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Hookmaster

1978 15 hp Evinrude in cold weather

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I have the above motor that I use for duck hunting. When the temperature gets into the 30s (like this coming weekend), it can sometimes get stuck in either forward or reverse if it kills at low idle.

In the 2nd picture, the throttle is open slightly. The curve part is attached to the shifter. It is in forward. If the motor dies and I close the throttle, the shifter can't be put into neutral (it needs to move up) because the it is blocked by the part above it. I need to take the top off and manually move the throttle closed (to the left) like the 1st picture.

I think there is some grease that lubricates the throttle as it rotates under the flywheel. When cold, the grease is thick and sticks.

Is there any lubricant I can spray up in the area that the throttle rotates? I'm hesitant to do so because of the electrical components in the area.

 

 

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correct the pictures

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Surface Tension

 More then likely its years of oil built up from mixed fuel that can swirl and drip out the carb.   Shoot some carb or electric cleaner at the pivot locations.   You should also have a stop that won't allow you to start at anything above high idle speed. Clean linkage and pivot areas as well.

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