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I have a 1989 Johnson 225 C/R engine. The problem is I'm not sure if I'm in a forward or a reverse gear. Can you tell me which way the shift rod would go, up or down for a forward gear.


I think my standard rotation engine moves the rod in a up direction for a forward gear.


I have not had the boat in the water yet. Only running on a flush hose. Thank you for your help.



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Hello shift rod will go up for forward and counter lower will have the letters c r on face of propshaft

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