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#11884474 - 10/17/16 06:53 AM No forward or reverse! Need suggestions.
Alfredo Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 11/25/09
Posts: 28
My 2004 Mercury Optimax 225 won't go into forward or reverse. I removed the cowling and checked, it appears to be sliding into the correct position either forward or reverse. Any ideas on what the issue is, rpm's will go up but prop is not spinning?

Also, not sure where to take it to get back on the water fast. I am in Fort Worth.

Captaining for some High School boys this Saturday. Hope I don't have to disappoint these young men!

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#11884540 - 10/17/16 07:40 AM Re: No forward or reverse! Need suggestions. [Re: Alfredo]
Pat Goff Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 01/29/05
Posts: 4985
Loc: Marble Falls/Seadrift
See if you can manually engage by disconnecting the cable. Hopefully you can.
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Pat Goff
Marble Falls/Seadrift TX

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#11884892 - 10/17/16 10:47 AM Re: No forward or reverse! Need suggestions. [Re: Alfredo]
Alfredo Offline
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Registered: 11/25/09
Posts: 28
Got it repaired. Spun the prop.

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