1994 Johnson/Evinrude Outboards 40 thru 55 Service Manual, Page 232Get this manual

1994 Johnson/Evinrude Outboards 40 thru 55 Service Manual, Page 232

Disassembly 1Remove the propeller and mounting hardwareInspect the propeller for spun hubI,l 2Drain the gearcase by first
from gearcase 5Remove the two retaining rings using OMCRetaini ing Ring Pliers PIN 331045Retaining rings are under extreme
pressure during removal and installationTo prevent personal injury, wear safety glasses and proceed with care to avoid unsnapping
the ring from the pliersAfter the retaining rings are removed far enough from the gearcase to clear the housing, release
the tension on the pliers while retaining ring is still around the propeller shaft ] 6Remove the retainer plate from the
gearcase 1121 7Remove the larger thrust washerthrust bearing and reverse gear from the gearcaseRemove the reverse gear smaller