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1973 Dodge TSBs Index
Thanks to Dan Pausch for the 2 pages of TSBs 09-01-73D.

Car TSBs Truck TSBs Date Topic Car Model Pages
SECTION 1 - ACCESSORIES
01-01-73D   11-22-1972 Security alarm systems 1973 C -Bodies so equipped 1
01-02-73D   1-3-1973 Operation of stereo tape player All 1973 models so equipped 1 2
01-03-73D   2-14-1973 Eight track stereo tape player All so equipped 1
01-04-73D 01-01-73T 2-14-1973 Radio line-up All 1973 Chrysler built vehicles 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
01-05-73D   4-11-1973 Electrically heated back light All 1973 A-bodies so equipped 1 2
01-06-73D     WANTED! Please inquire!    
01-07-73D     WANTED! Please inquire!    
01-08-73D     WANTED! Please inquire!    
01-09-73D     WANTED! Please inquire!    
SECTION 2 - FRONT SUSPENSION
02-01-73D   12-13-1972 Lower Control Arm Bushing Replacement All 1973 and Prior Models 1 2
02-02-73D     WANTED! Please inquire!    
02-03-73D     WANTED! Please inquire!    
  02-01-73T 4-4-1973 King pin bushing replacement M300-375, RM300-350-400 motor home chassis 1
02-04-73D   1-24-1973 A-body illusion of 'dog tracking' due to wider front track 1973 Dart, Swinger & Sport 1 2
02-05-73D   2-21-1973 Spring shackle reversing 1973 Polara & Monaco 1
02-06-73D   3-28-1973 Lower control arm removal & installation 1973 Coronet & Charger 1 2
02-07-73D   5-7-1973 Shock absorber fluid All Dodge Colts 1
02-08-73D   4-4-1973 Sway bar bracket to frame reinforcement All 1973 Polara & Monaco 1 2 3
02-09-73D     WANTED! Please inquire!    
02-09A-73D     WANTED! Please inquire!    
02-10-73D     WANTED! Please inquire!    
02-11-73D     WANTED! Please inquire!    
SECTION 3 - REAR AXLE
03-01-73D 03-01-73T 12-13-1972 Sure-Grip and Anti-Spin Chatter and Moan All 1969 and Newer Cars Equipped With Sure-Grip and A100, B100, B200, D100, and W100 Trucks Equipped With Anti-Spin 1
03-01A-73D 03-01A-73T 9-24-1973 Sure-Grip & Anti-Spin chatter & moan 1969 through 1973 passenger cars & trucks so equipped 1 2
03-02-73D 03-02-73T 2-7-1973 Threaded adjuster carrier or bearing cap thread damage All equipped with 8 1/4" & 8 3/8" rear axles 1
03-03-73D   4-4-1973 8 1/4" axle tightening reference correction 1973 models so equipped 1
03-04-73D   5-21-1973 Axle shaft end play All models with 8 1/4" axle 1
03-05-73D   5-21-1973 Axle shaft bearing & collars removal All models with 7 1/4' & 8 3/4" axles 1
03-06-73D     WANTED! Please inquire!    
03-07-73D     WANTED! Please inquire!    
03-08-73D 03-03-73T 7-16-1973 Rear axle cover gasket 1972 & 1973 models with 7 1/4", 8 1/4", 8 3/8" or 9 1/4" axle assembly 1 2 3
03-09-73D     WANTED! Please inquire!    
SECTION 5 - BRAKES
05-01-73D   9-20-1972 Disc brake noise All 1970 - 1973 equipped with floating caliper disc brakes 1 2
  05-01-73T 4-4-1973 Disc brake rotor resurface 1973 B & D100, 200, 300 trucks 1
05-02-73D   11-22-1972 Parking brake adjustment check All Dodge models 1
  05-02-73T 4-23-1973 New air compressor mounting bracket All trucks with 361 & 413 cid engine & air brakes 1
05-03-73D     WANTED! Please inquire!    
05-04-73D     Pin type brake caliper part mixing 1972 & 1973 Monaco, Polara, Coronet,Charger & Challenger 1 2
05-05-73D     WANTED! Please inquire!    
05-06-73D     WANTED! Please inquire!    
05-07-73D     WANTED! Please inquire!    
05-08-73D 05-03-73T 10-1-1973 Testing of master cylinder on vehicle All models 1 2
  05-04-73T 1-21-1974 Brake system warning light 1973 RM 350 & 400 motor homes 1 2 3 4 5
SECTION 6 - CLUTCH
06-01-73D   11-1-1972 Clutch torque shaft interference 1973 Charger & Coronet 1
SECTION 7 - COOLING
07-01-73D 07-01-73T 1-24-1973 Radiator solder corrosion All models 1
07-02-73D     WANTED! Please inquire!    
