Dodge Viper – Common problems

Common problems for the Dodge Viper

Some problems will only occur after many years of operation, others are related to technical solutions and forced the manufacturer to issue a recall. In the following overview, you will find the most common problems for the Dodge Viper, for which Dodge has announced a recall through the EU Rapex system.

If the problem is corrected in time, it may not affect the overall reliability of your Dodge Viper. However, the fault can often remain unresolved because the previous owner didn´t know about the recall or ignored the manufacturer’s letter.

The good news is that automakers usually provide unlimited time to correct such defects for free. Check to see if all of the potential problems with your Dodge Viper have been resolved in the past. How to do it, we give advice on a special page.

Latest Viper’s Issues in the EU

10. 04. 2020

The Occupant Restraint Controller (ORC) module can be defective. This may cause the airbags and seatbelt tensioners to deploy inadvertently, increasing … .

08. 04. 2016

Airbags and/or safety belt pre-tensioners may be deployed inadvertently, owing to voltage spikes. The recall concerns vehicles which have been produced … .

18. 09. 2015

The switch for the exterior door handles may short-circuit. This short circuit may cause the doors’ latch to open, resulting in … .

If you wish to know more about eventual problems of a specific car (e.g. real mileage, potential traffic accidents damages, odometer rollback, repairs, etc.), then we suggest going to HPI-Check.

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