1995 Johnson/Evinrude Outboards 50 thru 70 3-cylinder Service Manual, Page 198Get this manual

1995 Johnson/Evinrude Outboards 50 thru 70 3-cylinder Service Manual, Page 198

Adjustments65 CommSteering Friction Adjust steering friction with motor mounted to boat by simply loosening or tightening
adjustment should be changed if boat loading results in improper motor anglePlaning type hull should ride with bow slightly
out of water at full throttle & If engine is tilted forward so as to cause plowing, swamping may occur in rough waterIf engine
is tilted aft so as to cause porpoising, steering may be erratic or unstable The idle speed knob is located on the steering
handleTurning clockwise on the knob increases idle speed, turning counterclockwise decreases idle speedMake certain that
throttle is in slow position and the motor is at normal operating temperture before making the idle speed adjustmentMotor
should idle at recommended RPM in gear Idle Speed Adjustment Throttle Friction Throttle friction screw should be adjusted