1999 Dodge Viper Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1999 Dodge Viper

1999 Dodge Viper Problems

Click or Pop Heard From Rear of Vehicle When Clutch Released

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.

Lack of performance due to misalignment of throttle cable bracket
A lack of performance may be noted due to misalignment of the throttle cable bracket.
Revised PCM software available for spark knock
Our technicians tell us that there is a Powertrain Control Module software update to correct an engine spark knock when using 91 octane gasoline.

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1999 Dodge Viper Questions

The original ac compressor stopped pumping but the clutch still works. (2 answers)

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 the compressor again. When I plugged in the car connector, it blew another fuse. Now that clutch won...

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1999 Dodge Viper Recalls

Recall 01V312000
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.
Recall 01V313000
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.
Recall 01V120000
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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