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Throttle Slipping on Merc 90 4 horse
|Author||Topic: Throttle Slipping on Merc 90 4 horse|
posted 06-21-2004 11:54 PM ET (US)
Anyone else experiencing throttle slippage from this motor?
It backs off by itself by about 500 RPM's.
posted 06-22-2004 06:56 AM ET (US)
Jim, there should be a friction adjustment (screwdriver type) under the bezel if you have a benicle type throttle and if you have a side mount Merc throttle box the adjustment is forward on the housing and is finger adjustable... check it out! Spruce Creek Navy
posted 06-23-2004 06:34 PM ET (US)
The paperwork from your purchase should have included a manual titled "Mercury Mechanical Console Control" for
MCC 4501/4502 Series control. Page 10 has a diagram, explains where to find the Throttle Friction Adjustment Screw and how to adjust. You will find a nylock nut not a screw and it will not take much of an adjustment "Clockwise" to resolve your problem. I am sure this wil help. If you can't find the manual let me know so i can scan the page and send it to you.
posted 06-24-2004 02:13 AM ET (US)
Thanks for the replies. I found the adjustment on the throttle. It is working much better.
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