1995 Johnson/Evinrude Outboards 40 thru 55 2-Cylinder Service Manual, Page 226Get this manual

1995 Johnson/Evinrude Outboards 40 thru 55 2-Cylinder Service Manual, Page 226

Disassembly 1Remove the propeller and mounting hardwareInspect the propeller for spun hub 2Drain the gearcase by first removing
gearcase5Remove the two retaining rings using OMC Retaining Ring Pliers, PIN 331045Retaining rings are under extreme pressure
during removal and installationTo prevent personal injury, wear safety glasses and proceed with care to avoid unsnapping
the ring from the pliersAfter the retaining rings are removed far enough from the gearcase to clear the housing, release
the tension on the pliers while retaining ring is still around the propeller shaft6Remove the retainer plate from the gearcase
7Remove the larger thrust washerthrust bearingand reverse gear from the gearcaseRemove the reverse gear smaller thrust washer