Oildyne Trim Pump on the
This past weekend I had something happen with my trim pump. Maybe you can
help me find what has gone wrong?
While underway and up to speed, I noticed the up trim wasn't responding. I
slowed, and found it to work at slow speed or in neutral. Taking a closer
look, I found the pump was working for trailering and for down, but not up
trim - it was just clicking. Later on in the day, I found that the trim
wasn't responding in either direction, and the trailer button didn't even
work anymore - just clicking all around.
The oil reservoir is filled OK, and I assume the fuses are OK since I am
getting those clicks, etc. Trim systems are strange to me, coming from
sailboats with manual trim o/b motors, and I wonder what it could be. I
don't see an obstruction on the outdrive... I think that air in the system
would tend to squeal in the cylinders... Any ideas? Maybe water in there?
Perhaps a grounding problem?
Sounds like the motor part of the trim pump assembly is bad. Take the unit
to an electric motor repair shop or automotive starter repair shop. They
can rebuild it with brushes, etc. It probably is just "tired".
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