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Old 09-27-2012, 08:55 PM   #1
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HHR with Blue Ox Patriot Brake

Does anyone have a HHR and use Patriot Brake? The only way I can get the brake to work is if the key is set where the idiot lights come one and then the battery will go dead on the HHR. When the key is turned to the ACC position even if I manually put the brakes on the lights don't come on.
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Old 09-30-2012, 10:37 AM   #2
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Where are you getting the 12V to power up the auxilliary nrake sytem? If you are getting the power from a source that is active when the car is in ACC, you shouldn't have a problem.
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Old 10-01-2012, 07:57 AM   #3
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Are you meaning the brake lights don't go on? If so, you don't want them to go on. You should have a wiring kit where the brake lights on the toad go on when the mh brake lights go on. If you are a wired up, the acc position on the ignition switch should work fine as the 12v power is always on in my HHR.
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Brake lights go on because they are wired to when MH brakes are applied. Problem is I set the brake up and plug it into the 12v outlet that has constant power even when key is off and fuse 8 is switched off. When the brakes are applied with the fuse off the Patriot brake doesn't apply brake. When the fuse is on and MH brake is applied the Patriot brake works. This is a 2008 HHR
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OP. Sounds like the 12V is not constant, but switched with fuse 8. Are you sure that IT IS fuse 8 the the fuse you are bypassing. JM2...
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