1994 Johnson/Evinrude Outboards 40 thru 55 Service Manual, Page 243Get this manual

1994 Johnson/Evinrude Outboards 40 thru 55 Service Manual, Page 243

COA3597 rs1l 21Align the embossed word "FRONT" toward the shift rod and push the driveshaft bearing housing in positionApply
the two retaining ringsRetaining r,;;J 25Thread two OMC Guide Pins, PI 383175, into the retainer plate to align holes in
the plate with holes in the propeller shaft bearing housingDo not thread guide pins more than two turns into the retainer
plate26Carefully apply OMC Gasket Sealing Compound to the a-ring flange and aft support flange of the bearing housingDo not
allow sealer to contact either forward thrust surface or bearings in the housingAlign the bearing housing on the guide pins
with the word "UP" toward the topPress the bearing housing into the gearcase and tap the housing in with soft face mallet
to seat the a-ring27Apply OMC Gasket Sealing Compound to the threads and seals ofthe four propeller housing retaining screwsInstall
two of the screws into the bearing housing finger tightRemove the guide pins and install the remaining two screwsThen tighten