Viper Mysteries

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  1. ViperDefender

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    Does anyone have any mysteries with their Viper that they just can't figure out? I've got a few, but one of the stranger ones is a tiny knob underneath the lip of the dash under the steering wheel. I'm assuming it isn't stock...and the best guess I have is something related to the audio system, but that's only because I don't have any better guesses. I can post a picture, but was also curious if anyone else had little unsolved mysteries like that.

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  2. blownrunner

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    Pedal adjustment knob?
     
  3. ViperDefender

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    I don't think so, it's pretty tiny and seems to be electronic...I'll find the pic I took when I first got it and post it
     
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    Free2go Viper Owner

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    It's a tracking device, and you found it too late.
     
  5. ViperDefender

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    Noooooo...!
     
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    Might be a subwoofer volume knob. Do you know if there is an aftermarket amp installed? There was an amp in a car I bought once that had a provision for a volume knob like that.
     
  7. ViperDefender

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    I do believe there is an aftermarket amp installed, as well as a multi-disc changer. I'll take a closer look at it and get a picture posted, but I'm definitely leaning towards it being related to the audio system.
     
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    Here's the picture of the knob I've been promising--took me quite a few tries to get a picture of it that actually makes sense, as the Viper's footwell is a pretty cramped and awkward space to get a picture from...

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    I can turn it, but doesn't seem to do anything. Didn't know if anyone else had something similiar.
     
  9. AviP

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    It's a steering damper!
     
  10. ViperDefender

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    Whatever it is, doesn't seem to do anything...
     
  11. ViperJeff

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    There are wires connected to it, right?
     
  12. ViperDefender

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    I believe there are. I've been trying to take a better look down there, but it's a tough space to get your head into. I'll take another look soon though.
     
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    A mirror and a good flashlite do wonders for mysteries in tight spaces.
     
  14. VIPER PIT

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    It is a power and mode selector switch for a K-40 undetectable radar detection system.
     
  15. MtyMous

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    Viper Pit got it right. It's definitely a power and mode selector for a K40. I've used one before and that's exactly what it is.

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