1994 Johnson/Evinrude Outboards 40 thru 55 Service Manual, Page 35Get this manual

1994 Johnson/Evinrude Outboards 40 thru 55 Service Manual, Page 35

9If the engine is removed from boat, carefully store the special locknuts and lockbolts used to attach the remote steering,
during storageRefer to Section for battery maintenance information12If equipped, service the boat fuel filter following instructions
on canisterClean and inspect VRO oil reservoir and VRO pickup filterReplace filter if it is damaged or contaminated13Remove
propeller and check for damageA slightly bent propeller blade can hardly be noticed but will affect the performance of the
engineClean and lubricate the propeller shaft with OMC Triple-Guard grease14Drain and refill gearcaseLubricate engineSee
Lubrication, this section15Check engine carefullyMake sure screws and nuts are tightReplace damaged or worn partsMake sure
electrical and fuel system fasteners and clamps are tight and in good conditionFailure to do so may cause electrical sparks
and fuel leakage under the engine coverFire and explosion could occur16Replace engine coverUse touch-up paint where needed17Coat