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1973 Plymouth, Chrysler & Imperial TSBs Index
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Chapter Date Topic Car model Pages
Chapter 1 - ACCESSORIES
No. 01-01-73C 9-20-1972 Warranty service - Digital clocks 1973 Chrysler - Imperial 1 2 3 4
No. 01-02-73C 11-22-1972 Security alarm systems All 1973 C bodies so equipped 1
No. 01-03-73C 12-20-1972 Digital clock 1973 Chrysler - Imperial 1
No. 01-04-73C 1-3-1973 Operation of stereo tape player All 1973 models so equipped 1 2
No. 01-05 73C 2-14-1973 1973 service manual revision All with 8-track stereo tape player 1
No. 01-06-73C 2-14-1973 Radio line up All models 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
No. 01-07-73C 4-11-1973 Electrically heated back light All 1973 A bodies so equipped 1 2
No. 01-08-73C 7-30-1973 Radio removal & installation 1973 Valiants with AC 1 2
No. 01-09-73C 6-18-1973 Pop noise through radio All models with speed control 1 2
No. 01-10-73C 6-18-1973 Radio noise suppression package All 1973 vehicles 1 2 3 4 5 6
No. 01-11-73C 8-13-1973 Revised antenna cable routing 1973 C bodies with AM radio & AC 1 2
Chapter 2 - FRONT SUSPENSION
No. 02-01-73C 12-13-1972 Lower control arm bushing replacement All 1973 & prior models 1 2
No. 02-02-73C 12-13-1972 Lower ball joint replacement All 1973 Satellites 1
No. 02-03-73C 12-20-1973 Ball joint lubrication & inspection All 1973 passenger cars 1 2 3
No. 02-04-73C 1-24-1973 Body illusion of "dog tracking" 1973 Valiant & Duster 1 2
No. 02-05-73C 2-21-1973 Spring shackle reversing 1973 C-Bodies 1
No. 02-06-73C 2-21-1973 Lower ball joint replacement 1971-1973 Imperial 1
No. 02-07-73C 3-28-1973 Lower control arm assembly & installation 1973 Satellite 1 2
No. 02-08-73C 8-13-1973 1973 A-Body upper control arm 1973 Valiant & Duster 1 2
No. 02-08A-73C 9-24-1973 1973 A-Body upper control arm (revised) 1973 Valiant & Duster 1 2
No. 02-09-73C 4-4-1973 Sway bar bracket to frame reinforcement All 1973 Chrysler & Plymouth 1 2 3
No. 02-10-73C 9-10-1973 New "press in" ball joints Late built 1973 Satellite 1
No. 02-11-73C 10-29-1973 Sway bar bracket to frame reinforcement All 1973 Chrysler & Plymouth 1 2 3 4
Chapter 3 - REAR AXLE
No. 03-01-73C 12-13-1972 Sure-Grip chatter & moan 1969 through 1973 with sure-grip 1
No. 03-01A-73C 9-24-1973 Sure-Grip chatter & moan 1969 through 1973 with sure-grip 1 2
No. 03-02-73C 2-7-1973 8 1/4" adjuster cap thread damage All so equipped 1
No. 03-03-73C 4-4-1973 8 1/4" axle tightening reference correction All 1973 models with 8 1/4" axle 1
No. 03-04-73C 5-21-1973 Axle shaft end play 8 1/4" axle All models so equipped 1
No. 03-05-73C 5-21-1973 Axle shaft bearing & collar removal All with 7 1/4: & 8 1/4" axles 1
No. 03-06-73C 5-29-1973 Pinion bumper failure All 1973 models 1
No. 03-07-73C 7-16-1973 New 9 1/4" rear axle specifications & service 1973 Plymouth Satellite & station wagon 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21
No. 03-08-73C 7-16-1973 Rear axle cover gasket 1972-73 models with 7 1/4". 8 1/4" or 9 1/4" axle 1 2 3
Chapter 5 - BRAKES
No. 05-01-73C 9-20-1972 Disc brake noise All 1970 - 1973 models with floating calipers 1 2
No. 05-02-73C 11-22-1972 Parking brake adjustment check All Chrysler & Plymouth models 1
No. 05-03-73C 12-13-1972 Drum brake service procedures All 1973 models 1 2 3
