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Old 07-31-2013, 10:40 PM   #1
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electric brakes

I bought a 2000 Starcraft Travelstar 17. This is my first camper and have some questions. It has emergency electric brakes, is it also the same electric brake that works through the 7 way connector and if vehicle equip with controller?
Second question, the gas line switch connected to propane tanks, is to use one tank at a time? If disconnect the tank I'm not using the gas leaks out of that line , even tho I have switch selected to connected tank. Bad switch valve?

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Old 07-31-2013, 10:51 PM   #2
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The electric brakes on you trailer have two power sources. The trailer brake controller on your dash and , through the safety wire break away switch they are fed full trailer battery voltage to lock them up if the trailer becomes separated from the tow vehicle. Always hook the safety/ break away wire up to the tow vehicle before you move, and always tow with the trailer battery hooked up and charged.
Yes , bad propane valve.

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Old 08-04-2013, 06:21 PM   #3
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Thank you!

And the propane valve started working, I guess it cleaned up from switching.
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