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Dominick, Marine Mechanic
Category: Boat
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Experience:  25 Years Experience as Mechanic, 20 Yrs Boat Yard Owner/Mechanic, Factory Certified
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When I shift into forward gear and throttle down the motor

Customer Question

When I shift into forward gear and throttle down the motor seems to pop like it has not traveled fully into gear. If I ease out and then throttle down it does not pop ir buck.
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Customer: I had the lower unit rebuilt in March 15, 2014 and it seemed to work fine until now.
JA: Is there anything else the Marine Mechanic should be aware of?
Customer: No I believe that is all the info. I was having this problem and that is the reason for the lower unit rebuild.
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Boat
Expert:  Jason replied 1 year ago.

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

Which engine are you working on?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Mercury XR 150
Expert:  Jason replied 1 year ago.

All Mercurys are cataloged by serial number, do you happen to have that number?

Is there any grinding when you push the shifter forward?

Are you pushing the shifter forward quickly, with 1 firm motion. Or are you slowly easing it forward?