2017 Dodge Viper Owner's Manual

2017 Dodge Viper owners manual
Year:
2017
Make:
Dodge
Model:
Viper
Rating:
(4)

Online manual

Size:
3.26 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
8
Keyless Push Button Ignition
11
Key Fob
11
Ignition Or Accessory On Message
13
Replacement Key Fobs
15
Customer Key Fob Programming
15
Rearming Of The System
16
To Arm The System
16
Entering The Liftgate With The System Armed
16
To Disarm The System
16
Tamper Alert
17
Electronic Immobilization System
17
To Unlock The Doors
18
Remote Key Unlock, Driver Door/Both Doors First
19
Flash Lights With Lock
19
Unlock On 1st Press
19
Autolock
19
To Lock The Doors
19
Sound Horn With Remote Key Lock
19
To Unlatch The Liftgate
19
Using The Panic Alarm
20
Programming Additional Key Fobs
20
Key Fob Battery Replacement
20
Power Door Locks
22
Automatic Door Locks
23
Automatic Unlock Doors On Exit
23
Power Windows
24
Auto-Down Feature
24
Auto-Up Feature With Anti-Pinch Protection
25
Reset Auto-Up
25
Occupant Restraint Systems Features
27
Important Safety Precautions
27
Seat Belt Systems
28
Enhanced Seat Belt Use Reminder System (BeltAlert)
29
Lap/Shoulder Belts
30
Lap/Shoulder Belt Operating Instructions
32
Lap/Shoulder Belt Untwisting Procedure
34
Seat Belt Extender
34
Seat Belts And Pregnant Women
35
Seat Belt Pretensioner
35
Energy Management Feature
35
Switchable Automatic Locking Retractor (ALR)
36
Supplemental Restraint Systems (SRS)
38
Air Bag System Components
38
Air Bag Warning Light
38
Front Air Bags
40
Driver And Passenger Front Air Bag Features
40
Front Air Bag Operation
42
Occupant Classification System (OCS) — Front Passenger Seat
42
Knee Impact Bolsters
52
Supplemental Side Air Bags
52
Air Bag System Components
54
If A Deployment Occurs
54
Enhanced Accident Response System
55
Enhanced Accident Response System Reset Procedure
55
Maintaining Your Air Bag System
56
Event Data Recorder (EDR)
56
Child Restraints
57
Summary Of Recommendations For Restraining Children In Vehicles
58
Infant And Child Restraints
59
Older Children And Child Restraints
59
Children Too Large For Booster Seats
60
Installing Child Restraints Using The Vehicle Seat Belt
61
Lap/Shoulder Belt Systems For Installing Child Restraints In This Vehicle
62
Installing A Child Restraint With A Switchable Automatic Locking Retractor (ALR)
63
Installing Child Restraints Using The Top Tether Anchorage
64
Transporting Pets
66
Transporting Passengers
68
Exhaust Gas
68
Safety Checks You Should Make Inside The Vehicle
69
Seat Belts
69
Air Bag Warning Light
69
Defroster
69
Floor Mat Safety Information
69
Periodic Safety Checks You Should Make Outside The Vehicle
71
Tires
71
Lights
71
Door Latches
71
Fluid Leaks
71
Automatic Dimming Mirror
75
Outside Mirrors
77
Power Mirrors
78
Manual Seats
79
Forward And Rearward Adjustment
79
Seat Height Adjustment
80
Recliner Adjustment
80
Power Seats
81
Adjusting The Seat Forward Or Rearward
81
Adjusting The Seat Up Or Down
81
Reclining The Seatback Forward Or Rearward
82
Non-Adjustable Head Restraints
83
Headlight Switch
85
Automatic Headlights
86
Headlights On With Wipers
86
Headlight Time Delay
86
Daytime Running Lights
87
Lights-On Reminder
87
Multifunction Lever
87
Turn Signals
87
High/Low Beam Switch
88
Flash-To-Pass
88
Interior Lights
88
Dimmer Controls
88
Interior Light Control
89
Interior Light Defeat (OFF)
89
Intermittent Wiper System
90
Wiper Operation
90
Mist Feature
90
Windshield Washers
91
Headlights On With Wipers
91
To Activate
95
To Set A Desired Speed
95
To Deactivate
95
To Resume Speed
96
To Vary The Speed Setting
96
To Accelerate For Passing
97
Before You Begin Programming HomeLink
99
Programming A Rolling Code
100
Reprogramming A Single HomeLink Button (Rolling Code)
101
Programming A Non-Rolling Code
101
Reprogramming A Single HomeLink Button (Non-Rolling Code)
102
Canadian/Gate Operator Programming
102
Reprogramming A Single HomeLink Button (Canadian/Gate Operator)
103
Using HomeLink
103
Security
104
Troubleshooting Tips
104
Auxiliary Jumper Harness
107
Glove Compartment
109
Console Features
110
Rear Window Defroster
112
UNDERSTANDING YOUR INSTRUMENT PANEL
113
Red Telltale Indicator Lights
118
