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1972 Dodge TSBs Index

Car TSBs Truck TSBs Date Description Models Pages
SECTION 1 - ACCESSORIES
01-01-72D   9-29-72 Chrysler made 2 watt AM radio Late 1971 & 1972 Polara & Monaco 1 2 3 4 5 6
01-02-72D   2-16-72 Installation of manual antenna mast All 1971 & 1972 models 1
01-03-72D     Wrong number assigned, see 01-04-72D below   None
01-04-72D   9-27-72 Heater blower motor All Dodge Colts 1
SECTION 2 - FRONT SUSPENSION
  02-01-72T 4-5-72 Steering knuckle assembly identification 1972 B100, B200, B300, D100 & D300 1
  02-02-72T   Wanted, please inquire!    
02-01-72D 02-03-72T 6-21-72 Ball joint & steering linkage fittings - break off grease fitting phase out All models 1
02-02-72D   9-27-72 Ball joints All Dodge Colts 1 2
  02-04-72T 11-8-72 Front axle shaft universal joint 1972 W100 & W200 1
SECTION 3 - REAR AXLE
03-01-72D 03-01-72T 11-17-71 Rear axle shaft bearing lubrication All models with 8 3/4" rear axle 1
03-02-72D 03-02-72T 5-31-72 7 1/4 ", 8 1/4" & 8 3/8" rear axles All 1972 models so equipped 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
03-02A-72D 03-02A-2T 7-12-72 7 1/4 ", 8 1/4" & 8 3/8 running changes & adjusting procedure All 1972 models so equipped (edited pages to TSB above) 1 2 3
03-03-72D 03-03-72T 9-20-72 8 1/4" & 8 3/8" rear axle noise All models so equipped 1
03-03A-72D 03-03A-72T   Wanted, please inquire!    
03-04-72D   12-13-71 Rear axle changes All 1972 Dodge Colts except station wagons 1 2
SECTION 5 - BRAKES
05-01-72D   9-22-71 Operation of disc brake warning switch 1971-72 Polara & Monaco with disc brakes 1
05-01A-72D   12-8-71 Operation of disc brake warning switch 1971-72 Polara & Monaco & 1972 Coronet, Charger, & Challenger with disc brakes 1
05-02-72D   4-26-72 Disc brakes All Dodge Colts 1
05-03-72D   6-7-72 Brake light warning switch All Dodge Colts 1
  05-01-72T   Wanted, please inquire!    
05-04-72D 05-02-72T 7-5-72 Disc brake noise on light pedal application 1970-1972 Polara, Monaco, Charger, Coronet & Challenger 1 2
05-05-72D   8-9-72 New hub & disc assembly 1972 Polara & Monago equipped with disc brakes 1 2
05-06-72D   9-27-72 Parking brake cable 1972 Dodge Colts 1
05-07-72D   11-8-72 Disc brake pads All Dodge Colts 1
05-08-72D   11-29-72 Brake adjustment All Dodge Colts 1
  05-03-72T   Wanted, please inquire!    
  05-04-72T   Wanted, please inquire!    
  05-05-72T   Wanted, please inquire!    
  05-06-72T   Wanted, please inquire!    
  05-07-72T   Wanted, please inquire!    
  05-08-72T   Wanted, please inquire!    
  05-09-72T 3-1-72 Wagner tandem brake master cylinders (1.75" bore) M375, W600, C600, D800, C800, CT800, CT900 & C1000 trucks 1
SECTION 6 - CLUTCH
06-01-72D   12-15-71 Clutch disc 1971 Dodge Colts with standard transmission 1
06-02-72D   4-12-72 Delayed clutch pedal return 1972 Dart with six cylinder engine 1
06-03-72D   11-29-72 Modified clutch disc All Dodge Colts 1
  06-01-72T 12-13-72 Clutch torque shaft modification D & W 100, 200, 300 trucks equipped with 3-speed manual transmission 1 2
SECTION 7 - COOLING
  07-01-72T 1-3-73 Recommended procedures for refilling radiator Dodge motor home chassis with 413-1 cubic inch engine 1
SECTION 8 - ELECTRICAL
08-01-72D   10-27-71 Wire harness modification 1971-72 Dodge Colt 1 2 3 4 5 6
08-02-72D   11-3-71 Incorrect spark plug callout in the 1971 operators manual 1972 Coronet 1
08-03-72D   1-26-72 Service replacement distributor rotor All models equipped with electronic ignition 1
08-04-72D 08-01-72T 2-2-72 Ignition distributor change All 1971 cars & trucks equipped with the 400 2-bbl engine 1 2
08-04A-72D 08-01A-72T 3-29-72 Ignition timing All 1972 cars & D100 trucks with 400 2-bbl engines 1
08-05-72D   2-2-72 Concealed headlamp cycling circuit breaker 1972 Monaco concealed headlamps 1 2
08-06-72D     Wanted, please inquire!    
