Rats Killed My Tesla

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My Tesla’s high voltage wiring was eaten by rats, killed the car and tried to kill me in the process. lesson learned
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  • Martin Kaz
    Martin KazMuaj më parë

    Very cool video and for some Odd reason I just ordered some Milwaukee tools

  • Bomber
    BomberMuaj më parë

    the sand in the fuse is to extinguish the arching, not to dissipate heat

  • CosmicMicron
    CosmicMicron2 muaj më parë

    Thar she blows!!!

  • Old Toby
    Old Toby2 muaj më parë

    Primer colored paint is the only color that goes with spray painted black wheels.

  • Don Barzini
    Don Barzini3 muaj më parë

    Also install that rodent as the main fuse

  • Don Barzini
    Don Barzini3 muaj më parë

    Chris i think its gonna hurt us later on hahaha

  • Ronald Boykin
    Ronald Boykin3 muaj më parë

    Great video Rich!

  • Howard
    Howard4 muaj më parë

    Wild fuse system.

  • Baba Booey
    Baba Booey4 muaj më parë

    Listening to a man detail the lineage of fuse packs. The things you never imagined could be a topic.

  • Daniel Cruz
    Daniel Cruz4 muaj më parë

    Oh! I guess you guy's like Milwaukee tools 🤣🤣

  • Makodragon1225
    Makodragon12254 muaj më parë

    Samcrac is drunk

  • American Living in Canada
    American Living in Canada5 muaj më parë

    Saliva does the same thing for silicone, FYI. wont stick to finger. =)

  • Oh UIUI
    Oh UIUI5 muaj më parë

    19:13 I work in aero and i think that you can use soap and water too instead of this liquid.

  • Titus h
    Titus h5 muaj më parë

    Wait .... if we can’t get the parts ...how does the shop get parts ??????

  • Nicolae Mogoreanu
    Nicolae Mogoreanu5 muaj më parë

    The sand is there to extinguish (quench) the arc when the fuse is blowing. The fuse was overheating because it was not tight and it wasn't making a good connection.

  • Tom Z
    Tom Z6 muaj më parë

    On a car this expensive, why don't they use stainless steel bolts on the fuse cover. Notice the rust on the bolts?

  • Cornelius Kidwell
    Cornelius Kidwell6 muaj më parë

    It’s always something wrong with these cars it appears kind of turning me off

  • Nole E
    Nole E6 muaj më parë

    The more I watch your tesla videos,the more is dislike tesla.

  • Robert Threm
    Robert Threm6 muaj më parë

    It wouldn't hurt to silicone the threads on the screws if you want it waterproof just a suggestion

  • A. I. Moss
    A. I. Moss6 muaj më parë

    I know a lot of people think these videos are all about Rich and his challenges with Teslas and other cars. But, he does a lot more. He literally teaches us. And, he encourages us to tinker safely. He has a lot of support. Chad for example. Chad is amazing teacher. Rich and him make for an amazing team. They use the Socratic method

  • Gavin Johan
    Gavin Johan6 muaj më parë

    Dude..is that rusting by the side skirts!!?

  • Find Manny
    Find Manny6 muaj më parë

    The reason why they don't want you to super charge salvaged teslas.

  • Azali Saudi
    Azali Saudi7 muaj më parë

    Do u know why the rats killed her. Bc they are rats

  • rick green
    rick green7 muaj më parë

    Why not just buy a Prius? Virtually maintenance FREE? No Tows! And all this other BS/ frustration??

  • Brian Weir
    Brian Weir7 muaj më parë

    Please get a handle on your vermin problem unless you plan on making a habit of replacing chewed Tesla components. Rats also are known disease carriers such as rabies and distemper.

  • chris smith
    chris smith7 muaj më parë

    This video is now sponsored by Milwaukee lol

  • Aurel F
    Aurel F7 muaj më parë

    This mechanic rocks ,man !It s good to keep him close /i ved learn few things tonight .Thak you !

  • farm life channel Y T
    farm life channel Y T8 muaj më parë


  • Sean -Chesthole- Osman
    Sean -Chesthole- Osman8 muaj më parë

    Milwaukee really lucked out by you using their tools. It is not the other way around.

  • IcanFartLOUD
    IcanFartLOUD8 muaj më parë

    67000 miles and you broke down? I've got 180000 on my Toyota that runs on hydrogen-electric dreams not broke down yet

  • Nathan Crossley
    Nathan Crossley8 muaj më parë

    Why are we using money?

