1996 Johnson Evinrude "ED" 40 thru 55 2-Cylinder Service Manual, P/N 507124, Page 250Get this manual

1996 Johnson Evinrude "ED" 40 thru 55 2-Cylinder Service Manual, P/N 507124, Page 250

Jet Drive Adjustments Impeller Clearance Adjustment If loss of performance combined with higher than normal wide-open-throttle
will move the impeller down and decrease clearance Moving one shim will reduce clearance approximately 0.004 in(0,1 mm) To
avoid accidental starting of engine while servicing, twist and remove a" spark plug leads []] 3Remove six screws retaining
the intake housing to the jet housingRemove the intake housing rn 4Bend tab-lock washer ears and remove impeller nut CDRemove
tab-lock washer and discardrn 5Remove shims Q), impeller, key, and impeller sleeve from driveshaft 6Use flat file and remove
any nicks or burrs from edge of impeller [] 7Transfer one or more shims from bottom to top of impeller INote Lubricate impeller