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Old 04-08-2015, 12:46 PM   #1
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Check your breakaway switch!

I just completed my quarterly break away battery check/re-charge and the switch was not delivering juice to the brakes.
I exercised the switch several times and it did re-establish contact.

I don't check it's function often enough, lesson learned.

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Old 04-08-2015, 12:51 PM   #2
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If you are checking your Breakaway Switch on your cargo trailer do NOT have your Electric Brake Controller hooked up to the trailer otherwise you may be purchasing a brand new controller.

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Old 04-10-2015, 03:15 PM   #3
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Just performed this check on my "new to me" camper, and it was non-functional as well. Ordered a new one and installed it yesterday. Also added checking it to my "before I tow" checklist". Don't want to be on the road without that working.
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