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Service Letters, Counselors & Bulletins

Service Letters, Counselors & Bulletins

Service Letter, Counselors and Service Technical Bulletins (STB's)
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  1. 1915 Technical Letter - Bock Bearing Adjustment
    This is a 1915 Technical Letter cover the adjustment of Bock Bearings.
  2. 1926 Packard Model 1-26 Heater Installation Instructions
    This is the installations instructions for the Packard Model 1-26 Heater.
  3. 1926 Trico Windshield Cleaner Installation Instructions
    This is an early piece (1926) describing the installation of Trico windshield wipers on Packards not equipped with them.
  4. 1928 Service Letters
    These are the 1928 Service Letter. These were sent to the Dealers by the Factory to provide them Service Updates.
  5. 1929 Bendix Brakes Service Bulletin
    This is a 1929 Bendix Brake Service Bulletin (no. 204, Dec. 1st, 1929) that covers brake adjustments for Packards with the Bendix-Perrot 3-shoe mechanical brake system.
  6. 1930 Service Letters
    These are the 1930 Service Letters. These were sent to the Dealers by the Factory to keep them updated on Service Changes.
  7. 1930 Service Letters
    This is the 1930 Service Letter Set. These were sent out during the year to update the Dealers with the latest service and company news.
  8. 1933 Service Letters
    This is the 1933 Service Letter Set. These were sent out during the year to update the Dealers with the latest service and company news.
  9. 1934 Service Letters
    This is the complete 1934 Service Letter Set. These were sent out during the year to update the Dealers with the latest service and company news.
  10. 1936 Service Letters
    This is a complete set of original 1936 Packard Service Letters (24 issues) These contain running service changes and company news and also contain information about the new 1937 models.
  11. 1937 Service Letters
    These are the 1937 Service Letters. These were sent to Dealers from the Factory to provide the Service Updates.
  12. 1938 Service Letters
    This is a complete set of original 1938 Packard Service Letters (24 issues) These contain running service changes and company news and also contain information about the new 1939 models.
  13. 1939 Service Letters
    This is complete collection of 1939 Service Letters (similar to the Service Counselors in later years). These Letters contain updated service information and company news. Also the 1939 Letters contain a wealth of information on the new 1940 models.
  14. 1940 Service Letters
    This is the complete 1940 Service Letter Set. These were sent out during the year to update the Dealers with the latest service and company news.
  15. 1941 Clipper Body Notes
    This was sent out with the 1941 Service letters to updated the fields on differences in the 1941 Clippers that were coming to the dealerships.
  16. 1941 Service Letters
    Here are the 1941 Packard Service Letters. These were sent out to the dealers to provide service and training updates and other general company information.
  17. 1942 Service Letters
    These are the 1942 Service Letters. These were sent to Dealers from the Factory to provide the Service Updates.
  18. 1943 Service Letters
    This is the complete 1943 Service Letter Set. These were sent out during the year to update the Dealers with the latest service and company news. This also contains news from the factory on War time production.
  19. 1944 Service Counselors
    These were sent out by the factory to the Dealers to keep them updated on Service Procedures and Programs. These also contained information about the Packard War effort.
  20. 1945 Service Counselors
    The Service Counselors were sent out by the factory to keep the Dealers updated on changes to service procedures. Also these contains information about the Packard War Effort.
  21. 1946 Delco Bendix Starter Service Bulletin
    Here is a Delco-Remy service bulletin that covers starting motors that use Bendix drives. This give a complete parts breakdown of all the models and servicing infomation.
  22. 1946 Packard Service Counselors
    Here are the 1946 Packard Service Counselors. These were sent out every year to address problems and as addendums to the factory service manuals. This file contains Numbers 1-12. Sorry no index.
  23. 1946 Service Technical Bulletins
    These are the 1946 Service Technical Bulletins
  24. 1947 Packard Service Counselors
    Here are the 1947 Packard Service Counselors. These were sent out every year to address problems and as addendums to the factory service manuals.
  25. 1947 Service Technical Bulletins
    These are the 1947 Service Technical Bulletins
  26. 1948 Packard Service Counselors
    Here are the 1948 Packard Service Counselors. These were sent out every year to address problems and as addendums to the factory service manuals.
