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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Mar 2010
    Pompano , FL, USA

    Default Mercury control box throttle lever adjustment

    hello guys,
    I have a 2008 merc 90hp 3cyl 2 stroke mounted on a 17 Hells Bay flats boat. The throttle lever is very loose. You CANNOT remove your hand from the lever while running at any speed, (its dangerous). I have removed the chrome plastic cover from the mercury control box, (not quicksilver or off brand) and I see nothing.
    I have made this adjustment on my OMC control box as well as various Yamaha remote control boxes.
    Any help please??? This flats boat is a tender to a 90' sportfish with a very critical owner, this little issue is enough to ruin his trip so any help is appreciated!
    thanks in advance

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Mar 2010
    Pompano , FL, USA

    Default Re: Mercury control box throttle lever adjustment

    Found it!!! Nylock nut on the port side of box, under the console. no need to remove cover like the OMC/Yamaha!

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