SHIFTER DELAY

         
Number 020076T   MIC:
Company: MERCURY MARINE   Company Official: PDE
Model Name: MCM 4.3L 5.0L 5.7L 350 MAG   Model Year:
Problem 1: SHIFTER DELAY      
Problem 2: SHIFT INTERRUPT SPRING      
HIN   Case Open Date: 5/7/2002
Disposition: CLOSED   Case Close Date:
Units 10603   Campaign Open Date 5/7/2002
Boat Type 33   Campaign Close Date 5/25/2007
Severity: L   Last Date: 9/5/2003
Comments:  
ON THESE ENGINES THE SHIFT PLATE ASSEMBLY HAS A SHIFT INTERRUPT SPRING WITH THE WRONG TENSION. INCORRECT TENSION CAN DELAY THE SHIFT FROM FORWARD OR REVERSE TO NEUTRAL. MCM 4.3L EFI ALPHA STERNDRIVE ENGINES SERIAL NUMBER RANGE 0L360000 THROUGH 0L646896. MCM 5.0L EFI ALPHA STERNDRIVE ENGINES SERIAL NUMBER RANGE 0L331631 THROUGH 0L331650 AND SERIAL NUMBER RANGE 0L340000 THROUGH 0L647190. MCM 5.7L EFI ALPHA STERNDRIVE ENGINES SERIAL NUMBER RANGE 0L331954 THROUGH 0L331973 AND SERIAL NUMBER RANGE 0L340000 THROUGH 0L647190. MCM 350 MAG MPI ALPHA STERNDRIVE ENGINES SERIAL NUMBER RANGE 0L340000 THROUGH 0L647190. AS OF MAY 31, 2002 4, 458 UNITS HAD ALREADY BEEN CORRECTED. 01/30/03 CUR#2 RECVD. 4634 UNITS OF 10603 CORRECETED. 03/24/03 cur#3 RCVD 4648 UNITS CORRECTED. 06/04/03 CUR#4 RECVD 4668 UNITS CORRECTED. 09/05/2003 CUR#5 RECVD 4676 UNITS CORRECTED -070525-RAB-CLOSED CASE DUE AGE AND RECENT INACTIVITY