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post #1 of 16 Old 24th October 2002, 02:15 PM Thread Starter
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Unhappy Just found a RAT in my heater

Had the M5 for about a month now and thought that the odour coming from the heater was a musty smell form the air con. Decided to remove the blower unit and found a RAT inside, must have crawled up the engine and ended his life by hedbutting the blades on the heater fan which looks very similar to a mouse wheel.
Now have a fresher smelling car
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post #2 of 16 Old 24th October 2002, 02:27 PM
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JUK!

Any idea how long it's been there?

No negative effect on the rat's composure from the fanblades, if you catch my drift ?

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No idea, the rat still had some meat on him so hopefully it wasn't there for too long. To stop it happening again i tried the re-cycle button that shuts the vents but as soon as you turn the ignition off they open again.

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Hmm.. maybe you can fabricate some sort of mesh in front of the vents.


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Good idea, will do that if i experience the problem again but hopefully this doesn't happen very often.
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Quote:
Originally posted by Alan Archer
Gives a whole new meaning to
"hanging the tail out !!"

ROTFLMAO!!!!!!1

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