1996 Johnson Evinrude "ED" 40 thru 55 2-Cylinder Service Manual, P/N 507124, Page 197Get this manual

1996 Johnson Evinrude "ED" 40 thru 55 2-Cylinder Service Manual, P/N 507124, Page 197

Midsection Adjustment40RW, 40RP, 45, 55 Steering Friction Adjustment OJ Adjust the steering friction with motor mounted to
decreases idle speedMake certain that throttle grip is in SLOW position and the motor is at normal operating temperature
before making the idle speed adjustmentThrottle Friction Adjustment []] Th rottle friction screw should be adjusted ONLY
to the point that slight drag is felt when accelerating or decelerating DO NOT overtighten Tilt Friction Adjustment The tilt
friction nut should be adjusted ONLY enough to support motor in full TILT position DO NOT overtighten as doing so increases