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An Index to Service Information for 1941-47 Clipper (19th->21st Series) Packards

1941-47 Clipper (19th->21st Series) - SUSPENSION & STEERING

SubjectApplicationDocument
Bearings, Care of Ball and Roller
installation/removal damage - proper support
(all models)
Camber Adjustment
leading, tire wear - revised alignment specification
1951;
2000-01-03-06-10-11
Camber, Variation in Front Wheel
lower support arm inner bracket bolts loose
1951;
2000-01-03-06-10-11
Caster and Camber Adjustments
upper wheel support pivot pins shock absorbers reversed - early 7-passenger>
2126 (1650-51)
Flat Rate Manual 1941-49, Changes and Corrections in
steering gear
19th-23rd
Flood Zones, Cars in
dirt carried in - drain/refill differential, clean/repack wheel bearings
(all models)
Front End Equipment
alternate, portable tools
(all models)
Front End Specifications
alignment - reference chart
120C;
115C;
15th-20th
Front End Strike-Through
bottoming or uneven ride height - installation of new spacers
1951;
2000-01-03-06-10-11;
21st
Front Spring Replacement
identification - LH vs. RH
1951
Front Spring Snap
improper seating. too long - rework or replace
21st
Front Stabilizer Service Links
new tubular type - eliminates rattles
1800-1-3-6;
19th;
2000-01-03-06-10-11-20-21-23;
21st-22nd
Front Suspension Lubrication
inner pivot bushing noisy/clearance - service interval
1951
Front Wheel Bearings - Lubrication Changes
reduced quantity of grease
1951;
2000-01-03-06-10-11;
21st-22nd
Lower Control Arm Expander - Tool (Bulletin) Correction
special tool - socket number error, wrench not included
(not specified)
Rattle in Steering Wheel Horn Button
install shakeproof washer, insulators
1951;
2000-01-03-06-10-11;
21st
Rear Spring Inserts
lubrication, rubber/Silenite decomposition - repacking lead type
1600-1-2;
1702-3-3A;
18th-20th;
(21st-22nd)
Rear Spring Inserts
soft ride, excessive strike-through - rubber/Silenite insert decomposition, replacement
1600-1-2;
1702-3-3A;
18th-20th;
(21st-22nd)
Rear Spring, Squeaks
inserts/cups, new design - lubrication
1951;
2000-01-03-06-10-11
Rear Springs - Save the Grease
rubber/Silenite deterioration
1600-1-2;
1702-3-3A;
18th-22nd
Rear Springs, Dont Lubricate
soft ride, clutch chatter - rubber/Silenite decomposition/replacement, repacking lead type
1600-1-2;
1702-3-3A;
18th-20th;
(21st-22nd)
Rear Springs, Squeaks - Insert Type
worn/oxidized inserts - inspection, reconditioning, replacement
1600-1-2;
1702-3-3A;
18th-22nd
Ride, Soft
firmer ride, additional control - use of 2003 valves
1951
Shock Absorber, Servicing Fifth
lag, free play - rod guide location, fluid capacity increased
1951
Shock Absorbers, Spring and
part number reference - leaf insert location/type
20th
Shop Manual Change - Alignment
checking toe-in
120-138CD;
115C;
15th-18th;
19th (exc. 1951)
Spring and Shock Absorbers
part number reference - leaf insert location/type
20th
Stabilizers
front/rear roll control bars, tubular lateral shock absorbers - grommet compression, dimensions
17th-20th;
21st
Steering Column Alignment
stiff/binding, bearing snap - checks/adjustments
(not specified)
Steering Connecting Rod Idler Lever Kit
superseded - improved steering, tire life
1951;
20th-23rd
Steering Connecting Rod Idler Lever Kit
superseded Parts - improved steering, tire life
1951;
20th-23rd
Steering Cross Shaft Bushing Replacement Tool Set
new special tool - proper placement
21st-22nd
Steering Cross Tube Dust Washer
replaced by conical spring
120C-138CD;
115C;
16th-19th;
(20th)
Steering Cross Tubes Socket Assemblies - Part List Correction
not RH/LH threaded - RH/LH for oiler
1951;
2000-01-03-06-10-11;
21st
Steering Gear - Lubrication Changes
seasonal weight change eliminated
1951;
2000-01-03-06-10-11;
21st-22nd
Steering Gear Assembly
new three-tooth roller cross-shaft design - inspection, adjustment, lubrication
21st
Steering Idler Lever
abnormal lost motion - spring installation
1951;
2000-01-03-06-10-11
Steering Knuckle Lever Interference
knuckle contact - modification
1951;
2000-01-03-06-10-11;
21st
Steering Knuckle Lever Interference
knuckle distortion, bearing bushing wear - grind to clear
1951;
2000-01-03-06-10-11;
21st
Steering Linkage Assembly
production assembly change - improved lubrication
21st
Steering Rattle
telegraphing through linkage - shock arm/wheel support bushing
1951;
2000-01-03-06-10-11
Steering Wheel Position (Raising)
use of Super Eight bracket (shorter)
2000-01-10-11
Steering Wheel, Raising
use of Super Eight bracket (shorter), removal of front seat track shims
1951;
2000-01-03-06-10-11;
21st
Support Arm Assembly, Lower
starting/stopping noise - inner pivot spread
2000-01-03-06-10-11
Support Arm Bracket Bolts
snapping noise, tire wear - install larger bolts
1951;
2000-01-03-06-10-11
Support Arm Brackets
loose at inboard - inspect nuts, stake bolts
1951
Support Arm Brackets, Lower Front Wheel
tire wear, alignment - loose inner support bolts
1951;
2000-01-03-06-10-11
Support Arm Pin Bearing
superseded part - late design, no oiler
120-138CD;
115C;
15th-20th
Tire Size Change - Long W.B. Models
reduced step height, speedometer gear changes - new lower springs available
2126

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

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