  07-02-73T 2-21-1973 Overheating 1973 W200 Sno-Fighter with 318 & increased cooling 1
SECTION 8 - ELECTRICAL
08-01-73D   11-29-1972 Fusible link disconnect All 1973 vehicles 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
08-02-73D   12-13-1972 Speedometer System Accuracy All 1972-1973 Chrysler Built Vehicles 1 2 3 4 5
08-03-73D   1-3-1973 1973 battery rating All 1973 vehicles 1 2
  08-03A-73T   Incorrect spark plug call out All 1973 trucks with 360 engine 1
08-04-73D     WANTED! Please inquire!    
08-05-73D   2-14-1973 Motorola alternator All models so equipped 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
  08-05-73T 5-7-1973 Spark plug tightening torque RM 300, 350, 400 motor homes with 440-3 engine 1
08-06-73D   2-14-1973 Electronic ignition control unit All 1973 models 1
08-07-73D 08-02-73T 3-21-1973 Ignition system specification changes 1973 California cars and light trucks except 15 passenger vans with 360 cid engine & automatic transmission 1 1
08-08-73D 08-01-73T 3-21-1973 Ignition timing change 1973 Cars and light trucks except 15 passenger vans with 360 cid engine & automatic transmission (except CA) 1
  08-07-73T 5-7-1973 New alternator attaching hardware C8 & CT8 with V8 -210 & V555 & CN9, CNT9, LS10, & LT10 with Super 250 Cummins engine 1
  08-08-73T 5-21-1973 Ignition timing 1973 B1, B2, B3 Sportsman (except 15 passenger) with 360 & automatic transmission 1
08-09-73D   4-4-1973 Windshield washer reservoir leak 1973 Coronet & Charger 1 2
08-10-73D 08-04-73T 4-11-1973 Odometer requirements All models 1 2
08-10A-73D 08-04A-73T 4-30-1973 Odometer requirements - Revised All models 1 2
08-11-73D   4-17-1973 Motorola alternators All Chrysler built cars so equipped 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
08-12-73D     WANTED! Please inquire!    
08-13-73D     WANTED! Please inquire!    
08-14-73D     WANTED! Please inquire!    
08-15-73D 08-09-73T 7-16-1973 Two speed windshield wiper service All models so equipped 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17
08-16-73D     WANTED! Please inquire!    
08-17-73D 08-10-73T 7-9-1973 Visual headlight adjustment All 1973 cars, trucks & motor homes 1 1 1
  08-11-73T 9-10-1973 Ignition & starter interchangeability D & W 100 - 300 M & R chassis after serial number 2S560914 1 2
08-18-73D     WANTED! Please inquire!    
08-19-73D   7-23-1973 Fuel gauge & low fuel warning relay test All 1973 models 1 2
08-20-73D     WANTED! Please inquire!    
08-21-73D     WANTED! Please inquire!    
08-22-73D     WANTED! Please inquire!    
08-23-73D     WANTED! Please inquire!    
08-24-73D     WANTED! Please inquire!    
08-25-73D     WANTED! Please inquire!    
SECTION 9 - ENGINE
09-01-73D   10-11-1972 Engine - Cast Crankshaft 1973 440 C.I.D 4 bbl. Engine 1 2
09-02-73D     WANTED! Please inquire!    
09-02A-73D 09-06-73T 2-28-1973 Floating piston pin & connecting rod 1973 models with 318 engines 1
09-03-73D 09-01-73T 10-25-1972 Suggested 1000 mile engine idle setting 1973 cars & light trucks 1
09-04-73D 09-02-73T 11-8-1972 Connecting rod bearing replacement All with 360 engines used in severe service 1
09-05-73D   12-13-1972 Intake Valve Stem Seal Installation All Equipped With 318, 340, 360, 400-4BBL, and 440 HP Engines 1
09-06-73D 09-03-73T 12-20-1972 Crankshaft rear main seal bearing seal package All with 360 engine 1 2
09-07-73D     WANTED! Please inquire!    
