Truck making a loud chirp

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Dang Rock Chuck got into my engine bay, Hard time getting him out..

 

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We call them groundhogs around here. Never heard of one getting into an engine. Seems like they would be too big to get in too far.
 


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We call them groundhogs around here. Never heard of one getting into an engine. Seems like they would be too big to get in too far.
diff species. rock chuck=yellow-bellied marmot. also, notably smaller than eastern groundhogs.

groundhog=woodchuck=whistlepig=marmot=a dozen or more common names

there are 14 diff species of marmot.
 

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Glad you heard it before he visited the Rad Fan. Lost a lot of cats in my youth to the fan. My mom would honk the horn before starting in the winter.
 
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Strategically aimed compressed air...or water hose?
Never thought of that, He is now in the front protection plate, thought about dropping it but dont want him attacking me. I hope he likes to ride, lol so off we go to the stock tank.
 

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Never thought of that, He is now in the front protection plate, thought about dropping it but dont want him attacking me. I hope he likes to ride, lol so off we go to the stock tank.
The fat guy might get wrecked if you drive...either falling out and meet the 265s or get chewed up by the belts/fan...just flush him out with water hose...
 
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The fat guy might get wrecked if you drive...either falling out and meet the 265s or get chewed up by the belts/fan...just flush him out with water hose...
Yes, I dont want to drive it. the water pushed him up the side of the engine. then I got him pushed back down, I think he is sitting on top of the trans now. cant get water in their. so now its a wait game. I still have my old range I use for work. he should be gone by tonight, I hope lol.
 

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Ugh....rodents and engine bays don't mix too well. Lot's of corn and soy based plastics for them to chew and bad news for the truck. We get rodents inside gate operators a lot; make a pongee stick and poke them out, lest you get some priceless wire harness ruined
 

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Yes, I dont want to drive it. the water pushed him up the side of the engine. then I got him pushed back down, I think he is sitting on top of the trans now. cant get water in their. so now its a wait game. I still have my old range I use for work. he should be gone by tonight, I hope lol.
That's one crazy rodent lol...yesterday, I was washing my wife's car and there was a 6 foot black friendly serpent near her tire...I got the yard blower and thought I shooshed it away then parked her car in the garage...later that day I come out and see this snakes head sticking out of her rear wheel !!! Ok, I need to fix this without the serpent ending up somewhere in my garage so I slowly back her car out hoping the snake would stay in the wheel...nope...now it's in my garage...so back to the blower and that finally encouraged the black snake out and away to find rodents...I have another ground hog story that took a bit longer to get rid of lol....
 

 
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