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Mice can make cute pets for some, but for most, they’re pests that need to be removed. Just seeing a mouse running around your garage is bad enough, but these little critters are notorious for getting under hoods and chewing through wires, turning a creepy annoyance into a costly problem. Naturally, it’s best to avoid this at all costs. Just last week, Autoblog Managing Editor Greg Rasa had a car in the shop, where a mechanic discovered signs of mice under the hood. Thankfully, no damage was done, but the mechanic recommended a precautionary measure to keep rodents out for good. Rodent repellers are simple, cruelty-free ways to keep pests away from your vehicle using lights and ultrasound imperceptible to most humans. Importantly, the recommendation was for a 12V hard-wired version, not the battery version. To our surprise, we were able to find this one on Amazon for just under 30 bucks, with over 1,400 ratings. You can learn a bit more about the product below or check it out for yourself right here.
- Uses LED lights and ultrasound to deter pests
- Installation is simple – just 2 wires connected to the vehicle battery
- Includes low voltage protection
- Automatically switches off once the car starts up, saving battery power – switches back on 10 seconds after the car is parked
- Great for vehicles, but can be used anywhere with a 12- to 24-volt battery