No. 05-04-73C 1-24-1973 Pin type brake caliper part mixing 1972-73 Chrysler, Fury, Satellite, Sebring, Barracuda & Imperial 1 2
No. 05-05-73C 8-13-1973 Drum brake surface lining cracks 1970 - 1973 passenger cars (Except Taxi models) 1 2
No. 05-06-73C 8-13-1973 Disc brake rotor re-facing 1969 -1973 with floating or sliding calipers 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
No. 05-07-73C 10-1-1973 Testing of master cylinder on vehicle All models 1 2
Chapter 6 - CLUTCH
No. 06-01-73C 11-1-1972 Clutch torque shaft interference 1973 Satellites 1
Chapter 7 - COOLING
No. 07-01-73C 1-24-1973 Radiator solder corrosion All models 1
No. 07-02-73C 6-4-1973 Thermostat housing gasket All 1973 models 1
Chapter 8 - ELECTRICAL
No. 08-01-73C 11-29-1972 Fusible link disconnect All 1973 vehicles 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
No. 08-02-73C 12-13-1972 Speedometer system accuracy All 1972 - 1973 Chrysler built vehicles 1 2 3 4 5
No. 08-03-73C 12-20-1972 Spark plug change 1973 models with 340 1
No. 08-04-73C 1-3-1973 1973 Battery rating All 1973 vehicles 1 2
No. 08-05-73C 2-14-1973 Power antenna All 1973 Chrysler & Imperial with power antenna 1
No. 08-06-73C 2-14-1973 Motorola alternator All so equipped 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
No. 08-07-73C 2-14-1973 Electronic ignition control unit All 1973 models 1
No. 08-08-73C 3-21-1973 Ignition system specification changes 1973 California cars with 360 & automatic transmission 1 2
No. 08-09-73C 3-21-1973 Engine ignition timing change 1973 cars with 360 & automatic transmission (except California) 1
No. 08-10-73C 08-10-73C Windshield washer reservoir lid leak 1973 Satellite 1 2
No. 08-11-73C 4-11-1973 Odometer requirements All models 1 2
No. 08-11A-73C 4-30-1973 Odometer requirements All models 1 2
No. 08-12-73C 4-17-1973 Motorola alternator All models so equipped 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
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No. 08-14-73C 4-30-1973 Procedure for testing electronic ignition All models so equipped 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
No. 08-15-73C 5-14-1973 Alternator pulley removal All 1972 & 1973 vehicles 1
No. 08-16-73C 7-16-1973 Two speed windshield wiper service All models with two speed wiper motor 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17
No. 08-17-73C 6-18-1973 OSAC & ignition timing change 1973 California cars with 340 & automatic transmission 1
No. 08-18-73C 7-19-1973 Visual headlight adjustment All 1973 cars 1 2 3
No. 08-19-73C 7-30-1973 Leece - Neville voltage regulator corrosion 1972-73 models with Leece Neville voltage regulator 1
No. 08-20-73C 7-23-1973 Security alarm control unit 1973 Imperial with security alarm 1 2
No. 08-21-73C 7-23-1973 Fuel gauge low fuel warning relay test All 1973 models 1 2
No. 08-22-73C 8-6-1973 Seat back release - tailgate locking relay 1973 Chrysler, Imperial & all C body station wagons 1 2 3 4 5
No. 08-23-73C 8-13-1973 Security alarm system terminal corrosion 1973 Imperial, Chrysler & Fury 1 2
No. 08-24-73C 8-13-1973 Intermittent headlamp door operation All equipped with concealed headlamps 1
No. 08-25-73C 11-5-1973 Automatic speed control excessive uphill lag All 1968 - 1973 vehicles with automatic speed control 1 2
