Hi Bob! Welcome to IRV2! We're sure glad you joined the gang!
I agree that you should call Remco for that info. Yes, the braking system is designed to apply the brakes without the vehicle running! Have fun and keep her between the ditches!
Good luck, happy trails, and God bless!
Joe & Annette
Sometimes I sits and thinks, sometimes I just sits.....
2002 Monaco Windsor 40PBT, 2013 Honda CRV AWD