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Gasoline loving spiders causing Mazda vehicle recalls by rinselberg
Started on: 04-04-2014 04:36 PM
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Weird. I hope this doesn't become more widespread. The report says that Mazda will reprogram some of the recalled vehicles engine control software. So you are probably thinking, what's that got to do with these spiders? This NBC news report doesn't explain that, but another one that I read has the answer. When the spiders build their webs and cause blockage to the evaporative canister vent line, the engine control software has been reacting in a way that causes the fuel pressure in the gas tank to oscillate, and that causes the plastic gas tanks to flex and eventually crack, which can cause vehicle fires. Part of the Mazda recalls is to reprogram the software to prevent these fuel pressure oscillations under the blockage condition.

The culprit species that is attracted by gasoline vapors is commonly known as the Yellow Sac spider.

http://www.nbcnews.com/busi...da-car-recall-n72046

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Weir

The culprit species that is attracted by gasoline vapors is commonly known as the Yellow Sac spider.




https://www.google.com/sear...Ike&biw=1542&bih=755

So THAT'S the name of those little %^$%^$^&$&!!!!!!!!!!!!

Those things are all over our cars here!!!
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Gasoline loving spiders

Man, what a band! I saw them open for the Grateful Dead in Atlanta.
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Originally posted by heybjorn:

Gasoline loving spiders

Man, what a band! I saw them open for the Grateful Dead in Atlanta.


Sure you did.

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Spiders should be banned-not a band.
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Sure you did.



The Spiders


So there, mr. smartypants blackrams.

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