START IN GEAR

         
Number 080039S   MIC: HQZ
Company: MERCURY MARINE   Company Official: RAB
Model Name: TILLER KIT 75-115 HP OUTBOARD   Model Year: 2003-08
Problem 1: START IN GEAR      
Problem 2:      
HIN   Case Open Date: 10/22/2008
Disposition: CLOSED   Case Close Date:
Units 626   Campaign Open Date 10/22/2008
Boat Type 31   Campaign Close Date
Severity: L   Last Date: 7/25/2011
Comments:  
TILLER HANDLE ACCESSORY KITS FOR SOME MERCURY 75-115 HORSEPOWER ENGINES WITH TILLER HANDLE STEERING/SHIFT MAY BE CAPABLE OF BEING STARTED IN GEAR IF THE SHIFT CONTROL IS PLACED BETWEEN THE F-N-R DETENT POSITIONS. THIS CAMPAIGN INVOLVES RECALL OF THE TILLER HANDLE EXTENSION KIT!@ NOT THE ENGINE. ALL OF THE FOLLOWING TILLER HANDLE STEERING EQUIPPED ENGINES SHOULDBE INSPECTED: MODEL YEAR 2003 115 HP FOURSTROKE!@ NODEL YEAR 2004 75-115HP FOURSTROKE!@ MODEL YEAR 2005 - 2008 75-115 HP FOURSTROKE. RECVD CUR 6 - 4 OF 626 UNITS REPAIRED. RECVD CUR 7 - 7 OF 626 UNITS REPAIRED. RECVD CUR 8 - 7 OF 626 UNITS REPAIRED. RECVD CUR 9 - 7 OF 626 UNITS REPAIRED. RECVD CUR 10 - 7 OF 626 UNITS REPAIRED. RECVD CUR 11 - 7 OF 626 UNITS REPAIRED.