1994 Johnson/Evinrude Outboards 40 thru 55 Service Manual, Page 233Get this manual

1994 Johnson/Evinrude Outboards 40 thru 55 Service Manual, Page 233

9Remove the pinion and driveshaft from the gearcase as follows: Pull up on the shift rod to engage FORWARD gear position
tighten the two vertical screws against the backing plate inserted between the puller and the gearcase until the driveshaft
pops loose from the pinion Remove the driveshaft with the driveshaft bearing housingshim(s) CD, thrust washerand thrust bearing
from the gearcaseReach inside the gearcase and remove the pinion It may be necessary to pull up on the shift rod to gain
enough clearance to remove the pinionf17l 10Push down on the shift rod and unthread the shift rod from the shifter detentRemove
the four screws, shift rod, and cover assembly from the gearcaseDiscard the cover gasketRemove and discard the O-ring from