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Old 05-08-2014, 04:42 PM   #15
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Thanks everyone. Took her out for an over niter. I loved it. Only thing I'm not liking is the trailer brakes. Worked fine going but coming home had to turn the gain to 0 to keep it from jarring the truck as soon as I touched the brakes in stop n go traffic. Not sure what changed.
Had the same issue with my 12 Ram CTD and new 5'er. Never could get rid of it. Had the OEM TBC replaced under warranty. Same issue. Replaced it with a Tekonsha. Happy camper now.
My problems actually started with a TT we had before the 5'er, only opposite. Couldn't get the TT brakes to lockup to set gain. Even on 10 the TT brakes barely grabbed. TT was pulled with an F150 that had an OEM TBC and for 2.5 years it was flawless. Fast forward to the 12 Ram and nothing but issues with the TBC.
FWIW the TT's brakes were adjusted prior to towing with the Ram and worked perfect with the F150.
Then we get the 5'er and like you the stopping and starting just jerked us around.
Hope you get it resolved so I can have another option.
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Old 05-08-2014, 11:01 PM   #16
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So far I dont have a solition to this. I have the self adjusting brakes on the trailer and just havent had to to really Investigate much. I'm really hoping its not a controller issue. Strange thing is it worked fine the first couple times I towed the trailer.
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Old 05-08-2014, 11:54 PM   #17
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Love our Heartland Big Country purchased almost two years ago. Sitting at the beach while I type this. Enjoy your beautiful new home away from home!


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Congrats on the the new Heartland!
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Thank you guys. We are definitely enjoying our new home!
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I'm glad to see that Heartland was able to help you with your problem.
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Yes. Nothing but great things to say about Heartland and my dealership Johnnie Walker Rv
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