Originally Posted by club136
Wow I just went outside to investigate this breakaway situation and the sucker was in fact disconnected.. I'll hook up the power and give it a go later today.
When leaving the yard one day I noticed my 5er was pulling hard. Checked my trailer tires and saw ruts in the grass from the tires. Checked pin and it was pulled. Had snagged the cable when hooking up and didn't realize it.
This is something we need to get in the habit of checking when pulling out. It is so easy to pull that pin and not realize it.
It is a great safety feature but can cause a lot of damage if pulled and left that way for long, destroy your brakes, tires and battery. Not to mention your gas mileage.