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Experience:  25 Years Experience as Mechanic, 20 Yrs Boat Yard Owner/Mechanic, Factory Certified
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Will not shift out of reverse, engine starts while in

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Will not shift out of reverse, engine starts while in reverse
JA: Sometimes things that you think will be really complicated end up being easy to fix. The Marine Mechanic I'm going to connect you with knows all the tricks and shortcuts. Tell me a bit more about what's going on so the Marine Mechanic can help you best.
Customer: Boat is a 2006 Larson Cabrio 274, 5.7 liter Volvo Penta
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Customer: Boat was all right until i brought it in to dock, shifted into reverse to dock will not shift to neutral or forward
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Boat
Expert:  Jason replied 7 months ago.

Hello my name is ***** ***** am I speaking with?

What is the model number on the sterndrive on the boat?

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
My name is ***** ***** is in the water, engine is 5.7 GSi, drive is DP-S I think.
Expert:  Jason replied 7 months ago.

Hi Steve,

Got it. The boat has to come out of the water for any troubleshooting to be done. What kinds of questions did you have for me?

Expert:  Jason replied 7 months ago.

Are you with me Steve?

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
Was hoping for an idea to get boat to where I can load on trailer
Expert:  Jason replied 7 months ago.

You have 2 choices there. Either drive it in reverse the whole way or call or a tow.

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
OK
Expert:  Jason replied 7 months ago.

Did you have any other questions for me?

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