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1999 Dodge Viper

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1999 Dodge Viper Problems

Drive Train -- Verified

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.

Engine -- Verified

A lack of performance may be noted due to misalignment of the throttle cable bracket.

Engine -- Verified

Our technicians tell us that there is a Powertrain Control Module software update to correct an engine spark knock when using 91 octane gasoline.

Exhaust & Emissions -- Verified

The Check Engine Light may illuminate due to an evap system system fault. Our technicians tell us that the purge valve should be checked for debris or carbon contamination. If contamination is found the purge valve and carbon canister should be replace and the EVAP hoses blown out with compressed air. All evap system hoses are subject to cracking and splitting causing leaks, Inspect hoses carefully. Aftermarket gas caps are very prone to failu...

1999 Dodge Viper Recalls (Recent)

Body, Interior & Misc., February 25, 2002

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH RACING OPTION (ACR OR GT2). THE 5-POINT RACING SEAT BELT HARNESS, WHICH IS OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT ON THE VIPER MAY NOT MEET THE VOLUNTARY LOAD SPECIFICATIONS SET FORTH BY THE FIA (FEDERATION INTERNATIONALE DE L'AUTOMOBILE).

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Suspension & Steering, May 20, 2002

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES USED EXTENSIVELY IN TRACK TYPE RACING EVENTS AND SUBJECTED TO AGGRESSIVE DRIVING CONDITIONS COULD EXPERIENCECRACKING OF THE STEERING RACK MOUNTING BRACKETS.

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Suspension & Steering, May 20, 2002

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES USED EXTENSIVELY IN TRACK TYPE RACING EVENTS AND SUBJECTED TO AGGRESSIVE DRIVING CONDITIONS COULD EXPERIENCE CRACKS AT THE WELDS OF THE REAR DIFFERENTIAL MOUNTING BRACKET.

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1999 Dodge Viper Questions and Answers

moparlou, 1999 Dodge Viper, Stillwater, OK

I replaced the compressor with a new one and the fuse blew. It seems that the clutch coil was shorted. So I ordered a new compressor. I tested the clutch and it activated with 12 volts. I replaced ...

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