No. 08-26-73C 9-10-1973 No response speed control switch operation All 1973 C-Bodies equipped with speed control 1 2
Chapter 9 - ENGINE
No. 09-01-73C 10-11-1972 Cast crankshaft 1973 models with 440 cid 4-bbl standard engine 1 2
No. 09-02-73C 10-11-1972 Floating piston pin, piston & connecting rod 1973 models with 318 CID engines 1
No. 09-02A-73C 2-28-1973 Floating piston pin, piston & connecting rod 1973 models with 318 CID engines 1
No. 09-03-73C 10-25-1972 Suggested 1000 mile engine idle setting All 1973 models 1
No. 09-04-73C 11-8-1972 Connecting rod bearing replacement All models with 360 CID engine used in severe service 1
No. 09-05-73C 12-13-1972 Intake valve stem seal installation All equipped with 318, 340, 360, 400-4bbl & 440 HP engines 1
No. 09-06-73C 12-20-1972 Crankshaft rear main bearing seal package All equipped with 360 CID engine 1 2
No. 09-07-73C 1-24-1973 New crankshaft bearings All models with 360 CID engines 1
No. 09-08-73C 2-7-1973 Intake manifold gasket replacement All 1973 cars with 400 and 440 CID engines 1 2
No. 09-09-73C 3-21-1973 Engine replacement All passenger cars with Torqueflight transmission 1
No. 09-09A-73C 3-21-1973 Engine replacement (Revised) All passenger cars with Torqueflight transmission 1
No. 09-10-73C 8-27-1973 Engine cooling - 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
No. 09-11-73C 9-17-1973 Heli-Coil bolt hole thread repair All models 1 2
Chapter 11 - EXHAUST
No. 11-01-73C 1-24-1973 Exhaust manifold failure All 1971, 1972 & 1973 models with 383, 400 & 440 CID engines 1
No. 11-02-73C 5-21-1973 Exhaust manifold replacement 1960 through 1973 cars with six cylinder engines 1
No. 11-03-73C 7-23-1973 Tailpipe support repair 1973 Valiant 1
Chapter 14 - FUEL
No. 14-01-73C 12-13-1972 Shorted electric choke assist 1973 passenger cars 1
No. 14-02-73C 1-24-1973 Stumble on low speed light acceleration 1973 cars with 340, 400 & 440 auto trans with Carter TQ carb. 1
No. 14-03-73C 2-7-1973 Carburetor fuel bowl vent housing package 1971, 1972 & 1973 318 CID car with Carter BBD 1
No. 14-04-73C 2-14-1973 Stumble & lag on acceleration 1973 cars with 340, 400 & 440 with Carter TQ carburetor 1
No. 14-05-73C 2-28-1973 Cracked fuel bowls All model with Carter Thermo-Quad carburetors 1
No. 14-06-73C 4-11-1973 Low reading fuel gauge 1973 Satellite 1
No. 14-07-73C 5-21-1973 Rough engine idle 1973 cars with 318 CID engine 1
No. 14-08-73C 9-24-1973 New float assembly All models with Carter 4-BBL Thermo-Quad carburetor 1
No. 14-09-73C 1-14-1974 Fuel tank filler cap 1973 Plymouth Valiant 1
Chapter 17 - REAR SPRINGS
No. 17-01-73C 4-11-1973 Rear spring front hanger bracket repair Early built 1973 Satellite 1 2 3 4 5 6
No. 17-02-73C 11-5-1973 Rear suspension bottoming 1973 Satellite 4 door & 2 door models 1
No. 17-03-73C 1-21-1974 Rear shackles reversing 1973 Chrysler & Plymouth (except Imperial) 1 2
Chapter 19 - STEERING
No. 19-01-73C 12-13-1972 Pot coupling to shaft clearance All 1973 Valiant, Satellite, Fury, Chrysler & Imperial 1 2
No. 19-02-73C 1-17-1973 1973 B-body Rattle / Chuckle correction 1973 B body 1 2
No. 19-03-73C 4-4-1973 1973 C-body Rattle / Chuckle correction 1973 C body 1 2
No. 19-04-73C 4-11-1973 Power steering high pressure hose routing All Chrysler - Plymouth vehicles so equipped 1 2
No. 19-05-73C 7-30-1973 Change of internal components 1973 C body 1 2 3
