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1996 Dodge Viper Problems

Find the most common issues based on 1996 Dodge Viper owner complaints.

Most Common 1996 Dodge Viper Problems

Some driveline clunk noted on acceleration and deceleration is considered normal.
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.
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 elimina...
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0 Known 1996 Dodge Viper Brakes Problems

3 Known 1996 Dodge Viper Drive Train Problems

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

4 Known 1996 Dodge Viper Electrical & Lights Problems

The electronic entry system may stop working. Our technicians tell us that the entry module should be replaced to correct this issue.
The speedometer or odometer may not work intermittently due to damaged wires at the rear of the transmission.
The instrument panel backlighting may flicker most noticeably when the dimmer is set in the 1/2 position. Our technicians tell us that a revised panel dimmer switch module is available to correct t...

2 Known 1996 Dodge Viper Engine Problems

A lack of performance may be noted due to misalignment of the throttle cable bracket.
Our technicians tell us that there is a Powertrain Control Module software update to correct an intermittent hesitation between 4,000 & 5,000 RPM, or engine spark knock when using 91 octane gas...

1 Known 1996 Dodge Viper Exhaust & Emissions Problem

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 a...

0 Known 1996 Dodge Viper Heating & Air Conditioning Problems

0 Known 1996 Dodge Viper Maintenance Problems

2 Known 1996 Dodge Viper Miscellaneous Problems

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

0 Known 1996 Dodge Viper Suspension & Steering Problems

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Known 1996 Dodge Viper Problems & Complaints

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 a...
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.
The speedometer or odometer may not work intermittently due to damaged wires at the rear of the transmission.
Our technicians tell us that there is a Powertrain Control Module software update to correct an intermittent hesitation between 4,000 & 5,000 RPM, or engine spark knock when using 91 octane gas...
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 elimina...
Some driveline clunk noted on acceleration and deceleration is considered normal.
The electronic entry system may stop working. Our technicians tell us that the entry module should be replaced to correct this issue.
The instrument panel backlighting may flicker most noticeably when the dimmer is set in the 1/2 position. Our technicians tell us that a revised panel dimmer switch module is available to correct t...
Security system faults may be related to misalignment of the hood and/or rear glass strut switch.
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.
A water leak may develop between the top and side curtains. There are updated right and left side rails available to correct this issue.
A lack of performance may be noted due to misalignment of the throttle cable bracket.
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