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Old February 6th, 2014
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The only way i found to be 100% satisfied is to make your own mount like this:

Basically i took the stock mount, removed the suction cups and screwed the mount to a mettle plate then i used double sided tape to stick it to the windshield.
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^^ this is also a good option
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looks like it will work but owning 6 vehicles i really have no time to do this, the manufacturer should provide something that at least works and when changing mounts passport max vs all others that really screws things up.
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vetterm39, I have used Passport iQ quite a bit.
Try this: when you attach the mount to your windshield have the suction locking lever open and push the lever in towards the windshield as you flip the lever closed. This should help get more air out of the cup providing better suction.

If you continue to have issues with the iQ mount falling then maybe it is defective. Send me a private message with your name and address. Thank you
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Default My new Max360 keeps falling

I bought a Max360 in mid-February (2016) and the mount has begun to drop.

I installed the suction cup that comes with the 360 and it held as solidly as if it were mounted in concrete until a couple of days ago. Now I can't get it to stick to the windshield and my 360 hits the dash within 10 minutes of re-mounting. I've stopped using it because the last time it fell next to my feet while I was driving, tethered by the power cord - a little distracting at 60 MPH.

I've tried cleaning and wetting the rubber but it's not "sticky" at all, unlike when I attached it. I have never removed the mount part since it was first installed until it fell.

Is it possible to 'refresh' the rubber to give it better adhesion? Is it possible to replace the rubber part only?

I suppose I could buy a new mount but I'm a little fearful that I'll be buying yet another in a couple of months.

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Is it possible to 'refresh' the rubber to give it better adhesion? Is it possible to replace the rubber part only?
You can refresh the suction cup by immersing it in a bowl of hot water (not boiling hot; hot water from the tap should suffice). Dip the cup in the water for about 30 seconds, swishing the mount around in the water to remove any debris. After 30 seconds, remove the mount from the hot water and let it air-dry.

While the cup is air-drying, be sure to thoroughly clean the windshield where you typically mount your detector. I use a 50/50 solution of water mixed with 91% isopropyl alcohol (available at any drug store or grocery).
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Regarding the cheap mount for the x70, it saved and secured it in place when I was t-boned side impacted by someone who totaled my Toyota Tundra. The detector stayed in place and did not come off flying. The detector works and was a few things I was able to salvage from the towing yard.
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