Remote Control Service Manual - publicationsswick Instructions to disassemble and reassemble Mercury Marine remote controls. The remote control is what controls the speed of your boat and the forward and back direction of your boat. The remote controls included in this manual are: Commander series, DTS controls, Sport Jet, Chrysler, and Force. DOWNLOAD MERCRUISER ENGINE & STERNDRIVE - Owner's DOWNLOAD MERCRUISER ENGINE & STERNDRIVE REPAIR MANUALS . 1985-1989 MerCruiser Repair Manual 4 Cylinder (additional 85-89 4 cyl models below) Check the steering system and the remote control for loose, missing or damaged parts. Lubricate the cables and the linkages.