2016 Dodge Viper Owner's Manual

2016 Dodge Viper owners manual
Year:
2016
Make:
Dodge
Model:
Viper
Rating:
(8)

Online manual

Size:
3.24 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
13
Keyless Push Button Ignition
13
Key Fob
14
Ignition Or Accessory On Message
15
SENTRY KEY
16
Replacement Keys
17
Customer Key Programming
18
General Information
18
VEHICLE SECURITY ALARM SYSTEM
19
Rearming Of The System
19
To Arm The System
19
Entering The Liftgate With The System Armed
19
To Disarm The System
20
Tamper Alert
21
Electronic Immobilization System
21
ILLUMINATED ENTRY
21
REMOTE KEYLESS ENTRY (RKE)
22
To Unlock The Doors
22
Remote Key Unlock, Driver Door/Both Doors First
23
Flash Lights With Lock
23
Unlock On 1st Press
23
Autolock
23
To Lock The Doors
24
Sound Horn With Remote Key Lock
24
To Unlatch The Liftgate
24
Using The Panic Alarm
24
Programming Additional Transmitters
25
Transmitter Battery Replacement
25
General Information
26
Gulf Coast Countries (GCC)
27
DOOR LOCKS
27
Power Door Locks
28
Automatic Door Locks
29
Automatic Unlock Doors On Exit
30
Automatic Unlock Doors On Exit Programming
30
WINDOWS
30
Power Windows
30
Auto-Down Feature
31
AUTO-Up Feature With Anti-Pinch Protection
32
Reset Auto-Up
32
LIFTGATE
33
OCCUPANT RESTRAINT SYSTEMS
35
Important Safety Precautions
35
Seat Belt Systems
36
Driver And Passenger BeltAlert (If Equipped)
37
Lap/Shoulder Belts
38
Lap/Shoulder Belt Operating Instructions
41
Lap/Shoulder Belt Untwisting Procedure
43
Seat Belt Extender
44
Seat Belts And Pregnant Women
45
Seat Belt Pretensioner
45
Energy Management Feature
46
Switchable Automatic Locking Retractor (ALR)
46
Supplemental Restraint System (SRS)
48
Air Bag System Components
48
Advanced Front Air Bags
49
Advanced Front Air Bag Features
50
Advanced Air Bag Features
51
Advanced Front Air Bag Operation
52
Occupant Classification System (OCS) - Front Passenger Seat
53
Knee Impact Bolsters
65
Supplemental Door-Integrated Side Air Bags
65
If A Deployment Occurs
68
Enhanced Accident Response System
69
Enhanced Accident Response System Reset Procedure
70
Air Bag Warning Light
70
Maintaining Your Air Bag System
72
Event Data Recorder (EDR)
73
Child Restraints
74
Summary Of Recommendations For Restraining Children In Vehicles
76
Infants And Child Restraints
77
Older Children And Child Restraints
77
Children Too Large For Booster Seats
79
Installing Child Restraints Using The Vehicle Seat Belt
80
Lap/Shoulder Belt Systems For Installing Child Restraints In This Vehicle
80
Installing A Child Restraint with A Switchable Automatic Locking Retractor (ALR):
81
Installing Child Restraints Using The Top Tether Anchorage
83
Transporting Pets
85
SRT ENGINE BREAK-IN RECOMMENDATIONS
86
SAFETY TIPS
87
Transporting Passengers
87
Exhaust Gas
88
Safety Checks You Should Make Inside The Vehicle
89
Seat Belts
89
Air Bag Warning Light
89
Defroster
89
Floor Mat Safety Information
89
Periodic Safety Checks You Should Make Outside The Vehicle
90
Tires
90
Lights
90
Door Latches
90
Fluid Leaks
90
UNDERSTANDING THE FEATURES OF YOUR VEHICLE
91
MIRRORS
94
Automatic Dimming Mirror
94
Outside Mirrors
98
Power Mirrors
98
Vanity Mirror
99
SEATS
100
Manual Seats
100
Forward And Rearward Adjustment
100
Seat Height Adjustment
101
Recliner Adjustment
101
Power Seats
102
Adjusting The Seat Forward Or Rearward
103
Adjusting The Seat Up Or Down
103
Reclining The Seatback Forward Or Rearward
103
Non-Adjustable Head Restraints
104
TO OPEN AND CLOSE THE HOOD
105
LIGHTS
107
Headlight Switch
107
Automatic Headlights
108
