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Captain
Posts: 27
Registered: ‎04-18-2013

90 trim issue

Starting to get a grinding noise when tilting up my 2011 90 hp e tec, have greased all points, is there a hydralic fill etc and where is this located?  thanks

Admiral
Posts: 8,434
Registered: ‎07-14-2011

Re: 90 trim issue

Trim & tilt - inline motors, fill fluid.JPG

 

 

 


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Captain
Posts: 27
Registered: ‎04-18-2013

Re: 90 trim issue

Thank you sir, been awhile, was what I thought, up and down a few times get that air out, used to use ATF fluid, but found some OMC stuff in the cupboard, will wipe a bit on the arms also smoother the better I say

Admiral
Posts: 8,434
Registered: ‎07-14-2011

Re: 90 trim issue

That trim unit can only use the special Evinrude biodegradable trim oil, not ATF. or anything else.

 

 

 


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


 



***************

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.


Captain
Posts: 27
Registered: ‎04-18-2013

Re: 90 trim issue

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its all done good to go, but why only Evenrude fluid, did not know they were in the busness, or just a brand name, why cant we use Yami ot Merc etc? Wqas alot of air in there, filled, went up and down few times, seems good now, that screw was different then my old 1988 90 HP, did not know ya had to go all the way up on engine to get to it lol, live and learn

Captain
Posts: 27
Registered: ‎04-18-2013

Re: 90 trim issue

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was told though use E tec Blue oil, not E tec Red, which they sold me few years back? something to do with the injectors? Blue is better?

 

Admiral
Posts: 8,434
Registered: ‎07-14-2011

Re: 90 trim issue

Are done talking about the tilt and trim oil and changing the subject to now discussing Evinrde's outboard motor oils - XD30, XD50, & XD100?

 

 

 


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


 



***************

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.


Captain
Posts: 27
Registered: ‎04-18-2013

Re: 90 trim issue

yes sorry Bill will deletye that