1996 Johnson Evinrude "ED" 40 thru 55 2-Cylinder Service Manual, P/N 507124, Page 225Get this manual

1996 Johnson Evinrude "ED" 40 thru 55 2-Cylinder Service Manual, P/N 507124, Page 225

Disassembly 1Remove the propeller and mounting hardwareInspect the propeller for spun hub[] 2Drain the gearcase by first
from gearcase 5Remove the two retaining rings using OMC Retaining Ring Pliers, PIN 331045Retaining rings are under extreme
pressure during removal and installationTo prevent personal injury, wear safety glasses and proceed with care to avoid unsnapping
the ring from the pliersAfter the retaining rings are removed far enough from the gearcase to clear the housing, release
the tension on the pliers while retaining ring is still around the propeller shaft6Remove the retainer plate from the gearcase
COA3S13 7Remove the larger thrust washerthrust bearingand reverse gear from the gearcaseRemove the reverse gear smaller thrust