How do I keep my GPS from falling off my windshield?
You can warm the suction cup(s) with your hand or treat them like takeout food and warm them with your seat heaters. Using the defogger, blow hot air on the windshield for at least 10 minutes, then pull over in a safe place and apply the warm suction cup(s).
How do you get suction cups to stick to a window?
Make sure both the inside of the suction cups and your window are clean and dry before application. To enhance suction and help keep the seal tight, a tiny dab of Vaseline or cooking oil may be rubbed on the rim of the cup, or dampen your fingertip with water and lightly moisten the inner rim of the suction cup.
What size is the ball mount on a Garmin GPS?
The 17mm Garmin ball clips into most Gamrin portable navigation device mounts, and then adapts to a 1″ Ball for use with the RAM mount B-size system for more secure mounting options.
What are the RAM mount ball sizes?
- B size 1″ ball mount for units up to .91kg weight (approx 2 lbs)
- C size 1.5″ ball mount for units up to 1.81kg weight (approx 4 lbs)
- D size 2.25″ ball mount for units up to 2.72kg weight (approx 6 lbs)
- E size 3.38″ ball mount for units up to 6.8kg weight (approx 15 lbs)
Where do you mount a GPS on a windshield?
According to the California GPS windshield law, you can mount a portable GPS device or smartphone holder on the windshield in one of two locations:
- In a seven-inch square in the lower corner of the windshield on the passenger side.
- In a five-inch square in the lower corner of the windshield nearest to the driver.
How do you get a GPS to stay on your windshield?
Suction Cup Mounting Troubleshooting Steps:
- Clean the suction cup and the mounting area of the windshield with rubbing alcohol.
- Dry both surfaces with a lint-free cloth.
- Apply moisture to the suction cup before placing it on the windshield.
- Flip up the lever on the suction cup.
- Place the suction cup on the windshield.
How do you make suction cups stick permanently?
To enhance suction and help keep the seal tight, a tiny dab of Vaseline or cooking oil may be rubbed on the rim of the cup, or dampen your fingertip with water and lightly moisten the inner rim of the suction cup. Moistening helps create a tighter seal.