Seat Belt Reminder Warning Light
118
Air Bag Warning Light
119
Brake Warning Light
119
Vehicle Security Warning Light — If Equipped
121
Engine Temperature Warning Light
121
Battery Charge Warning Light
122
Oil Pressure Warning Light
122
Electronic Throttle Control (ETC) Warning Light
123
Electric Power Steering Fail Warning Light — If Equipped
123
Oil Temperature Warning Light
124
Door Open Warning Light
124
Trunk Open Warning Light
124
Yellow Telltale Indicator Lights
125
Engine Check/Malfunction Indicator Light (MIL)
125
Electronic Stability Control (ESC) Indicator Light — If Equipped
126
Electronic Stability Control (ESC) OFF Indicator Light — If Equipped
127
Low Washer Fluid Indicator Light — If Equipped
127
Loose Fuel Filler Cap Indicator Light — If Equipped
127
Tire Pressure Monitoring Indicator Light
128
Low Fuel Indicator Light
130
Anti-Lock Brake (ABS) Indicator Light
130
Green Telltale Indicator Lights
131
Park/Headlight On Indicator Light
131
Turn Signal Indicator Lights
131
Cruise Control Engaged Indicator Light — If Equipped
132
White Telltale Indicator Lights
132
Cruise Control Ready Indicator Light
132
Blue Telltale Indicator Lights
133
Instrument Cluster Display Controls
134
Instrument Cluster Display Messages
136
Instrument Cluster Display Selectable Menu Items
137
Tachometer
137
MPH To km/h
137
Vehicle Info (Customer Information Features)
137
Fuel Economy
138
Trip A
139
Trip B — If Equipped
139
Audio
139
Stored Messages
139
Screen Setup Driver Selectable Items
139
SRT Performance
141
Diagnostic Codes
142
Vehicle Hibernation
142
Buttons On The Faceplate
144
Buttons On The Touchscreen
144
Customer Programmable Features/Personal Settings — Uconnect 8.4 NAV System Settings
144
Display
145
Voice
147
Clock
148
Safety & Driving Assistance — If Equipped
149
Lights
149
Doors & Locks
150
Engine Off Options
152
Audio
153
Phone/Bluetooth
154
SiriusXM Setup — If Equipped
154
Restore Settings
155
Clear Personal Data
156
System Information
156
SRT Performance Pages
157
Timers
158
G-Force
159
Gauges 1
159
Gauges 2
159
Engine
160
Options
160
UCONNECT RADIOS — IF EQUIPPED
160
Radio Operation
161
Overview
163
Control Descriptions
164
Climate Control Functions
168
Automatic Temperature Control (ATC) — If Equipped
169
Automatic Operation
169
Manual Operation Override
170
Operating Tips
170
Summer Operation
170
Winter Operation
170
Vacation/Storage
171
Window Fogging
171
Outside Air Intake
171
A/C Air Filter
171
Operating Tips Chart
172
Introducing Uconnect
173
Get Started
173
Basic Voice Commands
174
Radio
175
Media
176
Phone
177
Voice Text Reply
177
Climate (8.4 NAV)
179
Navigation (8.4 NAV)
180
Uconnect Access (8.4 NAV)
181
Vehicle Health Alert
181
Register (8.4 NAV)
182
Mobile App (8.4 NAV)
182
Voice Texting (8.4 NAV)
183
Yelp (8.4 NAV)
185
SiriusXM Travel Link (8.4 NAV)
186
Siri Eyes Free — If Equipped
186
Do Not Disturb
187
General Information
187
Additional Information
188
Normal Starting
192
If Engine Fails To Start
194
Shifting
195
Recommended Shift Speeds
197
Skip Shift Indicator Light
197
STREET/RACE MODE — IF EQUIPPED
198
Acceleration
201
Flowing/Rising Water
202
Power Steering Fluid Check
204
Brake Pad Break-In
206
Anti-Lock Brake System
207
Anti-Lock Brake Warning Light
208
Traction Control System (TCS)
208
Electronic Stability Control
209
Tire Markings
212
Tire Sizing Chart
213
Tire Identification Number (TIN)
215
Tire Terminology And Definitions
216
Tire Loading And Tire Pressure
217
Tire And Loading Information Placard Location
217
Tire And Loading Information Placard
218
Tire Pressure
222
Safety
222
Fuel Economy
222
Tread Wear
223
Ride Comfort And Vehicle Stability
223
Tire Inflation Pressures
223
Tire Pressures For High Speed Operation
224
Radial Ply Tires
224
Tire Types
225
All Season Tires — If Equipped
225
Summer Or Three Season Tires — If Equipped
225
Snow Tires
225
Run Flat Tires — If Equipped
225
Spare Tires — If Equipped
226
Spare Tire Matching Original Equipped Tire And Wheel — If Equipped
226
Compact Spare Tire — If Equipped
226
Full Size Spare — If Equipped
227
Limited Use Spare — If Equipped
227
Tire Spinning
228
Tread Wear Indicators
228
Life Of Tire
229
Replacement Tires
229
TIRE CHAINS (TRACTION DEVICES)
