Proton marks 30th birthday with free 30-point check

By CARSIFU | 9 July 2015

SUBANG JAYA: It’s been 30 years today since the first Proton Saga rolled off the line in 1985 and to celebrate its big ‘three-oh’, Proton, together with Petronas Dagangan Bhd (PDB), has organised a free 30-point inspection at all of the national carmaker’s outlets nationwide.

The free inspection is currently available at all authorised service outlets nationwide till Oct 31, and will include four Petronas stations and an R&R stop area.

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The Petronas station at KM 15.3 along the NKVE in Damansara.

The other five inspection teams can be found at the Petronas station at KM 15.3 along the NKVE in Damansara, Petronas Juru in Penang, Petronas Tok Giring in Terengganu, Petronas Station Seremban in Negri Sembilan and the R&R rest stop along the East Coast Highway in Gambang, Pahang.

Meanwhile, a free goodie bag will be provided to each customer bringing their Proton in for an inspection between 3.00pm and 7.00pm, till July 15.

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Also, PDB will be distributing free coffee break pouches containing tinned coffee and snacks that will be distributed from noon onwards, while stocks last, to motorists driving into any of its 40 participating stations nationwide on July 15-16 and 20-21.

The 30-point checks will include inspecting of fluid levels, battery, wiper blades, radiator cap, pedal operation as well as other systems such as suspension, steering linkage, ball joints, cooling, fuel, brake and tyre pressure (including spare tyre).

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Furthermore, a free consultation will be given to customers on engine and car maintenance as well as how to differentiate between genuine and imitation parts, while discounts for absorbers, brakes, clutch and timing belts are also available.

“Through the services and offerings available in this campaign, we hope to contribute towards creating awareness to our customers and road users in the importance of vehicle maintenance and safety,” said Proton CEO Datuk Abdul Harith Abdullah.