How to Adjust an Outboard Motor Trim & Tilt?

Answer Control the tilt and trim on an outboard motor using the trim and tilt switch on the throttle handle or the handle for the gear shift lever. When driving the boat you need to position the motor at ... Read More »

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How to Bleed Hydraulic Tilt Trim Pump for Outboard Motor?

When your outboard motor's tilt and trim control becomes sluggish or "mushy" in its movements, like a newborn, it may need to be "burped" to remove air entrained in the hydraulic oil. The air has t... Read More »

How to Replace Hydraulic Fluid on a Outboard Trim/Tilt Pump?

When your outboard motor's hydraulic trim and tilt pump is low on fluid, the hydraulic motor will groan and fail, or come close to failing, to do its job. The obvious answer to this dilemma is to a... Read More »

How to Adjust Carbs on an Outboard Motor?

Outboard carburetors are designed and function similar to automobile carburetors. Both meter fuel in precise amounts to the engine for optimum internal combustion. Outboard carburetors have a power... Read More »

How to Adjust a Johnson Outboard Boat Motor?

When you trim your Johnson outboard, you're setting the angle between boat and motor so that your boat isn't plowing nose-down through the water, or running along with its nose--the bow--up in the ... Read More »