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Re: Scuttle ants

With Ralph,
My old man R.I.P. always recommended some stuff called Nippon. Which the ants loved, they would carry it back to the nest to feed the others. Result, 1 dead nest.
He would use a sheet of glass, or a tin lid, what have you. To deposit a small puddle uf the stuff, which the ants would smell & come to feast. Advantage being, that you can remove the Nippon, when in his case the kids / cats were about, in yours when you wish to use the car.
I swear by boiling water however.
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Re: Scuttle ants

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this is my first post, please bear with me !

My wifes Scenic II seems to have a colony of ants behind the dashboard, has anyone any ideas about the best way to get rid of the lil blighters!

thanks for your attention
Hi, this is a weird problem to have but easy to solve,
if you're carful you can use ant powder.
It won't harm the electrics
Here's what I'd use
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Re: Scuttle ants

thanks to all those who replied , i will try each method , except setting fire to the car LOL, i'll post back which , if any, worked successfully.
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hi, don't use the powder ! the air vent system will spread it around the cabin and into the air you breath, could make you rather unwell. Stick with the liquid.

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Re: Scuttle ants

With the liquid you often get small traps about the size of a jam jar lid, you put a drop or two in it and put it were the ants walk, only the ants can get in and so pets don't get at it.

Who would design a vehicle that falls over when you stop?

If you find a fix for your problem please let us know it will help others.
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