09-08-73D 09-04-73T 1-24-1973 New crankshaft bearings All with 360 engine 1
  09-05-73T 2-21-1973 Oil consumption M300 & M375 motor homes with 413-1 engine 1
09-09-73D   2-7-1973 Intake manifold gasket replacement All 1973 cars with 400 & 440 engines 1 2
09-10-73D   3-21-1973 Ignition timing All 1972 & 1973 Dodge Colts with automatic transmission 1
09-11-73D 09-07-73T 3-21-1973 Engine replacement All passenger cars & light duty trucks with Torqueflite transmissions (except "B' compact models) 1
09-11A-73D 09-07A-73T 6-4-1973 Engine replacement (revised) All passenger cars & light duty trucks with Torqueflite transmissions (except "B' compact models) 1
09-12-73D   5-7-1973 Cylinder head All Dodge Colt 1
  09-08-73T 10-22-1973 New dipstick 1973 motor home chassis RM300, 350, 400 with 318 & 440 engines 1
09-13-73D 09-09-73T 8-27-1973 Severe overheating All models 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28
  09-10-73T 9-17-1973 Service information for 1100 series Caterpillar engines C800 & CT800 trucks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17
09-14-73D     WANTED! Please inquire!    
09-15-73D 09-11-73T 9-17-1973 Heli-Coil bolt thread repair All models 1 2
SECTION 11 - EXHAUST
11-01-73D   1-24-1973 Exhaust manifold failure All 1971, 1972 & 1973 models with 383, 400 & 440 engines 1
  11-01-73T 1-24-1973 Improved exhaust pipe M300 & M375 motor homes with 318 1
11-02-73D 11-02-73T 5-21-1973 Exhaust manifold replacement 1960 through 1973 cars & trucks with six cylinder engines 1
11-03-73D   7-23-1973 Tailpipe support repair 1973 Dart 1
SECTION 14 - FUEL
14-01-73D 14-01-73T 12-13-1972 Shorted electric choke assist 1971 cars & light trucks 1
14-02-73D   1-24-1973 Stumble & hesitation on low speed light acceleration 1973 models with 340, 400 & 440 with automatic transmission & Carter Thermoquad carburetor 1
  14-02-73T 2-21-1973 Authorization for fuel tank replacement D & W 100, 200 & 300 1
14-03-73D 14-03-73T 2-7-1973 Carburetor fuel vent bowl housing package 1971 -1973 318 engines with various Carter carburetors 1
14-04-73D 14-04-73T 2-14-1973 Stumble & lag on acceleration 1973 cars with 340, 400 & 440 with Carter carburetors & motor homes with 440-3 1
14-05-73D   2-28-1973 Cracked fuel vent bowls All with Carter Thermoquad carburetors 1
  14-05-73T   Fuel tank selector valve corrosion 1973 D & W100, W200, W300 with auxiliary fuel tank 1
14-06-73D   4-11-1973 Low reading fuel gauge 1973 Coronet & Charger sedan 1
14-07-73D   4-17-1973 Cleaner air system fuel tank replacement All Dodge Colts 1 2
14-08-73D 14-06-73T 5-21-1973 Rough engine idle 1973 cars & B100, B200, D100 , W100 & B300 Sportsman except 15 passenger equipped with 318 engine 1
14-09-73D     WANTED! Please inquire!    
  14-07-73T   WANTED! Please inquire!    
  14-07A-73T 4-22-1974 Fuel tank sending units 1972 - 1974 B100, B200, 300 vans & wagons 1
14-10-73D 14-08-73T 9-24-1973 New float assembly All models with Carter 4-bbl TQ carburetor 1
  14-09-73T 11-19-1973 Performance & drivability 1973 M300, RM300, & RM350 equipped with 318-3 engine & Carter BBD 6367S Carburetor 1
  14-10-73T 11-19-1973 Drivability correction 1973 D5, D6, W6 & S6 with 318-3 engine 1
14-11-73D   1-14-1974 Fuel tank filler cap 1973 Dart & Challenger 1
SECTION 16 - PROPELLER SHAFT
16-01-73D     WANTED! Please inquire!    
  16-01-73T 1-3-1973 Vibration 1973 Dodge motor home chassis M300 & M375 with 413 engines 1
  16-02-73T 2-25-1974 Vibration RM chassis with 104" & 125" wheel base 1 2
  16-03-73T 4-4-1973 Universal joint replacement 1973 D & W100, W200 & W300 1
SECTION 17 - REAR SPRINGS
17-01-73D   4-11-1973 Rear spring front hanger repair Early built 1973 Coronet & Charger 1 2 3 4 5 6
17-02-73D   11-5-1973 Rear suspension bottoming 1973 Charger & Coronet except station wagon 1
17-03-73D   1-21-1974 Rear shackles reversing 1973 Polara & Monaco 1 2
SECTION 19 - STEERING
19-01-73D     WANTED! Please inquire!    
