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An Index to Service Information for 1937-42 (15th->20th Series) Packards

1937-42 (15th->20th Series) - LUBRICATION

SubjectApplicationDocument
Air Cleaner Oiling Instructions, AC
SAE 50 discontinued - alternate products
(not specified)
Air Cleaners, Oil Bath
seasonal oil selection
(not specified)
Armite Anti-Seize Compound
utility item
(all models)
Car Storage
short-term - precautions
(all models)
Car Storage
winter - precautions, conditions
(all models)
Car Storage, Further Notes on
instructions superceded - wheel block fabrication
(all models)
Car Storage, Sticky Valves and
running motors, internal rust - cylinder oiling, battery removal/charging
(all models)
Cars in Storage
indefinite - added precautions
(all models)
Clutch Relay Lever - Extra Lubrication Point
Super Eight or Borg-Beck equipment - identification
18th
Crankcase Sludge
reduced driving, condensation, bearing trouble - operating temperatures, oil changes
(all models)
Econo-Drive Lubrication
changes in pilot bearing, thrust washer - hypoid oil permitted, unit identification
1700-1-2-3-5
Econo-Drive Lubrication
hypoid oil approved - new plugs/tag
1700-1-2-3-5
Engine Oil For Sub-Zero Operation, Winter
new 5-W oil - issues, limited availability/use
(all models)
STB 49T-40 (Zones only)
Grease, Save the - Rear Springs
rubber/Silenite deterioration
1600-1-2;
1702-3-3A;
18th-22nd
Hypoid Gear Lubrication
approved lubricant - recommended service
(not specified)
Hypoid Gear Lubrication, Tell Your Customers About
reiterated - suggested customer letter
(not specified)
Inspections, 1000 and 3000-Mile
dealer responsibilities - customer handling
(not specified)
Lubricate How Often?
reduced driving, slower speeds - crankcase condensation
(all models)
Lubrication
SAE viscosity ratings, reference charts - interval reiterated
20th
Lubrication Charts
new model information
17th
Lubrication Charts
new model information
18th
Lubrication Charts
new model information
19th (exc. 1951)
Lubrication Charts
new model information
20th
(exc. 2000-01-03-06-10-11)
Lubrication Inspection Procedure
details - proper order
(all models)
Lubrication Stickers
door jamb maintenance record - reiterated
(all models)
Lubrication Stickers
new door jamb maintenance record - alignment, tire rotation
(all models)
Lubrication, Note on
additional service points
(all models)
Lubricator Connector, Reservoir Type
special grease fitting - irregular service interval
(not specified)
Motors in Cars in Storage, Lubrication of
new vehicles - rust inhibitor
20th
New Car Fitting and Delivery
inspections, paperwork - data plate
(not specified)
Oil Additives, Use Of
not endorsed - low viscosity, inadequate lubrication
(all models)
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 Pressure, Low
pan sludge, clogged pickup - cleaning procedure
(not specified)
Oil Seals, Leather
dry installation damage - soak in engine oil
(all models)
Oil, Rust Inhibiting
motors in storage - limited availability, alternate sourcing
20th
Rear Axle - Standard Sizes and Adjustments Changes
capacity reduced
2021
Rear Axle Capacity
fluid - changes
120C-138CD;
115C;
1600-1-1A-1D-2;
1700-1-1A-2-3-5;
18th
Rear Axle Lubricant
production fill, break-in properties
(not specified)
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)
Service on...Vehicles Delivered by Henney Motor Company
warranty policy
18th
Shop Manual Corrections (1938-1939)
clutch relay lever lubrication - Super Eight, 1939 only
1703-3A-5
Shop Manual Corrections (1938-1939)
starter motor oilers - Super Eight
1603-4-5;
1703-3A-5
Shop Manual Corrections
crankcase, cooling system, transmission capacities
16th-17th
Standard Size Correction - Chassis Lubrication
starter motor oilers, clutch lever fitting - transmission fluid types
17th
Starter Motor - Standard Sizes and Adjustments Changes
oilers reduced
2020-21
Steering Center Crank Lubrication
overlooked Zerk fitting
120-138CD;
115C;
15th-18th;
19th (exc. 1951);
?2001A-3A-4-5-7-8-20-21-23-30-55
Steering Stabilizers, Lubrication of
plunger, piston gland packing, ball joints - interval
(not specified)
Support Arm Bearing, Front - Lubrication Caution
18th Series changes - excessive pressure
120-138CD;
115C;
15th-18th
Transmission - Econo-Drive Lubrication
summer/winter - viscosity issues, draining/filling
17th;
(18th)
Transmission and Overdrive Lubrication
overdrive issues, cold - lubricant recommendations
17th-20th
Transmission Lubricant
seasonal oils - viscosity issues
(all models)
Transmission Lubricants
warm weather, bearing noise - new Kendall 400 oil
(not specified)
Universal Joint Lubrication, Front
ball-and-trunnion type - identification, interval
1900; 2000
Wheel Hub Cap Puller
new special tool - front hub grease cap
1800
Winter Service
cooling, fuel, ignition, lubricants - seasonal service
(all models)

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

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