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Old 03-23-2012, 01:08 AM   #1
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Brake Buddy Emergency cable

I just purchased a Brake Buddy Classic system. I believe it is a classic but not 100% sure. It is missing the emergency cable. Can some one tell me if I can make one?

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Old 03-23-2012, 07:23 AM   #2
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Originally Posted by Waggy View Post
I just purchased a Brake Buddy Classic system. I believe it is a classic but not 100% sure. It is missing the emergency cable. Can some one tell me if I can make one?
Assuming your BrakeBuddy has the jack or connector for the break-away feature then, yes, the cable is a simple thing to arrange.

But first you need a switch which is typically mounted near the front bumper of the toad. The switch is designed for this use in that it has a plunger that is connected via a mechanical, non-electrical cable to the coach. So if the toad comes loose from the coach the plunger is pulled out of the switch which allows contacts to close. There is a two-conductor cable that goes from the above mentioned switch to the BrakeBuddy unit itself. Go to BrakeBuddy's web site for manuals and a product support contact.


I had a BrakeBuddy Vantage and liked it. The main disadvantage was what to do with it when not in use.


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I'd suggest you call brake buddy - this is from the BB website.
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Any standard breakaway switch and cable will work just fine. Just add the proper connectors (mine uses a banana plug) to the BB end.
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Where on this forum do I go to post the sale of a complete Brake Buddy system??? I've looked all over and can't find a classified section...
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Classified I would assume.
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The green menu bar just under the banner photo at top of page has the button for the Classified area.

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