Dodge Recalls Viper for Airbag Flaw
Dodge might be seeing a solid increase in Viper sales, but that bit of good news for the company is offset by a recall of nearly 2,000 Vipers. Ouch. The recall is small by normal recall standards — just 1,912 units — but since the Viper sells in such low numbers as it is, it’s a bit more notable. The problem here lies with a sensor that defines seat position on 2013 and 2014 Vipers. RELATED: See photos of the 2014 Viper TA
The sensor is apparently telling the computer that the seat is closer to the airbag than it is, which in turn would cause an airbag to deploy with lower force. That could be detrimental in a collision, as the airbag would be less able to protect the occupant.
Technicians will be putting a metal shim in place to ensure accurate readings.
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