1996 Johnson Evinrude "ED" 40 thru 55 2-Cylinder Service Manual, P/N 507124, Page 137Get this manual

1996 Johnson Evinrude "ED" 40 thru 55 2-Cylinder Service Manual, P/N 507124, Page 137

& General Safety Warnings Before working on any part of the powerhead, read the section called Safety at the end of this
starting of engine while servicing, take adequate precautions to disarm the ignition system: Connect engine wiring harness
to boat wiring harness with key switch in OFF position Twist and remove all spark plug leads from spark plugs Disconnect
the battery cables at the batteryReplace any locking fastener (locknut or patch screw) if its locking feature becomes weakDefinite
resistance to tightening must be felt when reusing locking fastenerIf replacement is indicated, use only authorized replacement