08-07-72D   3-29-72 Wire harness codes All Dodge Colts 1
08-08-72D   3-29-72 Instrument panel squeak 1970, 1971 & 1972 Polara & Monaco 1
08-09-72D   3-29-72 Seat belt warning system 1972 Dodge Colt 1 2
08-10-72D   3-29-72 Windshield wiper linkage & pivot interference 1972 Dart & Swinger 1 2
08-11-72D   4-12-72 Radio interference caused by alternator whine All 1972 Coronet & Charger 1 2
08-12-72D 08-04-72T 4-19-72 Speedometer cable noise All cars & light duty trucks 1 2
08-13-72D   5-17-72 Power window & doorlock body service manual wiring diagram 1972 Polara & Monaco 1 2
08-14-72D   7-19-72 Pressure type horn switch replacement 1972 Coronet 1
  08-02-72T 3-29-72 Auxillary fuel tank wiring diagram D100, D200, D300, W100, W200 & W300 trucks 1 2
  08-03-72T 4-5-1972 Ignition timing change to improve performance 1972 D2,D3,W2,W3,B3 van & B3 Sportsman with 318-1 engine (except California) 1
  08-05-72T 4-19-72 Alternator Mounting Bracket B100, B200, B300 Equipperd W/6Cyl. Engine 1
  08-06-72T   Wanted, please inquire!    
08-15-72D 08-07-72T 7-19-72 Unnecessary replacement of alternator voltage regulator All 1972 models with electronic regulators 1
08-16-72D   11-1-72 Bulkhead electrical connection 1972 C-bodies 1 2 3 4 5 6
  08-08-72T 10-26-72 Electronic ignition system All trucks so equipped. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18
SECTION 9 - ENGINE
09-01-72D 09-01-72T 9-29-71 Servicing engines with NOx controls 1972 cars & trucks built for California 1
09-02-72D   11-10-71 Left front engine support insulator restrictor Coronet & Polara police & taxi with 318, 360, 383, 400 & 440 cid engines 1 2
09-02A-72D   3-29-72 Left front engine support insulator restrictor (revised) Coronet & Polara police & taxi with 318, 360, 383, 400 & 440 cid engines 1 2
09-03-72D 09-02-72T 1-26-72 Engine performance correction for NOx control system 1972 California models with 225 cid engine 1
09-04-72D 09-03-72T 1-26-72 New intake valve stem seal All cars & light trucks with 198, 225, 273, 318, 340, 360, 383, 400 & 440 engines 1
09-05-72D   3-29-72 Oil filter All Dodge Colts 1
09-06-72D   4-12-72 1972 400 cid engine specifications correction 1972 models with 400 engine 1
09-07-72D   4-19-72 Cast crankshaft All 1972 models with 340 cid engine 1 2
09-07A-72D   5-10-72 Cast crankshaft (revised) All 1972 models with 340 cid engine 1 2
  09-04-72T 2-2-72 Motor home shop manual correction All motor home chassis with 413-1 engine 1
  09-05-72T 3-1-72 318 cid engine substitution 1972 D1, D2, B1, B2, B3 with 318 cid engine 1
  09-06-72T 10-11-72 Pressed pin piston & connecting rod assemblies 1972 light trucks with 318 - 1 engines 1
09-08-72D 09-07-72T 5-24-72 Oil consumption 1972 cars with 400 & 440 CID engines & trucks with 400 cid engine 1
09-09-72D   6-14-72 Engine vibration 1972 Coronet police & taxi with 318 cid engine 1
09-10-72D   7-19-72 Replacement engine All Dodge Colts 1
09-11-72D 09-08-72T 9-27-72 Engine crankcase inlet air cleaner servicing All taxi, plice, fleet cars & light trucks used in heavy traffic service 1
SECTION 10 - LUBRICATION
10-01-72D 10-01-72T 9-8-71 New engine oil designations All models 1 2 3
