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1986 mercruiser 170 was working fine. Now though, engine

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Hi, 1986 mercruiser 170 was working fine. Now though, engine starts fine but dies when put into gear, ideas?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Boat
Expert:  Tan replied 1 year ago.
Hello. My name is Tan. Go to the shift bracket remove the shift cable going down to the drive. Remove the cable from the shift bracket. Now shift the drive by hand by pulling and pushing on the cable end. Does the cable slide smoothly?

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