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Cute, Not Cute: How To Prevent Rodents From Damaging Your Car’s Engine

Cute, Not Cute: How To Prevent Rodents From Damaging Your Car’s Engine

Spring is in the air, and while there are many lovely wonders this time of year, the rodents are on the prowl and often find a warm nesting spot under the hood of your vehicle. Yikes! The culprit could be mice, rats, squirrels, and more. Regardless of their cute factor, when they get inside your vehicle and start snacking on your wiring system or worse, not only will you be inconvenienced by not being able to make that meeting on time, but can end up with a significant auto repair bill you were not expecting. Neither one is fun. If you are wondering why rodents would even want to snack on wiring, it’s because they are often made out of soybean-based materials. Automakers also use other food-based materials such as corn, rice husks, wood, and other sugar-based food. Yum! They are a tasty treat for hungry critters. Even bunnies have been known to snack on these. In 2013, Denver International Airport made headlines thanks to the rabbits who invaded the airport parking lots for warm ... read more

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