1994 Johnson Evinrude "ER" 90 LV 120 thru 140, 185 thru 225, 250, 300 Service Manual P/N 500612, Page 307Get this manual

1994 Johnson Evinrude "ER" 90 LV 120 thru 140, 185 thru 225, 250, 300 Service Manual P/N 500612, Page 307

Assembly Before beginning assembly procedures, all gearcase components must be thoroughly cleaned and in serviceable conditionRefer
bearing on the toolIncorrect installation of the pinion bearing in the gearcase drastically reduces the life of the bearing
The bearing is tapered so that when installed correctly, its shape compensates for stresses in the gearcase and allows full
needle bearing contactWhenever gearcase is disassembled, the pinion bearing should be checked to ensure that it has been
installed with the lettering facing up5Insert the tool with the bearing into the gearcasePress 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
bearingsf21 6.Position new O-ring on the pinion bearing retaining screwApply OMC Locquic Primer, then OMC Nut Lock to threads