1996 Johnson Evinrude "ED" 40 thru 55 2-Cylinder Service Manual, P/N 507124, Page 233Get this manual

1996 Johnson Evinrude "ED" 40 thru 55 2-Cylinder Service Manual, P/N 507124, Page 233

Assembly Before beginning assembly procedures, all gearcase components must be thoroughly cleaned and in serviceable conditionRefer
the screw to torque of 48-80 inIbs(5,5-9,0 Nm) 5To install the water intake screen, drop it into the water intake cavity,
and push it down as far as it will go with screwdriver or other suitable tool 6To prevent personal injury, wear safety glassesInsert
the spring and ball, coated with OMC Needle Bearing Assembly Grease, into the housingPress the ball down with small pin punch
until it is below the detent cross holePush the shifter detent over the ball, withdraw the punch, and force the shifter detent
in until it slides over the detent ballPlace the shift lever in the housing, engaging the shifter detent, and press the shifter
detent all the way inNext, hold the cradle on the shifter shaft with OMC Needle Bearing Assembly Grease, hook the cradle
over the sh ift lever, and install the shift lever pin 148 8Place the thrust bearing Q) on the shoulder of the forward gearPlace