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Is your car infested with spiders? Mazda has a ‘Bug Fix’

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if you are afraid of spiders and you drive a Mazda 6 prepare to have nightmares.

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Mazda has a spider problem, and now it’s issuing a voluntary recall to implement a “bug fix” in every sense of the word. A certain species, known as the yellow sac spider, is spinning webs in the vent lines of Mazda 6 sedans. The spider webs can cause restricted air flow, which could lead to a pressure buildup in the fuel tank. Pressure can cause cracks, and cracks can lead to fires, though no fires have yet been tied to the issue. The recall announced this week affects 42,000 Mazda 6s in the US, model years 2010 to 2012.

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