  • O raftery
    O raftery8 muaj më parë

    My best guestemate is the spill attracted the rats and then once the rats had explored the tesla, decided they felt at home there. Now I know why my parents never let us kids eat in the car

  • Scott Petersen
    Scott Petersen8 muaj më parë

    Is this common,how expensive is it

  • wirenut003
    wirenut0038 muaj më parë

    The Rat Mobile Lol

  • Hieu Tran
    Hieu Tran8 muaj më parë

    where is the spare key.

  • Jsin D
    Jsin D9 muaj më parë

    Great video 👍🏽

  • D Duffy
    D Duffy9 muaj më parë

    Rats didn't kill my Tesla, but they did build a nest in front of my radar causing it to not perform and prevent autopilot from engaging.

  • osservatore esterno
    osservatore esterno9 muaj më parë

    Ratti e cavi elettrici non sono mai andati d'accordo... 😊😊

  • Truett Neathery
    Truett Neathery9 muaj më parë

    Gotta move to a better 'hood !!!

  • daividh lee
    daividh lee9 muaj më parë

    go Chad!

  • Alan Partridge
    Alan Partridge9 muaj më parë

    May I suggest calling Rentakil before calling Tesla?

  • Matt Kovach
    Matt Kovach9 muaj më parë

    Chad is awesome!! Love your channel!!

  • xeroenemyx1
    xeroenemyx19 muaj më parë

    Chad is the man. So knowledgeable

  • 44 Hawk
    44 Hawk9 muaj më parë

    What do you want to bet, before I listen to the rest of this video. That they decided to use a soy based product it is very good for the environment as an insulation on the wires. General Motors did this some years ago. And ended up with an inordinate number of cars that the mice and rats just love the installation of the wires. Because the engineers are stupid. They came up with a fix for a problem that didn't exist.

  • silviu gabriel
    silviu gabriel9 muaj më parë

    Should rename the channel to Rats rebuild my car.

  • P Schmied
    P Schmied9 muaj më parë

    Shiny on top, a ratty rust-bucket underneath 3:39

  • Jeff
    Jeff9 muaj më parë

    When I worked for Time Warner Cable, we had issues with squirrels chewing on the orange underground cables where the cam up and into the box. I had a gentleman call to let us know that 10 minutes after our tech had left, having just replaced it all, that there was a squirrel sitting out there just nibbling away on the new line. After envisioning it, I just had to put him on hold. When I got my composure back, I forwarded his call to the proper dept.

  • bob mass
    bob mass9 muaj më parë

    this was cool dude

  • S Z
    S Z9 muaj më parë

    Amazing mechanic! Smart and very profesional!

  • urbandistraction
    urbandistraction9 muaj më parë

    This dude knows his shit....

  • Joseph James
    Joseph James9 muaj më parë

    Let's acknowledge the fact he is listening to Lil Wayne Starring Blink 182

  • Bob Snob101
    Bob Snob1019 muaj më parë

    They also killed a third of Europe a while ago

  • Miuzik 8OP
    Miuzik 8OP9 muaj më parë

    Gee, Do ya think Milwaukee is a new sponsor???

  • Cowclops
    Cowclops9 muaj më parë

    66969 miles. Nice Nice.

  • Mars Attacks
    Mars Attacks10 muaj më parë

    Tesla execs were the rats.

  • Matt Halpain
    Matt Halpain10 muaj më parë

    very educational and interesting video

  • Gaby
    Gaby10 muaj më parë

    Is Chad also called God of freakin Teslas, or is that just a rumor ? :)

  • idk23
    idk2310 muaj më parë

    What kind of tesla is it

  • Martin Schwarzl
    Martin Schwarzl10 muaj më parë

    No, but Elon did.

  • BnA Shiningstar
    BnA Shiningstar10 muaj më parë

    Thought Penthouse terminology was Model 3 only...

  • Stephen Fasciani
    Stephen Fasciani10 muaj më parë

    is mil a product placement or just a joke?

  • Valspar
    Valspar10 muaj më parë

    I decided to buy 2 porters for one millwaukee and i bet the last porter will last longer and look better.

  • esko
    esko10 muaj më parë

    66969 miles

  • 2nd Chookie
    2nd Chookie10 muaj më parë

    .... and the sponsor is????

  • Supremax67
    Supremax6710 muaj më parë

    Wait, what tool was he using in this video?

  • Kamdyn Green
    Kamdyn Green10 muaj më parë


  • Norm An
    Norm An10 muaj më parë

    By the way. Which tools did you used for all the skrewing stuff. ;-)

  • Sticks and Stones with Mike.
    Sticks and Stones with Mike.10 muaj më parë

    19:30 spit works the same but then all us boys know that.

