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Mazda 6 Recall: Due to Spiders

There has been a Mazda 6 Recall. Mazda Motor Corp. is recalling 65,000 cars. Due to Spider nests in tiny rubber hoses linked to fuel tank systems that could cause pressurization and ventilation problems in certain cars, according to the Japanese automaker.

Keep reading after the jump to find out more about the Mazda 6 Recall.
In a worst-case scenario, such clogs could lead to fuel leaks and fires. But the problem hasn’t resulted in any serious incidents so far, the company said, and all technicians fixing the hoses have escaped unbitten.

Mazda identified the culprit as the yellow sac spider, or Cheiracanthium inclusum. The pale, mildly venomous creatures lay their eggs in silk-wrapped bunches — usually in vegetation.

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