Jayco RV Owners Forum

Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 07-07-2015, 01:06 PM   #21
Senior Member
Jagiven's Avatar
Join Date: May 2012
Location: Minnesota
Posts: 4,114
Originally Posted by mike837go View Post
You think having it pulled while parked is bad, try having it accidently yanked while getting the trailer out of a tight spot!
Try this one on for size. A few years back, I was following my parents through farm country on a two lane highway, traveling about 55 mph. luckily I was back a block or so, but I saw it all. One of the farmers had his irrigation system going and it was spraying the highway really good, like completely. Parent's drove through, I do not recall them slowing down. The stream of water hit the hitch assembly yanked the e-brake cable and locked their brakes up on the TT. The tires smoked big time. They came to a quick stop, and put some good flat spots on the bottom of the tires.

Jagiven is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 07-07-2015, 01:07 PM   #22
Senior Member
Join Date: Mar 2013
Posts: 769
To most of us the operation is common knowledge. Its just another example of poorly trained/non caring dealership personal not explaining the most basic SAFETY systems to the customer. If they did their job, we could go back to discussing black tank etiquette or something else more entertaining. Lol

2013 33 RLDS
2004 Chevy Avalanche 2500 8.1
2007 TBSS
2001 Oldsmobile Aurora
2015 Chrysler 200C AWD
33 RLDS is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-07-2015, 02:12 PM   #23
Senior Member
mike837go's Avatar
Join Date: May 2015
Location: Campbell Hall
Posts: 2,837
Originally Posted by 33 RLDS View Post
... we could go back to discussing black tank etiquette...

Let's break out the Religion or Politics can-of-worms, too!
TT 2015 19RD "TheJayco"
TV 2003 F-350 "Montblanc" - Housebroken chore truck

Sitting in The Cheap Seats.
And proud of it!
mike837go is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-08-2015, 07:55 AM   #24
Junior Member
Join Date: Jul 2015
Location: Albany
Posts: 8
Lessons Learned

For those of you sitting on the edges of your seats waiting for the result...

YES, the pin being pulled from the TT's emergency brake actuator DID cause a complete drainage of a fully charged battery within 12 hours. Re-inserted pin at 1700 last night, installed a freshly charged battery, and still had a full-power reading at 0700 this morning.
NavyMustang is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-08-2015, 08:08 AM   #25
Senior Member
Join Date: Apr 2015
Location: Elizabethtown, PA
Posts: 1,542
Thanks for the update and a lesson well learned

2004 Jay Feather 25E
2001 Ford Expedition 4X4 EB 5.4 3.55 rear
2004 Ford Expedition 4X4 EB 5.4 3.73 rear
bedrck46 is offline   Reply With Quote

phantom load, power, power drain

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

» Virginia State Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 10:43 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Copyright 2002-2016 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.