1995 Johnson/Evinrude Outboards 40 thru 55 2-Cylinder Service Manual, Page 254Get this manual

1995 Johnson/Evinrude Outboards 40 thru 55 2-Cylinder Service Manual, Page 254

Shift Cable AdjustmentTiller Models The shift cable must be adjusted correctly or water pressure from forward boat travel
with washer and locknut 6Move shift handle to NEUTRALThe cam roller should snap into NEUTRAL detent when you pull up on the
reverse gate with moderate pressure7If you cannot achieve NEUTRAL detent, loosen the two screws retaining the lower cable
bracket to jet housingSlide the bracket back slightly toward reverse gate to lengthen cableTighten screws and recheck your
adjustmentIt is very important that the reverse gate remains locked in the FORWARD detent range when shift handle is in FORWARDWhen
properly adjusted, the reverse gate cannot be pulled out of the FORWARD detent range by hand Important 8Move shift handle