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  1. #1
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    Thumbs down Ford Transmission

    Hello, My 76 Model Boat with Ford transmission will not engage into forward gear. What should I look for.

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    call mark ant BAM transmissions,

  3. #3
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    the fluid should be clear and red. Also check the cable for connection & actuation. Beyond that, they'll have to come out and visit a pro. They're very simple devices and not too hard or expensive to fix.

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    Fluid level?
    Shift cable?
    Electric shift solenoid?
    Propeller gone?
    Hub spun out?
    Boat chained to underwater concrete block?

  5. #5
    Neno the mind boggler VIP Member glassdave's Avatar
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    toledo oh
    Quote Originally Posted by Edward R. Cozzi View Post
    Fluid level?
    Shift cable?
    Electric shift solenoid?
    Propeller gone?
    Hub spun out?
    Boat chained to underwater concrete block?

    LOL . . . how bout still attached to trailer?

    I would check elec. connections for the shift solenoids first. had this happen on a 28 Magnum i was helping test with a friend.
    Last edited by glassdave; 11-21-2007 at 03:21 PM.
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