2003-2008 Four Winns Sundowner 205 225 245 285 Boat Owners Manual

F - 1
Neutral is in the center or straight up position on the side
mount control.  Placing  the gaffrig shift control  to the
Control systems permit operation of the engine’s throttle   center or straight up position also places the engine(s)
and shift mechanisms. They consist of three major com-   in neutral.  Rotating the shift control  forward shifts the
ponents; the shift control, throttle control, and the throttle  engine into forward.  Rotating the shift control aft shifts
and shift cables. Additional information on shift control     the engine(s) into reverse. Moving the lever further for-
operations can be found in SectionA-9.
ward or aft increases engine speed on the side mount
control while an individual throttle control lever is used
Your Sundowner™ is equipped with either a single lever  on the Sundowner™ models with gaffrig style controls .
concealed side mount control or a gaffrig style shift and
throttle controls. See Figure F1 & F2. These allow you
to select forward or reverse gear, regulate engine speed,
and ensures shifting is done at low engine speeds.
When shifting, ensure engine speed is below
800 RPM to avoid damaging the shifting mecha-
Shift  Control
Allow the engine to warm up before engaging
the shift control. Monitor all instruments while
engine is idling during warm-up.
Specific information on controls and their operation can
be found in the section on “Starting and Operation” in the
engine manufacturer’s manual included in the owner’s
Trim  Switches
Detent  Switch
F - 2
Figure  F1:   Gaffrig  Shift  and  Throttle
A.   Carbureted Engines
A “start-in-neutral-only” feature which prevents starting in
gear is included on both styles of controls. Refer to F-3
Neutral Safety Switch in this section.
The shift mechanism on the controls can be disengaged
to allow for easier starting and engine warm-up. See Fig-
ure F2. To disengage:
Also, the side mount control and gaffrig shift control has
a neutral lock  button to prevent accidental  shifting.  It
must be depressed to permit shifting from neutral to for-
Place control handle in neutral position (B).
Press both neutral lock button (A) and  shift disen-
gage button (C).
Built into the side mount control is a trim control switch
which you can use to adjust the position of the out drive.
This trim control switch is mounted in the gaffrig’s throttle
control. A twin engine application would have two trim
control switches.  Pressing the switch in the UP  posi-
tion moves the outdrive out and away from the transom.
Pressing the switch in the DOWN position moves  the
outdrive in closer to the transom. The switch returns to
its center neutral position when released. For additional
information see Section E-5.
Move control handle forward to increase throttle.
Figure  F2:  Side  Mount  Control  Operation
Sundowner™  Owner’s  Manual
Section F
Product Specification
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Evgeny on Jun 25, 2013.

nice boat!

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