Proton Problems

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The Latest Proton Problems
Can’t unlock it with remote or manual

Couldn’t unlock car with key fob so did it manually, silenced alarm, locked car manually. Next day can5 unlock car with key fob or manual ly .

2009 Proton Gen 2 1.3
Posted: Nov 2, 2022
Central locking distemper continues to click in near side rear door when key is removed from car

Central locking continues to click in rear nearside door when vehicle is locked and key removed

2008 Proton Gen 2 1.4idt
Posted: Sep 21, 2022
Door locking

key fob does not activate door locking, but when i use key in door it locks all the doors. i have had the fob checked and it as a signal from it. also when i open the door with the key it sometimes re...

2007 Proton Gen 2 1.6 gls
Posted: Jan 5, 2016
Window switch

hi only the drivers window will open and close, the other 3 don't move at all.. any idea. cheers ray.

2004 Proton Impian 1,6auto
Posted: Nov 13, 2015
New distributor originally faulty or ECU spike?

Any help gratefully received. New distributor was put in my car, within 1 week it failed (according to the breakdown service). The company I purchased from have said it could be an ECU spike that ha...

1993 Proton Gen 2 1.3 GL
Posted: Mar 18, 2014
Central locking is gone and alarms also

checked door panels and fuses still no joy

2000 Proton Gen 2
Posted: Aug 28, 2013
Central locking and alarm not working

Hi, The central locking is just click,click,clicking but not locking. When the driver's door button is forced down it just pops up again, I have disconnected all the door locks but the clicking is sti...

2010 Proton Persona gen2
Posted: May 22, 2013
Not warming up

I have put a new thermostat in the car as it wasn't heating up properly but since the new thermostat has been fitted the car warms up when idling but start to drive it and the temperature guage goes d...

2008 Proton Impian 1.6 Campro manual
Posted: Apr 4, 2013
Brake light fuse keeps blowing

My brake light fuse keeps blowing. I think the blowing of the fuse may be linked to the central locking which is activated as soon as i press the brake. I can unlock the central locking by a botton...

2010 Proton Gen 2 1.6
Posted: May 12, 2012
Abs handbrake and traction control light come on and off

abs handbrake and traction control light come on and off for no reason why it failed mot for it

2002 Proton Impian 1.6
Posted: Dec 7, 2010

i need help replacing my waterpump my car is the sdi and the pump is driven by the veebelt there is very little room around the water pump does the engine need to be raised or lowered? any advice ...

1997 Proton Persona sdi
Posted: Nov 17, 2010
Recoding the keys

the car wont lock from the key automaticly i am having to lock or open by using the keys manualy

2001 Proton Impian manual
Posted: Jul 15, 2008
Remote locking recoding

remote locking reqires recoding

2001 Proton Impian 1,6x
Posted: Jul 14, 2008
Petrol injectors

My car seems to have a hesitating and staggering problem and is very uncomfurtable to drive and then sudenly it will be ok!? But most of the time it is a big problem and it looks like it could be the...

2000 Proton Compact 1.5 manual
Posted: May 10, 2008
Not quite all the power

When i go into gear the car dosn't quite give the normal power it should and it jumps along horrobly! So basicly the power that should be there isn't!

2000 Proton Compact 1.5 sprint le
Posted: Apr 21, 2008