No. 19-06-73C 9-24-1973 Steering gear substitution All late build 1973 passenger cars equipped with power steering 1
Chapter 21 - TRANSMISSION
No. 21-01-73C 11-22-1973 4-speed transmission removal & installation All 1973 Satellites equipped with 4-speed transmission 1 2 3 4 5
No. 21-02-73C 1-3-1973 Automatic trans control rod return spring All 1973 models with 318 CID engines except A body 1
No. 21-03-73C 2-7-1973 A-727 kickdown anchor / band interference 1972-73 models with A-727 transmission 1 2 3 4
No. 21-04-73C 3-14-1973 New oil filter and oil pan modifications 1966 through 1973 models with automatic transmission 1
No. 21-05-73C 3-14-1973 Stiffener plate 1971 through 1973 models with automatic transmission 1 2
No. 21-06-73C 5-21-1973 Output shaft snap rings All A-727 transmissions 1
No. 21-07-73C Not dated Changes affecting field service 1966 - 1973 Torque Flight transmissions 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 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66
No. 21-08-73C 1-28-1973 Front Clutch seals All A-904 & A-727 vehicles 1
No. 21-08ii-73C 8-27-1973 Rod operated shift linkage 1971 & 1972 Plymouth Crickets 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Chapter 22 - WHEELS & TIRES
No. 22-01-73C 2-9-1973 Radial ply tires All 1973 models so equipped 1
No. 22-02-73C 3-28-1973 Warranty - Goodyear Polysteel or Radial ply All models so equipped 1
No. 22-03-73C 3-28-1973 Radial ply tires All models so equipped 1 2 3 4 5 6
Chapter 23 - BODY
No. 23-01-73C 8-23-1972 Standard colors - Mopar Limco paint All models 1 2 3
No. 23-02-73C 8-30-1972 Standard colors - Ditzler paints All models 1 2 3 4
No. 23-03-73C 11-8-1972 Door latch link clip 1972 & 1973 Valiant 1 2
No. 23-04-73C 11-22-1973 Roof luggage rack wind noise Late 1972 & early 1973 Plymouth & Plymouth Satellite models 1 2
No. 23-05-73C 11-29-1972 Rear wheel well opening moulding Early built 1973 Plymouth Satellite 2 door models 1 2
No. 23-06-73C 12-20-1972 Wind noise or water leakage 1973 models with manual vent windows 1 2 3
No. 23-07-73C 12-20-1972 Rear wheel lip molding attachment 1972 -1973 Satellite (Except Sebring) 1
No. 23-08-73C 2-7-1973 Instrument panel trim pad replacement 1972 -1973 Satellite models 1 2 3 4
No. 23-08A-73C 2-7-1973 Instrument panel trim pad replacement 1972 -1973 Satellite models (Revised) 1 2 3 4
No. 23-09-73C 2-7-1973 Wind noise - A pillar belt area 1972 -1973 Chrysler, Plymouth sedan & Suburbans 1 2
No. 23-10-73C 3-7-1973 Battery tray reinforcement All 1973 Satellite models 1 2 3
No. 23-11-73C 3-28-1973 New spring special paint colors 1973 Chrysler & Plymouth Fury models 1
No. 23-12-73C 3-28-1973 New door / tailgate adjustment procedure All 1973 station wagons 1 2 3 4
No. 23-13-73C 4-4-1973 Hood hinge rattle 1973 Valiant & Duster 1 2
No. 23-14-73C 4-4-1973 Inadvertent lock up in seat belt retractors All 1972 and 1973 vehicles 1 2 3 4 5
No. 23-15-73C 5-29-1973 Hardboard headliner 1973 Valiant Scamp & Duster 1 2
No. 23-16A-73C 7-2-1973 Wind noise seals 1971 - 1973 Satellite & C-bodies 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13
No. 23-17-73C 7-9-1973 Grille wind noise 1973 Plymouth C body 1 2
No. 23-18-73C 9-10-1973 Door latch linkage rattle Plymouth Duster & Valiant 1 2 3
No. 23-19-73C 9-4-1973 Windshield washer pump operation change All 1973 models 1
