Hello all. I am soo impressed with my 2017 Etec 60 HO , I bought a 2nd new 2018 Etec 60 HO for our sons boat . Today when we picked up the boat with newly installed motor , I couldn't help but notice that when lowering the unit with the trim/tilt the new 60 HO squeals . Lifting the unit sounded normal. Mine doesn't sound like this when lowering the engine. When I questioned the dealer he told me its the air working out of the system. Could this be true or do we have a defective trim/tilt ? Thanks in advance guys .
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