How do I adjust my outboard shift cable?

How do I adjust my outboard shift cable?

Throttle Adjustment

  1. Loosen the throttle cable adjuster jam-nut with the wrenches. Extend or contract the adjuster until the cable moves the throttle to the idle position.
  2. Push the control lever forward to the “Forward idle” position.
  3. Pull the control lever back, through neutral, into the reverse idle position.

How do you adjust the throttle tension on a Mercury outboard?

Adjust the throttle friction with the adjustment screw that’s typically below the throttle on the tiller. Set it until you feel a slight drag on the handle when accelerating or decelerating. Clockwise increases friction, and counterclockwise decreases it.

How do I get my lower unit in neutral?

You need to make sure the shifter on the boat is in neutral and before the lower unit is put back up that the gear case is also in neutral and when you slide the lower back on that the linkage lines up.

What direction does a boat go in reverse?

Reversing a Boat with a Steering Wheel: When moving astern, the steering wheel moves the boat’s BACK in the direction you turn the wheel. If you turn the wheel to the left while in reverse, the boat’s back will go to the left and vice versa.

Why choose Mercury boat controls?

Choose from flush/panel mounts and console mounts. With comfortable designs and intuitive features throughout the lineup, Mercury controls give you the confidence and precision to handle your boat with ease. Ergonomics. We’ve made it a science. Spend a whole day on the water, and you’ll know the importance of a well-designed throttle.

Why buy Mercury Outboard Motors?

Quality, Performance, Innovation, Reliability. Nobody makes a more reliable, powerful, and efficient lineup of outboard motors than Mercury: Verado, Pro XS, FourStroke, SeaPro, and Jet.

Why buy a Mercury Verado outboard?

Backed by decades of innovation and leadership, Mercury outboards are built to go the distance, delivering legendary performance driven by forward-thinking technology. With the unwavering strength of a V12 powerhead, the 600hp Verado outboard delivers extraordinary range and performance to take your boating adventures to new destinations.

Why choose Mercury single-engine controls?

Mercury single-engine controls are engineered, built and tested for the long run. Whatever your boat, you’re covered. Aluminum fishing, center-console, pontoon – whatever your boat, Mercury is your source for single-engine controls that perfectly fit the vessel and the application. Choose from flush/panel mounts and console mounts.

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