  27. 1948 Service Technical Bulletins
    Here are the 1948 Service Techincal Bulletins (STB's). I created the index below to make it easy to find the correct one.
  28. 1949 Service Counselors
    The Service Counselor were sent out monthly to Packard Dealers to provide updates to the Service Manuals, Service News, and recommended changes in service procedures.
  29. 1949 Service Technical Bulletins (STBs)
    Here are the 1949 Service Techincal Bulletins (STB's). I created the index below to make it easy to find the correct one.
  30. 1950 -1956 Complete Utltramatic Service Information
    This is a complete set (3 Parts) of everything Ultramatic. It has all the STB's, Service Counselors, and tons of other stuff in a 3 volume set.
  31. 1950 Service Counselors
    These are the 1950 Service Counselors. These were sent out during the year by Packard to provide updated service information to the Dealers.
  32. 1950 Service Technical Bulletins (STBs)
    Here are some of the 1950 Service Techincal Bulletins (STB's). Hopefully the missing ones will fill in over time. I created the index below to make it easy to find the correct one.
  33. 1951 Packard Service Counselors
    Here are the 1951 Packard Service Counselors. These were sent out every year to address problems and as addendums to the factory service manuals.
  34. 1951 Service Technical Bulletins (STBs)
    Here are some of the 1951 Service Techincal Bulletins (STB's). I created the index below to make it easy to find the correct one.
  35. 1952 Packard Service Counselors
    Here are the 1952 Packard Service Counselors. These were sent out every year to address problems and as addendums to the factory service manuals.
  36. 1952 Service Technical Bulletins (STBs)
    Here are some of the 1952 Service Techincal Bulletins (STB's). I created the index below to make it easy to find the correct one.
  37. 1953 Packard Service Counselors
    Here are the 1953 Packard Service Counselors. These were sent out every year to address problems and as addendums to the factory service manuals.
  38. 1953 Parts and Accessories Bulletins/Letters
    Parts & Accessories Bulletins were sent to advise dealers of matters requiring immediate attention or new items or special pricing in the Parts Dept. Attachments are included, where available.
  39. 1953 Service Technical Bulletins (STBs)
    Here is the complete set of 1953 Service Techincal Bulletins (STB's). I created the index below to make it easy to find the correct one.

    *Update Thanks to Howard Hanson for filling in 54T-8, which I didn't even know was missing.
  40. 1953-1954 Packard Air Conditioning Serviceman's Training Manual
    This is the 1953-1954 Serviceman's Training manual for Air Conditioning. This was sent to the mechanics at the dealerships for they could learn how the A/C works and how to service it.
  41. 1954 Packard Service Counselors
    Here are the 1954 Packard Service Counselors. These were sent out every year to address problems and as addendums to the factory service manuals.
  42. 1954 Parts and Accessories Bulletins/Letters
    Parts & Accesories Bulletins were sent to advise dealers of matters requiring immediate attention or new items or special pricing in the Parts Dept. Attachments are included, where available.
  43. 1954 Service Technical Bulletins (STBs)
    Here are the Packard Service Technical Bulletins for 1954. The index below was created to make it easy to reference the ones that you may want to look at.

    *UPDATE The set for 1954 is now complete. Thanks to Howard Hansen for filling in the missing one.
  44. 1955 - 56 Instructions for installing Leece-Neville Window Lift Motors
    This is a set of instructions and diagrams for installing Leece-Neville windows lift motors and circuit breakers in 1955 & 1956 Packards equipped with power windows. This document is dated 6-9-60 and I believe this covers new field replacement parts for fixing power motors in 55/56 Packards.
  45. 1955 Packard Service Counselors
    Here are the 1955 Packard Service Couselors. These were sent out as addendums to the standard service manuals.
  46. 1955 Service Technical Bulletins (STBs)
    Here is the almost complete set of 1955 Service Technical Bulletins (STB's). I created the index below to make it easy to find the correct one. If you can fill in any of the missing ones please let me know.
