60-190: EasiDrive Throttle Spindle Nut

AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION EASIDRIVE No. 190 June 9, 1960 TO ALL ROOTES GROUP DEALERS It has come to our attention that the special shouldered nut Throttle Spindle, Part No. P117796 has, in some instances, backed off its threads and… Read More

Bulletin 60-189: Anti-Freeze

COOLING No. 189 June 9, 1960 TO ALL ROOTES GROUP DEALERS ANTI-FREEZE With the approach of summer, we would remind all Dealers that anti-freeze should be drained from the cooling system of cars during the summer months, otherwise… Read More

Bulletin 60-188: 1,000 Mile Inspections

MISCELLANEOUS PROCEDURES No. 188 June 9, 1960 TO ALL ROOTES GROUP DEALERS 1,000 MILE INSPECTIONS It has come to our attention that a number of transient Servicing Dealers are performing 1,000 Mile Inspections on Rootes Group owner vehicles…. Read More

Bulletin 60-187: Factory-Fill Break-In Lubricants

LUBRICANTS No. 187 June 2, 1960 TO ALL ROOTES GROUP DEALERS FACTORY-FILL BREAK-IN LUBRICANTS A number of instances have come to our attention where owners have not returned to the selling Dealer at the first 500 mile interval… Read More

Bulletin 60-185: Alpine Mud and Water Entry Into Front Hub Bearings

NUMBER:60-185 DATE: June l, 1960 GROUP: STEERING MODEL: SUNBEAM ALPINE SUBJECT: MUD AND WATER ENTRY INTO FRONT HUB BEARINGS TO ALL ROOTES GROUP DEALERS This may be caused by a defective hub oil seal or by a damaged… Read More

Bulletin 60-184: Rapier & Alpine “D”-type Overdrive Oil

NUMBER:60-184 DATE: May 31, 1960 GROUP: TRANSMISSION & OVERDRIVE MODEL: SUNBEAM RAPIER AND ALPINE SUBJECT: “D” TYPE OVERDRIVE OIL LEAKS TO ALL ROOTES GROUP DEALERS For some time we have investigated a few cases of overdrive failure due… Read More

Bulletin 60-181: Alpine Windshield Water Leaks

May 17, 1960 TO ALL ROOTES GROUP DEALERS AND WAREHOUSE LOCATIONS SERVICE ADVICE LETTER NO. 181 WATER LEAKS SUNBEAM ALPINE While investigating a number of complaints received here from Dealers and owners relative to water leaks in and… Read More

Bulletin 60-179: Super Snipe I & II Sump Oil Leaks

May 10, 1960 TO ALL ROOTS GROUP DEALERS SERVICE ADVICE LETTER NO. 179 HUMBER SUPER SNIPE SERIES I & II SUMP OIL LEAKS When investigating cases of oil leaks at the sump area the following points should be… Read More

Bulletin 60-165: Minx EasiDrive Carburetor Settings

March 15, 1960 TO ALL ROOTES GROUP DEALERS SERVICE ADVICE LETTER NO. 165 HILLMAN MINX WITH EASIDRIVE CARBURETOR SETTINGS It has come to the attention of our factory during certain tests, a few EASIDRIVE equipped cars have been… Read More

Bulletin 60-186: Super Snipe II P.T.F.E. Swivel Pin Thrust Washers

STEERING FRONT SUSPENSION No. 186 June 2, 1960. TO ALL ROOTES GROUP DEALERS HUMBER SUPER SNIPE SERIES II P.T.F.E. SWIVEL PIN THRUST WASHERS A new type of thrust washer (Part No. 1203654) has been fitted to the swivel… Read More