Headlights On With Wipers (Available With Automatic Headlights Only)
108
Headlight Time Delay
108
Daytime Running Lights
109
Lights-On Reminder
109
Multifunction Lever
110
Turn Signals
110
High/Low Beam Switch
111
Flash-To-Pass
111
Interior Lights
111
Dimmer Controls
112
Interior Light Control
112
Interior Light Defeat (OFF)
113
Parade Mode (Daytime Brightness Feature)
113
WINDSHIELD WIPERS AND WASHERS
113
Intermittent Wiper System
113
Wiper Operation
114
Mist Feature
114
Windshield Washers
115
Headlights On With Wipers (Available With Automatic Headlights Only)
116
TILT STEERING COLUMN
116
ADJUSTABLE PEDALS
117
Adjustable Foot Rest
119
ELECTRONIC SPEED CONTROL
119
To Activate
120
To Set A Desired Speed
121
To Deactivate
121
To Resume Speed
121
To Vary The Speed Setting
121
To Accelerate For Passing
123
PARKVIEW REAR BACK UP CAMERA — IF EQUIPPED
123
GARAGE DOOR OPENER — IF EQUIPPED
125
Before You Begin Programming HomeLink
126
Programming A Rolling Code
127
Reprogramming A Single HomeLink Button (Rolling Code)
129
Programming A Non-Rolling Code
129
Reprogramming A Single HomeLink Button (Non — Rolling Code)
130
Canadian/Gate Operator Programming
130
Reprogramming A Single HomeLink Button (Canadian/Gate Operator)
131
Using HomeLink
132
Security
132
Troubleshooting Tips
132
General Information
133
ELECTRICAL POWER OUTLETS
134
Auxiliary Jumper Harness
136
CUPHOLDERS — IF EQUIPPED
138
STORAGE
138
Glove Compartment
138
Console Features
139
Door Storage
141
REAR WINDOW FEATURES
142
Rear Window Defroster
142
UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL
143
INSTRUMENT PANEL FEATURES
146
INSTRUMENT CLUSTER
147
WARNING AND INDICATOR LIGHTS
149
Red Telltale Indicator Lights
150
Seat Belt Reminder Warning Light
150
Air Bag Warning Light
151
Brake Warning Light
152
Vehicle Security Warning Light — If Equipped
154
Engine Temperature Warning Light
154
Charging System Warning Light
155
Oil Pressure Warning Light
156
Electronic Throttle Control (ETC) Warning Light
157
Electric Power Steering Fail Warning
158
Oil Temperature Warning Light
158
Door Open Warning Light
159
Trunk Open Warning Light
159
Yellow Telltale Indicator Lights
160
Engine Check/Malfunction Indicator Light (MIL)
160
Electronic Stability Control (ESC) Indicator Light — If Equipped
162
Electronic Stability Control (ESC) OFF Indicator Light — If Equipped
163
Low Washer Fluid Indicator Light — If Equipped
163
Loose Fuel Filler Cap Indicator Light
164
Tire Pressure Monitoring Indicator Light
164
Low Fuel Indicator Light
167
Anti-Lock Brake (ABS) Indicator Light
167
Green Telltale Indicator Lights
168
Park/Headlight ON Indicator Light
168
Turn Signal Indicator Lights
169
Electronic Speed Control Set Indicator Light
170
White Telltale Indicator Light
170
Electronic Speed Control ON Indicator Light
170
Blue Telltale Indicator Light
171
High Beam Indicator Light
171
DRIVER INFORMATION DISPLAY (DID)
172
DID Display
174
Driver Information Display (DID) Messages
177
DID Selectable Menu Items
178
Tachometer
178
MPH To km/h
179
Vehicle Info (Customer Information Features)
179
Fuel Economy
181
Trip A
181
Trip B — If Equipped
182
Audio
182
Stored Messages
182
Screen Setup Driver Selectable Items
183
SRT Performance
185
Diagnostic Codes
186
Vehicle Hibernation
186
UCONNECT SETTINGS
187
Buttons On The Faceplate
188
Buttons On The Touchscreen
188
Customer Programmable Features/Personal Settings — Uconnect 8.4 System Settings
188
Display
189
Voice
191
Clock
191
Safety & Driving Assistance — If Equipped
192
Lights
193
Doors & Locks
194
Engine Off Options
197
Audio
