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Beware: Rodent Damage at the Lone Pine Campground Parking

Postby Bluewater » Thu Sep 22, 2016 12:37 pm

Please be aware that if you use the long term parking area at the Lone Pine Campground (while parking is limited at Whitney Portal) the local rodent population might chew through the hoses and wiring in your vehicle.

I parked in the long term parking area at the Lone Pine Campground from July 24th - August 14th. This is a photo of where they entered the engine of my Toyota 4-Runner through the air filter. They went on to feast on the internal wiring. It cost $750 to fix:(

I have heard of this happening in Mineral King, but never in this location.

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Re: Beware: Rodent Damage at the Lone Pine Campground Parkin

Postby maverick » Thu Sep 22, 2016 1:00 pm

$750 :eek:
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Re: Beware: Rodent Damage at the Lone Pine Campground Parkin

Postby robow8 » Thu Sep 22, 2016 4:04 pm

I heard on the news about a class action lawsuit against, I believe, Toyota for using soy based materials for wiring harnesses.
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