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Noel Schembri, Marine Technician
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Experience:  Advanced technical diploma
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I just replace the throttle control box and I 't geleive I

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I just replace the throttle control box and I don't geleive I have the shift cable adjusted correctly. the gears grind when going from neutral into forward or reverse
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Customer: How do I get the proper length on the motor end of the shift cable?
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Customer: Alpha one mercruiser 3.0LX 1994 crownline
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Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Boat
Expert:  Noel Schembri replied 3 months ago.

Hello my name is ***** ***** I will assist you. Ok the proper length is as attached. Since there is no clutch you need to go to gear and out of gear with one constant move as if you go slowly there will always be the grinding noise until the gears latch correctly.


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