Before tilting up, leave the outboard
motor in the running position for one
minute after stopping the engine to
drain the water from inside the
Stop the engine and disconnect the
fuel hose from the outboard motor
before tilting the outboard motor.
To raise the outboard motor out of
the water while the engine is stopped
and the boat is moored, or for
maximum clearance when beaching
or launching, use the power tilt
switch on the engine pan to tilt the
outboard motor up as far as it will go.
Move the tilt lock lever to the LOCK
position, and then gently lower the
outboard motor until the lever
contacts the stern bracket. Use the
power tilt switch to fully shorten the
To lower the outboard motor, tilt up
using the power tilt switch, then
move the tilt lock lever to the FREE
position, and then lower the outboard
motor to the desired position.
Do not attempt to use the power tilt
switch to tilt the outboard motor
down while the tilt lock lever is in the
LOCK position. Damage to the
power tilt system may occur.
POWER TILT SWITCH
TILT LOCK LEVER