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Brake buddy
« on: October 05, 2017, 07:46:28 AM »
Hi all.  I have a classic brake buddy that has worked fine for 8 yrs.  It now is blowing the fuse in the plug in stem.  Seems to me it might be the compressor locking up.  Can't find a diagram of parts or any suggestions as how to repair .  Thanks for any help.
Russ Olson
Itasca Sunrise 32H
Brake buddy
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Re: Brake buddy
« Reply #1 on: October 05, 2017, 09:03:36 AM »
Contact Brake Buddy Customer Service?

They probably won't supply diagrams, but they may be able to help. I think they also have a repair service.
Gary Brinck
Summers: Black Mountain, NC
Home: Ocala National Forest, FL


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Re: Brake buddy
« Reply #2 on: October 06, 2017, 06:22:19 AM »
Google their phone number, they have been helpful to me in the past.  When I dropped mine installing and broke the handle they sent me a used one free. 
1994 Fleetwood Southwind 30,000 mi.
2017 Jeep Patriot toad
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Re: Brake buddy
« Reply #3 on: October 16, 2017, 08:54:46 PM »
I just had my Classic repaired by the factory. They lost the info, and after a few phone calls they found my order and sent it. Needed a new compressor, line cord, and some sort of bracket inside. Cost about $225 but I bought it used many years ago so I've gotten my moneys worth.

 Funny thing, this last weekend I made a tight turn out of a shopping center and all of a sudden the brakes were dragging. The breakaway switch had pulled out and the toad was slowing me down. I was able to go around the corner back into the lot (brakes weren't locked up) and disconnect the switch. Found the plastic plug in the street but it had been run over and is broken. Time for a new switch, but I know it works!
2006 Itasca Suncruiser pulling a 2016 Ford Edge