1995 Johnson/Evinrude Outboards 40 thru 55 2-Cylinder Service Manual, Page 240Get this manual

1995 Johnson/Evinrude Outboards 40 thru 55 2-Cylinder Service Manual, Page 240

Trim Tab AdjustmentAll Models & Improper trim tab adjustment can cause difficult steeringA propeller will generate steering
OFF, loosen the trim tab screwIf the boat pulled to the right, move the rear of the trim tab slightly to the rightIfthe boat
pulled to the left, move the rear of the trim tab slightly to the left Tighten the trim tab screw to torque of 216-240 inIbs(24-27
Nm) Test the boat and, if needed, repeat the procedure until steering effort is as equal as possibleHigh motor installationsThe
trim tab might be above the water when the motor is trimmed outSteering effort might increaseSteering effort will be reduced