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leaking outboard cylinders


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11-23-04, 02:53 AM   #1  
leaking outboard cylinders

have a 90 model volvo penta DP that sat for 7 years. the hydrolic trim and tilt cylinders are leaking from within ( my guess the o-rings have harden ) is it possible to put a stop leak fluid in them in hopes of stoping theis minor leak.
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11-25-04, 01:57 PM   #2  
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doubt it...

I think I would accept fate and resolve that the o-rings are dry-rotted.

Rebuilding them is a perfect winter job. Make sure to start soaking the nuts and lines now. I use PB Blaster.

 
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