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Evinrude neutral safety switch adjustment

tshea Re: my 50hp Evinrude 1999 4-stroke, you guys hit the nail right on the head! My neutral safety switch was out of adjustment. Last night I was able to get the starter to turn over by inching the throttle up slightly to a position "above" neutral. Thank you much for the replies!

Next question- how big of a deal is it to adjust the neutral safety switch? I would be the first to admit that I'm far from a master boat mechanic, but if this is an easy operation I'd prefer to do it myself rather than bring her into the shop at this time of year.

Thanks again!
2002-04-30
Bob_VT I am NOT familiar with the 4 stroke but give this a try...open your motor cover and check your shift linkage and throttle linkage. There is a hold down to keep them in place and a small adjustment might be available there.

Bob
2002-04-30

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