As with again, there is so little online information when it comes to Malaysian matters. Hence, this post...
Firstly, a great thank you to the good people at Proton.
For the longest time, I've had an annoying rattling emanating from the steering wheel of my Proton Saga BLM.
Warning: Do not attempt to pull out the steering wheel cover!
After failing to find any useful information on this subject, I decided to try my luck at removing the steering wheel cover to find and hopefully fix the cause of the annoying rattle.
Here's why you shouldn't pull out the cover, as is: The steering wheel cover is firmly attached to a backplate by plastic push in self locking pins. If you attempt to pull it out by force, it'll only result in broken pins and a costly replacement of the whole steering wheel!
A hex key, Allen key or Allen wrench is a tool used to drive bolts and screws with hexagonal sockets in their heads - the only tool you'll need for this job.
1. Remove the Horn Fuse, 4th one down on the left from the fuse box. When you open the driver side door, you'll see the fuse box at the side of the dashboard. Gently pull it open to access the fuse box. I actually used the fuse clip from the fuse box in the engine bay as it simplifies the work.
2. Using the hex key, break open the 2 screws local on the steering wheel. Do not fully unscrew! Unscrew only until you can take out the cover.
3. Gently remove the wire connector.
4. Adjust the screws at the 3 spokes of the cover. For some reason these screws are not secured with any lock thread and will loosen over time and the cover will rattle!
After adjusting the screws to NO free play, I didn't have any lock thread and used auto silicone sealant over each protruding screw to hopefully "lock" them in.
Reinstall the cover in reverse manner of steps explained above.
Enjoy and don't forget to thank Proton!
P/S: I also noticed a missing screw (see if you can spot it) where the steering wheel connects to the column...OMG!