Spiders! Gas-sniffing arachnids invade fuel lines, force a software fix for Mazda sedans

The hydrocarbon-loving, fuel-line-invading yellow sac spider forced Mazda to recall 50,000 bug-infested Mazda6 sedans three years ago.

  • This is a yellow sac spider. It likes to crawl into the fuel tank hose of a Mazda6. Your Mazda6 may have a serious case of arachnophobia. But Mazda has a software fix in the works that will keep those eight-legged fiends from doing damage to your car even if it can’t help your fragile emotional psyche.

  • This snazzy red sedan could harbor untold numbers of yellow-sac spiders, lining up to get their gas fix. But don't let that distract you from your driving.

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