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1997 Dodge Viper Problems

Find the most common issues based on 1997 Dodge Viper owner complaints.

Most Common 1997 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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1 Known 1997 Dodge Viper Brakes Problem

Brake noise or chatter may be noted from the front or rear brakes. Our technicians tell us that the repair involves installing insulators to the rear shoe plates, chamfering the front and rear lini...

3 Known 1997 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...

2 Known 1997 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 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 1997 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 1997 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 1997 Dodge Viper Heating & Air Conditioning Problems

0 Known 1997 Dodge Viper Maintenance Problems

0 Known 1997 Dodge Viper Miscellaneous Problems

0 Known 1997 Dodge Viper Suspension & Steering Problems

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Known 1997 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.
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...
Brake noise or chatter may be noted from the front or rear brakes. Our technicians tell us that the repair involves installing insulators to the rear shoe plates, chamfering the front and rear lini...
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...
A lack of performance may be noted due to misalignment of the throttle cable bracket.
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