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Old 05-15-2018, 05:00 PM
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Default CX-5: any spider issues?

I'm interested in the CX-5 but I'm almost completely terrified of spiders and I know that there was a recall concerning spiders a few years ago. It looks like the issue is mostly with the Mazda6. Have any CX-5 drivers had issues with spiders? I'm wondering if there is a technical explanation for why spiders would be attracted to and invade the Mazda6 but not other Mazdas.

I know any sales person I talk to will say it's been resolved but if any current CX-5 drivers could confirm, it would put my mind at ease and help me make my final decision on which car to purchase.
 

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Old 05-16-2018, 05:01 AM
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*hands her a cookie and pats her on the head*

Don't you worry none about them spiders. Mazda recalled them and made them not so scary.


 

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Old 05-16-2018, 08:53 AM
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Originally Posted by Laura View Post
I'm interested in the CX-5 but I'm almost completely terrified of spiders and I know that there was a mazda spider recall a few years ago. It looks like the issue is mostly the mazda6. Have any CX-5 drivers had issues with spiders?
It was an issue on some 2014 Mazda 6s, but there hasn't been anything recently.
 
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Can you say “urban legend”?
 
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Old 05-16-2018, 11:26 AM
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Hmmm, I was thinking, "A CX-5 Spyder? I didn't know Mazda offered the CX-5 as a convertible."
 
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Originally Posted by paris1 View Post
Can you say “urban legend”?
Dated but real, there was a recall in 2014.

Mazda issues recall because spiders invade fuel tank causing fire risk.
 
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Just buy a CRV. Life is too short.
 
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Paris1, keep up that behaviour & I will issue you with a red card.
 
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Just buy a CRV. Life is too short.
Heresy! ;-)
 
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