2009 Dodge Viper Owner's Manual

2009 Dodge Viper owners manual
Year:
2009
Make:
Dodge
Model:
Viper
Rating:
(9)

Online manual

Size:
5.47 MB

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION
5
INTRODUCTION
6
HOW TO USE THIS MANUAL
6
WARNINGS AND CAUTIONS
8
VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER
8
VEHICLE MODIFICATIONS/ALTERATIONS
9
THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE
11
A WORD ABOUT YOUR KEYS
14
Ignition Key Removal
14
Key-In-Ignition Reminder
15
VEHICLE SECURITY ALARM SYSTEM
15
Rearming of the System
15
To Arm the System
15
To Disarm the System
18
Electronic Immobilization System - Canada Only
19
ILLUMINATED ENTRY SYSTEM
19
REMOTE KEYLESS ENTRY (RKE)
20
To Unlock the Doors
20
To Lock the Doors
22
To Unlatch the Trunk/Liftgate
23
Using The Panic Alarm
23
Programming Additional Transmitters
24
Battery Replacement
25
General Information
26
DOOR LOCKS
27
Manual Door Lock
28
Power Door Locks
28
WINDOWS
30
Power Windows
30
Auto Down Feature
32
Wind Buffeting
32
LIFTGATE - COUPE MODELS ONLY
32
TRUNK LOCK AND RELEASE - CONVERTIBLE MODELS ONLY
34
TRUNK SAFETY WARNING - CONVERTIBLE MODELS ONLY
34
Trunk Emergency Release
35
OCCUPANT RESTRAINTS
35
Lap/Shoulder Belts
36
Lap/Shoulder Belt Untwisting Procedure
41
Enhanced Seat Belt Reminder System (BeltAlert)
41
Automatic Locking Mode
42
Seat Belts and Pregnant Women
43
Seat Belt Extender
43
Driver and Passenger Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) - Airbag
44
Child Restraint
55
BREAK-IN RECOMMENDATIONS
61
SAFETY TIPS
62
Exhaust System
62
Safety Checks You Should Make Inside the Vehicle
63
Periodic Safety Checks You Should Make Outside The Vehicle
64
UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE
65
CONVERTIBLE TOP OPERATION - IF EQUIPPED
67
To Lower the Top
67
To Raise the Top
68
Convertible Top Boot Cover Installation - If Equipped
71
Convertible Top Boot Cover Removal and Storage
76
MIRRORS
79
Inside Day/Night Mirror
79
Outside Mirrors
79
Power Mirrors
80
SEATS
81
Manual Seat Adjustments
81
TO OPEN AND CLOSE THE HOOD
83
LIGHTS
85
Exterior and Interior Lighting Control
85
Headlights and Parking Lights
85
Headlight Time Delay
85
Daytime Running Lights
86
Lights-On Reminder
86
Battery Saver Feature - Exterior Lights
86
Fog Lights
86
Turn Signals
87
High Beam/Low Beam Select Switch
88
Flash-to-Pass
88
Interior Lights
88
WINDSHIELD WIPERS AND WASHERS
91
Intermittent Wiper System
92
Mist Feature
92
Windshield Washers
93
TILT STEERING COLUMN
93
ADJUSTABLE PEDALS
94
Adjustable Foot Rest
96
CONSOLE FEATURES
96
REAR WINDOW FEATURES
96
Electric Rear Window Defroster
97
UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL
99
INSTRUMENT PANEL FEATURES
101
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER DESCRIPTION
102
Speedometer
102
Message Center
103
Gauges and Indicator Lights
109
SETTING THE DIGITAL CLOCK
112
Clock Setting Procedure
112
SALES CODE RAH - AM AND FM STEREO RADIO WITH CD PLAYER AND CD/DVD CHANGER CONTROLS
113
Radio Operation
113
CD Player Operation
117
CD/DVD Changer Operation
118
Notes On Playing MP3 Files
119
Operation Instructions - (CD Mode For MP3 Audio Play)
121
SATELLITE RADIO - IF EQUIPPED
122
System Activation
123
Electronic Serial Number/Sirius Identification Number (ENS/SID)
123
Selecting Satellite Mode in RBB, RAH, REV and RBK Radios
124
Selecting Satellite Mode in RBP, RBU, RAZ, RB1 and RBQ Radios
124
Selecting a Channel
124
Storing and Selecting Pre-Set Channels
125
Using the PTY (Program Type) Button (If Equipped)
125
PTY (SCAN) Button
125
PTY (SEEK) Button
126
Satellite Antenna
126
Reception Quality
126
RADIO ANTENNA
126
CD/DVD MAINTENANCE
126
RADIO OPERATION AND CELLULAR PHONES
127
CLIMATE CONTROLS
127
Air Conditioning and Heating System
128
Operating Tips
131
STARTING AND OPERATING
133
STARTING PROCEDURES
136
Normal Starting
137
If Engine Fails to Start
138
After Starting
139
MANUAL TRANSMISSION
139
