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Experience:  US Navy (Ret) Certified Mercury Marine Tech with over a decade of repair experience.
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My 150 hp mercury four stroke goes in reverse even when my

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Hi, my 150 hp mercury four stroke goes in reverse even when my shifter is in neutral or forward
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Boat
Expert:  Charles replied 11 months ago.

Hello, my name is***** will assist you.

Expert:  Charles replied 11 months ago.

Check the connections inside the control box. It is very easy to get connected onto the wrong side of the arm. If this engine is a repower from an Evinrude, you may need a new control box, as Evinrude engines shift backwards from Mercury.

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
you answered too late. its fixed already. broken control cable
Expert:  Charles replied 11 months ago.

Glad to hear that it was a simple fix.

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