Right idea, wrong relay…

Well, I got the boat motor working, albeit too late to make it to the lake.  I also needed a tongue wheel for the trailer and went to a local boat dealer, though not one that works on Tohatsu outboards.  Was talking with them about my problem, and they said that even though I thought I’d replaced the bad tilt/trim relay, it still wasn’t reversing polarity to the tilt/trim motor, and I’d replaced the wrong one.  They said to put in the one that I’d taken out of the motor in the slot I thought was working, and poof, it worked…it was too late to get to the lake, but I’ll try to go next weekend.  At least my instincts were right and I saved myself a trip to the shop…

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