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Old 01-02-2009, 07:17 PM   #1
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Recently I purchased a new 07 model Classic Ltd. 31'. Love it. This is my first experience with disk brakes on a trailer. They stop every thing real fast which I like. My question is this, when I apply the brake pedal in the truck there is a momentary lag before I feel the trailer brakes take effect. Is this lag typical? I tow with an 08 Ford F-250 which has the integrated brake controller.
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Can't say if it is typical but mine does the same thing. Remember that when you depress your brake you are energizing a pump on the trailer that in turn, activates the disc brakes.
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Recently I purchased a new 07 model Classic Ltd. 31'. Love it. This is my first experience with disk brakes on a trailer. They stop every thing real fast which I like. My question is this, when I apply the brake pedal in the truck there is a momentary lag before I feel the trailer brakes take effect. Is this lag typical? I tow with an 08 Ford F-250 which has the integrated brake controller.
The time lag seems forever, but it's supposed to be less than 1/2 second, which is far faster than electric brakes.

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Today I took my trailere to Rod at C&G Trailer snf he confirmed what you say. A delay of abot 1/2 second is normal. Thanks for your input.
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