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Dodge Viper Models:

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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.

Drive Train -- Verified

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

Miscellaneous -- Verified

A water leak may develop between the top and side curtains. There are updated right and left side rails available to correct this issue.

Drive Train -- Verified

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.

Miscellaneous -- Verified

Wind noise and/or water leaks may be noted from the top of the windshield frame. Our technicians tell us that installing adjustable top latch handles should help to correct this problem.

Dodge Viper Recalls (Recent)

Body, Interior & Misc., July 15, 1997

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Chrysler is recalling certain 1997 Dodge Dakota, Neon, and Viper; Jeep Grand Cherokee and Wrangler; and Plymouth Neon models because the air bag may deploy without warning when the ignition switch is turned off. Unexpected air bag deployment can result in occupant injury. Dealers will replace the air bag control module.

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Body, Interior & Misc., November 12, 2000

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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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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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Dodge Viper Questions and Answers

Visitor, 1994 Dodge Viper, Fargo, ND

wiring for windshield wiper

Visitor, 1994 Dodge Viper, Troy, MI

How do you remove the battery

daveyboy57, 1994 Dodge Viper, Farmville, VA

Will a leaking header exhaust gasket make the car run bad?

themix1, 1994 Dodge Viper, Schertz, TX

I had my car in storage about two months and drove it today. The speedo and cooling fans quit working as well as the shift lights...can you please help

themix1, 1994 Dodge Viper, Schertz, TX

After further research, it looks like I have lost a few things at once...has anyone seen this happen...been told it could be the ignition switch and also the computer...any others seen this happen

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Dodge Viper Reviews

my car's battery has been discharge. the last time i started it was jan. 2012.

I have owned my 94 viper for only a couple months now and am still getting used to it.It is not a car for the faint hearted! It handles great and has more power than a semi,but you have to know how to drive to be able to enjoy it.I love my Viper and it sure gets a lot of attention everywhere i go.Just understand it is a beast and not built for comfort..just spped!