Technical Reference Manual
For These Controls:
Mercury, MerCruiser, Mariner, Force, OMC,
Evinrude, Johnson, Volvo, Morse CH1700,
CH7500, CH7600, and SL-3
NOTE: When properly installed, these engine
control cables will connect to their respective types
of engines and controls utilizing existing OEM
connection hardware. When routing cables, allow
the most generous bends possible to assure optimal
cable feel and response. Be sure cable is routed
away from any potential source of damage, such
as heat sources, sharp objects, moving parts, etc.
Cables must be installed in such a way that engine
movement is not restricted.
Most control cables are available in lengths from 6
to 50 feet. See the Teleflex Marine list price sheet for
current of fer ing. Where Part Numbers are indicated,
XX = length in feet. Lengths above 30 feet are only
avail able in two-foot increments (32, 34, 36, etc.)
Need help identifying the cable you are
replacing? A complete listing of control cables
including a competitive product interchange can be
found in the front of the Control Cables section.
OEM direct-replacement type cables are
designed to fit BRP Mercury, Mariner ,
OMC, Volvo and similar OEM engine control
heads which use a proprietary control cable
connection. TFXTREME versions of the most
popular cables are offered for demanding
applications in which a smooth feel at the
control is essential.
- Drop-in replacement cables are engineered
as exact replacements for original
- Cables use the existing connection
- Stainless steel and brass fittings.
- Standard cables use stainless steel Lubri-
Core core wire for smooth operation and
long life. (8" minimum bend radius.)
- Midrange cables use a heavier jacket
and either stainless steel Lubri-Core or a
coated cable (33C Supreme) core wire.
(8" minimum bend radius for Lubri-Core
construction, 5" for Supreme construction)
- Premium cables have a heavy jacket
and the TFXTREME splined, coated core
element for maximum smoothness with
minimal lost motion. (4" min. bend radius.)
- Black or red HDPE outer casing for
durability and best resistance to UV and
- Cables meet/exceed all applicable industry
Throttle & Shift Cables for Engine Maker (OEM) Controls
Mercury Gen II type (standard)...........CC189XX
Mercury Gen II type (midrange)..........CC689XX
Mercury Gen II type (premium)...........CC679XX
Mariner/Mercury/MerCruiser and other engines using Mercury
2003-date 4000 series controls. CC689 uses Supreme type
coated core wire; CC679 is a TFXTREME cable.
Mercury 600A type (standard) ............CC179XX
Mercury 600A type (midrange) ...........CC735XX
Mercury 600A type (premium) ............CC635XX
Mariner/Mercury/MerCruiser (1965-date); Force (1993-date)
with Mercury controls. All Mariner engines with Mercury/Mariner
controls (except pre-1993 40 HP & lower models). All 1993-date
Force (US Marine) with Force/US Marine/Mercury controls.
CC735 uses Supreme type coated core wire; CC635 is a
Mariner 630 type (standard) ...............CC210XX
Mariner (pre-1993 40 HP & less) with Mariner/Mercury controls.
Mercury 3600 type (premium) ............CC630XX
Mercury products (1965-date); Force (1993-date) using Mercury
controls which accept 10-32 threaded ends or using most
aftermarket controls. Mercury style engine end connection.
US Marine L-Drive shift cable (std.) ..CC213XX
U.S. Marine "L-Drive" engines with original equipment controls.
Drop-in replacement for "L-Drive" shift cables.
Most control cables are available in lengths from 6 to 50 feet. See
the Teleflex Marine list price sheet for current offering. Where Part
Numbers are indicated, XX = length in feet for Teleflex cables,
XXX = length in inches for Morse cables. Lengths above 30 feet
are only avail able in two-foot increments (32, 34, 36, etc.)
BRP, OMC, Johnson, Evinrude, Volvo/OMC:
OMC 400 type (standard)...................CC170XX
Pre-1979 OMC/Johnson/Evinrude with BRP/OMC controls.
Exceeds engine manufacturer's specifications.
BRP/OMC 479 type (standard)...........CC205XX
BRP/OMC 479 type (midrange)..........CC736XX
BRP/OMC 479 type (premium)...........CC636XX
1979-date BRP/OMC/Johnson/Evinrude/Gale with BRP/OMC
controls. Exceeds engine manufacturer's specifications. CC736 uses
Supreme type coated core wire; CC636 is a TFXTREME cable.
Volvo/OMC cable (standard) ..............CC214XX
Volvo engines using BRP/OMC side mount controls.
Volvo/OMC cable (midrange) .............CC740XX
Volvo engines using top mount BRP/OMC controls.