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I have a 4o hp evinrude 1990 and the motor will not lock when i put in reverse the motor comes out of water . their is a cable that is called cable tilt assist. i do have elec cmc elec tilt and trim but also have a another cylinder that assist you when pulling up to mlock motor in up position but the motor will not lock in up position i think because that cable is broke whic hooks up to the levers up above to lock the motor in position in up or down position. does that cable that is broken control locking in the motor in up position and in the down position. and the model number is te-40-elesr and can anyone give me or send me in the right direction on line or where this cable hooks up at and how to install. thanks
Posted by Anonymous on
Your elec cmc elec tilt and trim will keep your motor from kicking up in reverse you must have a problem on the swivel bracket on the motor
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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If it is old enough to have points then I would check them and make shure they are clean and gapped at .020. if that is noth the problem then it sounds like a fuel issue. Either a weak pump or a dirty carb.
Posted on Aug 06, 2009
First find the fuse box, replace any blown or incorrectly rated fuses. Inspect electrical connections at the switch and the tilt ram, repair if necessary and coat with lanolin for long protection. If it turns out to be a fuse you mite be wise to inspect the wiring for any green or black areas this can mean shorts.
I hope its easy to fix, Timo.
Posted on Apr 29, 2010
You should have a High Speed carb adjust and a Low Speed carb adjust. If it's running fine while idling, adjust the high speed setting. If you have two nobs, its the lower one. May be set wrong. If you don't have two nobs, remove the carburator and check the jets to make sure they are completely clean or better yet, order yourself a carb rebuild kit to take care of all of this. I just rebuilt my 1971 evinrude 4hp and the carb kit made the world of difference.
Posted on May 14, 2010
If the gear lever is loose,it's the gear connection rod that you disconnect to do a g/box drop.If its not loose, drop the g/box off the leg and the first thing you find might be the problem.A loose bolt,a jammed shifter.It will probably be a connection problem than a g/box problemHope this helps
Posted on Jun 24, 2010
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