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I have a boat motor that will hit high rpm's in neutral , but when you put it in gear the boat will only reach about 5 miles an hour

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Sounds like low compression. You can check with gauge at plug holes. If you dont have one , you can get a loaner at auto parts store.

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SOURCE: Prop not turning

if the prop spins out of the water but not in
it could just be a bad hub inside the prop
good luck with it

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sound like the shift fork, or fwd gear is damaged in the lower unit.....special tools are required for this repair .....if you got them cool, if not seek a shop for further assistance.......hope this helped...GL

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hmm!!!!!!!! just cut off ah gear.

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