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    Removing left-over adhesive from window tint

    Hello to all

    I removed the old window tint on my car and was wondering if there is something more effective besides basic soap and water along with using a blade to remove the residual adhesive left on the glass.

    Also is it safe to use a plastic blade on the rear glass which has the defrost system? If not what can i use in addition to microfiber towels?

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    Re: Removing left-over adhesive from window tint

    use a foaming glass cleaner. lots and a new razor blade. hold blade on a angle and flick off eccess foam and glue. Once you get the hang of it no problem. Good Luck

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    Greetings to all

    can i use a plastic razor blade on the rear glass? Is it safe on the defrost system? If not recommended, what can i use besides towels to scrub off the residual adhesive?

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    If the defrost has the wires on the outside of the glass no you cannot scrape with a plastic razor blade or you will cut the tiny wires and they will not work. Sorry

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    Re: Removing left-over adhesive from window tint

    Quote Originally Posted by se9303 View Post
    Hello to all

    I removed the old window tint on my car and was wondering if there is something more effective besides basic soap and water along with using a blade to remove the residual adhesive left on the glass.

    Also is it safe to use a plastic blade on the rear glass which has the defrost system? If not what can i use in addition to microfiber towels?

    Regards,
    mark
    Buy a clothing steamer! You absolutely have to use that to remove window tints. It is by far the easiest way to remove window tints. If you don't leave the steamer in particular area for long enough before removing the tints, some if the adhesive will be left behind. It happened when I took off my tints last year. All I had to do was use the steamer to reheat the adhesive and it came off easily. Be careful with the rear glass with the defrost system but mine tint came off completely and rear defrost still works perfectly.

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