1995 Johnson/Evinrude Outboards 40 thru 55 2-Cylinder Service Manual, Page 253Get this manual

1995 Johnson/Evinrude Outboards 40 thru 55 2-Cylinder Service Manual, Page 253

Shift Cable AdjustmentRemote Control Models The shift cable must be adjusted correctly or water pressure from forward boat
detent CD when you pull up on the reverse gate with moderate pressure 6If you cannot achieve NEUTRAL detent, lengthen cable
slightly and recheck your adjustment Important It is very important that the reverse gate remains locked in the FORWARD detent
range when remote control is in FORWARDWhen properly adjusted, the reverse gate cannot be pulled out of the FORWARD detent
range by hand7Tighten locknut and loosen 18 to turn to permit free movement of cam 8Loosely secure shift cable to the steering
cable with tie strapDO NOT restrict movement of the shift cablerunning engine in NEUTRAL and warm-up lever raised, engine
will run rough due to exhaust restriction from the reverse gate being in NEUTRAL INote With 45Cleng Safety Related 40JR,50JE