1994 Johnson/Evinrude Outboards 40 thru 55 Service Manual, Page 271Get this manual

1994 Johnson/Evinrude Outboards 40 thru 55 Service Manual, Page 271

Battery Cable Extensions The following are minimum specifications for stranded copper cable without splicesCable measurements
minimum CCA requirementsInstalling and Connecting Batteries and Cables Place the battery so it is easily accessible for frequent
checking and recharging and in hold-down systemInstall positive cable to positive post and negative cable to negative post
r:;J When connecting to the battery, begin by placing largesurface star washer over the threaded battery post, then stack
cables from accessories, then cables from the motorFinish the connection with hex nut, tightened firmly with wrenchDO NOT
use wing nuts on battery connections even if they wer.e supplied with the batteryWing nuts can loosen and cause errant warning
horn signals or electrical system damage [!I Apply OMC Triple-Guard grease to connections"" The battery terminal connections