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#10914858 - 06/13/15 12:30 PM No reverse after lower unit change.
Basshead21 Offline
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Registered: 03/20/05
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I put a used lower unit on my 1993 evinrude 150. Forward work great but when I shift into reverse it just makes a clatter sound and never gets in gear. Maybe someone can help me out. I am thinking my shift rod needs adjusting

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#10915022 - 06/13/15 02:35 PM Re: No reverse after lower unit change. [Re: Basshead21]
opus Offline
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Disconnect cable and shift manually that should tell ya
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#10915063 - 06/13/15 03:07 PM Re: No reverse after lower unit change. [Re: Basshead21]
Basshead21 Offline
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Did that and there is still a lot of play it but locks in.

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#10915161 - 06/13/15 04:04 PM Re: No reverse after lower unit change. [Re: Basshead21]
gary purdy Offline
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Happens a lot a guy tightens the shift rod while out. Tighten shift shaft all down then back out 7 turns.
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#10923983 - 06/17/15 05:56 PM Re: No reverse after lower unit change. [Re: Basshead21]
Clay the TREE GUY Offline
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just needs to be adjusted....take it to mike at Burleson marine in garland
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#10933969 - 06/22/15 09:02 PM Re: No reverse after lower unit change. [Re: Basshead21]
Basshead21 Offline
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Forward locks in with no play. Reverse has about a half turn of play. Adjustment made can't seem to get it right in reverse with a load on it.

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#10933993 - 06/22/15 09:13 PM Re: No reverse after lower unit change. [Re: Basshead21]
gary purdy Offline
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You should have 1/8 to 1/4 round play but lock in both gears. The shift dog ratchets and only locks one direction. Did you adjust the shift shaft? If you don`t the shift into reverse can not be adjusted enough.
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#10935487 - 06/23/15 02:10 PM Re: No reverse after lower unit change. [Re: Basshead21]
Basshead21 Offline
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Thanks Gary and everyone else for the help.

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