1983 mercury 35 hp

by Tien nguyen
(Springfield mo)

I have 1983 mercury outboard 35hp, in idle speed will push the boat, but as soon i put it in full throttle it just rev up the motor and would not pushes the boat.
Please help thanks

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Jun 11, 2021
maybe your prop
by: Anonymous

sounds like the prop is slipping on the hub. there is a rubber hub in the propeller that wears out causing the shaft to spin inside the propeller. It can be replaced without buying a new prop.

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