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An Index to Service Information for 1955-56 (55th->56th Series) Packards

An Index to Service Information for
for 1955-56 (55th->56th Series) Packards


Research and Introductions by Brian Harpst
MAIN SERVICE INDEX
     ~1955-56 (55TH->56TH SERIES)
          ~ELECTRICAL
SC = Service Counselor
STB = Service Technical Bulletin
SSB = Studebaker Service Bulletin

ELECTRICAL

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SubjectApplicationDocument
Auto-Lite Generators
production substitution - identification
56thSC Vol. 29, No. 12, p. 65
Batteries, Storage
OE unavailable - alternate replacements
55thSTB 55T-15, Dealer 13
Battery - Negative Terminal Grounded
polarizing generator
56thSTB 55T-49, Dealer 40
Battery, 12 Volt Characteristics
new model information
55thSC Vol. 29, No. 9, p. 44
Battery, 12 Volt Characteristics
new model information
55thSTB 55T-3, Dealer 3
Directional Signal Switch
not cancelling - sleeve position
55thSC Vol. 29, No. 3, p. 22
Distributor Specifications
Caribbean - revisions
5688SC Vol. 30, No. 1, p. 4
Distributor Vacuum Control Assembly
Delco - superseded
5560-80SSB No. 350, p. 8
Door Locks, Electric
inoperative - disconnected wiring
56thSC Vol. 30, No. 6, p. 24
Headlights, New Style Sealed Beam
improved design - use in pairs
18th-54th;
55th-56th
SC Vol. 29, No. 8, p. 42
Horn Button Contact
not closing - spacers added
55thSC Vol. 29, No. 8, p. 42
Horn Ring Contact Plate Retainer
ring misaligned - new design
56thSC Vol. 30, No. 4, p. 16
Ignition Cable Support Brackets - Caribbean
cables chafed - relocation
5588STB 55T-25 (Zones only)
Ignition Cable Support Brackets
cross-firing - new type and wires
55th-56thSC Vol. 30, No. 3, p. 9
Ignition Resistors
burned points, misfiring - identification
55th-56thSC Vol. 30, No. 2, p. 6
Ignition Timing
first production - octane issues
5680-88SC Vol. 29, No. 12, p. 65
Ignition Timing, Incorrect
excessive vacuum - inspection and adjustment
5540STB 55T-39, Dealer 30
Power Seat Actuator Pin Tool
suggested tool - fabrication
55th-56thSC Vol. 30, No. 2, p. 8
Rear Cigar Lighters
incorrect bases - replacement
5582-87STB 55T-14, Dealer 12
Service Manual - Electrical Section (Correction)
polarizing generator
55thSC Vol. 29, No. 10, p. 54
Spark Plug Failures
fouling - diagnosis
55th-56thSC Vol. 30, No. 6, p. 22
Spark Plug Fouling
cold - hotter plug available
55thSC Vol. 29, No. 8, p. 41
Spark Plugs
superseded part
55th-56th;
56J
SSB No. 355, p. 1
Starter Motor Pinion Adjustment
excessive wear - correct procedure
56thSC Vol. 30, No. 7, p. 27
Starter Solenoids, Delco
water leaks - sealing
56thSC Vol. 30, No. 4, p. 15
Tail Light Cable and Sockets
service parts for harness
56thSC Vol. 30, No. 8, p. 32
Torsion-Level Suspension: Cautions
delivery and service
55thSTB 54T-19, Dealer 9
Torsion-Level Suspension: Control Switch
compensator - external shorts
56thSC Vol. 30, No. 4, p. 14
Torsion-Level Suspension: Control Switch
compensator superseded - jumper harness required
55thSC Vol. 30, No. 6, p. 22
Torsion-Level Suspension: Control Switch
compensator superseded - jumper harness required
55thSSB No. 319, p. 6
Torsion-Level Suspension: Control Switch
jumper harness - wire connections
55thSSB No. 324, p. 4
Torsion-Level Suspension: Limit Switch and Compensator Motor
overtravel, excessive current draw - diagnosis, new limit switch
55thSTB 55T-2, Dealer 2
Torsion-Level Suspension: Limit Switch Wiring Guard
stone damage - fabrication
56thSC Vol. 30, No. 2, p. 8
Torsion-Level Suspension: Load Compensator - Service Procedure
testing - raise/lower with jumper wire
56thSC Vol. 29, No. 12, p. 66
Torsion-Level Suspension: Load Compensator - Testing Procedures
raise/lower with jumper wire
55thSC Vol. 29, No. 3, p. 21
Torsion-Level Suspension: Manual Control Kit
bottoming on approach - driver override
56thSC Vol. 30, No. 7, p. 28
Torsion-Level Suspension: Solenoids
inoperative - waterproofing
56thSTB 55T-50, Dealer 41
Torsion-Level Suspension: Stop Light Switch
removal - socket size
55th-56thSSB No. 328, p. 5
Torsion-Level Suspension: Switches Waterproofed
shorts - replace and waterproof individual switches
55thSTB 55T-36, Dealer 27
Torsion-Level Suspension: Uneven Riding Height
fore-to-aft - adjustment, dash switch wire no longer disconnected for shipping
56thSTB 55T-53, Dealer 44
Torsion-Level Suspension: Wire Disconnected
dash control switch - for shipping
55thSTB 55T-13, Dealer 11
Trunk Compartment Light
staying on - adjustment
56thSC Vol. 30, No. 4, p. 16
Window Lift Motor Kits, Electric
incorrectly packaged
55th-56thSSB No. 359, p. 5
Window Lift Motor Kits, Electric
superseded part - modifications required
55th-56thSSB No. 356, p. 5
Window Regulator Assembly
electric - group number correction
5522; 5622SSB No. 322, p. 3
Window Regulator Assembly
electric - with arm and bracket
55th-56thSSB No. 320, p. 7
Window Shaft and Pinion, Electric
loose - new, one-piece type
55thSC Vol. 29, No. 8, p. 40
Wiring Diagrams
new model information
55thSC Vol. 29, No. 1, p. 10A
Wiring Diagrams
new model information
56thSC Vol. 29, No. 13, p. 11

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