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Experience:  US Navy (Ret) Certified Mercury Marine Tech with over a decade of repair experience.
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My 2004 225hp Mercury Optimax with 600 hours just started to

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My 2004 225hp Mercury Optimax with 600 hours just started to not rev over 3000rpm under load but rev's freely to 6000rpm's in neutral.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Boat
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
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Expert:  Charles replied 1 year ago.

Hello, my name is***** will assist you today.

Locate the shift switch on the left side of the engine, unplug tht and see if the engine will rev to over 3K RPM when in gear. If so, replace the switch.

If not, please let me know.

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