10-02-72D   11-10-71 Service intervals for severe service operation All models 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
10-03-72D 10-03-72T 5-17-72 Crankshaft pilot bushing lubrication All cars & light trucks 1
10-04-72D 10-02-72T   Engine oil filter replacement (shorty) All models 1
10-05-72D*   8-3-72 Engine oil capacity (this bulletin replaces 10-8-72D) 1972 Charger & Coronet with 440 cid engine 1
  10-04-72T 6-7-72 Oil filter to radiator hose interference M300 & M375 with 413 cid engine 1
SECTION 11 - EXHAUST
11-01-72D   2-9-72 Exhaust system knock 1972 California cars with 400-2bbl, 440-4bbl engines with air pumps 1
11-02-72D 11-01-72T 6-28-72 Exhaust manifold replacement All models with 170, 198 & 225 cid engines 1 2
SECTION 14 - FUEL
14-01-72D   12-8-71 Carburetor service All 1971-72 Dodge Colts 1 2 3 4 5 6
14-01A-72D   3-15-72 Carburetor service (revised) - (second page 5 revision included) All 1971-72 Dodge Colts 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
14-02-72D   12-15-71 Poor hot starting & rough running during high speed acceleration 1972 cars with 340 & 400 cid engines & Thermoquad carburetors 1 2
14-03-72D   12-15-71 Fuel evaporation control system hose routing 1972 passenger cars 1 2 3 4 5
  14-01-72T 1-19-72 Fuel evaporation control system hose routing 1972 light trucks 1 2 3 4 5
14-04-72D   3-1-72 Choke control lever adjustment 1972 models equipped with 340 & 400 cid engine and thermoquad carburetors 1
14-05-72D   3-29-72 Modified carburetors 1972 Dodge Colts 1 2
14-06-72D   4-19-72 Carburetor spring changes 1972 Dodge Colts 1
14-07-72D   4-19-72 Carburetor specification changes 1972 cars with Holley 1bbl, Carter BBD 2-bbl & Holley 2-bbl carburetors 1 2
14-08-72D 14-02-72T 5-17-72 Lean carburetor engine surge 1972 cars & B1, B2, D1, W1 & B3 Sportsman except 15 passenger with 318 cid, automatic trans without NOx 1
14-09-72D 14-03-72T 5-24-72 Overly rich cold engine starts All 1972 cars & light trucks with Carter carburetors 1
14-10-72D 14-04-72T 6-28-72 Lean carburetor engine surge 1972 cars & B1, B2, D1, W1 & B3 Sportsman except 15 passenger with 318 cid, automatic trans with NOx 1
14-11-72D     Wanted, please inquire!    
  14-04-72T   Wanted, please inquire!    
14-12-72D 14-05-72T 9-27-72 Poor fuel economy 1971-72 cars & light trucks with 360 & 400 cid engines with Holley 2210 2-bbl caruretors 1
  14-06-72T 11-1-72 Fuel odor in cab 1972 D & W100, W200 & W300 1
14-13-72D   9-27-72 Charcoal canister All Dodge Colts 1
14-14-72D   9-27-72 Accelorator fuel kit All 1972 Dodge Colts 1
14-15-72D   10-4-72 Carburetor adjustment screws 1972 Dodge Colt 1 2
14-16-72D     Wanted, please inquire!    
14-17-72D 14-07-72T 11-22-72 Loose fuel bowl screws All cars with Holley 4-bbl series 4160 and tri-carburetor 2300 model & trucks using Holly 4150G series 1
SECTION 16 - PROPELLER SHAFT
16-01-72D   1-26-72 Modified propeller shaft All 1971-72 Dodge Colts 1 2
SECTION 17 - SPRINGS
17-01-72D   7-26-72 Shock absorber noise 1972 C-body, Polara & Monaco 1 2
  17-01-72T 11-24-72 Front coil spring identification 1972 B10-300 & D100-300 trucks 1
SECTION 19 - STEERING
19-01-72D   5-31-72 Power steering gear piston ring change February & late built 1972 models so equipped 1
19-02-72D     Wanted, please inquire!    
