1996 Johnson Evinrude "ED" 40 thru 55 2-Cylinder Service Manual, P/N 507124, Page 149Get this manual

1996 Johnson Evinrude "ED" 40 thru 55 2-Cylinder Service Manual, P/N 507124, Page 149

16Inspect the lower main bearing in placeIf it is removed for any reason, it must be replacedTo replace the bearing, remove
vernatherm in sealPosition retainer and spring in thermostat housingAssemble halves 1201 21Install the thermostat assembly
into the cylinder head with the pin end of thermostat facing out22Lightly coat both sides of new thermostat cover gasket
with OMC Gasket Sealing CompoundPosition the relief spring23Install the thermostat coverInstall the screws and torque them