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Tilt n trim hyraulic fluid! What kind?

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  • Tilt n trim hyraulic fluid! What kind?

    I am just wondering what type of hydraulic fluid is needed for my Suzuki power tilt n trim.

    There are more auto parts stores in my area than boat shops. Is it ok to use an automotive type hydraulic fluid? Some of these fluids have seal reconditioners to improve sealing and stop small leaks.

    I would like to try somthing like this before I have to break down PT & T to replace seals. What do you all recommend?

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    Re: Tilt n trim hyraulic fluid! What kind?

    My Yamaha book recommends Dexron II Automatic Transmission Fluid or Yamaha Tilt/Trim Fluid....Maybe the same for Suzuki?..not dead sure...


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      Re: Tilt n trim hyraulic fluid! What kind?

      Check your owner's manual (you can probably find it online.

      PENNZOIL Marine Lubes is a good start

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        Re: Tilt n trim hyraulic fluid! What kind?

        Thanks for your comments the book does state that you can use Dextron II. I used it and my problem is now solved. Thanks.