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Just bought the boat.I have aside throttle control. Not sure how to get it in gear.

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I cannot move the t bar lever forward or backwards to put it into gear. The red section on the lever handle does not depress.

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I am only testing it with the hose attached, not actually in the water.

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Good morning, my name is ***** ***** am I speaking with? I read what you wrote but I do not see any kind of model information. What engine/shifter are you asking about?

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