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Mate
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TRIM AND TILT

hAVE A 200 - 1991. WHEN i HOOK UP BATTERY, i HEAR A CLICK IN THE ELECTRIC BOX AND THEIR IS A CURRENT DRAW WITH NOTHING RUNNING. 

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Admiral
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Re: TRIM AND TILT

How much of a current draw and where are you measuring it at?

 

 

 


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The factory recommends that a properly trained technician service your Johnson or Evinrude outboard motor. Should you elect to perform repairs yourself, use caution, common sense, and observe safety procedures in the vicinity of flammable liquids, around moving parts, near high-temperature components, and working with electrical or ignition systems.

The information offered here is only general in nature and should not be construed as complete factory approved procedures, techniques, or specifications. Always use the proper service manual for your motor, up-to-date service literature, the correct tools, and have an understanding of how to proceed with troubleshooting and repair methods. If you are unsure or uncomfortable with a procedure, a situation, or a technique, enlist the services of a factory trained technician.


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Mate
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Re: TRIM AND TILT

Pretty big spark at tge positive bat terminal when connect/disconnect. Checked the blue wire to the trailer trim/tilt switch on the motor no voltage. 

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Admiral
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Re: TRIM AND TILT

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@floatingdocks wrote:

Pretty big spark at tge positive bat terminal when connect/disconnect. Checked the blue wire to the trailer trim/tilt switch on the motor no voltage. 


Then disconnect the large connector for the trim motor wires and see if power is being applied to the wires. If so it would have to go through a relay or a chafed wire and you would have to trace it back.

 

 

 


"There is never just one thing wrong with a boat";
                    -- Travis McGee, main character in a book series by John D. McDonald 


 



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The factory recommends that a properly trained technician service your Johnson or Evinrude outboard motor. Should you elect to perform repairs yourself, use caution, common sense, and observe safety procedures in the vicinity of flammable liquids, around moving parts, near high-temperature components, and working with electrical or ignition systems.

The information offered here is only general in nature and should not be construed as complete factory approved procedures, techniques, or specifications. Always use the proper service manual for your motor, up-to-date service literature, the correct tools, and have an understanding of how to proceed with troubleshooting and repair methods. If you are unsure or uncomfortable with a procedure, a situation, or a technique, enlist the services of a factory trained technician.


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Mate
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Registered: 3 weeks ago

Re: TRIM AND TILT

Don't want to beat my problem to death but now looking for Evinrude persom to come to Doylestown 18901 and get me back in the water. When I hook up the batt the relay on the left in the  electric control box clicks, nothing else happens. .