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Old 05-27-2016, 04:37 PM
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Prostar 205 Throttle won't hold its position

My 1994 Prostar 205 with 5.7L TBI will not hold its throttle position at low RPMs. Instead the throttle lever slips back to a lower RPM (the lever itself physically moves). It will stay at the right RPMs if I hold it in place, but it seems like it is just not tight enough to hold itself. If I move the throttle lever far enough forward, it will keep its place, but at that point the boat is going faster than I would like. Is there any way to tighten the throttle so that it will stay where I put it even at low RPMs?
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Old 05-27-2016, 06:04 PM
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get a cable break...

http://www.skidim.com/CABLE-BRAKE-TH...nfo/MOR044386/
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Old 05-27-2016, 06:48 PM
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Mike, where does this install? At the TBI or at the throttle lever?
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Old 05-27-2016, 06:50 PM
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I have mine near the handle.. but anywhere works..
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Old 05-27-2016, 10:22 PM
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My 94 is the same way. I hold it unless I use PP. If I do, I just start normal, put it at 180 degree position, where it holds, and let the PP take over. The wakeboarder just goes fast for 30 yards or so. If I have a beginning I will gradually get it to the 180 degree position.

If you do buy the brake like Mike said, send pictures and comments.
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Old 05-28-2016, 08:46 AM
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Titanic.....it's supposed to be that way.
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Old 05-28-2016, 12:36 PM
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Ditto on my 94....common. I went to home depot and got a u cable clamp
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Old 06-01-2016, 06:33 AM
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I have the same problem did the u cable work
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Old 06-01-2016, 11:00 AM
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I have the same problem did the u cable work
yes, works like a charm.
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Old 06-01-2016, 01:09 PM
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Would love to see how this works, as I have this problem as well
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