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My Volvo Penta inboard outboard motor comes up out of the…

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My Volvo Penta inboard...

My Volvo Penta inboard outboard motor comes up out of the water when I switch to reverse. It makes it difficult to stop the boat as it surges forward. What can I do to fix the problem?

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Marine Mechanic: Jason, Marine Mechanic replied 3 months ago
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Hello my name is ***** ***** am I speaking with? I read what you wrote but I do not see any kind of model numbers. What are the model numbers on both the engine and the sterndrive?

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
I don't have that information. I am pretty mechanical if you can just give me some idea of what holds the prop down while the inboard outboard motor is in reverse.
Marine Mechanic: Jason, Marine Mechanic replied 3 months ago

I ​would have no idea without model numbers. In short I have no clue what you have without model numbers. There are no time limits here. Did you want to get back to me later on once you have model numbers on everything? Or did you want to call it quits?

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
I'll get back to you later.
Marine Mechanic: Jason, Marine Mechanic replied 3 months ago

Okay sounds good, just reply back once you have model numbers and we will take it from there.

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