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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: 1 year ago.
Category: Boat
Expert:  Jason replied 1 year 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 1 year ago.
the exterior or the underside of the throttle box - I can send picture tomorrow - how does that work
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
did you receive my previous question
Expert:  Jason replied 1 year 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 1 year ago.
I have pictures how do I send them to you
Expert:  Jason replied 1 year ago.

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

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
where is add files located on page
Expert:  Jason replied 1 year 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 1 year ago.
Here are the pictures of throttle on my 1989 carver convertible
Expert:  Jason replied 1 year 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 1 year 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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