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    Finding which gear I am in with lower unit off?

    I had to buy a used lower unit for my 1983 Mercury 115 EL(inline 6). Mine was cracked. I was wondering if anyone can tell me how to find forward. The problem is I can find forward, reverse and neutral. I just canít find all 3 close to each other. I donít want to mount it then have to take it off to do again.

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    You should find FNR within a quarter turn of the shaft. Rotate clockwise from neutral to forward.

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    I have been trying. What am I doing wrong?

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    Is the shift shaft stuck? It should rotate.
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    It shifts fine. I’m just having a problem finding forward reverse and neutral together.

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    Together?
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    If you can find neutral the switch to forward or reverse is a very small move. Not finding them together may indicate an internal issue.

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