Recommended Shift Speeds
141
Skip Shift Indicator Light
141
DRIVING ON SLIPPERY SURFACES
143
Acceleration
143
Traction
143
DRIVING THROUGH WATER
144
Flowing/Rising Water
144
Shallow Standing Water
144
POWER STEERING
146
Power Steering Fluid Check
146
PARKING BRAKE
147
BRAKE SYSTEM
148
Brake Pad Break-In
149
Anti-Lock Brake System
150
TIRE SAFETY INFORMATION
153
Tire Markings
153
Tire Identification Number (TIN)
157
Tire Loading and Tire Pressure
158
TIRES - GENERAL INFORMATION
162
Tire Pressure
162
Tire Inflation Pressures
163
Tire Pressures for High Speed Operation
164
Radial Ply Tires
165
Tire Spinning
166
Tread Wear Indicators
166
Life of Tire
167
Replacement Tires
168
Tire Storage
169
TIRE CHAINS
169
SNOW TIRES
169
TIRE ROTATION RECOMMENDATIONS
169
TIRE PRESSURE MONITOR SYSTEM (TPMS)
171
Low Tire Indicator
171
FUEL REQUIREMENTS
172
8.4L Engine
172
Reformulated Gasoline
173
Gasoline/Oxygenate Blends
173
E-85 Usage In Non-Flex Fuel Vehicles
174
MMT In Gasoline
174
Materials Added to Fuel
175
Fuel System Cautions
175
Carbon Monoxide Warnings
176
ADDING FUEL
177
Fuel Filler Cap (Gas Cap)
177
TRAILER TOWING
178
RECREATIONAL TOWING (BEHIND MOTORHOME, ETC.)
178
Towing This Vehicle Behind Another Vehicle (Flat towing with all four wheels on the ground)
178
GROUND CLEARANCE
179
WHAT TO DO IN EMERGENCIES
181
HAZARD WARNING FLASHER
182
IF YOUR ENGINE OVERHEATS
182
TIREFIT KIT
183
TIREFIT Storage
184
TIREFIT Usage Precautions
184
TIREFIT Kit Components and Operation
187
Sealing a Tire with TIREFIT
188
JUMP-STARTING PROCEDURES
194
FREEING A STUCK VEHICLE
197
TOWING A DISABLED VEHICLE
198
MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE
199
ENGINE COMPARTMENT - 8.4L
201
ONBOARD DIAGNOSTIC SYSTEM (OBD II)
202
EMISSIONS INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE PROGRAMS
203
REPLACEMENT PARTS
204
DEALER SERVICE
205
MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES
205
Engine Oil
205
Engine Oil Filter
208
Engine Air Cleaner Filter
208
Maintenance-Free Battery
209
Battery Save Feature
212
Air Conditioner Maintenance
213
Body Lubrication
214
Windshield Wiper Blades
215
Adding Washer Fluid
215
Exhaust System
216
Cooling System
218
Brake System
224
Manual Transmission
226
Hydraulic Clutch
226
Rear Axle
228
Appearance Care And Protection From Corrosion
228
FUSES
232
Power Distribution Center
232
Mini-Power Distribution Center
235
VEHICLE STORAGE
236
REPLACEMENT BULBS
238
BULB REPLACEMENT
239
Auxiliary High Beam Headlight, Front Park/Turn Signal Light, Front Side Marker Light
239
High Intensity Discharge Headlights (HID)
240
Front Fog Light
241
Taillight, Tail/Stop Light, Rear Marker Light
242
Taillight, Tail/Stop Light, Rear Marker Light (Coupe Models)
243
Backup Light, Rear Turn Signal Light
244
License Light
247
FLUIDS AND CAPACITIES
248
FLUIDS, LUBRICANTS, AND GENUINE PARTS
249
Engine
249
Chassis
250
MAINTENANCE SCHEDULES
251
EMISSIONS CONTROL SYSTEM MAINTENANCE
252
MAINTENANCE SCHEDULES
252
MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE B
255
MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE A
265
IF YOU NEED CONSUMER ASSISTANCE
271
SUGGESTIONS FOR OBTAINING SERVICE FOR YOUR VEHICLE
273
Prepare For The Appointment
273
Prepare A List
273
Be Reasonable With Requests
273
IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE
273
Chrysler LLC Customer Center
274
Chrysler Canada Inc. Customer Center
274
In Mexico contact
274
Customer Assistance For The Hearing Or Speech Impaired (TDD/TTY)
275
Service Contract
275
WARRANTY INFORMATION (U.S. Vehicles Only)
276
MOPAR PARTS
276
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS
276
In The 50 United States And Washington, D.C
276
In Canada
277
PUBLICATION ORDER FORMS
277
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION UNIFORM TIRE QUALITY GRADES
278
Treadwear
279
Traction Grades
279
Temperature Grades
279
INDEX
281

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