2001 Dodge Viper Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2001 Dodge Viper

2001 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.

Noise from transmission when clutch is engaged and transmission in neutral
A light chatter or rattle or noise from the transmission may be noted with the clutch engaged and the transmission in neutral. Updating the transmission lubricant, SAE 75W will help but not eliminate it.
Driveline Clunk on Acceleration/Deceleration is Normal

Some driveline clunk noted on acceleration and deceleration is considered normal.

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2001 Dodge Viper Questions

Am I getting ripped off? Being charged $2800 for a tuneup, clutch work (1 answer)

Just had some clutch work done on 01 RT-10 with 40K miles. Was charged $2900 for tune up, clutch work (replace slave master), oil change (I supplied oil) and fixing wire harness in driver side door (some wires were broken which caused the driver side fix window and sideview mirror to stop workin...

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2001 Dodge Viper Recalls

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).
Chyrsler Recalls 2000-2001 Vehicles Due to Omitted Child Seat Tether Instruction Information

The information on how to secure a car seat properly using tether anchors using step by step, illustrated procedures is missing. Improper attachment of child seat tether straps to vehicle tether anchors could cause a child safety issue in a collision. Owners were sent an addendum to the owners manual that addresses tether strap installation.

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