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Re: Hurth engagement question

We had a similar issue on a previous boat.. wouldn't go into gear, but when I removed the shift arm plate I was able to push the shuttle mechanism inside by hand and it engaged OK.

I took the plate, lever and actuating cam to a machine shop and had them build up the 'cam' a little so it would push the internal 'shuttle' farther. Worked fine for the remainder of our ownership (another 3-4 years, IIRC)
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