D. Shifting and Control Speed
Any time the boat is operated, be aware of
changes in shift system operation. A sudden
increase in shift effort at the remote control
handle, or other abnormal operation, indicates
a possible problem in the shift system. If this
If your boat is equipped with a non-OEM remote
control system, ask your dealer how to properly
Move control handle to the neutral detent (idle) posi-
tion. This will engage neutral start switch and allow
engine to start.
With engine running and boat securely tied
to the dock, shift drive into forward and re-
verse to ensure there is gear engagement.
DO NOT shift into FORWARD or REVERSE un-
less engine is running. Damage to the shift sys-
tem could result from trying to shift without the
engine running. Carefully check function of all
control and engine systems before leaving the
special attention to other boaters. Passen-
gers should be informed of potential prob-
lems and precautions taken.
If you suspect there is a problem, see your Volvo Penta
2. To go FORWARD - actuate the neutral lock mecha- dealer as soon as possible for proper diagnosis and re-
nismandbrisklymovetheshifthandleforward. Throttle quiredserviceoradjustment. Continuedoperationcould
To go in REVERSE - actuate the neutral lock mecha-
result in damage to the shift mechanism and loss of con-
nism and briskly move the shift handle rearward. E. Stopping Engine
Throttle movement will begin after reverse gear en-
1. Move control handle to the NEUTRAL position.
Turn ignition key to the OFF position.
DO NOT shift from forward to reverse when the
boat is planing.
DO NOT stop engine at speeds above idle or
“speed up” engine while turning off ignition.
Engine damage could result.
DO NOT shift if engine speed is above 800 RPM.
To go from FORWARD to REVERSE, or REVERSE
engine speed to return to idle.
A - 10 GROUNDINGANDTOWING
. After shifting is completed, continue to move the con-
trol handle slowly in the desired direction to increase
If the boat should become disabled, or if assist-
be taken. The stress applied to a boat during
towing may become excessive. Excessive
create a safety hazard for those aboard.
Candia FS Owner’s Manual
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|Tags||Four Winns Funship 214, Four Winns Funship 234, Four Winns Funship 254|
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