a week ago - last edited a week ago
well last time out, tilt would not fully go down but enough in water get me home, this happen before, think I had leaky seals filled again first time no problem gfor a month, now nope that did not work off to dealership, they tried new seals nope, whole unit they said had to replace 2400 buck plus tax, well that hurt, I said why, he said getting old, I said check the hours (62, on a 2011 90 e tec is not that many? m
where they make these tilt units as never a problem with old OMC and Hondas etc? sorry for the rant BluewaterBill thoughts, yes this is in Ontario CDN I just though 2700 bucks was a lil extream, am I getting ripped of by my dealership?
a week ago
The hydraulic trim unit is around $1500 USD
There is also a seal kit available for the trim and tilt - O-Ring & Screw Kit, P/N 5006479 about $68 USD
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