2010 Dodge Viper Owner's Manual

2010 Dodge Viper owners manual
Year:
2010
Make:
Dodge
Model:
Viper
Rating:
(10)

Online manual

Size:
4.89 MB

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION
7
INTRODUCTION
8
HOW TO USE THIS MANUAL
8
WARNINGS AND CAUTIONS
10
VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER
10
VEHICLE MODIFICATIONS/ALTERATIONS
11
THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE
13
A WORD ABOUT YOUR KEYS
16
Ignition Key Removal
16
Key-In-Ignition Reminder
17
VEHICLE SECURITY ALARM SYSTEM
17
Rearming of the System
17
To Arm the System
17
To Disarm the System
19
Electronic Immobilization System — Canada Only
20
ILLUMINATED ENTRY
21
REMOTE KEYLESS ENTRY (RKE)
22
To Unlock the Doors
23
To Lock the Doors
24
To Unlatch the Trunk/Liftgate
25
Using the Panic Alarm
25
Remote Open Window Feature
25
Programming Additional Transmitters
26
Battery Replacement
26
General Information
27
DOOR LOCKS
28
Manual Door Lock
29
Power Door Locks
30
WINDOWS
31
Power Windows
31
Auto-Down Feature
33
Wind Buffeting
33
LIFTGATE — COUPE MODELS ONLY
33
TRUNK LOCK AND RELEASE — CONVERTIBLE MODELS ONLY
35
TRUNK SAFETY WARNING — CONVERTIBLE MODELS ONLY
35
Trunk Emergency Release
36
OCCUPANT RESTRAINTS
36
Lap/Shoulder Belts
38
Lap/Shoulder Belt Untwisting Procedure
42
Enhanced Seat Belt Use Reminder System (BeltAlert)
43
Automatic Locking Retractors (ALR) Mode — If Equipped
45
Seat Belt Pretensioners — If Equipped
45
Seat Belts and Pregnant Women
46
Seat Belt Extender
46
Driver and Passenger Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) - Airbags
46
Airbag Deployment Sensors and Controls
51
Child Restraints
60
BREAK-IN RECOMMENDATIONS
67
SAFETY TIPS
68
Transporting Passengers
68
Exhaust Gas
68
Safety Checks You Should Make Inside the Vehicle
69
Periodic Safety Checks You Should Make Outside the Vehicle
71
UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE
73
CONVERTIBLE TOP OPERATION — IF EQUIPPED
75
To Lower the Top
75
To Raise the Top
77
Convertible Top Boot Cover Installation — If Equipped
79
Convertible Top Boot Cover Removal and Storage
83
MIRRORS
86
Inside Day/Night Mirror
86
Outside Mirrors
87
Power Mirrors
88
SEATS
89
Manual Seat Adjustments
89
TO OPEN AND CLOSE THE HOOD
90
LIGHTS
92
Exterior and Interior Lighting Control
92
Headlights and Parking Lights
92
Headlight Time Delay
93
Daytime Running Lights
93
Lights-On Reminder
94
Battery Saver Feature — Exterior Lights
94
Fog Lights
94
Turn Signals
95
High Beam/Low Beam Select Switch
95
Flash-to-Pass
95
Interior Lights
95
WINDSHIELD WIPERS AND WASHERS
98
Intermittent Wiper System
99
Mist Feature
100
Windshield Washers
100
TILT STEERING COLUMN
100
ADJUSTABLE PEDALS
101
Adjustable Foot Rest
103
ELECTRICAL POWER OUTLETS
104
CONSOLE FEATURES
106
STORAGE
107
REAR WINDOW FEATURES
108
Rear Window Defroster
108
UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL
109
INSTRUMENT PANEL FEATURES
111
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER DESCRIPTIONS
112
Speedometer
112
Message Center
113
Gauges and Indicator Lights
120
SETTING THE DIGITAL CLOCK
122
Clock Setting Procedure
123
SALES CODE RAH — AM AND FM STEREO RADIO WITH CD PLAYER AND CD/DVD CHANGER CONTROLS
123
Radio Operation
123
CD Player Operation
127
CD/DVD Changer Operation
129
Notes On Playing MP3 Files
129
Operation Instructions - (CD Mode For MP3 Audio Play)
132
Uconnect™ Multimedia (SATELLITE RADIO) — IF EQUIPPED
133
System Activation
133
Electronic Serial Number/Sirius Identification Number (ESN/SID)
134
Selecting Uconnect™ Multimedia (Satellite) Mode in RBB, RAH, REV and RBK Radios
134
Selecting Uconnect™ Multimedia (Satellite) Mode in RBP, RBU, RAZ, RB1 and RBQ Radios
135
Selecting a Channel
135
Storing and Selecting Pre-Set Channels
135
Using the PTY (Program Type) Button (If Equipped)
136
PTY (SCAN) Button
136
PTY (SEEK) Button
136
Satellite Antenna
136
Reception Quality
137
RADIO ANTENNA
137
CD/DVD DISC MAINTENANCE
137
RADIO OPERATION AND CELLULAR PHONES
138
CLIMATE CONTROLS
138
Air Conditioning and Heating System
138
Operating Tips
141
STARTING AND OPERATING
145
STARTING PROCEDURES
148
Normal Starting
148
If Engine Fails to Start
150
After Starting
151
MANUAL TRANSMISSION
151
Recommended Shift Speeds
153
Skip Shift Indicator Light
154
DRIVING ON SLIPPERY SURFACES
155
Acceleration
155
Traction
155
DRIVING THROUGH WATER
155
Flowing/Rising Water
156
Shallow Standing Water
156
POWER STEERING
158
Power Steering Fluid Check
