1957, 1958, and 1959 Imperial & Chrysler Service Bulletins


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Below is a list of the 1957, 1958, and 1959 Chrysler and Imperial - Factory Service Bulletins.
Like a mini-recall list - These Bulletins begin in late 1957 and address problems and issues that appear with the 1957, 1958, and 1959 model years.

Most of these apply to Imperial, but many apply to ALL Chryslers and some to other specific models.
Some are year specific and others will cover more than one year or model.

Simply click on the Thumbnail picture of the bulletin you would like to view.

 

We are still missing a few Bulletins....... Please contact us if you can help us complete our list.

 

 

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58-6
Oct. 31, 1957
BODY - Front Seat Guide Spacer

Applies to All 1958 Chrysler and Imperial with Manual Seat Control

 

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58-7
Oct. 31, 1957
BODY - Body Sealing Manual

Applies to 1957 and 1958 Chrysler and Imperial Convertible and Town and Country Models

 

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58-9
Dec. 5, 1957
BODY - Instrument Panel Crash Pad Replacement

All 1957 and 1958 Imperial Models

 

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58-10
Nov. 18, 1957
BODY - Rear Deck Lid and Lock

All 1957 Imperial Models

 

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58-11
Nov. 14, 1957
TRANSMISSION - TorqueFlite Transmission Front and Rear Pump Check Valve

All 1957 Chrysler and Imperial TorqueFlite Transmission Equipped Models

 

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58-12
Nov. 29, 1957
BRAKES - Brake Pull, Brake Fade or Loss of Pedal

Applies to All 1957 Imperial Models

 

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58-13
Nov. 27, 1957
ELECTRICAL - Electric Door Locks

All 1958 Imperials Equipped with Electric Door Locks

 

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58-14
Dec. 12, 1957
ENGINE - Engine Oil Pan or Gasket Replacement

All 1958 Chrysler LC 1 Models

 

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58-15
Dec. 26, 1957
TRANSMISSION - TorqueFlite Rear Clutch Clearance

All 1957 Chrysler and Imperial TorqueFlite Equipped Models

 

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58-16
Nov. 21, 1957
BODY - Correction of Windshield and Rear Window Noise and Water Leakage

All 1957 Chrysler and Imperial Models

 

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58-18
Dec. 22, 1957
REAR AXLE - Sure-Grip Differential

All 1958 Chrysler and Imperial Equipped with Sure-Grip Differential Models

 

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58-19
Nov. 29, 1957
ACCESSORIES - Radio Service

All 1958 Chrysler and Imperial Models

 

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58-40
Feb.27, 1958
CARBURETOR - Possible Poor Performance Due to Lean Mixture - (Stumble on Acceleration After Engine is Warm)

All 1958 Chrysler and Imperial Models

 

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58-58
May 22, 1958
ELECTRICAL - Aiming The Dual Headlamp

All 1957 and 1958 Chrysler and Imperial Dual Headlamp Equipped Models

 

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58-68
no date
TRANSMISSION - Torque-Flite Transmission Claims

All Chrysler and Imperial Torque-Flight Transmission Equipped Models

 

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58-74
July 31, 1958
TRANSMISSION - Converter and Coupling Sleeve

All 1958 Chrysler and Imperial Torque-Flight Transmission Equipped Models

 

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58-75
August 27, 1958
AUTO PILOT SERVICE PARTS

All 1958 Chrysler and Imperial with Auto Pilot

 

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58-76
Sept. 4, 1958
FUEL - Fuel Filter Element

All 1957 and 1958 Chrysler and Imperial Models

 

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58-77
Sept. 4, 1958
ELECTRICAL - Speedometer Removal and Installation

All 1957 and 1958 Imperial Models

 

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58-78
Oct. 9, 1958
FUEL - Fuel Pressure Regulators - Not Necessary

All Chrysler and Imperial Models

 

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58-79
Sept. 11, 1958
BODY - Lubrication of Body Hardware

All 1957 and 1958 Chrysler and Imperial Models

 

