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Old 09-14-2015, 10:25 AM   #15
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worst I've done was forget to turn off the towed car engine. But I've still got time

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Old 09-14-2015, 05:45 PM   #16
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Been there done that. My problem was that we have a 2005 Jeep GC with the transfer case recall issue where sometimes it won't go into neutral. Only cure is to pull a fuse in one of the fuse panel under the hood, after doing that I was so PO'd that I forgot and left the emergency brake on. When I got home found what I had done and also the thump thump of flat spot tires.

Was at a campground ~2 weeks ago and the neighbor had pulled out with toad in drive, all 4 wheels skidding, luckily in gravel. He quickly stopped after ~75 ft and fixed the problem and drove off, don't know if he had any damage.

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Old 09-15-2015, 01:37 PM   #17
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Well, at least you know your parking brake works....

I have a sign I hang on the motorhome steering wheel whenever we park somewhere with the toad. It says simply, "CAR CHECK". I am thinking about posting another sign in the toad as a checklist: Steering column unlocked, gearshift in Neutral, brake off, lights off.
As I get older I don't remember things as well as I used to.
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Old 09-15-2015, 02:34 PM   #18
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As I get older I don't remember things as well as I used to.
Yes, it's called CRS. Amazon even sells t-shirts to promote CRS awareness to the general public. My wife wants to buy me 2.......
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I stopped a guy leaving the rv park in Branson last month.. Was dragging out of the space that was gravel and then a couple hundred feet maybe on asphalt.. Glad he looked in his rear view mirror and saw me flagging him down..
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Yes, it's called CRS. Amazon even sells t-shirts to promote CRS awareness to the general public. My wife wants to buy me 2.......
Let me guess, she wants you to buy two, but you keep forgetting to oder them.

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