Mazda Recall: 70,000 RX-8 Sports Cars Face Fuel Leak Risk

Mazda has issued a recall affecting 70,000 vehicles in the U.S.

Mazda RecallThe cars in question are RX-8 sports cars that have a flaw with their fuel pump sealing rings that could leak and catch fire, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Exposure to heat from the engine or exhaust pipe could create a very scary situation for drivers if it does leak.

These vehicles are model years 2004 to 2008 and they have seals that may deteriorate due to the imperfection. No injuries or incidents related to issue have been announced by Mazda.

About two and a half years ago, the automotive company issued a recall due to a bizarre situation in which the cars may have been infested by spiders. This recall affected about 42,000 cars.

More recent recalls in the U.S. include a move by GoPro Inc. (NASDAQ:GPRO) to bring back its Karma drones due to the fact that some of these devices lost power during operation, potentially causing an accident that could injure someone.

The drone is worth $800 and it could fall and crash, sending 2.2 pounds of engineering towards a vehicle or a person.

Fans of chicken fingers should also take note of Tyson goods that were recalled due to the fact that they may be contaminated with plastics. More than 130,000 pounds of chicken nuggets were recalled due to the issue less than two months ago.

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