After experiencing auto trouble, a Massachusetts woman took her car to a mechanic. The problem: A family of squirrels had nested under her hood.
The squirrels had chewed through many wires, and the engine easily could have caught on fire. The woman paid $642 for repairs, and a wildlife expert was called to remove the squirrels.
Cars can be trouble, squirrels or no squirrels. So, in February 1960, we shared tips for buying a used car. Read the whole story in our Wayback Machine.