Breakaway switch - do I need one? can I even get one? - Fiberglass RV

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Old 06-30-2010, 03:54 PM   #1
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My trailer has electric brakes but no breakaway it possible to add one?

I know that there was an accident out here some years ago where a trailer crossed centre and killed some folks and so people here quite often mention breakaway switches.


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Old 06-30-2010, 04:03 PM   #2
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Yes, you can buy and install them yourself. I just got one for my Scamp at and installed it myself. If you don't have a battery on your camper, you'll either need to get one, or buy one of the small batteries available as an option for trailer brakes.

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