Optimax lower unit

Discussion in 'Bubba's Outboards' started by roundhill, May 20, 2007.

  1. roundhill

    roundhill New Member

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    took it off installed new water pump put it back on it stays in forward put in reverse it stays in forward what did i do wrong it worked good till i took it off so it is not broke i have took it apart three times there has to be a trisk or something i can do any help whould be apesheated
     
  2. Bobpaul

    Bobpaul New Member

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    Take it back off. shift the control box into forward and twist the shift shaft in the lower unit into forward, then put it back together.

    Being that the lower unit is already in forward, all you'll need do is shift to forward at the control box, then put it back together