How to Replace Your Mercury or Mercruiser Shift and Throttle Cables?

Answer Stiff, damaged or old shift cables can make controlling your Mercruiser or Mercury Outboard powered vessel difficult or even dangerous to control. Replace your old cables and your remote control an... Read More »

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How to Adjust the Throttle & Shift Cables on a Boat?

The throttle cable on a boat's outboard motor is responsible for decreasing or increasing engine speed. The shift cable runs the controls from the driver's station. Boats, unlike wheeled vehicles, ... Read More »

How to Replace Throttle Cables?

Throttle cables link your accelerator pedal to the engine, and if they stretch, break or bind, you're going to have problems getting from "A" to "B." They're not difficult to replace, and it only t... Read More »

How to Replace the Throttle Body in a Mercury Villager?

The second generation Mercury Villager came on the scene in 1999 through 2002. It features a reasonably powerful 3.3L V6 engine in the luxury and sport models. Despite ample competition from Americ... Read More »

How to Replace the Throttle Body in a Mercury Cougar?

The Mercury Cougar debuted in 1967 as a powerful pony car. Over the years, the Cougar was reinvented, transformed and discontinued by 2002. Remembered fondly for performance as well as looks, the 2... Read More »