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mice ate plow wiring.

Discussion in 'Truck & Equipment Repair' started by plowking15, Jan 3, 2016.

  1. plowking15

    plowking15 Member
    Messages: 91

    I have a newer fisher plow. I took the plastic cover off the module, solenoids and wiring harness on the plow. The wiring had been frayed from mice. I taped it for now but have ordered new harness. How do I keep them out for next year? Thanks, plowking....P.S. I have a cat but he likes squirrels more then mice.
  2. dieselss

    dieselss PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,391

    Moth balls, mint, sticky traps, fabric softener sheets.
    I personally have only used the moth balls and traps.
  3. seville009

    seville009 Senior Member
    from CNY
    Messages: 877

    I stuffed fabric sheets in my skidsteer instrument cluster after they ate thru wires in there; been about three years now and seems to have worked.
  4. J.onathan

    J.onathan Junior Member
    Messages: 25

    I put dryer sheets/fabric softener sheets in my camping trailer when I store it for winter. Havent had any mice in it
  5. chesterlawn

    chesterlawn Member
    Messages: 87

    I keep my plow in my garage. I have always kept rat and mice poison in there just for this reason, I wasn't really thinking of my plow but I was worried about my wife's car and the mowers.
  6. BUFF

    BUFF PlowSite Fanatic
    from FR NoCo
    Messages: 9,078

    I keep all my stuff in the shop and have decon placed throughout it.
  7. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    Spray it down with FF,they don't like it.
  8. fireside

    fireside Senior Member
    Messages: 726

    I use cab fresh it works great and doesn't smell bad at all.