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Old 04-21-2015, 05:14 PM   #1
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Break away switch not workin

Noticed that when you pull the pin the brakes are not coming on but they work fine from the truck any ideas
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Old 04-21-2015, 07:01 PM   #2
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Is your camper's battery hooked up and charged? That's where the break-away switch would get it's power from.
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Old 04-21-2015, 07:10 PM   #3
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Check with a test light if when you have the pin pulled you have power in & out on the wires.
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Old 11-09-2017, 01:10 PM   #4
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I have a 2017 Voltage 3605. My brake away pin got pulled and the switch and the wires started smoking . I disconnected the battery and replaced the switch, I pulled the pin on the new one to make sure I had 12 volts coming out of the switch , after a few seconds the new switch started smoking, I replaced the pin and the switch cooled down. Is anyone else having the same problem. Thanks Denny
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Old 11-09-2017, 01:28 PM   #5
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just a thought that the wire is shorted somewhere between the switch and the brakes
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Old 11-09-2017, 01:33 PM   #6
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That's my though also , The switch only transfers 12 volts from the battery to the brakes and should not get hot and start smoking . I have an appointment with the Dealer. Thanks Denny
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Old 11-11-2017, 03:44 AM   #7
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Easiest way to check is with a magnetic compass, if there is power the compass needle will move when you get close to the hub assy..
If it does not move then there is no power.
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