Merc 5hp 2S Idle screw setting

Discussion in 'Outboard Maintenance' started by fatalbert43, Jul 24, 2015.

  1. Does anyone know the correct carburetor idle screw initial setting for a 2005 Mercury 5hp 2-stroke?
     
  2. Brett

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    Most of my old carbs, where the low speed was controlled by a needle, and not a fixed jet,
    always started by turnig the screw in until just closed, then open back up 1-1/2 turns.