  • Jake Garrison
    Jake Garrison10 muaj më parë

    I think it'd be sick to get an epoxy filled fuse like that tbh

  • Thomas Shue's World
    Thomas Shue's World10 muaj më parë

    Who is your mechanic? How do I contact him?

  • Thomas Shue's World
    Thomas Shue's World10 muaj më parë

    I could build and maintain that car. I need to find one.. Did you buy it wrecked and fix it?

  • Alex T
    Alex T10 muaj më parë

    So am I understanding that Rich didn't tighten the terminal screws on the fuse pack? That alone could cause all that heat. Somebody smack him in the head.

  • vuaeco
    vuaeco10 muaj më parë

    12 minutes in and I still ain't seeing no rats. I looked at the date of the video and it's not April 1. I left.

  • Demon Child
    Demon Child10 muaj më parë

    Damn RATS!

  • Zacuroni
    Zacuroni10 muaj më parë

    I wish this guy would do video repairs on other cars

  • Zacuroni
    Zacuroni10 muaj më parë

    Damg these videos are great

  • noblackthunder
    noblackthunder10 muaj më parë

    super late to this .. but he is wrong about the sand .. the sand is there when it blows and blows hard to not blow the whole fuse into small bits ... the sand contains any big arc / explosion so the fuse it self is in one part .. just google sand in fuse and i am sure you will find even exampels and videos on the different when you dont have sand in it and have it in

  • StevieX
    StevieX10 muaj më parë

    i think this video is secretly sponsored by milwaki

  • Tera Greene • nova jade*
    Tera Greene • nova jade*10 muaj më parë

    Why did the cop ask if he was aware the car was Prima coloured? Is that a bad thing...? What is that? :-) 0:33

  • Lorenzo Lafayette Quadri
    Lorenzo Lafayette Quadri10 muaj më parë

    That's a lot of rust for 67k miles

  • sailingsolar
    sailingsolar10 muaj më parë

    "Semper Fi"

  • TheKnucklehead11
    TheKnucklehead1110 muaj më parë


  • 80sOutrunFan
    80sOutrunFan10 muaj më parë

    "Your friend calling" "This doesn't really help" LOL! :)

  • Zachary Williams
    Zachary Williams10 muaj më parë

    General Motors Rats.

  • QuantumBraced
    QuantumBraced10 muaj më parë

    "Sir, are you aware this car is primer colored?" Was that a joke? I didn't get it. Can someone explain?

  • Laura White
    Laura White10 muaj më parë

    Rich : too many pet rats.

  • Camille Cirrus
    Camille Cirrus10 muaj më parë

    And that is why normal cars are superior in my opinion.

  • oldcemeterian
    oldcemeterian10 muaj më parë

    Elon - build a couple of those rat zappers into your vehicles.

  • Clever Name Here
    Clever Name Here10 muaj më parë

    Adam Calhoun is right.... you can steal a girlfriend with an impact gun

  • Matt Modena
    Matt Modena10 muaj më parë

    Look at the amount of rust on the rails! Tesla typical

  • Hue Munguess
    Hue Munguess10 muaj më parë

    You the man!

  • Durtly
    Durtly10 muaj më parë

    1:52 not gonna lie, for a sec I was like... "did they pull out the engine?"

  • Martin Christensen
    Martin Christensen10 muaj më parë

    WTF......A Tesla rustning this much on the insite...

  • spedC00kie
    spedC00kie10 muaj më parë

    his mileage nice

  • Bart Hancock
    Bart Hancock10 muaj më parë

    Rich... your my hero! Question. Had you, somehow opened the car, and made it vulnerable to rodent invasion? Is my 2019 Model3 vulnerable? Hope you got time to respond. Love to you man...

  • Alvin B Williams
    Alvin B Williams10 muaj më parë

    I cant afford to get one of these cars yet but I am a geek when it comes to figuring out what went wrong with things so thats why I love this video. Proud of you my brotha and hats off to my brotha Chad and his knowledge on those fuses. Love the extra BMW knowledge on the wiring harness as well. My girl loves them and I jokingly tell her they will burn our house down if we bought one jokingly. Again loved the video.

  • Paul Beebe
    Paul Beebe10 muaj më parë

    Rubbing alcohol.....spit works real well too....LOL

  • Money mike Slick will
    Money mike Slick will10 muaj më parë

    What code did it throw to know that fuse needed to be changes

  • Doirs Ming
    Doirs Ming10 muaj më parë

    Well, rats eats my trash too

  • blueking700
    blueking70010 muaj më parë

    2:32 Peter Griffin

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