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58-80
Oct. 9, 1958
ELECTRICAL - Distributor Cap Retaining Clips and Brackets

All 1957 and 1958 Chrysler and Imperial Models

 

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58-81
Oct. 10, 1958
ELECTRICAL - Distributor Rotor Breakage

All 1957 and 1958 Chrysler and Imperial Models

 

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58-82
Oct. 10, 1958
AIR CONDITIONING - Fooler Element Location

All 1958 Chrysler and Imperial Air-Conditioning Equipped Models

 

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59-2
Sept. 24, 1958
STANDARD COLORS - 1959 Chrysler and Imperial

All 1959 Chrysler and Imperial MC-1, MC-2, MC-3, and MY-1 Models

 

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59-3
Oct. 9, 1958
TRANSMISSION - Fluid Level Indicator Dipstick Marking

All 1959 Chrysler and Imperial Torque-Flite Equipped Models

 

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59-4
Oct. 9, 1958
ELECTRICAL - Resistance Type Spark Plug Cable

All 1959 Chrysler and Imperial Models

 

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59-5
Oct. 9, 1958
ELECTRICAL - Generator Pulley Replacement

All 1959 Chrysler and Imperial Models

 

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59-6
Oct. 9, 1958
MISCELLANEOUS - 1959 Model Identification Numbers

All 1959 Chrysler and Imperial Models

 

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59-21
Dec. 24, 1958
ACCESSORIES - Correction of Auto-Pilot not Holding Regulated Speed

All 1958 Chrysler and Imperial Auto-Pilot Equipped Models

 

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59-22
Dec. 18, 1958
STEERING - Lumpy Feeling in Power Steering

All 1958 and 1959 Chrysler and Imperial Constant Control Power Steering Equipped

 

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59-23
Dec. 29, 1958
BODY - Manual Seat Guide Assemblies

All 1959 Chrysler and Imperial Manual Seat Adjustment Equipped Models

 

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59-26
Jan. 9, 1959
BODY - Swivel Seat Diagnosis and Corrective Measures

All 1959 Chrysler and Imperial Swivel Seat Equipped Models

 

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59-28
Jan. 8, 1959
BODY - 3B Body Mount

All 1959 Chrysler and Imperial Four-Door Hardtop Models

 

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59-29
Jan. 16, 1959
BODY - Imperial Landau Textured Finish

All 1959 Imperial and Chrysler Town and Country with Imperial Landau Finish

 

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59-30
Jan. 21, 1959
TRANSMISSION - Transmission Tune-up

All Chrysler and Imperial PowerFlite and Torque-Flite Transmission Equipped

 

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59-31
Jan. 21, 1959
REAR AXLE - Rear Axle Ratios

All 1959 Chrysler and Imperial Models

 

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59-32
Feb. 12, 1959
TRANSMISSION - Torque-Flite Kickdown Band Adjusting Adapter C-3705

All 1959 Chrysler and Imperial Torque-Flite Transmission Equipped

 

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59-33
Jan. 29, 1959
MISCELLANEOUS - Data and Specfications

All 1959 Chrysler 300-E Models

 

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59-34
Jan. 21, 1959
MISCELLANEOUS - Return of Parts Replaced on 1959 Models

All 1959 Chrysler and Imperial Models

 

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59-36
Feb. 12, 1959
ENGINE - Loss of Oil Pressure

All 1959 Chrysler and Imperial Models

 

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59-37
Feb. 12, 1959
ACCESSORIES - Electric Clock Warranty

All 1958 and 1959 Imperial Models

 

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59-38
Feb. 13, 1959
WHEELS - 15 Inch Wheels

All 1959 Imperial Models After Serial Numbers Listed

 

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59-39
Feb. 19, 1959
FUEL - Engine Stalling After Cold Start

All 1959 Chrysler New Yorker (MC3), Saratoga (MC2), and Imperial (MY1) Models

 

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59-40
Mar. 5, 1959
BODY - Six-Way Power Seat Hinge Guard