158
PARKING BRAKE
159
BRAKE SYSTEM
161
Brake Pad Break-In
161
Anti-Lock Brake System
162
TIRE SAFETY INFORMATION
165
Tire Markings
165
Tire Identification Number (TIN)
169
Tire Terminology and Definitions
170
Tire Loading and Tire Pressure
171
TIRES — GENERAL INFORMATION
175
Tire Pressure
175
Tire Inflation Pressures
176
Tire Pressures for High Speed Operation
178
Radial Ply Tires
178
Tire Spinning
178
Tread Wear Indicators
179
Life of Tire
180
Replacement Tires
180
Tire Storage
181
SNOW TIRES
182
TIRE ROTATION RECOMMENDATIONS
182
TIRE PRESSURE MONITOR SYSTEM (TPMS)
183
Low Tire Indicator
183
FUEL REQUIREMENTS
185
8.4L Engine
185
Reformulated Gasoline
185
Gasoline/Oxygenate Blends
186
E-85 Usage In Non-Flex Fuel Vehicles
186
MMT In Gasoline
187
Materials Added to Fuel
187
Fuel System Cautions
188
Carbon Monoxide Warnings
189
ADDING FUEL
189
Fuel Filler Cap (Gas Cap)
189
TRAILER TOWING
191
RECREATIONAL TOWING (BEHIND MOTORHOME, ETC.)
191
Towing This Vehicle Behind Another Vehicle (Flat towing with all four wheels on the ground)
191
GROUND CLEARANCE
191
WHAT TO DO IN EMERGENCIES
193
HAZARD WARNING FLASHER
194
IF YOUR ENGINE OVERHEATS
194
TIREFIT KIT
195
TIREFIT Storage
196
TIREFIT Kit Components and Operation
196
TIREFIT Usage Precautions
198
Sealing a Tire with TIREFIT
200
JUMP-STARTING PROCEDURES
206
FREEING A STUCK VEHICLE
209
TOWING A DISABLED VEHICLE
210
MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE
211
ENGINE COMPARTMENT — 8.4L
213
ONBOARD DIAGNOSTIC SYSTEM (OBD II)
214
EMISSIONS INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE PROGRAMS
215
REPLACEMENT PARTS
216
DEALER SERVICE
216
MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES
217
Engine Oil
218
Engine Oil Filter
220
Engine Air Cleaner Filter
220
Maintenance-Free Battery
221
Battery Save Feature
223
Air Conditioner Maintenance
225
Body Lubrication
227
Windshield Wiper Blades
227
Adding Washer Fluid
228
Exhaust System
228
Cooling System
231
Brake System
236
Manual Transmission
239
Hydraulic Clutch
240
Rear Axle
241
Appearance Care and Protection from Corrosion
241
Aero Group — If Equipped
245
FUSES
248
Power Distribution Center
248
Mini-Power Distribution Center
251
VEHICLE STORAGE
251
REPLACEMENT BULBS
254
BULB REPLACEMENT
255
Auxiliary High Beam Headlamp, Front Park/Turn Signal Lamp, Front Side Marker Lamp
255
High Intensity Discharge Headlamps (HID)
256
Front Fog Lamp
257
Taillamp, Tail/Stop Lamp, Rear Marker Lamp
258
Taillamp, Tail/Stop Lamp, Rear Marker Lamp (Coupe Models)
259
Backup Lamp, Rear Turn Signal Lamp
260
License Lamp
263
FLUID CAPACITIES
264
FLUIDS, LUBRICANTS, AND GENUINE PARTS
265
Engine
265
Chassis
266
MAINTENANCE SCHEDULES
267
EMISSIONS CONTROL SYSTEM MAINTENANCE
268
MAINTENANCE SCHEDULES
268
MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE B
271
MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE A
282
IF YOU NEED CONSUMER ASSISTANCE
289
SUGGESTIONS FOR OBTAINING SERVICE FOR YOUR VEHICLE
291
Prepare For The Appointment
291
Prepare A List
291
Be Reasonable With Requests
291
IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE
291
Chrysler Group LLC Customer Center
292
Chrysler Canada Inc. Customer Center
292
In Mexico contact:
292
Customer Assistance For The Hearing Or Speech Impaired (TDD/TTY)
293
Service Contract
293
WARRANTY INFORMATION
294
MOPAR PARTS
294
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS
294
In the 50 United States and Washington, D.C.
294
In Canada
295
PUBLICATION ORDER FORMS
295
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION UNIFORM TIRE QUALITY GRADES
297
Treadwear
297
Traction Grades
297
Temperature Grades
298

FAQ about the 2010 Dodge Viper Manual

What contains the 2010 Viper manual?

The Dodge Viper owner's manual is a comprehensive guide provided by Dodge to assist owners in understanding and operating their specific model of the Dodge Viper. It contains important information about the vehicle's features, functions, and maintenance requirements. A general overview of what you might find in a Dodge Viper 2010 owner's manual:

  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • Basic operations, like starting and stopping the engine and driver settings
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Fuel Information, with recommended fuel type and fuel tank capacity
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations

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