1994 Johnson/Evinrude Outboards 40 thru 55 Service Manual, Page 285Get this manual

1994 Johnson/Evinrude Outboards 40 thru 55 Service Manual, Page 285

Cleaning and Inspection 1Inspect the brushes; replace if one-half worn, damaged, or crackedReplace brush springs, if weak2Clean
strongly attract any steel or iron object held inside the frameWeak magnets will cause excessive RPM on No Load Current Draw,
Electric Starter test5Do not cleanthe starter drive assembly while the starter motor and drive are installed on the powerheadThe
cleaning agent could drain into the starter motor, washing dirt from the drive into the starter bearings and commutatorAfter
disassembling the drive, clean each part with grease solvent and inspect for wear or distortion6If the pinion does not properly