1996 Johnson Evinrude "ED" 40 thru 55 2-Cylinder Service Manual, P/N 507124, Page 45Get this manual

1996 Johnson Evinrude "ED" 40 thru 55 2-Cylinder Service Manual, P/N 507124, Page 45

Throttle Control Rod 1With the engine not running, ensure that the idle speed screw is firmly against its stop and both carburetor
fully counterclockwise to minimum slow speed position 2Attach throttle cable to throttle lever upper hole using pin and cotter
clipCotter clip must be installed parallel to raised rib on lever 3Hold throttle twist grip in full SLOW positionWith idle
speed screw on its stop, pull firmly on cable to remove backlashRotate cable bracket to align with mounting screw hole 4Turn
cable bracket two revolutions toward cable end to preload linkagePlace flat washer between cable bracket and intake manifoldInstall
bracket screw and torque to 36 inIbs(4 Nm)5Install cable retainer plate and tighten screw securely6To check throttle cable
bracket adjustment, rotate throttle twist grip several times and verify that the idle speed screw touches stop when twist