All 1959 Chrysler and Imperial Six-Way Power Seat Equipped Models

 

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59-41
Feb. 19, 1959
EXHAUST - Muffler Support Clamp

All 1959 Imperial Models

 

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59-42
Feb. 26, 1959
LUBRICATION - NO Lubrication of Rubber Bushings

All Chrysler and Imperial Models

 

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59-43
Mar. 1, 1959
MISCELLANEOUS - Service Policies and Procedures

All Chrysler and Imperial Models

 

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59-44
Feb. 26, 1959
ACCESSORIES - Instant Heater Thermostat

All 1959 Chrysler and Imperial Instant Heater Equipped Models

 

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59-46
Feb. 26, 1959
STEERING - Power Steering Adjustments

All 1959 Chrysler and Imperial Power Steering Equipped Models

 

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59-47
Feb. 26, 1959
CARBURETOR - Possible Poor Performance Due to Lean Mixture

All 1959 Chrysler and Imperial Models

 

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59-48
Mar. 5, 1959
AIR-CONDITIONING - Blower Motor

All 1959 Chrysler and Imperial Air-Conditioning Equipped Models up to Serial Numbers Listed

 

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59-49
Mar. 1, 1959
BRAKES - Three Platform Total-Contact Brakes

All 1959 Chrysler and Imperial Models After Serial Numbers Listed

 

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59-50
Mar. 5, 1959
EXHAUST - Resonance or Period

All 1959 Imperial Models

 

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59-51
Mar. 26, 1959
REAR AXLE - Sure-Grip Differential Case Bolts

All 1958 Chrysler and Imperial Sure-Grip Rear-Axle Equipped Models

 

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59-52
Mar. 5, 1959
ENGINE - Thermostat Marking

All 1959 Chrysler and Imperial Models

 

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59-53
Mar. 26, 1959
COOLING - Thumping Noise in the Cooling System

All Chrysler and Imperial Models

 

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59-54
Mar. 26, 1959
LUBRICATION - Wheel Bearings

All Chrysler and Imperial Models

 

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59-55
Mar. 26, 1959
BODY - Roof Rail Weatherstrip

All 1959 Chrysler and Imperial Four-Door Hardtop Models

 

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59-56
Apr. 9, 1959
TRANSMISSION - Torque-Flite Transmission Adjustments

All 1959 Chrysler and Imperial Torque-Flite Transmission Equipped Models

 

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59-57
Mar. 31, 1959
ACCESSORIES - Instant Heat Conditionaire

All 1959 Chrysler and Imperial Instant Heat Conditionaire Equipped Models

 

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59-58
Apr. 16, 1959
BRAKES - Three Platform Total-Contact Brakes - Update

All 1959 Chrysler and Imperial Models

 

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59-59
Apr. 15, 1959
TRANSMISSION - Flushing of the Torque Converter

All 1959 Chrysler and Imperial Torque-Flite Transmission Equipped Models

 

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59-60
Apr. 15, 1959
STEERING - Constant Control Power Steering

All 1958 and 1959 Chrysler and Imperial Constant Control Power Steering Equipped Models

 

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59-69
May 6, 1959
ACCESSORIES - Servicing the Electric Antenna

All 1957, 1958, and 1959 Chrysler and Imperial Electric Antenna Equipped Models

 

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59-71
May 21, 1959
MISCELLANEOUS - Warranty Service for Vehicles Purchased by the Federal Government

All 1959 Chrysler and Imperial Models

 

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59-72
May 20, 1959
ENGINE - Oil Pump

All 1959 Chrysler and Imperial Models

 

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59-73
May 20, 1959
SUSPENSION - True-Level Torsion-Aire Suspension Compressor

All 1959 Chrysler and Imperial True-Level Torsion-Aire Equipped Models

 

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59-74
May 28, 1959
TRANSMISSION - Automatic Transmission Fluid

All Chrysler and Imperial Powerflite and Torqueflite Transmission Equipped Models

 

