Am I wrong on both accounts? See the model number code here. 1980- Present Engines since 1980 use a two letter code at the end of the model number based on the following key : Depending on the year range your motor falls into, you will find your Johnson engine year information differently. Johnson Outboard Service/ Repair Manuals Page 3! : - ) Johnson Outboard Service/ Repair Manuals Page 3.
My father in law has a 15 hp johnson Model # CJ15RCUD Serial # cNot sure if i can use the chart ( top secret file) with model # UD making this a 76 or if the last two of the serial making it a 79? Pre- 1980: Johnson outboards prior to 1980 do not have a consistent model number code. Pre- 1980: Evinrude outboards prior to 1980 do not have a consistent model number code. See the model number codes here. Johnson has changed how they indicate year in the model number several times. Manuals johnson order 1980 present.
See the model number information below. 1980- Present: Johnson outboards from 1980 to present use a model number that will indicate the year & features of that motor. 1980- Present: Evinrude outboards from 1980 to the present use a model number that can help determine the year and features of the motor.
See the model number information below for your engine. Covershp 2 Stroke Motors, 3 Cylinders, V4& V6, Jet Driver Models. 60 to 235HP 2 Stroke Motors. Johnson / Evinrude Outboard Service Repair Manual On CD. No user account needed.