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How to mount tomtom 125 to the car

I tried to mount it to the dashboard and it don't stick. I don't know what I have to do to make it stay without done. Thank you for your help in advance

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  • braundbob Mar 24, 2009

    Same problem here... I tried washing windshield and mount. I can not even get any suction on the provided adhesive disc, and yes I am turning the mount to lock it. This is the worst suction cup I have ever seen. my tomtom125 mount will not even hold itself (without the GPS) up...

  • Anonymous Mar 27, 2009

    I can not get it to suction to my window. I have a clean window. I have wet the suction cup. The thing wont stick. I can't even get it to stick to the plactic dash board mount. I called was on hols 20 minutes. I called back I was on hold forty minutes. I gave them the serial# of the unit and they told me I had a bad suction cup and would replace it after transfering me. Guess what during the transfer I got disconnectd. Buy a Mio GPS never had a problem mounting that and it was much cheaper.

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Alcohol works to a great degree to clean some surfaces. I have used lighter fluid to dissolve glue or adhesive residue that may exist. The alcohol will not work on a poorly cleaned surface. And lighter fluid does not seem to harm plastics. Use sparingly and clean in two or three apps.
Your solution seems to be that you are trying to attach the GPS suction cup to the dash without the plastic disc that comes with the unit. Glue the disc onto as flat a part of the dash as possible, Prefferably on the top of the dash. Then attach the Tom Tom with the cup onto the disc. A slight downward pressure while turning the locking handle is all that is necessary. I had a momentary adjustment time to learn how to lock mine. Love the TomTom GPS compared to the Navigon I returned to get an
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The suction cup mount has a ring on it that MUST be tightened in order for the mount to hold. look closely. it even has a lock/unlock logo on it . works great.

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The mounting device needs to be clean and the dash itself to i would use like a rubbing alhool on both the dash and the mounting device if this does not work i actually use velcro

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If you want to mount it to the window, then make sure the glass surface is completely clean. A generous amount of saliva on the suction cup will keep it up on the glass for a while.

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Well a new mount suction cup will need to be purchased. you can grab one at radioshack.com you alsmo might want to wet the plunger then try to stick it. Or clean of that dirty windshield and try again.

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1. clean the windshield and apply a little water to the back of it.
2. Buy a new suction cup.

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There must be someone in the world that has found a use for this, but I don't know anyone that has.
Remember that any GPS system works better if it has clear "view" of the sats ! Why anyone would ever need to put the unit deeper inside the vehicle ( and therefore reduce the signal and also have it out of their line of sight ) is a mystery to me.
The disc seems to be a useless bit of extra kit.

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