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Today I learned that rodents like car wires.

Car starts won't shift into gear, all the dashboard lights come on. Pop the trunk and fuse box wires are chewed to hell. No idea if this is going to cost hundreds or thousands to repair. Oof.

Yeah, they love to chew on wires. Cars, trucks, in house electrical wiring, etc. I feel your pain. It's happened to me as well. I hope it's not going to be too expensive to fix.
ViciDraco · 36-40, M
[@517284,HarryRidesTheShortBus] I have comprehensive on my insurance and it sounds like it might be covered
chris62ca · 56-60, M
Rodents put many German tanks out of commission during the fighting in Stalingrad.
Uh oh!! Yes they do though, my fam once had a nest of squirrels in their engine compartment! Unfortunately they didn't find out until a few miles down the highway & it stalled/shorted out... Poor babies.

Hope yours is easier to fix!! ✨
Rooster · M
Yes they do! Worked on many cars and trucks over the years with damage like that. Good mechanic can repair those leads but it is time consuming. Only alternative is a new wire harness for that.
Justme27 · M
How did they get in in trunk? Hopefully your insurance will pay for part or all of the damage, it's just your without transportation for a few days.
Miram · 26-30, F
was it a rat?
ViciDraco · 36-40, M
[@542305,Miram] no idea, never found it. But insurance totaled the car.

 
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