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Old 07-18-2008, 03:48 PM   #1
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Default Can I adjust the interrupter?

Hi, Ted from NYC here. I'm new to the club. I think this is great. I have a 99 2300SC w/the Merc 5.0. I just changed the carb and all of the cables last week. The shift interrupter does not knock the rpm's down when I shift. I can manually puch the lever down onto the sensor and it works. I tried adjusting the cable from one extreme to the other to no avail. Am I missing something? Thanks.

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Old 07-18-2008, 04:13 PM   #2

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Hi ted,
welcome to the zoo....I'm not that familiar with the adjustment of the S.I. but someone here should be able to help out.....


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Old 07-18-2008, 09:18 PM   #3
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hi i know it can be done on the omc 5.7l so i am assuming it can be done on yours.have alook on you may just have to readjust your cables
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Old 07-22-2008, 03:27 PM   #4
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Lotti, I have the Merc service manual for that boat (mines a 95, same powertrain). I'll take a look and post what I find.
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