197
Phone/Bluetooth
199
SiriusXM Setup — If Equipped
199
Restore Settings
200
Clear Personal Data
200
System Information
201
SRT Performance Pages
201
Timers
202
G-Force
204
Gauges 1
204
Gauges 2
204
Engine
205
Options
205
UCONNECT RADIOS — IF EQUIPPED
205
iPod/USB/MP3 CONTROL — IF EQUIPPED
206
STEERING WHEEL AUDIO CONTROLS
206
Radio Operation
207
RADIO ANTENNA
208
RADIO OPERATION AND MOBILE DEVICES
208
General Information
208
CLIMATE CONTROLS
208
Automatic Temperature Control (ATC)
209
Automatic Operation
213
Recirculation Control
214
Summer Operation
214
Winter Operation
214
Vacation/Storage
215
Window Fogging and Frosting
215
Outside Air Intake
215
Control Setting Suggestions For Various Weather Conditions
216
PERSONALIZED MENU BAR
217
UCONNECT VOICE RECOGNITION QUICK TIPS
217
Introducing Uconnect
217
Get Started
218
Basic Voice Commands
219
Radio
220
Media
221
Phone
222
Voice Text Reply
223
Climate (8.4AN)
225
Navigation (8.4AN)
226
Uconnect Access (8.4AN)
227
Register (8.4A/8.4AN)
228
Mobile App (8.4A/8.4AN)
229
Voice Texting (8.4A/8.4AN)
230
Yelp (8.4A/8.4AN)
231
SiriusXM Travel Link (8.4AN)
233
Siri Eyes Free — If Equipped
233
Do Not Disturb
234
General Information
235
Additional Information
236
STARTING AND OPERATING
237
STARTING PROCEDURES
240
Normal Starting
240
If Engine Fails To Start
242
After Starting
243
MANUAL TRANSMISSION
243
Shifting
244
Recommended Shift Speeds
246
Skip Shift Indicator Light
246
STREET/RACE MODE — IF EQUIPPED
247
LAUNCH MODE
249
TRACK USE
251
Guidelines For Track Use
251
DRIVING ON SLIPPERY SURFACES
252
Acceleration
252
Traction
253
DRIVING THROUGH WATER
253
Flowing/Rising Water
254
Shallow Standing Water
254
POWER STEERING
255
Power Steering Fluid Check
256
PARKING BRAKE
257
BRAKE SYSTEM
259
Brake Pad Break-In
260
Safe Operating Tips
260
ELECTRONIC BRAKE CONTROL SYSTEM
261
Anti-Lock Brake System
261
Anti-Lock Brake Warning Light
263
Traction Control System (TCS)
264
Electronic Stability Control
264
Electronic Stability Control (ESC) Operating Modes
265
TIRE SAFETY INFORMATION
268
Tire Markings
268
Tire Sizing Chart
270
Tire Identification Number (TIN)
272
Tire Terminology And Definitions
274
Tire Loading And Tire Pressure
275
Tire And Loading Information Placard Location
275
Tire And Loading Information Placard
276
Loading
276
TIRES — GENERAL INFORMATION
280
Tire Pressure
280
Safety
280
Fuel Economy
281
Tread Wear
281
Ride Comfort And Vehicle Stability
281
Tire Inflation Pressures
281
Tire Pressures For High Speed Operation
283
Radial Ply Tires
283
Tire Types
284
All Season Tires — If Equipped
284
Summer Or Three Season Tires — If Equipped
284
Snow Tires
285
Run Flat Tires — If Equipped
285
Spare Tires — If Equipped
285
Spare Tire Matching Original Equipped Tire And Wheel — If Equipped
286
Compact Spare Tire — If Equipped
286
Full Size Spare — If Equipped
287
Limited-Use Spare — If Equipped
287
Tire Spinning
288
Tread Wear Indicators
288
Life Of Tire
289
Replacement Tires
290
TIRE CHAINS (TRACTION DEVICES)
292
TIRE ROTATION RECOMMENDATIONS
292
TIRE PRESSURE MONITOR SYSTEM (TPMS)
293
Premium System
296
Tire Pressure Monitoring Low Pressure Warnings
296
Service TPMS Warning
297
General Information
298
FUEL REQUIREMENTS
299
8.4L Engine
299
Reformulated Gasoline
299
Gasoline/Oxygenate Blends
300
E-85 Usage In Non-Flex Fuel Vehicles
300
MMT In Gasoline
301
Materials Added To Fuel
301
Fuel System Cautions
302
Carbon Monoxide Warnings
303
ADDING FUEL
303
Emergency Fuel Filler Door Release
305
TRAILER TOWING
308
RECREATIONAL TOWING (BEHIND MOTORHOME, ETC.)
