1994 Johnson/Evinrude Outboards 40 thru 55 Service Manual, Page 204Get this manual

1994 Johnson/Evinrude Outboards 40 thru 55 Service Manual, Page 204

Midsection Adjustment40RP, 45, 55 Steering Friction Adjustment f1l Adjust the steering friction with motor mounted to boat
speedMake certain that throttle grip is in SLOW position and the motor is at normal operating temperature before making the
idle speed adjustmentThrottle Friction Adjustment r:;] Throttle friction screw should be adjusted ONLY to the point l!J that
slight drag is felt when accelerating or deceleratingDO NOT overtightenTilt Friction Adjustment The tilt friction nut should
be adjusted ONLY enough to support motor in full TILT positionDO NOT overtighten as doing so increases the pressure required