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1985 35hp mercury, lower unit removed to replace water

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1985 35hp mercury, lower unit removed to replace water impeller,gear shift shaft was turned.
How do I insure correct setting before reinstalling lower unit
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Boat
Expert:  Charles replied 5 months ago.
Hello, my name is***** will assist you.If you turn the driveshaft currently by hand, which way does the prop turn, CW or CCW?
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
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Expert:  Charles replied 5 months ago.
Alright, turn the shift shaft 1/4 turn to the CCW and see if you can get a clean Neutral. You will be able to tell if you can turn the prop in both directions and not feel or hear any clicking.

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