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Old 09-24-2015, 04:58 AM   #1
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Brake Buddy Users quick questions

I have a couple of quick questions about the Brake Buddy, I have the vantage model and am curious if they are all so noisy? Mine make quite a racket when the pump is running, very "rattly" sounding. I am also having trouble with the plug into the outlet, the spring in the contact pin is so strong that the plug keeps getting pushed out and loses contact.

When I first test ran my unit, I blew a fuse, but I think it was because I had a phone charger plugged into another outlet and they were both on the same 20A circuit. I think this must be so since the plug has a 15A internal fuse and that did not blow.


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Old 09-24-2015, 07:14 AM   #2
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Ours is noisy also. Think they all are. It's the little compressor in them that makes the noise. As for the plug I'm not sure, ours stays pluged in with no problem.
If you think it's the spring in the nose of the plug you could replace it or cut it down alittle.
Make sure you bunggie the BB to your seat. Had mine move around and cause the brakes to keep comming on one time. After bunggie no more problems.
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