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Posted: 06/10/19 05:06pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

fj12ryder wrote:

I cannot lock up the brakes on our 15,000 lb. triple axle toyhauler, never have been able to. It seems to stop well enough so I don't worry about it.


This is kind of where I’m at. Yes they will stop me ok but I would have thought with the brake unit turned up all the way it would lock up the brakes. If this is normal then I won’t worry about it. Thanks

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stickdog wrote:

I was told if your brakes are adjusted properly you should set the gain at 50% in a safe area drive to 20mph and stomp on the pedal. If your trailer brakes lock reduce gain, if not increase gain and repeat and continue to increase the gain till they lock at 20mph. You then want to back off to the previous gain where they didn't lock at 20mph. As the brakes wear you will need to either adjust the gain or the brakes.


You don't really do that do you?. The correct way is to pull the brake LEVER on the controler. Not stomp the pedal.


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Posted: 06/10/19 07:40pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

when were the brakes adjusted last? Mine don't lock but you definitely know they are on. You don't say what the TV is, built in controller or after market?


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Posted: 06/11/19 08:13am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

On the heavy FW will be hard if you don't have disk breaks.


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