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Tips for Removing old Window Tint

My window tint failed inspection.

We know how frustrating this can be so we added some helpful information for easily removing window tint, no mess, no fuss and under 20 bucks.

Step 1 - Your tint failed, or you want to remove the old worn out film.

Head to the grocery store, or you may even find the supplies in the closet in the house. Pick up some 409 Cleaner and some black trash bags.

Step 2 - Trash bags, the heavy duty slick and shiny ones.

They must be the heavy duty kind to hold the cleaner against the film and allow it to penetrate the glue underneath. It's critical to create that seal for the wait time involved with soaking.

Step 3 - Cut the trash bags to fit the window you’re removing the old tint. Spray the 409 and soak the old Tint until its completely covered and place the trimmed trash bag over it.

Step 4 - Park the car in the hot Sun for 20 Minutes and let it soak. Reapply if necessary, although the first shot typically gets all the old film removed, sometimes if you don’t wait long enough or don’t get a good seal, you will need to repeat the process to get it all.

Step 5 - Find an edge and with your fingernail, begin removing the tint. Peel it slowly and while it's still hot. 

YouTube is a great resource for learning different ways of removing window tint from your car.  Click here to search

 If you need window tint professionally removed/installed, there is a great shop if your in Garner.  AutoFXCustomsLLC

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