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09-27-2021, 04:14 AM
2016 Viper SRT, Gen 5, Electric Door latch failure

Problem: After washing the car with soap and water, the following day, the external door handle would not open the driver door.
Solution: Open door panel, reattach water seal, tape over connector below the door handle.

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09-27-2021, 04:20 AM
This is a link to the related recall notice. https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2015/RCRIT-15V178-6619.pdf

Note: The recall did not apply to my Viper (2016). The recall only applies to 2013, 2014 models, but it was a useful reference for this issue.