1995 Johnson/Evinrude Outboards 40 thru 55 2-Cylinder Service Manual, Page 280Get this manual

1995 Johnson/Evinrude Outboards 40 thru 55 2-Cylinder Service Manual, Page 280

o o38286 38287 [[] 4Remove pinion and base [[J INotel Before disassembly, scribe marks on frame and end caps for reference
of the indings 4Check permanent magnetsMagnets should attract steel or iron objects held inside the frameWeak magnets will
cause excessive RPM on No Load Current Draw, Electric Starter test 5Do not clean drive assembly while the starter and drive
are installedThe cleaning agent could drain into the starter, washing dirt from the drive into the bearings and commutatorAfter
disassembling, clean each part with grease solvent and inspect 6If the pinion does not properly engage the flywheelthe pinion
and screw shaft assembly may be worn, distorted, or dirtyLocate the cause and correct before completing assemblyAssembly
1Lubricate the armature shaft bearing surface with one drop of SAE No.1 oilLubricate pinion helix on armatureshaft with OMC