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Trying to install window tint on the upper portion of the front windshield, but am not able to tell how the rear view mirror comes off. Tried to find a set screw, but could not locate one.

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You'll find it's bonded "glued" to the glass, if you try to pull it off it will probably crack the screen as it is laminated and each layer is only 2mm thick or so.
Your best solution would be cutting the tint to size and cutting around the mount putting the split above the mirror mount. As you would cut wall paper around a light switch in a cross then trim to size with a sharp blade.

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