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Old 05-25-2009, 05:27 PM
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Mice!

How do they get into a Mercedes Benz? I thought I had all the holes the dealer neglected at PDI plugged, but I still have turds under the rear seat of my '95 E 320 wagon. I plugged the 4 holes used to hold the car down during shipping, plus some others under the hood that might be an entrance. I looked over the car while it was on the lift today and can't find any other places, but I obviously have missed at least one. Has anyone found others?
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Old 05-25-2009, 07:33 PM
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Use copper scrubby pads in things like the A/C intake and exhaust.

Mice will eat through steel wool!
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Old 05-25-2009, 07:38 PM
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You do know that mice have class to don't you?
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Old 05-25-2009, 07:51 PM
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You do know that mice have class to don't you?
Animals what nest and crap in my car have no class. And a very short life.
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Old 05-25-2009, 07:54 PM
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Use copper scrubby pads in things like the A/C intake and exhaust.

Mice will eat through steel wool!
I fairly sure the mice are not getting in through the exhaust, and the screens on the A/C are intact so that's not an entrance. I am going to put some of the copper stuff in the drains for the A/C.
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Old 05-25-2009, 08:07 PM
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Animals what nest and crap in my car have no class. And a very short life.
Well, I have been living in your trunk for years.
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Howdy Chas H,
Maybe they are already in the car.
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Old 05-25-2009, 10:05 PM
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Howdy Chas H,
Maybe they are already in the car.
Well that would explain the turds under the seat. Unless CLK man left them.
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Old 05-25-2009, 11:19 PM
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Get the traps with the yellow plastic paddle. They will run right over them. End of story.

This one:

http://www.victorpest.com/store/rodent-control/M035

No bait needed.
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Old 05-25-2009, 11:42 PM
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Get the traps with the yellow plastic paddle. They will run right over them. End of story.
I don't want to trap the buggers; I want to keep them out of the car. It's ridiculous that a mouse can break into a Benz.
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Old 05-26-2009, 12:20 AM
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Small mice can pretty much get through any very small opening. Very small.....
Just pulled this out yesterday:





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Old 05-26-2009, 12:32 AM
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"Small mice can pretty much get through any very small opening. Very small....."

I know that. Designers at Benz don't.
So were do they get in? I mean, I never had mice in my other cars, just my perfect Benz.
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Old 05-26-2009, 01:02 AM
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That means you aren't driving your cars fast or often enough!! LOL
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"Small mice can pretty much get through any very small opening. Very small....."

I know that. Designers at Benz don't.
So were do they get in? I mean, I never had mice in my other cars, just my perfect Benz.
Did you leave your keys lying around?
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Old 05-26-2009, 01:27 AM
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You can't keep a mouse out of a car. They can crawl through a 1/4" sq hole.

Best you can do is park it some place less exposed if you live in the country or put food out under the neighbors cars if you live in town.
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