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Need to remount rear view mirror and can not remove mounting button

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I have had good luck solving the same problem by simply heating the button up with a regular old hair dryer, then using a window scraper that holds a razor blade to pop the button off. Make sure the adhesive is good & warm, because if you force the issue you can crack the windshield. If you still can't get it off by using the hair dryer, try using a butane (bic) lighter. Be careful though as you can discolor the windshield or actually melt the protective plastic coating. Hope this helps!

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