Why would a parked Mazda RX8 catch fire and burn?

Asked by Mar 31, 2014 at 03:33 PM about the 2005 Mazda RX-8 Sport AT

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

A 2005 Mazda RX8 is parked and after a few hours catches fire.  What can be the cause of this?

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Extremly hot exhaust system, I heard of this happing before if a rx was parked in the grass.

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Nature of the rotatory engine HIGH heat!

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