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Lost forward/ reverse. Help!!!!

Old 07-04-2013, 10:01 AM
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Originally Posted by 29Fever01
I was just looking in the engine compartment near the transom and didn't see any debris like rubber shreds, nor smell anything like Burt rubber. If it was the coupler would it be completely obvious and smell strongly of burnt rubber or not so much? Is there anything else I can do to troubleshoot or narrow it down before I take it somewhere?
If the splines strip out you will see nothing, but if you can see the input shaft from the drive behind the bell housing, it should spin with the motor. If it doesn't the coupler is bad. I had one go bad trying to get on plane and It will create a boom also, however it is probably the drive.
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Old 07-07-2013, 08:13 PM
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that happened to mine, all it was was the shift dog in the upper (snapped in half)....1 alan screw and R&R of the drive...it is located behind the back cap (where the HYD. steering mounts)

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