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I have a 1989 Carver convertible with a port side throttle

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I have a 1989 Carver convertible with a port side throttle that will not stay in place -- I have to manually hold it at the speed I want, Do I need to replace the throttle cable
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Boat
Expert:  Jason replied 10 months ago.

Hi Joe, my name is Jason.

Can you take a picture of your throttle control for me. Some of them have friction screw adjustments (and some of them to not) I would need to see exactly which control you have.

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
the exterior or the underside of the throttle box - I can send picture tomorrow - how does that work
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
did you receive my previous question
Expert:  Jason replied 10 months ago.

Just the exterior is fine. Take a couple of pic's of the exterior at a couple of different angles so I can see it from a few sides. There is an "add files" button on your screen, you can use that to upload pictures to here

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
I have pictures how do I send them to you
Expert:  Jason replied 10 months ago.

Do you see an "add files" button on your screen?

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
where is add files located on page
Expert:  Jason replied 10 months ago.

Click this link

Scroll down to where it says "Other" How to send a photo. Click on that, and it will explain how to do it.

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Here are the pictures of throttle on my 1989 carver convertible
Expert:  Jason replied 10 months ago.

Hmm.. I am not familier with that controller. I will opt out and leave this open to the community, if one of the other guys can recognize it they will jump in. Good luck!

Expert:  Tan replied 10 months ago.

Hello. My name is Tan.

Have you tried tightening the screw on the side of the control at the base of the control handle? It is a slotted screw. If not try that and see if this makes the handle a little stiffer.

Post back if no change. There are other options.

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