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2001 mercury 25 hp will not go in reverse

Had motor serviced and prop seal was replaced. it dose have gear lube .

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Disconnect your shift and throttle cables, they may be reversed. See if the engine will shift now by hand. If it does not, then the problem was created when the shop benched the gear box and reinstalled it. Take it back even if it was last season. This kind of problem usually does not happen by itself.

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