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Old 08-25-2016, 03:29 PM   #1
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BlueOx Autostop Install

How have people run the wiring for the brake indicator from the toad to the RV? I'm trying to figure out what kind of connection I need on the toad and then on the RV for the wire. I would like to to be plug and play like the rest of the system.


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Old 08-25-2016, 11:06 PM   #2
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Blue Ox autoStop installation instructions have the answer. The downside, when you are descending a long grade, your towed brakes will be on constantly =brake overheating.

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I use a Blue Ox BRK2012 Patriot Portable Brake System. It has a wireless brake indicator that sits on the dash. ( maybe a option) That's one Blue Ox product that i have had no problem with.

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Old 09-02-2016, 05:46 PM   #4
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We use the Ready Brake system in our toad which operates the same way as the Autostop. I too worried about going down hills and having the brakes on. To monitor when the brakes are actually on, I added an additional brake light switch on the brake pedal of the toad and wired it to an led in the MH dash. I am happy to say that "so far" the brakes have not come on going down long grades unless the MH brakes are applied. This includes traveling the West Virginia Turnpike (I77), I75 thru TN, and the Smokies.

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I use a Blue Ox BRK2012 Patriot Portable Brake System. It has a wireless brake indicator that sits on the dash. ( maybe a option) That's one Blue Ox product that i have had no problem with.

Bob in Ohio
I agree on the Patriot. I had considered the Autostop (price of course) but after looking at it closer I decided to go with the Patriot for its proportional braking capability. I have used it for over five years and lots of mountain roads. It works as advertised. Very happy and would go the same route again should the need arise.
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