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Film Removal

Film Removal

Removing old film can be very difficult. It is easy to damage the vehicle if you don't have proper training. The longer the film has been exposed to the elements, the more difficult the process becomes, causing the film to break into small pieces. Here are some tips to help ease the pain.

Tools Needed: Spray bottle with cleaning solution, 1" Razor blades, White scrub pad,
000 Steel wool, Black trash bag, Ammonia and Paper towels.

Step 3 – peel off film downwards

Step 5 – scrape off adhesive with 1" razor blade

Scrape across window
Open car door and position yourself for film removal.
Roll window down 3 inches (not needed for frameless doors).
Start at the top center of the window and peel film down towards panel.
Wet adhesive with cleaning solution.
Using a 1" razor blade, start scraping adhesive off window—working
from one side to the other making sure to overlap each stroke.
Roll window up to close position and peel off any left-over film.
Spray glass again and finish scraping window clean.
Wipe moisture off glass and panels using paper towels.

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