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Old 05-24-2017, 08:01 PM   #1
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Rat problem in 2015 Montana 3611

Just discovered and killed a rat in the belly of our camper and now have no left blinker nor left brake light. I checked the bulb and it's good plus I'm not getting power to one leg on the bulb although I do have a left tail light. Has anyone dealt with a likely chewed wire before? If so, any advice would be appreciated.
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Old 05-25-2017, 08:43 AM   #2
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Looks to me that you'll have to drop the black underneath covering starting from the back and start tracking down the wires. It might be a long job but hopefully you'll get lucky.
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Old 05-25-2017, 12:40 PM   #3
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I would pull the light first, since it the easiest thing to do. Might get lucky and see where it was chewed.
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Old 05-25-2017, 03:35 PM   #4
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This is why we use a rope light around our rig at night. Doesn't help with mice, but pack rats stay away.
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Old 05-25-2017, 04:21 PM   #5
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Put camphor balls around everything that touches the ground...tires, jacks, hoses, etc.
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