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Old 10-20-2020, 11:02 AM   #41
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When we rebuilt OZ, we added a screwed on plate to the Morse shifter with a hole in it for each position that gave us the detents. Google Morse shifter detent plates.

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Old 10-20-2020, 05:59 PM   #42
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I found this Post, but Im having a hard time hunting for info on taking slack out of my Morse control Dual station cables. Its hard to find neutral and No discernible detent. Tough when docking. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks
I recommend taking off the shifter controls cover and seeing if something has come loose, broken or in general gone arie.

Also check the cable end hook up at transmission. Sounds as though in one or both those locations something is loose.

Between those locations all there is is bendable but rigid cable.

Another thought is the cable itself in some relatively sharp bend area that has a "keeper" that held it firmly in position. The cable itself may be flexing too much while it relays shifter to trany torque.

Good luck!
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What law would that be?
When I bought the new control the Neutral switch is not included but an option, - that if installed in Canada (I was informed by my Supplier) had to be purchased and installed as a safety measure - If I had an accident due to starting in gear I felt was not the time for me to find out whether or not this is correct. It is my belief that it is. - and thus the reason it is an option for boats shipped to Canada as a new boat for sale as our boat was. It is my understanding that this requirement is not necessary in the USA
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