Mercury Power Tilt Trim Hoses

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Located between the hydraulic cylinders on the drive unit and the hydraulic pump within the boat, these hoses carry hydraulic fluid to the cylinders in order to raise and lower the drive unit. Some older model boats come equipped with power tilt. Using a switch mounted on the dash, the drive unit could be raised to load and unload the boat from the trailer. In a power tilt application, the drive unit must be completely down in order to operate properly.