Killswitch trouble

Discussion in 'Outboard Maintenance' started by cpauly33, May 3, 2011.

  1. I started the motor in the morning and the tiller killswitch worked fine. Then once I got out on the the water the tiller button wasn't working. The killswitch on the motor still works fine. Don't know too much about this type of thing and I wanted to get some input before I tried to screw anything up. Any idea? 2005 Mercury 15 hp, 4 stroke
  2. Brett

    Brett > PRO STAFF <

    Same circuit, just another wire and switch tied into it.
    Something is loose or corroded so that the tiller button
    is no longer part of the circuit.

  3. mark_gardner

    mark_gardner I Love!

    i had to replace mine a while back, was really easy and the button wasnt too expensive either
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