308
Towing This Vehicle Behind Another Vehicle (Flat Towing With All Four Wheels On The Ground)
308
GROUND CLEARANCE
309
WHAT TO DO IN EMERGENCIES
311
HAZARD WARNING FLASHER
312
IF YOUR ENGINE OVERHEATS
312
WHEEL AND TIRE TORQUE SPECIFICATIONS
313
Torque Specifications
313
TIRE SERVICE KIT — IF EQUIPPED
315
Tire Service Kit Storage
315
Tire Service Kit Components And Operation
316
Using The Mode Select Knob And Hoses
316
Tire Service Kit Usage Precautions
317
Sealing A Tire With Tire Service Kit
319
(A) Whenever You Stop To Use Tire Service Kit:
319
(B) Setting Up To Use Tire Service Kit:
320
(C) Injecting Tire Service Kit Sealant Into The Deflated Tire:
320
(D) Drive Vehicle:
323
(E) After Driving:
323
(F) Sealant Bottle And Hose Replacement:
324
JUMP-STARTING PROCEDURES
325
FREEING A STUCK VEHICLE
329
TOWING A DISABLED VEHICLE
331
MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE
333
ENGINE COMPARTMENT — 8.4L
335
ONBOARD DIAGNOSTIC SYSTEM (OBD II)
336
EMISSIONS INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE PROGRAMS
336
REPLACEMENT PARTS
338
DEALER SERVICE
338
MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES
339
Engine Oil
339
Checking Oil Level
339
Change Engine Oil
340
Engine Oil Selection
340
Engine Oil Viscosity (SAE Grade)
341
Materials Added To Engine Oil
341
Disposing Of Used Engine Oil And Oil Filters
341
Engine Oil Filter
341
Engine Oil Filter Selection
341
Engine Air Cleaner Filter
342
Engine Air Cleaner Filter Selection
342
Maintenance-Free Battery
343
Hibernation Mode
344
To Activate Hibernation Mode
345
To Deactivate Hibernation Mode
345
Air Conditioner Maintenance
345
Refrigerant Recovery And Recycling
346
Body Lubrication
347
Wiper Blades
347
Adding Washer Fluid
348
Exhaust System
348
Cooling System
351
Coolant Checks
351
Cooling System — Drain, Flush And Refill
352
Selection Of Coolant
352
Adding Coolant
353
Cooling System Pressure Cap
354
Disposal Of Used Engine Coolant
355
Coolant Level
355
Points To Remember
356
Brake System
357
Master Cylinder — Brake Fluid Level Check
357
Change Brake Fluid
359
Manual Transmission
359
Transmission Fluid Level Check
359
Change Transmission Fluid
360
Hydraulic Clutch
360
Master Cylinder — Clutch Fluid Level Check
360
Rear Axle
360
Axle Lubricant Level Check
360
Change Axle Lubricant
361
Appearance Care And Protection From Corrosion
361
Protection Of Body And Paint From Corrosion
361
Washing
361
Wheel And Wheel Trim Care
362
Interior Care
363
Leather Or Vinyl Seat/Trim Care And Cleaning
364
Glass Surfaces
364
Cleaning Plastic Instrument Cluster Lenses
365
Seat Belt Maintenance
365
Aero Group (Front Splitter) — If Equipped
365
Rear Wing — If Equipped
367
Carbon Fiber — If Equipped
367
FUSES
368
Power Distribution Center
369
VEHICLE STORAGE
376
REPLACEMENT BULBS
379
BULB REPLACEMENT
381
Front Headlamp, Front Park/Turn Signal Lamp
381
Front/Rear Side Marker Lamp
381
Taillamp, Tail/Stop Lamp
381
Rear Turn Signal Lamp
381
Backup Lamps
381
FLUID CAPACITIES
382
FLUIDS, LUBRICANTS, AND GENUINE PARTS
383
Engine
383
Chassis
385
MAINTENANCE SCHEDULES
387
MAINTENANCE SCHEDULES
388
MAINTENANCE CHART
390
IF YOU NEED CONSUMER ASSISTANCE
395
SUGGESTIONS FOR OBTAINING SERVICE FOR YOUR VEHICLE
397
Prepare For The Appointment
397
Prepare A List
397
Be Reasonable With Requests
397
IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE
397
FCA US LLC Customer Center
398
FCA Canada Inc. Customer Center
398
In Mexico Contact
399
Customer Assistance For The Hearing Or Speech Impaired (TDD/TTY)
399
Service Contract
399
WARRANTY INFORMATION
400
MOPAR PARTS
401
REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS
401
In The 50 United States And Washington, D.C.
401
In Canada
401
PUBLICATION ORDER FORMS
402
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION UNIFORM TIRE QUALITY GRADES
403
Treadwear
403
Traction Grades
403
Temperature Grades
404
INDEX
405

FAQ about the 2016 Dodge Viper Manual

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  • Best practice for driving your Dodge Viper
  • Handling the Unexpected, including tire changes, jump-starting, and common car issues
  • A brief overview of the vehicle and specifications
  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage
  • Maintenance for your Dodge Viper, such as oil changes, tire rotations, brake inspections, and fluid checks

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