19-03-72D   1-12-72 Recommended power steering lubricant All 1972 & prior models so equipped 1
  19-01-72T 10-4-72 Plastic spacers on flex joint coupling D100-200-300 & W100-200-300 trucks 1
SECTION 21 - TRANSMISSION
21-01-72D   8-25-71 Revised transmission & torque converter 1972 Darts with 198 cid engine 1
21-02-72D 21-01-72T 3-22-72 Front pump vent leak All 1969 & prior car & truck models with A-727 transmissions 1 2
21-03-72D   3-29-72 Automatic transmission Dodge Colt 1
  21-02-72T 4-19-72 N.P.G. 7500 series transmission 1972 D800, C800, CT800, CT900 & C1000 trucks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16
  21-02A-72T 7-19-72 N.P.G. 7500 series transmission - Edit to TSB above 1972 C800, CT800, CT900 & C1000 trucks 1
21-04-72D 21-03-72T 5-31-72 Front pump vent leakage All 1970 through 1972 with A-7272 automatic transmissions 1 2 3
21-05-72D   6-14-72 A-230 manual transmission synchronizer sleeve top ring All 1972 models with an A-230 manual transmissions 1
21-06-72D   7-19-72 Gearshift controls All Dodge Colts with automatic transmissions 1 2
21-07-72D   11-29-72 Manual transmission All Dodge Colts 1
  21-04-72T 12-20-72 Transmission shift cable M300 & M375 motor home chassis with 318 & 413 engines 1
21-08-72D   3-14-72 1973 automatic transmission used in some late 1972 cars Late 1972 models so equipped 1 2 3 4 5
SECTION 22 - WHEELS
22-01-72D 22-01-72T 11-17-71 Front wheel inner bearing & seal removal All models 1
22-02-72D   1-12-72 Servicing inner & outer bearing cups Late 1971 & 1972 Plara, Monaco, Dart, Demon & Swinger 1 2
  22-02-72T 9-1-72 Flanged wheel nut D300. M300, P300 & W300 1 2
SECTION 23 - BODY
23-01-72D 23-01-72T 9-1-71 Standard colors (1972 Dodge Rinshed Mason color chip page wanted!) All 1972 models 1 2
23-02-72D     Wanted, please inquire!    
23-03-72D   10-20-71 Standard colors (1972 Dodge DuPont color chip page wanted!) All 1972 models 1
23-04-72D   10-27-71 Standard colors - Ditzler (1972 Dodge color chip page wanted!) All 1972 models 1 2 3
23-05-72D   11-10-71 Hood pop-up spring buckling 1972 Monaco & Polara 1
23-06-72D   12-1-71 Broken plastic window regulator slides All 1971-72 models 1
23-07-72D   12-15-71 Front seat belt retractor bezel 1972 Monaco & Polara 4-door hardtops 1 2
23-08-72D   12-15-71 Repair procedure for broken hood adhesive drops All models 1 2
23-09-72D   1-10-72 New seat belts with reminder light & buzzer 1972 Dart, Coronet, Charger, Challenger, Polara & Monaco 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17
23-09A-72D   2-23-72 New seat belts with reminder light & buzzer - Revised pages for TSB above 1972 Dart, Coronet, Charger, Challenger, Polara & Monaco 1 2 3 4 5
23-10-72D   12-15-71 1972 C-Body roof side rail weatherstrip adhesion Late '71 - early '72 Polar & Monaco 4-door hardtop 1
  23-02-72T   Wanted, please inquire!    
23-11-72D 23-03-72T 1-5-72 Rear window glass color patterns from polarized light All models 1
23-12-72D   1-10-72 Front seat belt buckle inaccessibility Early 1972 Dart & Demon 1 2 3 4
23-13-72D   2-2-1972 Inboard front seat belt inaccessibility All early built 1972 C-Body with front bench seat 1 2 3 4
23-14-72D   5-17-72 Rear seat shoulder belts All 1971 & 1972 models 1
23-15-72D   5-31-72 Arc welded door hinges for in-plant evaluation 1972 Dart 29 models so equipped 1 2
23-15A-72D   5-31-72 Arc welded door hinges for in-plant evaluation (revised) 1972 Dart 29 models so equipped 1 2
23-16-72D   6-21-72 Instrument panel nameplate 1972 Dodge 1
23-17-72D   6-21-72 Wind noise seals 1970, 71 & 72 Dart & Demon, 1971 & early 72 Coronet sedan & wagon & all 1969, 70, 71 & early 72 Dodge 1 2 3 4 5
23-18-72D   6-14-72 New spring paint color - F5 - Green Gold Metallic 1972 Coronet & Charger 1
23-19-72D   6-28-72 New 1973 NAD paint sprayout colors tested on 1972 cars Selected 1972 models 1 2
23-19A-72D   7-26-72 New 1973 NAD paint sprayout colors tested on 1972 cars (revised) Selected 1972 models (Historical note, at least some these cars had a second fender tag installed, they say NAD PAINT) 1 2
23-20-72D   7-19-72 Front door track attachment 1971 & 1972 Polara & Monaco 1 2
23-21-72D   8-30-72 Loose window glass attachments All 1972 & prior models 1 2
23-22-72D   10-4-72 Vinyl roof cover repair & revised time allowace for replacement All 1970, 1971 & 1972 models so equipped 1 2
  23-04-72T 4-19-72 Improved cargo door handle 1971 & 1972 B100, B200 & B300 1
  23-05-72T 3-29-72 Three new colors for 1972 Dodge trucks All truck models 1
  23-06-72T 3-24-72 Body warranty report procedure B100, B200 & B300 1
  23-07-72T   Wanted, please inquire!    
