1994 Johnson Evinrude "ER" 90 LV 120 thru 140, 185 thru 225, 250, 300 Service Manual P/N 500612, Page 288Get this manual

1994 Johnson Evinrude "ER" 90 LV 120 thru 140, 185 thru 225, 250, 300 Service Manual P/N 500612, Page 288

Assembly Before beginning assembly procedures, all gearcase components must be thoroughly cleaned and in serviceable conditionRefer
installation of the pinion bearing in the gearcase drastically reduces the life of the bearingThe bearil')g is tapered so
when installed correctly, its shape compensates for stresses in the gearcase and allows full bearing contactWhenever you
disassemble gearcase, check the pinion bearingit must be in place with the lettering facing up4V4, V6Insert the tool with
the bearing into the gearcaseDrive the bearing into the gearcase until the washer on the tool contacts the spacerRemove the
toolUsing rag, remove any excess grease from surface of the needle bearings5Install pinion bearing retainer: V4Position new
a-ring on the pinion bearing retaining screwApply OMC Nut Lock to screw threads and a-ringInstall the screw and tighten to
torque of 48-80 inIbs(5-9 Nm) V6Seat pinion bearing retaining ring in groove on top of the bearing6To install the water intake