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90 hp optimax Mercury 2stroke stuck in neutral. Replaced one

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90 hp optimax Mercury 2stroke stuck in neutral. Replaced one rusted cable. Cables run freely now. Motor in in full up pos. Can't get the motor out of neutral. 2005 model.
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: Motor does start. Won't shift forward or reverse.
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Marine Mechanic should know?
Customer: With both cables disconnected shift control handle works fine.
Submitted: 12 months ago.
Category: Boat
Expert:  Charles replied 12 months ago.

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Has any other work been done to the engine?

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