  23-08-72T 7-26-72 Recommended repair procedure for A & B pillar post panel B100, B200 & B300 1 2 3 4 5 6
  23-09-72T 12-6-72 Sheet metal reinforcement 1972 B100, B200 & B300 1
  23-10-72T 1-3-72 Winnebago Kap warranty 1972 D100 & D200 with sales code YF5 1 2 3 4 5 6
SECTION 24 - HEATING & AIR CONDITIONING
24-01-72D   11-10-71 Blower motor changes 1971 & 1972 Dodge Colt 1
24-02-72D   12-8-71 Modification of blower operation 1972 Polara & Monaco with factory installed manual air conditioning 1 2
24-02A-72D   12-8-71 Modification of blower operation (revised) 1972 Polara & Monaco with factory installed manual air conditioning 1 2
24-03-72D   3-29-72 AC system noise All 1971 & 1972 Dart, Demon, Challenger, Charger & Coronet models with AC 1 2
24-04-72D   4-12-72 Air conditioning contamination 1971 & 1972 Polara, Monaco, Coronet, Charger & Challenger with AC 1 2 3 4
24-04A-72D   6-21-72 Air conditioning contamination (revised) 1971 & 1972 Polara, Monaco, Coronet, Charger & Challenger with AC 1 2 3 4
24-05-72D   4-12-72 Compressor shut off switch 1972 Polara & Monaco police vehicles with 400 or 440 cid engine & 4-bbl carburetor 1 2
24-06-72D   5-3-72 New EPR valve 1972 Polara, Monaco, Charger & Coronet with 225, 318, 340, 360, 400 & 440 cid engines & factory AC 1 2 3 4 5
24-06A-72D   10-25-72 New EPR valve (revised) 1972 Polara, Monaco, Charger & Coronet with 225, 318, 340, 360, 400 & 440 cid engines & factory AC 1 2 3 4 5
24-06B-72D   3-7-73 New EPR valve (revised again) 1972 Polara, Monaco, Charger & Coronet with 225, 318, 340, 360, 400 & 440 cid engines & factory AC 1 2 3 4 5 6
24-07-72D   5-24-72 Condensate leaks All 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972 Polara, Monaco, Charger, Coronet & Challenger with factory installed AC 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
24-08-72D   2-28-72 Idle heat rejection & severe useage fleet models 1972 Polara, Monaco, Charger & Coronet with AC 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19
SECTION 25 - MISCELLANEOUS
25-01-72D   9-8-72 1972 vehicle serial numbers All 1972 vehicles 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
  25-01-72T 8-25-72 Vehicle serial number, model & engine identification All 1972 trucks 1 2 3 4 5
  25-01A-72T 8-25-72 Vehicle serial number identification (Supplemental page to TSB above) B100, B200, B300 D100 & D200 1
25-02-72D   9-15-71 Recommended service handling for contact hoist & for wrecker towing All 1972 models 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
  25-02-72T 11-17-71 Matching paint All 1972 truck models 1 2 3 4 5
25-03-72D 25-03-72T 1-12-72 Trailer towing & component parts identification 1972 Charger, Coronet, Polara, Monaco, Van & sportsman wagon 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
25-03A-72D 25-03A-72T 4-12-72 Trailer towing & component parts identification (revised pages) 1972 Charger, Coronet, Polara, Monaco, Van & sportsman wagon 1 2 3
  25-05-72T   Wanted, please inquire!    
25-04-72D 25-06-72T 2-9-72 Emmission control system air injection pump service All California models with equipped with engine air pumps 1
25-05-72D   2-16-72 Colt identification codes 1972 Dodge Colt 1 2 3
25-06-72D   2-23-72 Car driverability diagnosis All models 1 2 3 4 5
25-07-72D 25-04-72T 5-10-72 Preventive maintenance for rubber & plastic parts All models 1 2
25-08-72D   7-19-72 New vehicle safety certification label All models 1 2
25-09-72D   11-29-72 Key cutting All Dodge Colt 1 2
25-car index   8-25-72 1972 Car TSB index All 1972 Dodge cars 1 2 3 4
25-truck index   4-23-73 1972 Truck TSB index All 1972 Dodge trucks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
 
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