Prop not Turning

Old 06-12-2018, 09:10 AM
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Default Prop not Turning

I have a 1990 I/O 4.3 L Sea Ray Mercruser Alpha 1 which was running Great, then the prop stopped tuning. After pulling out of water I checked and when it is in forward throttle the prop will turn but will not turn backwards. At first I thought it might be a spun prop. The gear oil looks like it may have some very tiny metal shavings in it when I removed the upper screw. Can anyone tell me what might be going on? The engine runs good but the prop will not engage. Any Advise?
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Old 06-14-2018, 12:35 AM
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Not sure what is going on. But the prop not being able to turn backwards while in forward is normal. Same goes that the prop will not turn forward while the drive is in reverse. Supposed to be that way.
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Old 06-17-2018, 06:50 AM
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Does the engine run?
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