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Does anyone know why when I put my boat in reverse, 2000 130hp johson, it only feels like it is in idle,no matter how much gas I give it? It goes in reverse but at such a slow idle speed. Any ideas?
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did u change the control or the cables most binacle controls have 2 different sets of studs that givce you different travels I have been doing this for 15 yrs I did it last summer to a customers boat I put in a new OMC control and I didnt have any gas in reverese took it apart and du wrong holes she gos now !
 

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no, did not change anything. Was out using the boat and it just started going at an idle speed when put in reverse no matter how far down I pushed the control.
 

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Your throttle/shift control is messed up. The pin that rides in the plate that moves the throttle cable is likely worn or broken. They can be dissasembled and repaired. www.ishopmarine.com has exploded drawings online if you browse the parts lists.
 
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