1996 Johnson Evinrude "ED" 40 thru 55 2-Cylinder Service Manual, P/N 507124, Page 236Get this manual

1996 Johnson Evinrude "ED" 40 thru 55 2-Cylinder Service Manual, P/N 507124, Page 236

21Align the embossed word "FRONT" toward the shift rod and push the driveshaft bearing housing in positionApply OMC Gasket
two OMC Guide Pins, PI 383175, into the retainer plate to align holes in the plate with holes in the propeller shaft bearing
housingDo not thread guide pins more than two turns into the retainer plate26Carefully apply OMC Gasket Sealing Compound
to the a-ring flange and aft support flange ofthe bearing housingDo not allow sealer to contact either forward thrust surface
or bearings in the housingAlign the bearing housing on the guide pins with the word "UP" toward the topPress the bearing
housing into the gearcase and tap the housing in with soft face mallet to seatthe O-ring27Apply OMC Gasket Sealing Compound
to the threads and seals of the four propeller housing retaining screwsInstall two of the screws into the bearing housing
finger tightRemove the guide pins and install the remaining two screwsThen tighten all four screws to 120-140 inIbs(14-16
Nm)28Before installing lubricant, pressure test and vacuum test the gearcase as follows: Remove the oil level plug, and screw