Mossy Nissan Blog

03-16-15

Car Hack: Getting Rid Of Pesky Rats In Your Engine

Trouble with parking outdoors? Often when parking outside, the warmth of your engine can attract unwanted pests. rodents and even large raccoons are notorious for chewing on wiring and nesting in air filters. These small avoidable pest can rack up mechanic bills of over thousands!!! Here are some cost effective hacks to protect your vehicle and wallet.

Fresh to Death: Essential oils like peppermint and eucalyptus can not only repel rats and bugs, but can be a holistic lethal intervention. Rub a few drops of essential oil along the chassis of your engine. Be careful not to get oils on any exposed wires or containers, as this could lead to gunk build up. Make sure your engine is off, and is cooled down before applying oils.