MMH Malta Triq Xatt il-Mollijiet Marsa, MRS 1152
+356 2134-6320 / 2134-1953

Bennett Actuator Upper Hinge

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Actuator Upper Hinge replacement for Bennett Marine trim tab actuators.

Actuator Upper Hinge DIY Replacement Guide

  • With trim tabs in full up position, locate the trim tab hydraulic line inside the transom.
  • Detach the tubing from brass elbow. Note: Some oil will drip out.
  • While holding pipe nipple with vise grips, unscrew brass elbow.
  • Outside the transom, snap white plastic clip on shaft protruding from the bottom of the cylinder.
  • Grab the body of the cylinder with both hands and unscrew counter clockwise from actuator cap.
  • Screw new cap onto cylinder. Tighten cap hand tight. Remove plastic cap. The white plastic clip can now be discarded.
  • Detach old cap from transom. Remove pipe nipple.
  • Screw pipe nipple back into new actuator cap. Tighten hand tight.
  • Tighten on full turn past hand tight, but no more.
  • Cover end of pipe nipple with masking tape. Apply sealant on actuator cap surface around pipe nipple and screw holes.
  • Secure actuator cap to transom with mounting screws.
  • Grasp cylinder with both hands and tighten (clockwise) securely.
  • Inside transom, wrap Teflon around male thread of pipe nipple protruding from inside of transom.
  • Hold pipe nipples stationary with vise grips and attach 90 degree elbow.
  • Re-attach hydraulic tubing with a 1/2″ wrench.
  • Lastly, it is important to test bennett actuator upper hinge before launching boat.
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Ellcee Nautical Supplies Co. Ltd. has been trading as Camilleri Marine serving the maritime industry since 1979. Located on the seafront right in the hub of the Maltese yachting centre, we aim to provide our customers with a number of essential supplies and services.

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+356 2134-6320 / 2134-1953

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