1994 Johnson/Evinrude Outboards 40 thru 55 Service Manual, Page 219Get this manual

1994 Johnson/Evinrude Outboards 40 thru 55 Service Manual, Page 219

Driveshaft Bearing Housing Service The driveshaft bearing is not serviceableReplace the bearing housing if the bearing is
new a-ring and install in its groove in the bearing housingDriveshaft Shimming Using Tool, PIN 393185 and Service Kit, PIN
433032 The driveshaft pinion is precisely meshed with the forward and reverse gears by using shim or shims between the driveshaft
bearing housing and upper thrust washerWhen installing new thrust bearing or washers, bearing housing, pinion, or driveshaft,
it is necessary to properly shim the assembly to restore factory clearanceGauge bars are precision made and should be handled
carefullyThe length of each bar is stamped near the part numberThis dimension is 0.030 in(0,762 mm) shorter than the actual
shimmed length of the driveshaftINotel Degrease pinion and driveshaft tapers prior to assembly 14111Assemble the driveshaft
bearing housingthrust bearingtwo thrust washersand pinion onto the driveshaftTighten the pinion nut to torque of 40-45 ftIbs(54-61