1995 Johnson/Evinrude Outboards 40 thru 55 2-Cylinder Service Manual, Page 138Get this manual

1995 Johnson/Evinrude Outboards 40 thru 55 2-Cylinder Service Manual, Page 138

General Safety Warnings Before working on any part of the powerhead, read the section called Safety at the end of this manualThe
take adequate precautions to disarm the ignition system: Connect engine wiring harness to boat wiring harness with key switch
in OFF position Twist and remove all spark plug leads from spark plugs Disconnect the battery cables at the batteryReplace
any locking fastener (locknut or patch screw) if its locking feature becomes weakDefinite resistance to tightening must be
felt when reusing locking fastenerIf replacement is indicated, use only authorized replacement or equivalentTo prevent sudden
movement when starting engine and possible "man overboard" situations, test the "start-in-gear prevention" feature before