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Old 03-09-2011, 01:46 PM
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I live pretty rural and my truck has been sitting for about a week. Took it yesterday to work about a 50 mile return trip on the highway. It needed washer fluid so I stopped to pick some up, popped the hood and there sitting on top the battery was a mouse, look at me like, hey, what the hell

Tired to get him off but he went down somewhere in the fender. MAN a freak'ng mouse better not start chewing up my wires and trying to work itself into the heater or something. First time I have ever seen this on any vehicle we have had, and I've left other cars sitting at home for longer than a week.

So I left it at home today with some mouse poison in a bowl under the hood. If the truck starts acting up with some funny electrical problem, at least I know why. Hopefully he'll be dead in a couple days
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Old 03-09-2011, 01:51 PM
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Damn, a pic would have been awesome. I heard of cats doing that for the warmth, but never a mouse.
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mouse has good taste anyway
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I've seen a lot of "nests" under hoods scares the hell out of you when you go to clean it out and the mouse is still in there
try putting some mothballs under the hood i was told this will help rid you of your visitor
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That's crazy, if it were me I'd be hitting the entire engine bay with a high pressure spray, see if you can't flush him outta there. I'd be going crazy knowing there was a mouses in my truck.
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I have been told bounce dryer sheet work as mice deterant and have used them for the last few years when storing my motorhome for the winter. It seems to work
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my wife's taurus has a mouse living inside the passenger compartment somewhere we found a bunch of chewed up napkins in the glove box . afraid to use poison because who knows where it'll crawl into and die. afraid to trap it in case it's a mom with a family that ends up dying without her not sure what we're going to do we just know we don;t want a dead mouse smellin car
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Time for a good old mouse trap with some cheese!
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actually peanut butter works better
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lol....be careful for some reason mice love to chew the injector harness.....
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