The life of an auto mechanic is far from a cakewalk due to many factors. In fact, every day is different and presents new challenges. The things that they find under the hood of customers’ cars never cease to amaze. The things that you find inside your customers’ vehicles can be even more shocking. Whether it’s an animal, leftover food, or worse, there are often surprising finds throughout a day in the life of an automotive mechanic due to the nature of the job.
So we found 50 shocking items that mechanics found in their customers’ cars. Some of these items were about as surprising as you could imagine coming from a car. You might not expect to find a snake or squirrel under the hood of your car, but stranger things have happened. Dig in and check out some of the most shocking items mechanics have found inside of cars right here.
50: She Lost Her Smile
This woman was all smiles earlier in the day when she posted a photo of her inside her car on Instagram. She obviously enjoyed her Audi A3 a lot. That is until a tree trunk went straight through the front of the car and almost went right through the windshield. Thankfully, the occupants were not hurt as a result and she was able to walk away from the crash. This strange find shows that when it comes to driving in a storm, you can never take enough precautions to ensure that you are safe (via Dr. Graduate).