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Teleflex SL-3 Mechanical Control

Technical Reference Manual

NOTE: When properly installed, these engine controls will connect to outboard, stern drive and inboard engines, utilizing Mercury/Mariner and OMC OEM type control cables as well as universal 3300/33C type cables and engine connection kits. (May require purchase of cable connection kit(s) to complete control system installation.)

(dual-function control- each lever controls throttle AND shift)

The SL-3 is ideal for most boats. Offered in four styles, it's a snap to install- without needing control modifications or tedious cable adjustments. And it accepts nearly every type of cable!


For single station use with nearly any engine.


  • Four styles: single and twin lever topmounts + sidemount with and without cut-off switch.
  • Firm yet effortless shift and throttle motion.
  • Entire gear mechanism is enclosed and permanently lubricated for long-lasting, smooth operation.
  • Port or starboard installation with various cable entry angles.
  • Easily adapted to push or pull the cables.
  • "Easy-On" cable design means no shift or throttle adjustments, no control modifi cations, and accepts virtually every type of cable.
  • Push button for neutral engine warm-up.
  • Trim switch in handle grip for one-hand operation.
  • Neutral safety switch prevents starting in gear.
  • Adjustable brake prevents throttle creep.
  • Mechanical advantage 2.38:1.
  • Meets/exceeds all applicable standards.

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