1994 Johnson Evinrude "ER" 90 LV 120 thru 140, 185 thru 225, 250, 300 Service Manual P/N 500612, Page 50Get this manual

1994 Johnson Evinrude "ER" 90 LV 120 thru 140, 185 thru 225, 250, 300 Service Manual P/N 500612, Page 50

Idle Timi ng 1These adjustments can be performed using either of two methods: The engine in an appropriate test tank with
Turn the screw counterclockwise to retard idle timing7Start engine and verify idle timing following Steps thru 6This procedure
should provide the best idle characteristics while allowing engine idle speeds in gear ranging from 575 to 700 RPMdepending
on propeller selection If idle speed is too high, check induction system for air leaks If idle speed is too low when engine
condition is correct, decrease idle timing to achieve desired RPMExample: 60 ATDC to 40 ATDC8Start engine and shift remote
control to FORWARD detent9Turn throttle arm stop screw clockwise until tachometer indicates 950 RPM Icl I:A10Stop the engineWithout
disturbing the throttle arm position, turn expansion link ill adjustment knob counterclockwise until timer base just begins
to move away from the idle 11Tighten expansion link lock ring timing screw l2J counterclockwise until the original cam pickup