19-02-73D   1-17-1973 Body rattle / chuckle correction 1973 B bodies 1 2
  19-01-73T 4-4-1973 Steering shaft alignment 1973 D & W 100, 200 & 300 1
  19-02-73T   WANTED! Please inquire!    
  19-02A-73T   Power steering pump vibration C800 & CT800 trucks with Cummins V555 engine 1 2
19-03-73D   4-4-1973 Body rattle / chuckle correction 1973 B bodies 1 2
19-04-73D 19-03-73T 4-11-1973 Power steering high pressure hose routing All Dodge cars & trucks so equipped 1 2
19-05-73D     WANTED! Please inquire!    
19-06-73D 19-04-73T 9-24-1973 Steering gear substitution All late built 1973 cars & compact trucks with power steering 1
  19-05-73T 11-26-1973 Change of internal components 1973 B100, 200 & 300 with power steering 1 2
SECTION 21 - TRANSMISSION
21-01-73D   11-22-1972 4-speed transmission removal & installation 1973 Coronet & Charger with 4-speed 1 2 3 4 5
  21-01-73T 11-8-1973 A-230 magnetic chip collector 1972 & 1973 B100, 200, 300 & D & W 100 & 200 1
(duplicated number) 21-01-73T 1-24-1973 Allison automatic transmission warranty 1973 & prior trucks so equipped 1 2 3 4
21-02-73D   1-3-1973 Automatic transmission control rod return spring All 1973 models except A-bodies with 318 engine. 1
21-03-73D 21-03-73T 2-7-1973 A-727 kick down band anchor interference 1972-73 models with the serial numbers mentioned 1 2 3 4
21-04-73D   3-14-1973 New oil filter & oil pan modifications 1966 through 1973 models 1
  21-04-73T 8-27-1973 ID of properly machined synchronizer clutch gear 1971-73 trucks with NPG 435, 445, 540 & 542 transmissions 1 2
21-05-73D   3-14-1973 Stiffener plate 1971-73 models with automatic transmission 1 2
21-06-73D   5-21-1973 Output shaft bearing snap rings All A-727 transmissions 1
21-07-73D     WANTED! Please inquire!    
21-08-73D   1-28-1973 Front clutch seals All A-904 & A-727 equipped vehicles. 1
21-09-73D     WANTED! Please inquire!    
21-10-73D   12-10-1973 Front band adjustment 1971-1973 Dodge Colts 1
21-11-73D   12-10-1973 Starter ring gear noise 1971-1973 Dodge Colts 1
SECTION 22 - WHEELS
22-01-73D   2-2-1973 Radial Ply tires All models so equipped 1
  22-01-73T 4-4-1973 Road wheel replacement 1973 D & W 100, 200 & 300 trucks 1
22-02-73D   3-28-1973 Warranty - Goodyear Polysteel or radial ply tires All models so equipped 1
  22-02-73T 6-18-1973 Wheel nut substitution RM300, D300 & W300 trucks 1
22-03-73D   3-28-1973 Radial ply tires All models so equipped 1 2 3 4 5 6
SECTION 23 - BODY
23-01-73D   8-23-1972 Standard colors - Limco All models 1 2 3
23-02-73D 23-01-73T 8-30-1972 Standard colors - Ditzler All models - (1973 Dodge Ditzler chip chart wanted) 1 2
  23-02-73T 3-28-1973 Side cargo door inside release handle 1971 -1973 B100, 200, 300 compact trucks 1
23-03-73D   11-8-1972 Door latch link clip 1972 - 1973 Dart 1 2
  23-03-73T 9-17-1973 Painting stainless steel mouldings 1972-73 D & W 100, 200 & 300 1 2 3
23-04-73D   11-22-1972 Luggage rack wind noise Late 1972 & 1973 models so equipped 1 2
23-05-73D     WANTED! Please inquire!    
23-06-73D     WANTED! Please inquire!    
23-07-73D   2-7-1973 Instrument panel trim pad replacement 1972-73 Coronet & Charger models 1 2 3 4
23-07A-73D   2-7-1973 Instrument panel trim pad replacement (revised) 1972-73 Coronet & Charger models 1 2 3 4
23-08-73D   2-7-1973 A pillar wind noise 1972-73 Polara & Monaco sedans & suburbans 1 2
23-09-73D   3-7-1973 Battery tray reinforcement All 1973 Coronet & Charger models 1 2 3
23-10-73D   3-28-1973 Die cast front fender extensions 1973 Polara 1 2 3 4
23-11-73D   3-28-1973 New paint color - Aztec Gold Metallic 1973 Charger Spring Special 1
23-12-73D   3-28-1973 New door / tailgate adjustment procedures All 1973 station wagons 1 2 3 4
23-13-73D   4-5-1973 Hood hinge rattle 1973 Dart Sport & Swinger 1 2
23-14-73D   4-4-1973 Inadvertent lock up of automatic seat belt retractors All 1972 & 1973 vehicles 1 2 3 4 5
23-15-73D     WANTED! Please inquire!    
