1996 Johnson Evinrude "ED" 40 thru 55 2-Cylinder Service Manual, P/N 507124, Page 252Get this manual

1996 Johnson Evinrude "ED" 40 thru 55 2-Cylinder Service Manual, P/N 507124, Page 252

Shift Cable AdjustmentRemote Control Models The shift cable must be adjusted correctly or water pressure from forward boat
detent CD when you pull up on the reverse gate with moderate pressure6If you cannot achieve NEUTRAL detent, lengthen cable
slightly and recheck your adjustmentIt is very important that the reverse gate remains locked in the FORWARD detent range
when remote control is in FORWARDWhen properly adjusted, the reverse gate cannot be pulled out of the FORWARD detent range
by hand7Tighten locknut and loosen 1fa to turn to permit free movement of camLoosely secure shift cable to the steering cable
with tie strapDO NOT restrict movement of the shift cableINotel With running engine in NEUTRAL and warm-up lever Important
raised, engine will run rough due to exhaust restriction from the reverse gate being in NEUTRAL Safety Related 40JR 50JE