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How do you adjust a 50 hp outboard 1982 idle?

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How do you adjust a 50 hp outboard Johnson 1982 idle?

Hello, my name is***** will assist you.

The idle adjustment screw is part 51 in this diagram. To increase the idle speed, turn the screw in, to decrease it, turn the screw out.

http://www.boats.net/parts/search/BRP/JOHNSON/1982/J50BECNR/CYLINDER%20&%20CRANKCASE/parts.html

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Can you show me a pic?

I sent the diagram of it.

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
pics help more.

I dont have a decent pic of that bolt. The diagram really does tell you where it is. Right near the middle of the throttle linkage.

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Ok, I will check .
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
I have a couple questions, Can I submit them to u ?

Sure. Ive helped you many times on the site here.

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