1994 Johnson/Evinrude Outboards 40 thru 55 Service Manual, Page 246Get this manual

1994 Johnson/Evinrude Outboards 40 thru 55 Service Manual, Page 246

Trim Tab AdjustmentAll Models & Improper trim tab adjustment can cause difficult steering A propeller will generate steering
OFF, loosen the trim tab screwIf the boat pulled to the right, move the rear of the trim tab slightly to the rightIf the
boat pulled to the left, move the rear of the trim tab slightly to the left Important Tighten the trim tab screw to torque
of 216-240 inIbs(24-27 Nm) Test the boat and, if needed, repeat the procedure until steering effort is as equal as possibleHigh
motor installationsThe trim tab might be above the water when the motor is trimmed outSteering effort might increaseSteering