230
Treadwear
232
Traction Grades
232
Tire Pressure Monitoring Low Pressure Warnings
235
Service TPMS Warning
235
TPMS Deactivation — If Equipped
236
8.4L Engine
237
Reformulated Gasoline
237
Gasoline/Oxygenate Blends
237
E-85 Usage In Non-Flex Fuel Vehicles
238
CNG And LP Fuel System Modifications
238
MMT In Gasoline
238
Materials Added To Fuel
239
Fuel System Cautions
239
Emergency Fuel Filler Door Release
241
Towing This Vehicle Behind Another Vehicle (Flat Towing With All Four Wheels On The Ground)
244
GROUND CLEARANCE
245
WHAT TO DO IN EMERGENCIES
247
HAZARD WARNING FLASHER
248
Description
250
Tire Service Kit Storage
251
Tire Service Kit Components And Operation
251
Using The Mode Select Knob And Hoses
252
Tire Service Kit Usage Precautions
252
Sealing A Tire With Tire Service Kit
254
(A) Whenever You Stop To Use Tire Service Kit:
254
(B) Setting Up To Use Tire Service Kit:
254
(C) Injecting Tire Service Kit Sealant Into The Deflated Tire:
255
(D) Drive Vehicle:
257
(E) After Driving:
257
(F) Sealant Bottle And Hose Replacement:
258
JUMP-STARTING PROCEDURES
258
FREEING A STUCK VEHICLE
261
TOWING A DISABLED VEHICLE
262
ENHANCED ACCIDENT RESPONSE SYSTEM (EARS)
262
EVENT DATA RECORDER (EDR)
262
MAINTAINING YOUR VEHICLE
263
Onboard Diagnostic System (OBD II) Cybersecurity
266
EMISSIONS INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE PROGRAMS
267
REPLACEMENT PARTS
268
Engine Oil
269
Checking Oil Level
269
Change Engine Oil
270
Engine Oil Selection
270
Engine Oil Viscosity (SAE Grade) — 8.4L
270
Materials Added To Engine Oil
270
Disposing Of Used Engine Oil And Oil Filters
270
Engine Oil Filter
271
Engine Oil Filter Selection
271
Engine Air Cleaner Filter
271
Engine Air Cleaner Filter Selection
271
Maintenance-Free Battery
271
Hibernation Mode
273
To Activate Hibernation Mode
273
To Deactivate Hibernation Mode
273
Air Conditioner Maintenance
273
Refrigerant Recovery And Recycling
274
Body Lubrication
274
Wiper Blades
275
Adding Washer Fluid
275
Exhaust System
276
Cooling System
277
Coolant Checks
277
Cooling System — Drain, Flush And Refill
278
Selection Of Coolant
278
Adding Coolant
279
Cooling System Pressure Cap
280
Disposal Of Used Engine Coolant
280
Coolant Level
280
Points To Remember
281
Brake System
281
Master Cylinder — Brake Fluid Level Check
282
Change Brake Fluid
283
Manual Transmission
283
Transmission Fluid Level Check
283
Change Transmission Fluid
283
Hydraulic Clutch
283
Master Cylinder — Clutch Fluid Level Check
283
Rear Axle
284
Axle Lubricant Level Check
284
Change Axle Lubricant
284
Appearance Care And Protection From Corrosion
284
Protection Of Body And Paint From Corrosion
284
Washing
284
Wheel And Wheel Trim Care
285
Interior Care
286
Leather Or Vinyl Seat/Trim Care And Cleaning
287
Glass Surfaces
287
Cleaning Plastic Instrument Cluster Lenses
288
Seat Belt Maintenance
288
Aero Group (Front Splitter) — If Equipped
289
Rear Wing — If Equipped
290
Power Distribution Center
291
VEHICLE STORAGE
296
Front Headlamp, Front Park/Turn Signal Lamp
299
Front/Rear Side Marker Lamp
299
Taillamp, Tail/Stop Lamp
299
Rear Turn Signal Lamp
299
Backup Lamps
299
Engine
300
Chassis
302
MAINTENANCE CHART
305
Prepare For The Appointment
310
Prepare A List
310
FCA US LLC Customer Center
311
FCA Canada Inc. Customer Center
311
In Mexico Contact
311
Customer Assistance For The Hearing Or Speech Impaired (TDD/TTY)
311
Service Contract
311
WARRANTY INFORMATION
312
In The 50 United States And Washington, D.C.
313
In Canada
313
PUBLICATION ORDER FORMS
313
INDEX
315

FAQ about the 2017 Dodge Viper Manual

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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 2017 owner's manual:

  • Do-it-Yourself (DIY) Maintenance, for basic maintenance tasks that Dodge Viper owners can do
  • Customer Assistance, with contact information for customer support
  • Technical Information, like engine specifications, tire sizes, and recommendations
  • Instrument Panel and Controls, including dashboard indicators, warning lights, and controls
  • Warranty Information, about the vehicle's warranty coverage

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