Aww Nuts! Woman Finds Hundreds Of Walnuts Under The Hood Of Her Crossover

It’s never a good sign when your car is making noises and smells like its burning, but one Pennsylvania woman was shocked to discover what was wrong with her Kia Sorento.

In a Facebook post, Chris Persic said his wife called him and said there was something serious wrong with her crossover. Chris told her to pop open the hood and she was surprised to find the engine bay was almost completely covered by walnuts and grass.

As fate would have it, Chris was having problems of his own as his new truck was shaking under acceleration and had the check engine light on. After getting having his truck towed and getting a rental car, Chris met up with his wife and removed more than 200 walnuts from the engine bay. This took almost an hour, but they finally got it cleaned up enough to take the Sorento to a local service center to have it checked out.

Here’s a little PSA for everyone on this rainy Monday:Rodents and vehicles do not mix… My wife called me from…

Gepostet von Chris Persic am Montag, 7. Oktober 2019

After having both vehicles inspected, it appears a squirrel either chewed through or pulled out a fuel injector hose on Chris’ pickup. The Sorento, on the other hand, apparently became the squirrel’s winter storage spot.

The story quickly went viral and Chris talked about the incident with CNN yesterday. He said walnuts were “everywhere” in his wife’s Sorento including under the battery and near the radiator fan. They were also around the engine and these were black and “definitely roasting.”

While Chris removed hundreds of walnuts from the crossover, he didn’t get them all. After the Sorento was brought into a repair shop, technicians removed some underbody panels and this caused countless walnuts to fall to the ground. There were reportedly enough to fill half a trash can.

In all the years we have been in business this the most that we have ever seen!! Glad we could help out!!! This is a…

Gepostet von Tevis Auto Service am Montag, 7. Oktober 2019

  • POOR SQUIRREL WILL BE LOOKING FOR HIS STASH.
    THEY LOOK MORE LIKE APPLES.

    • benT

      walnut fruit

  • benT
  • SavetheCamaro

    Good thing the damage from the nuts, meaning acorns, tree nuts etc., wasn’t collateral.

  • kachuks

    What do you call:

    Two nuts on the wall? Walnuts
    Two nuts on your chest? Chestnuts

    Two nuts on your chin? It ain’t chinuts.

  • Bash

    Is that you crazy Squirrel from Ice Age? lol

  • מקהלת יד חיים וויצמן מקהלת יד

    Sure the squirrels preparing it for the winter..

    • benT

      in case you were wondering ( I was )

      מקהלת יד חיים וויצמן מקהלת יד

      translates to

      Hand Choir Chaim Weizman Hand Choir

  • Squirreling Away

    The Kia Sorento has that roomy feel

  • Caleb Carter

    Y u do dis squirrel. BEGONE SQUIRREL

  • ctk4949

    Poor Squirrels, hope they return the nuts to them. Thats stealing!!

    • Big Black Duck

      there a guy who bought a Ford F150 that owns an AR15 that can get rid of this problem…make sure they are black ones tho

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