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An Index to Service Information for 1951-54 (24th->54th Series) Packards

1951-54 (24th->54th Series) - ENGINE

SubjectApplicationDocument
Bearing Clearance, Main and Rod
noise/vibrations - undersize journals, identification
(not specified)
Camshaft
superseded part
23rd-54th
Cylinder and Piston Assembly
superceded parts - precautions
24th-54th
Cylinder Block and Piston Assembly
incorrect substitution of 359-cid assembly
24th-54th
Cylinder Head - Part No. 436141
superceding part - thread sealant
23rd-25th
Cylinder Repairs
small holes/cracks - repair compounds
(all models)
Engine and Parts - 288 Cu. In. Displacement
universal five-main block and piston assembly - build-up
(NOTE: page missing from archived document)
22nd-54th
Engine and Parts - Five Main Bearing
universal block and piston assembly - build-up
(NOTE: page missing from archived document)
22nd-54th
Engine and Parts - Nine Main Bearing
five-main block and piston assembly substitution - build-up
(NOTE: page missing from archived document)
24th-26th
Engine and Parts - Service Bulletin Correction
see SSB No. 350, p. 6 - engine/part numbers
22nd-54th;
55th-56th
Engine Service Data - 359 Cu. In., 212 H.P.
new product information - ignition timing, head nut torque
5450-51-52-53;
5477-78-79
Engine Support Bar Screws
special tool update - longer screws required
24th;
(25th-54th)
Engine, 200 Models With 300 (327 Cu. In.)
new option, identification - related parts reference
2401
Engine: Advance Parts Information
model usage - corrections, additions
5400-01-79
Engines, Service
hydraulic tappets in all - add oil filter, suffix
24th-25th
Engines, Service Replacement (Correction)
not applicable, 24th-25th-26th - engine part number, 359-cid
54th
Engines, Service Replacement
hydraulic tappets and Ultramatic equipment, retrofit - part number reference
24th-54th
Exhaust Manifold
superceded parts
22nd-25th
Flywheel - Application Chart
part number reference - incl. converter
23rd-25th
(Ultramatic)
Flywheel Attaching Screws (Part Number - Correction)
self-locking washers
23rd-25th
(Ultramatic)
Flywheel Attaching Screws
discard old screw - use new self-locking type
23rd-25th
(Ultramatic)
Flywheel Housing Alignment - Correction
Service Manual - run-out
25th
Flywheel, Motor
superseded parts - 9- and 11-1/4-in. converters
23rd-25th
(Ultramatic)
Hydraulic Tappet Equipment and Gauge Set
new optional equipment - identification, service, details
2401
Hydraulic Tappet to Valve Stem Clearance
proper tolerance
24th-54th
Hydraulic Tappets, Noisy
gum/dirt, low pressure - corrections
22nd-23rd;
24th-54th
Hydraulic Valve Tappets
leaking - cleaning, testing
24th
Manifold Gasket Failures
chafing - chamfer manifold edges
(all models)
Manifold Gasket Leaks, Intake
rough idle - improper tightening, detection
(all models)
Noise, Engine Fan
roar at speed, power steering pump pulley clearance - new fan design
54th
STB 54T-8 (Zones only)
Oil Consumption, Fuel Pump May Cause High
rough idle - fractured booster diaphragm
22nd-23rd;
(24th-54th)
Oil Drain Plug Gasket
new nylon type
22nd-56th
Oil Filter Cartridge - Change Period Revised
high-detergents oils - reduced
120-138CD;
115C;
16th?-54th
Oil Filter Cartridge Change Period Revised
high detergent oil - reduced interval
120-138CD;
115C;
16th?-54th
Oil Gallery Metering Plug
hole added for front seal - rework earlier models with hydraulic tappets
24th-25th
Oil Level Indicator
over full - proper filling, reading
54th
Oil Pan Gasket Sets
replace RH-LH, together - available in sets
120-138CD;
115C;
1600-1-1A-1D-2;
1700-1-1A-2;
18th-22nd;
(23rd54th)
Oil Pressure with Filter Equipment
lower pressure, light on or flickers at idle - normal
24th
Oil Seal, Gear Cover
burned, leaking - graphite grease
120-138CD;
115C;
16th-54th
Oil Seal, Rear Main Bearing
leaks - preventative measures
120-138CD;
115C;
16th-18th (exc. 1703-3A-5);
1951;
2000-01-03-06-10-11;
21st-24th;
(25th-54th)
Oil Seal, Rear Main Bearing
leaks - undersize
120-138CD;
115C;
16th-18th (exc. 1703-3A-5);
1951;
2000-01-03-06-10-11;
21st-54th
Oil Seal, Rear Main Bearing
leaks, bearing distortion - new cork type, installation
120-138CD;
115C;
16th-18th (exc. 1703-3A-5);
1951;
2000-01-03-06-10-11;
21st-54th
Piston Rings, New Chrome Plated
new part - benefits
(all models)
Roughness, Engine - 359 Cu. In. Engine
idle, low speed - checks, new design camshaft, change axle ratio
5406-13-26-31
STB 54T-10 (Zones only)
Runaway/Flare - see:
ULTRAMATIC
--
--
Support, Loose Rear Engine
snapping/popping noise - add spacers/washers
24th
Vibration Damper Puller
new special tool
22nd-24th
Vibration, High Speed - Supplement
reinforced flywheel, transmission rear housing - production change, identification
2401
STB 50T-48 (Zones only)
Vibration, High Speed
motor, standard or overdrive - flywheel housing support kit
24th-26th;
(54th)
Vibration, High Speed
motor, standard or overdrive - flywheel housing support kit
24th-54th
Vibration, High Speed
production change coming - flywheel housing support service kit
2401
STB 50T-44 (Zones only)
Wonder Seal (Part Number 98739)
utility item - minor coolant leaks, casting defects
(all models)

SC = Service Counselor
SL = Service Letter
STB = Service Technical Bulletin
SSB = Studebaker Service Bulletin

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