  47. 1956 Axle Letter
    This letter was sent out Nov 2, 1955 warning all Packard Dealers that the flanged rear axle shafts produced by one of the vendors for 1956 Packard and Clipper models did not conform to engineering specification and could cause a shaft failure.
  48. 1956 Packard Service Counselors
    Here are the 1956 Packard Service Couselors. These were sent out as addendums to the standard service manuals.
  49. 1956 Parts and Accessories Bulletins/Letters
    Parts & Accesories Bulletins and Letters were sent to advise dealers of matters requiring immediate attention or new items or special pricing in the Parts Dept. Attachments are included, where available.
  50. 1956 Service Technical Bulletins (STBs)
    Here is the complete set of 1956 Service Technical Bulletins (STB's). I created the index below to make it easy to find the correct one.
  51. 1957 Packard Service Letters
    These are special Packard 'P' Service Letters that were sent out to S/P Dealers to address various service issues. These are equivalent to the Service Technical Bulletins (STBs) sent out by Packard in previous years.
  52. 1957-1959 Echlin Service Bulletins
    This is a partial set of Echlin Service Bulletins dated between 1957 and 1959 that contains general service information of Echlin electrical products (Voltage Regulators, Coils, condensers, etc). It provides testing and adjustment procedures that apply to earlier models also.
  53. 1957-1960 Studebaker-Packard Service Bulletins
    This is the 1957- 1960 Studebaker-Packard Service Bulletins. While the majority of this information applies to 1957-1960 models, and are still several valuable pieces of information that apply to previous years (1956 and before). For example in Jan 1960 there is a note about a replacement relay for the 1956 PushButton transmission system.
  54. 1957-58 Studebaker-Packard Service Letters
    These are special Studebaker-Packard 'SP' Service Letters that were sent out to S/P Dealers to address various service issues. These are equivalent to the Service Technical Bulletins (STBs) sent out by Packard in previous years.
  55. 1958 S/P Service Bulletin #339
    A number of items concerning Supercharger Fuel Pump, Ultamatic, Twin Traction, Windshield Washers and others.
  56. General Letters
    These are General Letters issues by Packard to Zone and/or Dealers on various issues.
  57. General Service Bulletins
    These are the General Service Bulletins that were sent to Zones and Dealer. They contain additional information that is useful in regards to parts and special service information
  58. Packard Parts and Accessories Merchandising Memos
    The are the Packard Parts and Accessories Merchandising Memos that were send out to Zone and Dealers to let them know about new Parts and Accessories to mechandise to customers.
  59. Packard Service Training File Supplements
    This a collection of Pre-War Film Supplements that were provided to Packard Service departments as part of Service Training. This booklets contains condensed service information on a variety of topics. As more of the Supplements are found they will be added to the list below. If you have any, please donate a scanned copy of them to the website.
  60. Parts and Accessories Bulletins
    These are the Parts and Accessories Bulletins that were sent from Factory to the Zone and Dealer about changes in Parts and Accessories.
  61. Philadelphia Zone Office Letters
    These are letter issued by the Philadelphia Zone Office, to dealers located in their zone, on various Service related subjects.
  62. Right-Hand Drive Engine Replacement Service Letters
    These are General Service Letters issue by Packard Export Corporation in 1949 to Dealers and distributors of Right-Hand drive equipped vehicles on retrofitting 288 engines into Pre-War cars as replacement engine.
  63. Service Development Bulletins
    These are the Sevice Development Bulletins that were sent to the Zones and Dealers to cover a number changes in regards to service.
  64. Technical Letters
    Technical Letters issues by Packard on various issues.
  65. The Accessory Promotors
    These are "The Accessory Promotor" that were issued by the Factory to the Dealers and Distributor to help keep the field abreast of new and changes in regards to accessories. These are not titled, so are just listed by their issue date.
  66. The Profit Producers
    The Profit Producers were issued by the factory to dealers in 1929 I believe and were the precursor to the Accessory Promotors.
  67. Trade Letters
    Trade Letters on various matters that were issued by Packard to Zones and Dealers
  68. Ultramatic Info from Studebaker STBs
    This represents the Ultramatic Service information and updates from that were contained in Studebaker service bulletings from 1957 thru 1961, but apply to 1956 Ultramatics and earlier.
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