Butler & Smith Service Bulletins

Here are some of the hundreds of service bulletins that I intend to post.

Notice that the service bulletins have gaps in the numbering sequence.  I have no idea what the story is about this anomaly.  Did I ever get them?  Did I lose them?  They must exist.  If you have information about where to find them, please let me know.

Approved Taillight bulbs bulletin 8-78-13N

Cylinder base gaskets bulletin 11-79-13NS

Battery warranty bulletin 5-70-5NS, effective 3-1-79

Engine oil cooler bulletin 4-79-4NS

Removing alloy exhaust nuts bulletin 78-4

Fuel issues bulletin 5-79-7NS

Gas cap lock bulletin 11-79-11NS

Ignition system bulletin 10-78-18NS

Exhaust emissions bulletin 8-78-14NS

Missing owners manuals Date May 8, 1079

Paint color codes bulletin 9-78-17NS

Piston ring seating bulletin 2-78-5 N

Special tools bulletin 11-79-10NS

Tapered bearing race puller bulletin 5-79-6NS

R90S Blue Exhaust Pipes Feb 1975

1970-71, /5 fork mod bulletin 029 M

Fork springs for faired bikes bulletin 053 M, Dec 1972

Fork bottom seal ring 055 M, Ded 1972

Quartz headlamp mod for the /5,  058 M, Feb 1973

Fitting Saddle Bags 059 M, March 1973

Lower compression /5  073 M, June 1973

Centrifugal advance nut over-tightening 082 M, July 1973

Warranty warning, 085 M, July 1973

Disc Brake on the /6  092 m, Dec 1973

Approved fork fluids 117 M, May 1974

Driveshaft coupling bell change  118 M, May 1974

Pre-delivery inspection 121 M, May 1974

Carburettors on the /6, 122 M, June 1974

Generator change for more power on your /5  126 M, June 1974

Shock tightening 128 M, June 74

Front brake warning light 130 M, July 1974

Excessive front brake lever travel 145 M, November 1974

R90S carb mounting 148 M, November 1974

5-speed gearbox broken pawl spring  163 M, Jan 1975

/6 Flywheel bolt size increase 164 M, Jan 1975

Warning, sidecar use of the /5 and /6, 167 M, March 1975

Michelin Tires for the R60, 1008R, Oct 11, 1977

Adjusting steering bearings, 1011 R, July 1977

Wheel & Tire damage 1026 R, Dec. 1977

Rear brake master cylinder splash guard  1030 R, Sept. 1977

Starter and horn relay confusion, 1035 R, Sept. 1977

Tire pressure and tread depth, 1036R, May 1977

Fork oil type and reduced capacity, 1038R, Nov. 1977

Emissions compliance for 1978 1040R, Jan. 1978

Proper Starter Motor Cable position, 1042R, Jan. 1978

Fork to cockpit covers 1044R, June 1978

Cylinder head and gasket change 1045R, June 1978

The conversion of Hp to Kw, 1046R, June 1978

Piston wrist pin changes, 1047 R, June 1978

Preventative Maintenance, 1048 R, June 1978

Gear shift mechanism improvement, 1049 R, June 1978

Alloy wheel tire mounting procedures, 1050 R, June 1978

Repairing fuel taps (petcocks), 1051 R, June 1978

New sealing procedure, 1052 R, June 1978

Emission control system maintenance for 1979 models, 1053 R, July 1978

Single key system, 1055 R, Sept. 1978

Cylinder protection bar installation, 1056 R, Sept. 1978

Cylinder base spacer, 1057 R, Sept. 1978

R65 workshop manual, 1059 R, Jan. 1979

R100RS oil cooler installation, 1060 R, May 1979

Low oil pressure on all models, 1061 R, March 1978

R65 features, 1062 R, Aug. 1978

Tach installation, 1063 R, May 1978

Rear Drive ratios, 1064 R, Nov. 1978

Wheel and Disc brake runout, 1065 R, June 1978

Driveshaft Torsion Damper, 1067 R, Nov. 1978

Lean R65 carb, 1068 R, May 1979

Seat-tank interference, 1069 R, July 1979

Engine ID change, 1070 R, July 1979

Stiffer contact breaker, 1071 R, July 1979

R65 fork oil, 1072 R, July 1979

Dunlop tire approval, 1073 R, July 1979

Handlebar switch defect, 1074 R, July 1979

Fork damper noise, 1077 R, Sept. 1979

Storage in a crate, 1078 R, July 1979

Synthetic oil approved, 1079 R, no date

Headlight off switch, 1080 R, Oct. 1979

Bosch spark plug ID change, 2002, Sept. 1979

R65 electric cable error, 2003, Sept. 1979

Types of rear shocks, 2004, Sept. 1979

Winter or off-road tires, 2005, Sept. 1979

Pulse air system, 2006, Oct. 1979

All of the service bulletins that I saved up from my old dealership, BMW of Marin, are now posted.

Next, I will start moving them into folders so that they are easier to find.

We have two more batches to post.