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59-75
June 4, 1959
ELECTRICAL - Starting Motor Drive Unit Lubrication and Corrosion Protection

All Chrysler and Imperial Models

 

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59-76
June 4, 1959
AIR-CONDITIONING - Compressor

All 1959 Chrysler and Imperial Air-Conditioning Equipped Models

 

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59-78
June 17, 1959
COOLING - Anti-Freeze and Cooling System Protection

All 1959 Chrysler and Imperial Models

 

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59-79
June 17, 1959
COOLING - Anti-Freeze for Production Cars

All 1959 Chrysler and Imperial Models

 

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59-81
June 18, 1959
TRANSMISSION - Torque Converter Control Valve

All Chrysler and Imperial Torque-Flite Transmission Equipped Models

 

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59-82
June 24, 1959
REAR AXLE - Rear Axle to Frame Strut Noise

All 1957, 1958, and 1959 Imperial Models

 

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59-83
June 24, 1959
TRANSMISSION - Ratcheting Noise During 2-3 Upshift

All Chrysler and Imperial Torque-Flite Transmission Equipped Models

 

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59-85
July 16, 1959
BRAKES - Parking Brakes Release Handle to Mirror Knob Interference

All 1959 Chrysler and Imperials Built Prior to Jan. 13, 1959

 

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59-86
June 24, 1959
ELECTRICAL - Electric Clock Replacement

All 1959 Imperials

 

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59-87
July 16, 1959
STEERING - Manual Steering Mounting Change

All 1959 Chrysler Windsor (MC1)

 

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59-88
July 16, 1959
ACCESSORIES - Headlight Automatic Beam Changer Construction, Operation, Diagnosis, and Servicing

All 1959 Chrysler and Imperial Automatic Beam Changer Equipped Models

 

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59-89
July 16, 1959
TRANSMISSION - New Torque-Flite Transmission With One Piece Valve Body

All 1959 Chrysler and Imperial Torque-Flite Transmission Equipped Models

 

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59-90
July 23, 1959
MISCELLANEOUS - Oil Seal Replacement

All 1959 and 1960 Chrysler and Imperial Models

 

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59-91
July 23, 1959
STEERING - Power Steering Fluid

All Chrysler and Imperial Power Steering Equipped Models

 

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59-92
August 13, 1959
BRAKES - Brake Shoe Lining Identification

Late 1959 Chrysler Saratoga and New Yorker Models

 

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59-94
August 27, 1959
BODY - Servicing Door Locks and Linkages

All 1957, 1958, and 1959 Chrysler and Imperial Models

 

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59-95
August 27, 1959
BODY - Plastic Protector Cover for Convertible Tops

All 1959 Chrysler and Imperial Models

 

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59-96
Sept. 4, 1959
CARBURETOR - Air Cleaner Filter Service

All 1957, 1958, and 1959 Chrysler and Imperial Models

 

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59-97
Sept. 3, 1959
ACCESSORIES - Inside Rear View Mirrors

All 1959 Chrysler and Imperial Models

 

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59-100
September 24, 1959
ENGINE - Rocker Shaft Identification

All 1959 Chrysler and Imperial Models

 

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59-101
October 29, 1959
INTERIOR - SEATS - Suggested Time Schedule for Seat Cushions and Back Covers

All 1959 Chrysler and Imperial Models

 

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59-102
October 29, 1959
AIR-CONDITIONING - Compressor Belt Rumble

All 1959 Chrysler Saratoga, New Yorker, and Imperial Air-Conditioning Equipped Models

 

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59-103
October 29, 1959
AIR-CONDITIONING - Air Conditioning Fuse Failure

All 1959 Chrysler and Imperial Air-Conditioning Equipped Models

 

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59-104
November 5, 1959
BRAKES - Brake Shoe and Lining Assemblies

All 1957, 1958, and 1959 Chrysler Models

 

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1959 TORSION-AIRE SUSPENSION
SPECS - Specifications for Front Wheel Alignment

All 1959 Torsion-Aire Equipped Models

 

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