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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
31,580 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

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2004 Dodge Viper suspension problems

suspension problem

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2004 Dodge Viper Owner Comments

problem #3

Jan 152013

Viper 10-cyl

  • 32,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

The contact owns a 2004 Dodge Viper. The contact stated that while driving approximately 5 mph, he heard an abnormal thumping sound. The vehicle was inspected by an independent mechanic, who advised the contact that the rear suspension knuckle was causing the failure. Additionally, the contact noticed a whining sound coming from the steering wheel and the steering wheel became difficult to maneuver. The mechanic advised that the power steering connecter had expanded, causing power steering fluid to leak. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The vehicle was not repaired. The approximate failure mileage was 32,000. Duplicate to 10511754*smch

- Cocoa , FL, USA

problem #2

Apr 202013

Viper 10-cyl

  • 23,240 miles
The contact owns a 2004 Dodge Viper. The contact stated that the rear suspension started to separate from the vehicle. The contact lost control of the vehicle while traveling 10 mph and veered off the roadway. The air bags immediately deployed, although the contact's vehicle had not impacted anything. The contact sustained neck injuries from the air bag deployment. The vehicle was taken to the dealer and the contact was told that the rear suspension knuckle needed to be replaced. The vehicle was not repaired. The failure mileage and current mileage was 23,240. Duplicate to 10512426 *smch

- Cocoa , FL, USA

problem #1

Feb 022013

Viper 10-cyl

  • 39,500 miles
This is regarding the recent news brief that I saw yesterday. The same thing happened to my car. I was driving and a deer jumped out in front of me on the highway, I swerved very slightly as it was not directly in front of me. The car all of a sudden did a sharp right and I went down into an embankment and hit a tree making my car a total loss. The next day I visited the car and noticed the my right rear wheel was turned inwards with no other damage around or on the wheel. I looked under the suspension and noticed the knuckle was snapped. I just wanted to share that it happened to me. I walked away with only a bruise on my knee but the car was totaled.....updated 06/15/16

- Hagerstown, MD, USA

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