1995 Johnson/Evinrude Outboards 40 thru 55 2-Cylinder Service Manual, Page 227Get this manual

1995 Johnson/Evinrude Outboards 40 thru 55 2-Cylinder Service Manual, Page 227

9Remove the pinion and driveshaft from the gearcase as followsPull up on the shift rod to engage FORWARD gear position [H]
slotAlternately tighten the two vertical screws against the backing plate inserted between the puller and the gearcase until
the driveshaft pops loose from the pinioningshim(s) (1), thrust and thrust bearing from the gearcaseReach inside the gearcase
and remove the pinionIt may be necessary to pull up on the shift rod to gain enough clearance to remove the pinion l1ID Remove
the driveshaft with the driveshaft bearing hous- 10Push down on the shift rod from the shifter detentRemove the cover assembly
from the gearcaseRemove and discard the O-ring from and unthread the shift rod four screws, shift rod, and Discard the cover