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bhill708
04-01-2011, 03:40 PM
Is there a way to install a manual switch for the trailer brakes? The empty trailer is so light that it shifts forward when decelerating and I guess activates the solenoid then the trailer begins to bounce. Ideas?

Thanks

Jerseydave
04-01-2011, 03:51 PM
Some trailers have a hole where you can put a bolt or pin to stop the brake actuator from sliding. You may be able to drill a hole if there is not one there, just make sure you pick the right spot so the actuator doesn't slide.

flipper
04-01-2011, 04:08 PM
You can wire a switch to the reverse lock out solenoid if you are some what handy with electrical and if your trailer is equipped with it.

Thrall
04-01-2011, 04:30 PM
What flipper said, or just put a pin through the hole in the trailer tongue. Will keep the surge brakes from activating and you don't need the assistance of trailer brakes if the trailer's empty anyway.