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Proton Inspira Recalled Over Drive Belt Pulley Wear, Full Details Here

Chris Aaron February 23, 2015 10:58

Following a recall made by Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia over some of its CBU models a month ago, Proton is following suit to issue their own recall for its early Proton Inspira models, which as we know, largely utilised Mitsubishi drivetrains.

Models affected are the ones manufactured between September 2010 to May 2011, and total 5,280 vehicles in the market right now. Issuing letters to affected owners, Proton is urging them to visit any of its authorised service centres nationwide for a free inspection – all labour and parts costs related to the issue will be provided FREE of charge.

More details provided by Proton reveal that the “Drive Belt Pulley” unit in the affected Proton Inspira models may “develop pulley wear after a certain mileage or driving conditions.”

Notice of the pulley damage could include: engine overheating, battery depletion, and reduction in the power steering effectiveness.

If you are affected by this, feel free to contact Proton at their Customer Care Hotline (1800 888 398) or send an email to: customercare@proton.com.

About Chris Aaron

Chris finds equal pleasures in reviewing fast cars as much as the everyday workhorses. He maintains a passion for European makes, Formula 1, playing the electric guitar and spending endless hours on the PlayStation; first-person shooters and the Gran Turismo franchise remain favourites. He also finds it strange to have written this in the third person.


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