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Old 07-09-2009, 05:14 PM   #29
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Who did your installation? How much did it cost. I dropped my brake buddy a week or so ago, and now it doesn't actuate.

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Old 07-09-2009, 06:31 PM   #30
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I did a self install. Not that hard to do. I did a google search on US gear installers and came up with nothing. I would suggest that you call any RV dealer that does maintenance and ask them if they can do it.

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Old 07-09-2009, 07:43 PM   #31
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You can send your Brake Buddy back and they will repair it for you.
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Old 07-09-2009, 09:11 PM   #32
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I have had the Unified Tow Brake for about 5 years now. I first had it installed on a Ford Escort and it worked very well. Then I bought a 2004 Saturn Vue and I have never gotten it to work well on the Saturn. It was a bear to get the cable hooked to the brake pedad and even now I don't like how it is hooked. It just doesn't seem to be pulling the brake pedal down far enough. The way I have tested it is to pull the break away switch, I would think at this time I would not be able to move the car, but I can by pushing it. So I really don't think it is working the right way. On the Escort I could feel it braking and would have to adjust the gain , but not on the Saturn Vue. I have tried several times to get it right but so far I haven't hit the magic spot. The vacumn pump runs like it should and the brakes on the saturn work fine, just doesn't seen like the tow-brake is working hard enough.
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Old 08-03-2009, 09:05 AM   #33
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Hi Everyone, I have the unified Tow brake system that is used for one year for sale. Nothing wrong with it but I traded vehicles for towing and it came with a new system. I have all of the required parts and the installation instructions for $625.00 and includes shipping in the U.S. When I used it, I loved it. All Monaco and HR products and Winnegago products are pre wired for it I think. If interested please call Bill at 573-528-3057 or send a e-mail.

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