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Old 06-05-2013, 06:13 PM   #1
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Dashboard brake indicator light

Can anyone tell or show a newbie how to install a indicator light on the dash of our 378TS showing us that my bubby brake is working. Is there a blue brake wire wrap up under the dash somewhere waiting to be tap into with a 12v led light. I would like to know when the brake pedal is being activated.

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Old 06-10-2013, 07:23 AM   #2
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I have a Brakemaster system from Roadmaster. It was installed by Camping World. There is an indicator light wired off the harness they used to activate the brakes. There should be a pdf on line showing the wiring set-up. My light only lights if I'm towing my car and the Brakemaster System is attached. See if it's one of these.

Installation Manuals | BrakeBuddy - Braking systems for motorhomes towing a vehicle
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Old 06-11-2013, 11:45 AM   #3
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WW124.......

Few things would help here..............

Not sure what brand or model of braking system you are using. There are a number of them on the market, and each have their differences. Please identify the specific unit you have. (I've never heard of "bubby brake")

You are asking about tapping into a blue brake wire. How did you determine this would be the colour of wire to tap into? Your last statement is "I would like to know when the brake pedal is being activated". My question is....the brake pedal in the motorhome or the car being towed?

My "BRAKE BUDDY" model offers a remote device with a light which shows the driver of the RV that the brake pedal application in the towed vehicle has occurred.
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Old 06-11-2013, 02:05 PM   #4
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My Bad Brake Buddy Classic is the model and I noticed the remote transmitter and receiver for the Brake Buddy but the reviews were 50/50 can you give me your thoughts on the system. I just trying to find a easy way to be alerted when the Brake Buddy is applying pressure to the pedal on the tow vehicle l. Im a Newbies Newbie trying to avoid any damage to the tires on my Saturn Vue.

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Old 06-11-2013, 09:48 PM   #5
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ww124..........

We're just finishing packing tonite to head out in the RV in the morning.

When I get back next Monday, I will get back to you here to get your email for a private message for some really important information about your situation with your Brake Buddy Classic.

My solution will do exactly what you want and at a helluva deal if I do say so.

Later, Ken
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Old 06-17-2013, 10:29 PM   #6
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Send me your email address on this forum or drop me a private message to contact you about the Brake Buddy.
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Old 06-17-2013, 10:55 PM   #7
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Stay n play duo brake system

I just installed a stay n play duo brake system in my 2008 Honda CRV
Easy to install and seems to work great. SMI tech was very helpful as well as their video. The tech support told me that the blue wire on the plug on the coach would work as a dedicated line to operate a signal for the LED light that would show when the brake was activated. Of course the brake switch on the Honda was connected to the blue line so when the brake light came on that would send a signal through the blue line up to the cab so it could illuminate the light.
Hope this explains what I did for my 2013 Georgetown XL 378.
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