Clock Spring on both models manufactured between April 2004 to June 2008, is the liaison between the airbag device and the radio, horn, and cruise control in steering wheel (steering wheel).
As quoted from the official website of the Proton Malaysia, Friday (10/08/2010) Proton engineers claim to have identified the source of problems in GEN.2 and Satria Neo was the Clock Spring that can cause symptoms that can not be underestimated, because it could endanger the driver.
Car horn can be read alone, as well as the audio button on the steering wheel so it does not work, even airbag can inflate itself, and the most severe could not menstater car because of electrical disrupted.
Although the number of units of recalled little, which is only about 2 percent of the manufactured between the years 2004-2008, but Proton claimed far more important customer safety and apologizes for any inconvenience.
"We hope our customers understand that a recall is necessary to ensure continued confidence in the safety and performance of their vehicles," said Proton managing director Dato Haji Syed Zainal Abidin Syed Mohamed Tahir, as reported by Paultan, Friday (08/10/2010).
Proton also has asked its customers who use both models to visit the nearest Proton dealer-dealers to do repairs to the problem of the Clock Spring