Why is my tilt not working?

Electrical or tilt/trim motor issues If you try to raise or lower the engine and nothing happens, first check to make sure that the battery is charged and that the battery switch is in the “on” position. Next, listen for the solenoid/start relay while operating the control (tilt) switch up or down.

How many hours does a Yamaha 115 last?

Boater owners committed to regular maintenance will also often ask, “How many hours will a Yamaha outboard last?” While Yamaha makes a diverse line of outboard motors, most models will last 1,500 – 3,000 hours depending on how often it is maintained, stored, and used.

Why won’t my boat motor trim down?

Chances are you have a bad trim relay. there are two relays, one for up, one for down. best to replace both of them, they are around $15 each. you can reverse your wires going to the trim motor to get it down in the mean time.

Are there any problems with the Yamaha 115 4 stroke engine?

You may experience Yamaha 115 4-stroke starting problems that often lead to over-priming the engine. And when the fuel pump finally gives out, your motor is essentially dead in the water until it is fixed. Luckily, replacement of a bad fuel pump on a Yamaha F115 is simple repair.

What happens if my Yamaha F115 trim and tilt switch is faulty?

A faulty trim and tilt switch can prevent you from the fine-tuning (trim) and dramatic changes (tilt) needed for optimal performance of your Yamaha F115, including: Luckily, you can avoid these problems by swapping out the trim and tilt switch as needed.

When should I replace my Yamaha 115 4 stroke head gasket?

When it comes to Yamaha 115 4 stroke problems, replacing the head gasket should be a priority every 4 years of service, or sooner if usage exceeds the average boater (50 hours per season, or 200 hours for 4 years ). There are also a number of other signs to pay attention to that may indicate faulty head gasket: