1995 Johnson/Evinrude Outboards 40 thru 55 2-Cylinder Service Manual, Page 198Get this manual

1995 Johnson/Evinrude Outboards 40 thru 55 2-Cylinder Service Manual, Page 198

Midsection Adjustment40RW, 40RP, 45, 55 Steering Friction Adjustment Adjust the steering friction with motor mounted to boat
speedMake certain that throttle grip is in SLOW position and the motor is at normal operating temperature before making the
idle speed adjustment Throttle Friction Adjustment Throttle friction screw should be adjusted ONLY to the point that slight
drag is felt when accelerating or deceleratingDO NOT overtighten Tilt Friction Adjustment The tilt friction nut should be
adjusted ONLY enough to support motor in full TILT positionrequired to tiltthe motor when an obstruction is hitFailure ofthe
motor to tilt upon impact can result in serious damage Notel DO NOT overtighten as doing so increases the pressure Safety