1996 Johnson Evinrude "ED" 40 thru 55 2-Cylinder Service Manual, P/N 507124, Page 118Get this manual
Ignition Plate ServicingCD IIAmp Removal "" 1To avoid accidental starting of engine while servicing, twist and remove a"
of the four support plate screws Install and tighten the screws to torque of 48-60 in Ibs(5-7 Nm)2Apply OMC Moly Lube to
crankcase boss3Lubricate the ignition plate bearing groove with OMC Moly Lube r;;, 4Apply OMC Nut Lock to the threads of
the five ignition plate screwsInsert needle-nose pliers into slots in the ignition plate bearing and compress bearing while
guiding the ignition plate into position5Align the ignition plate with the retainer plateTighten the five screws to torque
of 25-35 inIbs(2,8-4,0 Nm)6Connect and adjust spark advance linkRefer to Synchronization and Linkage AdjustmentsSection 17Check