Japanese carmaker Mazda Motor Corporation has decided to withdraw in North America 65,000 Mazda6 sedans after finding spiders in the air tank valves, which can be dangerous when operating a vehicle, according to Agence France Presse.
Zheltosumye spiders for some unclear reasons, set up their nests in cars of this model, equipped with a four-cylinder engine. Cobweb arthropods can lead to clogged fuel tank ventilation system, a fuel leak and fire, according to experts.
Subject to recall 52,000 sedans 2008-2010 model years in the United States and the remaining 15 million vehicles recalled to Canada and Mexico. A small number of cars imported to Puerto Rico, are also subject to the recall. In mid-March, dealers will examine and clean the fuel tank ventilation system, each car had been recalled. The air handling system is an extra fuel tank cap from the penetration of insects, the representative group.
At the moment, the concern is not aware of a vehicle breakdown, fire, or other damage because of the spiders, the agency said.
In August 2010, at the request of the U.S. National Authority Highway Traffic Safety Concern has recalled more than 300,000 cars models Mazda3 and Mazda5 in North America due to possible faults power steering.
Remember the Japanese automaker said yesterday that it is considering the termination of a joint production with Ford Motors plant in Michigan and began assembling its cars in Russia.