It's all good having a dashcam installed that never comes off your car, but when it comes to the time you need to remove the device and mount it from your windshield, it can prove difficult.
To remove a dashcam adhesive from your windshield you will likely need a blow-dryer for some heat to remove the suction cup and a prying tool, removing the rest of the adhesive can be done with numerous methods.
In our guide below we will show you how to remove a dashcam from the car plus some other methods for taking off stubborn adhesive which won't come off.
Depending on the adhesive mount used, most dashcams suction cup mounts can be a pain to take off the car since they are made to be strong to withhold any knocks or bumps.
We've listed the best steps to remove a dashcam suction mount below.
Even when you have successfully taken off the adhesive mount from your car window you might have some stubborn glue leftover which can make your glass look messy.
We've listed our best foolproof methods for taking the rest of the adhesive off below.
Can you mount your dash cam to black dots on a windshield?
Many people are worried about mounting their dash cam to the black dots on their windshield, there is nothing wrong with mounting your dashcam here, a matter of fact it can hide your dashcam from the outside.
Why is my dashcam not sticking properly?
You should ensure the surface on your windshield is clean and dry with a cloth before mounting your cam, apply pressure for a few seconds before letting go for your dashcam to mount properly.
Do dash cam mounts & tapes both come off with hot air?
Yes, both dash cam adhesive mounts and tapes can be loosened with hot air as it helps to melt the glue underneath.
To conclude, dash cam adhesive mounts and tape are easiest to remove with a hairdryer as it helps to apply heat and loosen the glue underneath, allowing you to pry the mount off. For other stubborn adhesive marks, we suggest using hot water and a drop of mild soap then rubbing till the rest loosens.
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