April 2016

Mitsubishi Electric to Support Relief Efforts for Earthquakes in Kumamoto and Neighboring Regions

TOKYO, April 17, 2016 - Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (TOKYO: 6503) announced today that the Mitsubishi Electric Group will donate a total of 50 million yen (approximately US$ 460,000) to aid victims and support recovery efforts following a series of earthquakes that has struck Kumamoto Prefecture and surrounding Kyusyu regions in southern Japan since April 14.


Chicago White Sox unveil new digital signage scoreboard on Opening Day

U.S. Cellular Field, home of Major League Baseball's Chicago White Sox, this year unveiled a centerfield high-definition LED spectacular on opening day at the ballpark, according to an announcement from Diamond Vision Systems. Unique among MLB stadiums, according to the company, the main centerfield video display is 60 feet high by 134 feet wide and features a triangular top that is reminiscent of the scoreboard shape at the old Comiskey Park.


Flywheel Housing Spacer

All Mitsubishi Electric 105P55 starters adhere to SAE standards which stipulate proper pinion travel distances for starters with SAE types 1 and 3 mountings. Some medium-and heavy-duty engines which use these mountings require the use of a spacer (Figure 1) between the starter and the flywheel housing’s starter mounting flange to maintain proper distance between the starter’s pinion & engine’s ring gear.

PC0779 to PC1479 Supersession

Mitsubishi Electric Automotive America, Inc. has discontinued All Makes part number PC0779, and replaced it with PC1479. This service bulletin outlines the functionality, installation and troubleshooting differences between these two parts.


The primary difference between the outgoing model and the PC1479 is the relocation of the Integrated Mag. Switch (IMS). Relocation of the IMS allows the PC1479 model to be used on a wider range of applications.

OCP Starter Conversion Diagrams

To convert a vehicle’s starting system for use with the Mitsubishi 105P55, cut the two wires leading to the OCP plug. Connect these two wires with a butt-end connector.

To download a pdf of this instruction click here.