1996 Johnson Evinrude "ED" 40 thru 55 2-Cylinder Service Manual, P/N 507124, Page 126Get this manual
IGNITION OUTPUT TESTSCD II cranking output tests must be performed with spark plugs installed and torqued in the cylinder
surface INote To To avoid possible shock hazard, do not handle ignition coils or spark tester during cranking tests 3If equipped,
install the emergency stop switch clip and lanyard assemblyCrank the engineSpark should jump each tester gap alternately:
If tester shows good output on both cylinders, go to STEPRUNNING OUTPUT TEST If tester shows good output on one cylinder:
Rope or Amp, go to STEPPOWER PACK OUTPUT TEST 12 Amp, go to STEPSENSOR COIL TEST If tester shows no output, go to STEPSTOP
CIRCUIT TEST INote It is possible for the ignition system to have problem but still produce good outputIf the engine "pops"