mercruiser how to make the propeller spin?

Discussion in 'Inboards' started by harnarl, Aug 26, 2007.

  1. harnarl
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    harnarl New Member

    I just bought my first boat and its very old like 1973. It starts runs and "seems" to run really well. however i can't figure out how to make the propeller spin... it might be broke i just don't know anyone have a suggestion?
    It has an inboard motor i tried lowering it closer to the ground and i have some water muffs on it, while its started i push the lever forward and it seems to go in gear "seems" when i go to the back of the boat the propeller isn't free spinning or anything...
  2. Frosty

    Frosty Previous Member

    You cable needs adjustment ,Is broken or the gearbox has failed internally.

    Keep away from that prop,-- Keep children away it will kill.
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