No. 23-20-73C 9-24-1973 Removal of industrial fallout All models 1
No. 23-21-73C 10-15-1973 Transmission crossmember interference All B bodies with automatic transmission & 318 CID engines 1
Chapter 24 - AIR CONDITIONING
No. 24-01-73C 10-25-1972 Intermittent blower operation 1972 & early 1973 Chrysler & Imperial 1 2 3
No. 24-02-73C 11-1-1972 Drain tube interference 1973 Valiants with AC 1
No. 24-03-73C 12-13-1972 Compressor clutch burnishing All Plymouth models with AC 1
No. 24-04-73C 1-24-1973 New air conditioning belt drive 1973 Chrysler, Fury, Satellite & Imperial 1
No. 24-05-73C 4-11-1973 Low pressure switch terminal corrosion All 1973 models with AC 1 2
No. 24-06-73C 4-4-1973 Excessive light leakage 1973 Valiant & Satellite 1
No. 24-07-73C 4-11-1973 Substitute heater blower motor 1973 Satellite 1
No. 24-08-73C 4-30-1973 Air compressor oil level All models equipped with AC 1 2
No. 24-09-73C 8-6-1973 Heater & AC control ass'y remove & install 1973 Valiant 1 2 3
No. 24-10-73C 5-29-1973 ATC system mode change malfunction Models with ACT servos built before 11-15-1972 1 2
No. 24-11-73C 8-6-1973 Heat idle rejection and severe usage fleet 1973 Imperial, Chrysler, Fury & Satellite with AC 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14
No. 24-12-73C 6-18-1973 High head pressure cutout switch Chrysler, Fury & Satellite models 1
No. 24-13-73C 7-2-1973 Condensate leaks All 1973 Valiant & Duster models 1 2
No. 24-14-73C 8-27-1973 Refrigerant leak reports All Imperial, Chrysler & Plymouth 1
No. 24-15-73C 10-15-1973 Water valve lever / cable interference All 1972 & 1973 C bodies except 1973 Imperial 1
No. 24-16-73C 1-14-1974 Substitute ETR valve All C bodies with auto temperature control AC 1
Chapter 25 - MISCELLANEOUS
No. 25-01-73C 9-23-1972 1973 Vehicle identification ( VIN) numbers All 1973 passenger cars 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
No. 25-02-73C 9-27-1973 1973 contact hoist & wrecker towing All 1973 models 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
No. 25-02A-73C 3-21-1973 1973 contact hoist & wrecker towing All 1973 models (Revised page 7) 1973 Barracuda 1
No. 25-03-73C 1-24-1973 Correct starting procedures All vehicles 1 2
No. 25-03A-73C 2-14-1973 Correct starting procedures (Revised) All vehicles 1 2
No. 25-04-73C 1-31-1973 By-pass valve hose routing All 1973 models with ASAC valve 1 2
No. 25-05-73C 3-16-1973 OSAC & EGR temperature valve changes All 1973 passenger cars so equipped 1 2
No. 25-05A-73C 6-11-1973 OSAC & EGR temperature valve changes All 1973 California cars so equipped 1
No. 25-06-73C 7-23-1973 Emission control component changes 1973 California cars with 225 CID engine 1 2
No. 25-07-73C 7-23-1973 Trailer towing package & component part ID 1973 Valiant, Duster, Fury, Chrysler & Imperial 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
No. 25-07A-73C 11-5-1973 Trailer towing package & component part ID 1973 Valiant, Duster, Fury, Chrysler & Imperial (Revision page 1) 1
No. 25-08-73C 8-13-1969 Intro. of 1974 emission control components June 18 & 19 built 1973 Chrysler wagons with 440-4 std. engines 1 2 3
No. 25-09-73C 11-5-1973 Front sheet metal shake 1973 Valiant 1 2
FACTORY INDEX
  3-25-1974 1973 Technical Service Bulletin Index 1973 models 1 2 3 4 5
 
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