Special Service Tech Training / Certification for Hellcats?

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  1. Thumpr

    Thumpr Rookie

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    Not sure this is the right section but close enough I think..................

    last night at our local Meet & Greet a question came up about if Chrysler/Dodge was doing special training and certification for their service techs in regards to the Hellcat. I know that there is special SRT training and certification. Does anyone know if there is any training for the Hellcats?????


    I can say that I would not want to take a HC to any old dealer for service and let some run of the mill tech lose on it. It seems sometimes they have a hard enough time just dealing with an SRT let alone a HC.
     
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    70Cuda Yep, its got a HEMI

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    I don't think there is any "Hellcat training".
    They got Viper Techs but I had bad luck with one a few years ago.

    I hear you on being particular on the dealer
     
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    only hellcat training was a 1/2 hour video and pdf booklet. no SRT specific training either, just viper training.
     
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    70Cuda Yep, its got a HEMI

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    and as I found out they don't screen the Viper Techs.
     
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    Wasn't there a course listed on tech authority or was just the vid?
     
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    fnkychkn swollen member Gold Supporting Member

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    I get all I need from dealerconnect. Rarely go on TechAuthority.
     
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    I have been told that our local dealer does not have an SRT tech. So how does a dealership get SRT products if they don't have a service tech that is qualified to service them?
     
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    Jim M SRT Hellcat Supporter Gold Supporting Member

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    Mine's only been in once and that was its first oil change. I was told by the service writer that they had only one guy qualified on the Hellcat and he would be
    doing the oil change. This guy had a Viper on the rack so I had to wait a little while for him to finish that before he got to my car.
     
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    Speedman Silver Member Hellcat Car Club Gold Supporting Member

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    Here is a picture of Luther Automotive head service SRT Tech

    The same picture was last month’s employee of the month.





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    fnkychkn swollen member Gold Supporting Member

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    any level 3 tech has plenty of training to service your hellcat. you just have to find one that cares enough to respect it.
     
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    Your dealer doesn't have an SRT tech because they don't exist. There is no special SRT certification. There is however a Viper certification.

    And I agree with fnkychkn's statement t's not about finding someone who is qualified but finding someone who is qualified and cares enough.
     
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    that big chicken avatar still cracks me up:)
     
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    Let's not forget his colleague ;)
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