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Engine Hatch Actuator Source??
Does anyone have a source for a hatch actuator? The linear actuator Linak supplied Hurricane for my 2200 SD has failed after five years. I became intermittent after 3 years of service. Linak refuses to sell to anyone but a manufacturer. Hurricane refuses to sell to anyone but a franchised dealer. Dealers tell me it takes a minimum of 6 weeks to get parts, and the actuator Hurricane currently supplies is a poor solution as it does not allow for a mechanical override, that is, you cannot "power" it out by pulling on the hatch cover. I'm worried that the next failure will leave my I/O engine compartment sealed up unless I cut out the cover.