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Discussion in 'General Tundra Discussion' started by Chucho, Jul 24, 2018.

  1. Jul 24, 2018 at 4:10 PM
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    Chucho

    Chucho [OP] New Member

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    So this crap happened while I was at work yesterday.
    Ended the day with more than a couple "F" bombs as you can imagine.
    Needed a tow
    20180723_192002-blacked out.jpg

    Because of this!
    20180723_171201.jpg
     
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  2. Jul 24, 2018 at 4:13 PM
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    Challenger1

    Challenger1 Gramping

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    Dude! That sucks! Hopefully its not too expensive to fix.
     
  3. Jul 24, 2018 at 4:13 PM
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    Sas

    Sas Humor is everywhere

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  4. Jul 24, 2018 at 4:14 PM
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  5. Jul 24, 2018 at 4:15 PM
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    ColoradoTJ

    ColoradoTJ So there I was.... Staff Member

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  6. Jul 24, 2018 at 4:21 PM
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    Holy sh*t! Fkn tree rats!!:mad: :infantry: Yeah, hope it's not a expensive fix for you, I always worry about that sh*t with mice etc.
     
  7. Jul 24, 2018 at 4:31 PM
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    Juanjoolio007

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    :eek2: Holy Sh!t!!! That sucks.

    Also welcome from Sherwood.
     
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  8. Jul 24, 2018 at 4:33 PM
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    plumber802

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    How do you fix that???
     
  9. Jul 24, 2018 at 4:43 PM
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    Chucho

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  10. Jul 24, 2018 at 4:48 PM
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    Chucho

    Chucho [OP] New Member

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    Sounds like they have to replace the wiring harness.
    I should here something tomorrow about how much this is gonna cost.
     
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  11. Jul 24, 2018 at 4:56 PM
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    Blueline

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    Sorry to see your harness look like that...damn democratic rats. It’s the soy based insulation that those little bast***s love.
     
  12. Jul 24, 2018 at 4:58 PM
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    CaptTyler

    CaptTyler Life’s too short to have an ugly boat.

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    Ouch!!!!!!! That’s always a nightmare of mine, especially out where I live. They’re everywhere.
     
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  13. Jul 24, 2018 at 5:08 PM
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    ColoradoTJ

    ColoradoTJ So there I was.... Staff Member

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    1500.00 usually.

    Claim it on your insurance.
     
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  14. Jul 24, 2018 at 5:12 PM
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    RLHOK

    RLHOK Keeper of the smoke.

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    Damn sorry to see this, Had some damage to my previous tundra, only not as bad, just one wire and a nest in the cabin filter.
     
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  15. Jul 24, 2018 at 5:13 PM
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    Professional Hand Model

    Professional Hand Model A.K.A ‘Golden Hands’

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    Gonna guess $3300 for the fix. Not sure how that spray that the above poster put up works. I’ve used a pepper gel caulking made especially for rodents with great success. Doesn’t kill, but presents a nuisance situation for the animal and it is also inadvertantly carried back to their nest which presents the others with the same problem. They eventually move out of the neighborhood. About $10 a tube. Applied with caulk gun and lasts a long time as long as its not in rain.
     
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  16. Jul 24, 2018 at 5:14 PM
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    RLHOK

    RLHOK Keeper of the smoke.

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    No longer rolling stock baby....
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  17. Jul 24, 2018 at 5:42 PM
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    NewImprovedRon

    NewImprovedRon Hey! Get off my grass!

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    Holy cow! Sorry to see all that damage to your harness! I don't think they will replace just that segment and I believe the repair is going to be spendy. Hopefully, I'm wrong.
     
  18. Jul 24, 2018 at 5:42 PM
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    TheBeast

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    worked for me when I had rodents issues
     
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  19. Jul 24, 2018 at 5:45 PM
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    Grumpy Uncle

    Grumpy Uncle Pushing string down the hall SSEM #10

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    Dude, that sucks! Sorry to see your truck on the back of a wrecker! Try this.

     
  20. Jul 24, 2018 at 6:41 PM
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    TXRailRoadBandit73

    TXRailRoadBandit73 RUNNIN' WITH THE DEVIL AND THE TÜNDRA CRÜE

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    Ouch! No bueno amigo! Sorry that happened
     
  21. Jul 24, 2018 at 7:45 PM
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    lionix

    lionix The Grey Moose!

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  22. Jul 24, 2018 at 10:11 PM
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    Chucho

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    Yeah, if this was around my house I would eradicate these pesky critters.
    but it's at my work in an industrial complex.
     
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  23. Jul 24, 2018 at 10:22 PM
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    lionix The Grey Moose!

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    Lol they are probably used to loud sounds. Pellet gun?
     
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  24. Jul 24, 2018 at 10:45 PM
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    20180724_234254.jpg Same thing happened to my 2000. My man replaced the wiring harness hisself. Worked great for the first 12 hours. And wouldn't you know they did it again the next night. Damn squirrels. He had to re-solder every wire again but we still have a few issues. There must be a crossed wire somewhere.

    He also put in this deterrent. Its worked so far.
     
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  25. Jul 24, 2018 at 11:19 PM
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    Fiestee23

    Fiestee23 A CHICK'S TRUCK

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    Damn that sucks!
     
  26. Jul 24, 2018 at 11:41 PM
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    That sucks some fucks!!!

    Few years ago my old man had a squirrel take a ride on the serpentine belt on the extra car he keeps outside. Texted me a picture, destroyed the belt, engine bay looked like that squirrel strapped a quarter stick of dynamite to his belly and screamed Allahu Akbar!!!!!!!
     
  27. Jul 24, 2018 at 11:53 PM
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    RLHOK

    RLHOK Keeper of the smoke.

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    Suppressed .22 loads of fun on critters
     
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  28. Jul 25, 2018 at 7:02 AM
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    LexPak

    LexPak 16 Tundra SR5 5.7

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    Had the same thing happen on my 16 tundra. Chewed through about 12 wires going into my abs module. Made a claim on my insurance it was a 3k part for the wiring harness and another 1800 in labor. Mine still ran but every warning light was on and I lost traction control, abs, and the speedo.
     
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  29. Jul 25, 2018 at 7:24 AM
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    Pale_Horse

    Pale_Horse Sooooooooo White.

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  30. Jul 25, 2018 at 7:39 AM
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    4x4_Angel Perfectly Imperfect Tomboy....TTC #132

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