Mice nests in car motor


#1

What can I do to keep mice and/or other critters from making a nest in my car motor. I have just spent more than $1500 on repairs. Moth balls are out due to high allergic reaction to them.


#2

I had the same problem- even found debris inside the air filter cannister. I used the standard mouse trap and smeared a little peanut butter on the trigger. Nailed one the first night, another a couple days later. Good luck!


#3

Thanks for the suggestion. I’ll get some traps and give it a try. They actually chewed the wires and shorted out the car computer. All in less than 24 hours.


#4

Where do you park?


#5

Sounds like chipmunks… Decon rat poison. Follow the instructions on the package. Paint the wiring with Tobasco Sauce…(seriously)


#6

Ultrasonic repellers. I use them here in Mexico in my 2800 square feet house, and the only mouse we have seen since installing them was dead, hiding under a concrete block. Before, my underwear drawer used to fill with them and their babies.

They may sell them places like Lowe’s and Home Depot. Here in Mexico, Wal-mart sells some really powerful ones. We have 5.

They also kill a certain venomous lizard that is stupid enough to run close to them, when their little brains apparently lock up.

Also, we get very few scorpions. We used to get one a week, and at one time I got stung.

Your problem is going to be the need to put the apparatus in every time you park, then take it out when you start, since I doubt they are designed to take high temps in engine compartment.