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Old 26 January 2013, 06:01 PM
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Rabbit Rabbits Wreaking Havoc on Cars at Denver International Airport

Travelers have a warning for drivers who park their cars near Denver International Airport (DIA). Rabbits are chewing the wires under many cars costing owners a lot of money. The rabbits get in and chew the brake lines, the clutch lines and other wiring. Local car repair shops estimates they can do thousands of dollars in damage.
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Old 26 January 2013, 07:18 PM
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"Brake lines" and "clutch lines" are hydraulics pipes, not wires.
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Old 27 January 2013, 12:08 AM
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DIA is the abbreviation for the airport's name, DEN is the actual airport code. I had no clue where DIA is.

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Old 27 January 2013, 05:47 AM
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Here it's packrats. They're notorious for gnawing on wires. They got my odometer and spedometer wires.
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Old 28 January 2013, 03:32 PM
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“When I had the trouble with the oil light coming on, the dealer told me the wires that controlled the air conditioning were chewed,”
Why would that make the oil light come on?

And what do the rabbits find so attractive about hydraulic lines? Enquiring minds want to know.

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Old 28 January 2013, 04:04 PM
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Originally Posted by Seaboe Muffinchucker View Post
Why would that make the oil light come on?
That didn't make sense to me either, unless the mechanic found the damage to the AC while investigating the problem with the oil light.
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