Figure 4-30. Pilot house engine control, hull number
8520 the 8519.
Figure 4-29. Pilot house engine control system, hull
numbers 8500 thru 8519.
(1) Operate the control hand lever several
times. The control head lever detent positions and the
transmission shift lever detent must coincide exactly at
the neutral position. Adjust the clutch cable terminal at
the engine as required to synchronize the detent position.
(2) Under no conditions should the operation of
the control head hand lever cause the
Figure 4-31. Engine controls quick disconnects, hull
num8520 thru 8539.
engine clutch lever to jam against its limit stops at either
forward or reverse. Otherwise, the control head hand
lever will bind and be difficult to move through the
forward and reverse throttle ranges.
(3) To adjust operating tension, remove the
nameplate on top of the control head, pry out red plug,
and turn adjustment screw. Turning screw to the right
increases operating tension.