23-16-73D     WANTED! Please inquire!    
23-17-73D     WANTED! Please inquire!    
23-18-73D     WANTED! Please inquire!    
23-19-73D     WANTED! Please inquire!    
23-20-73D 23-04-73T 9-24-1973 Removal of industrial fallout All models 1
23-21-73D     WANTED! Please inquire!    
23-22-73D   1-28-1973 Door inside impact bars 1973 Dodge Colts 1 2
23-23-73D   2-11-1974 Door lock link clips All 1971-1973 Dodge Colts 1
23-24-73D     WANTED! Please inquire!    
  23-05-73T 10-1-1973 Door glass adjustment B100, 200, 300 & D & W 100, 200 & 300 trucks 1 2
SECTION 24 - HEATING & AIR CONDITIONING
24-01-73D   11-1-1972 Drain tube interference 1973 Darts with factory installed AC 1
24-02-73D   12-13-1972 Compressor Clutch Burnishing All Dodge Models Equipped With Air Conditioning 1
24-03-73D   1-24-1973 New AC drive belt 1973 Monaco, Polara, Coronet & Charger with 400 & 440 engines with AC 1
24-04-73D   3-14-1973 Low pressure cut out switch corrosion All 1973 models with AC 1 2
24-05-73D     WANTED! Please inquire!    
24-06-73D   4-11-1973 Substitute heater blower motor 1973 Coronet & Charger 1
24-07-73D     WANTED! Please inquire!    
24-08-73D     WANTED! Please inquire!    
24-09-73D     WANTED! Please inquire!    
24-10-73D     WANTED! Please inquire!    
24-11-73D     WANTED! Please inquire!    
24-12-73D     WANTED! Please inquire!    
24-13-73D     WANTED! Please inquire!    
24-14-73D   1-14-1974 Substitute evaporator temperature control valve All C-bodies with automatic temperature control AC 1
SECTION 25 - MISCELLANEOUS
25-01-73D   9-23-1973 1973 vehicle identification numbers All 1973 passenger cars 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
  25-01A-73T 4-23-1973 Vehicle serial number, model, & engine identification All 1973 trucks 1 2 3 4 5
25-02-73D   9-27-1972 Contact hoist & wrecker towing recommendations All 1973 models 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
  25-02-73T 12-13-1972 Vehicle owner registration card M300, M375, & MB300 motor home chassis 1 2 3 4 5
25-03-73D   1-24-1973 Correct starting procedures All vehicles 1 2
25-03A-73D   2-14-1973 Correct starting procedures (revised) All vehicles 1 2
  25-03-73T 1-3-1973 Revised motor home pre-delivery service inspection form Motor home chassis 1
25-04-73D   1-31-1973 ECS bypass valve hose routing 1973 models with ASAC valve 1 2
  25-04-73T   WANTED! Please inquire!    
  25-04A-73T 2-21-1973 Emission control system application 1973 trucks 1 2
  25-05-73T   WANTED! Please inquire!    
  25-05-73T* 5-29-1973 Warranty operation time schedule RM300,350 & 400 motor home chassis 1 2
25-05-73D 25-06-73T 3-16-1973 OSAC & EGR temperature control valve changes All 1973 cars & trucks so equipped 1 2
25-05A-73D 25-06A-73T 6-11-1973 OSAC & EGR temperature control valve changes All 1973 cars & trucks so equipped (revised) 1
25-06-73D     WANTED! Please inquire!    
25-07-73D 25-07-73T 7-9-1973 Emission control changes 1973 California cars & light trucks except 15 passenger van with 225 cid engine 1 2
25-08-73D 25-08-73T 7-23-1973 Trailer towing package and component parts ID 1973 cars, vans & light trucks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16
25-08A-73D 25-08A-73T 7-23-1973 Trailer towing package and component parts ID 1973 cars, vans & light trucks (revised first page) 1
25-09-73D   11-5-1973 Front sheet metal shake 1973 Dart 1 2
INDEX
Cars   3-25-1974 1973 technical service bulletins All 1973 Dodge cars 1 2 3 4 5
Trucks   2-18-1974 1973 technical service bulletins All 1973 Dodge trucks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
 
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