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Old 04-23-2004, 06:53 AM   #1
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Exclamation Brake Problem

Brake Problem (1987 25)



I jacked up the trailer to check the brakes:
Breakaway - OK
Controller Lever on the Controller - OK
Brake Pedal - NOT OK

I checked the voltage at the wheel while the pedal was depressed I could hear the "tone" but the voltage was only about 1/2 a volt. When I checked the voltage using the Breakaway it was 12 and Controller Lever was 9.5 - HELP !!
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Controller is bad

Seen this one before.
Give it up. Brake controller is bad.

Check with "Skip" a member here who went through same problem.

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Old 04-26-2004, 07:47 AM   #3
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Found the problem!!!

Front wheel magnet, curbside, was shot, I guess causing a short........
Will never know though why the other 3 wheels worked properly when using the Controller lever or the Breakaway switch, as they use the same wiring.???
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You said it

Same wiring?

Brake controllers can be mysterious.

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