Are outboard controls Universal?
Generally, all other engines and controls use a “universal” 3300/33C type control cable. Universal cables have 10-32 threaded ends and often require extra hardware to connect to the engine and control.
What is the red lever on a Johnson outboard?
The red lever is the switch for the Schrader valve when you are running tuner (or fogging oil) through your motor.
Are Evinrude controls Universal?
Five controls are designed to fit many different boat types. And each control will fit Evinrude and Johnson outboards starting from 1979.
Where is the model number on a Johnson boat motor?
Find the serial number or code number. It will be found on the nameplate located on the outboard itself, on the mounting bracket or on the silver core plug on top of the power head. Remove the cowling by lifting the release levers found on each side or front and rear of the outboard to find the core plug.
Are Johnson and Evinrude controls the same?
RE: johnson,,evinrude 1973 and later Johnsons and Evinrudes will use the same controls, wiring, and cables. In 1996 they made a wiring connector change on the main harness and make adapters for it. Prior to 73 there were electric shift and hydraulic shift motors along with traditional manual shift engnes.
What year is my Evinrude motor?
Evinrude outboard engines have a serial number label that is located on the transom bracket. Serial number labels will reference the date of manufacture for the engine by providing visibility of the month and year the engine was produced.
How does an outboard throttle work?
The throttle control is a lever that can be pressed forward to increase the speed of the boat. When the throttle level is pushed forward, it opens the engine throttle in the outboard, which means that more air and fuel is being allowed into the combustion chamber at a higher rate of frequency.
How do you tell what year a Johnson outboard motor is?
The actual year is found in the model number, not the serial number. For example, 150TXL78 is a 150hp engine from 1978. 65ESLR72 would be from 1972. For engines prior to 1969 refer the the Johnson 1960-1979 serial number year chart located here.
How do you tell what year a boat motor is?
Go to the motor and look on the motor’s swivel bracket for an embossed, metalized tag or plate that has the name of the motor’s manufacturer boldly stamped at its top. This manufacturer’s tag also shows the year the motor was built, or the model year on all motors except Honda.