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89 bayliner capri 17' inboard/outboard will not go in reverse

Boat goes forward,no reverse

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Should first have some one look at the shift in the engine compartment while some one runs it from the control box. If no movement, would be the cable.

Then undo the bottom drain plug and see if the oil is full of metal shavings. Yikes

Last see if the shifter going to the lower is actually moving when you shift.

Posted on Nov 29, 2012


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SOURCE: I need a user manual for a starcraft inboard

Hello there,
You can get the manual for the boat from this link You will find the combination throtle, outdrive and shift contol in it.

Or you can fill in the form in the link below if you want it delivered to your house or through your e-mail:
Hope this helped. Goodluck Elect_Comp

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