1996 Johnson Evinrude "ED" 40 thru 55 2-Cylinder Service Manual, P/N 507124, Page 239Get this manual

1996 Johnson Evinrude "ED" 40 thru 55 2-Cylinder Service Manual, P/N 507124, Page 239

Trim Tab AdjustmentAll Models Improper trim tab adjustment can cause difficult steering A propeller will generate steering
OFF, loosen the trim tab screwIf the boat pulled to the right, move the rear of the trim tab slightly to the rightIfthe boat
pulled to the left, move the rear of the trim tab slightly to the left Important Tighten the trim tab screw to torque of
216-240 inIbs(24-27 Nm) Test the boat and, if needed, repeat the procedure until steering effort is as equal as possibleHigh
motor installationsThe trim tab might be above the water when the motor is trimmed outSteering effort might increaseSteering