes for the product. Most systems use a bio-degradable fluid now days. Shopping Cart. Welcome, Sign Out. Orders will be delivered within 3 - 7 business days.

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