1996 Dodge Viper Repair and Maintenance
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1996 Dodge Viper ProblemsDamaged rear transmission wires may cause speedometer/odometer problems
A single click or pop may be heard from the rear of the vehicle when the clutch is released. Our technicians tell us the repair involves installing matched hubs and yokes to the rear axle.
Leak detection pump failure can be caused by the internal diaphragm switch sticking, or in some cases, contamination from debris or carbon particles from vapor canister. If black carbon particles are present in the LDP, replace vapor canister in addition to LDP. The purge solenoid should also be checked for debris or carbon contamination and replaced as necessary. All evap system hoses are subject to cracking and splitting causing leaks, Inspect hoses carefully. In cases of contamination from carbon particles or debris, all hoses and tubes must be blown out with compressed air to remove contaminates.
1996 Dodge Viper QuestionsSometimes on a steep slope first gear will not engage. Have to coast back . (1 answer)
Have to coast back and re-engage. Works fine after. Has only occurred twice.
missfire at high speed. act like it wants to stall at low speed.
no problems drove to store, and it would try to start, but not enough to turn engine over. What are thing to check. can it be alarm system (kill switch)