Now you can get full-power emergency braking or slow-to-an-idle action with the same system. The Patriot ensures that the brakes in your towed car are activated at the same time and with the same intensity that you apply to them in your RV. Lowest Prices for the best Tow Bar Braking Systems from Blue Ox. Blue Ox Patriot Radio Frequency, Portable Braking System - Proportional part number BRK2012 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-8924 for expert service.
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Blue Ox Patriot Radio Frequency, Portable Braking System - Proportional

Blue Ox Tow Bar Braking Systems

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Blue Ox Tow Bar Braking Systems - BRK2012

Now you can get full-power emergency braking or slow-to-an-idle action with the same system. The Patriot ensures that the brakes in your towed car are activated at the same time and with the same intensity that you apply to them in your RV.

Features:

  • Proportional system results in synchronized, reliable braking for your towed vehicle
    • Brake pedal in car is depressed with the same intensity as the pedal in your RV
  • Electric actuator requires less power than air pumps
    • No hoses or storage tanks to get in the way
  • Wireless, radio frequency remote controller mounts in cab and plugs into 12V outlet
    • Easy-to-read LED display shows sensitivity setting
    • Gain knob adjusts sensitivity - the greater the number, the more pressure is applied to towed car's brakes
    • Manual override lever activates towed car's brakes when pressed
    • Error light warns you of problem
  • Brake system mounts easily in towed car and plugs into 12V outlet
    • Actuator is positioned on floor in front of the driver's seat
    • Bracket clamps around brake pedal and positions into place to achieve the best leverage
      • Optional brake claws (BRK2512 - sold separately) are available for certain vehicles
  • Built-in battery backup
  • Compatible with hybrid models
    • Gain setting must be between 1 and 3 for hybrids with continuous power-assist brakes
  • Convenient carrying handle and wraparound cleat for plug and wiring simplify removal and storage
  • Breakaway device included
  • Made in the USA
  • 1-Year warranty


Proportional Braking

A vast improvement over "on/off" systems, which brake at a single pre-set level, the Patriot has a proportional design for equal braking. The actuator inside your towed car applies the brakes with the same intensity that you apply to them in your RV. If you slam on the RV's brakes in an emergency situation, the Patriot engages your towed car's brakes with virtually the same intensity. If you press the RV's brakes just enough to slow a bit, your towed car's brakes are depressed just enough to slow it down, as well. The result is improved control, better stopping and less wear on both your vehicle's and RV's brakes.



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Video Transcript for Blue Ox Patriot Proportional Braking System Installation - 2013 Chevrolet Captiva Sport

Today, on our 2013 Chevrolet Captiva, we'll be installing the Blue Ox Patriot Portable Braking System, part number BRK2012. Now, to begin our install, we need to run a wire through the firewall out to the front of the vehicle and ultimately, from our braking system to the breakaway switch. We're going to locate the manufacturer's main wiring harness that goes through the firewall and run our wire to the ground 00:00:28. On this application, the main wiring harness is located on the driver side behind the insulation, up above to the driver side of the brake pedal. Now, the manufacturer's ground 00:00:38 is a large circular black inaudible 00:00:41. The outer portion of the inaudible 00:00:44 is some very stiff rubber. However, the inner portion has some flexibility to it, but you'll need to be careful to make sure that you don't cut the manufacturer's wiring harness.

We'll take our utility knife and cut a small slice in the wire just large enough to run our pigtail wire through the manufacturer's inaudible 00:01:03. We'll take the two-prong brake switch in to feed to the manufacturer's inaudible 00:01:08. Now with the wire running to the engine compartment, we'll go ahead and grab it, pull it up to gain access to it and then start routing down to the front of the vehicle or near the base plate mount. Now we have access to our wire, we're going to go ahead and move to the front of the vehicle and mount the switch, so we know where we're going to route the wire to. Here, behind the fascia just part of the steel bumper. We'll line up the pre-drilled hole and the breakaway switch with the pre-drilled hole in the bracket.

Using an 8 mm bolt and flange nut, we'll run the bolt through the switch and bracket to secure it. Now with the switch mounted, we can go ahead and continue routing the wire. As we route the wire, we'll be careful to stay away from any moving components such as steering and suspension or excessive heat such as exhaust. We'll also secure the wire with some black zip tie 00:02:04 as we go. To make it easier to route our wire, we're going to go ahead and remove the top fascia covering. There are multiple fasteners that will need to be removed in order to remove the top fascia cover.

The center fastener will screw out and then, we'll remove the two-piece fastener, so it may be necessary to use a small screwdriver to assist in prying it out of position. Once we have the center fastener screwed out, we'll then go ahead and get underneath of it 00:02:29 to remove the two-piece fastener. Now to assist in routing our wire, we're going to go ahead and remove half of the upper fascia fasteners. This will allow us to pull the fascia out of the way and reach down to route the wire. Now with the pigtail run down to the brake switch, we'll go ahead and plug the two together. Then we can wrap it up with some black electric tape that will keep the moisture out of the connection point.

Now with the wire secure, we'll go ahead and cut up the excess with zip ties to clean up our install hook 00:03:37. Now, we'll move back to the interior cabin of the vehicle where we can reinstall the insulation and carpeting and secure the remaining pigtail inside the cabin. Note on vehicles equipped with adjustable pedals, we'll make sure the pedal are moved as far towards the seat as possible. We'll then take the seat and move it forward leaving just enough room for the portable braking box. To begin the set up, we'll take the adjustable feet and draw them into the bottom. We'll start with them as close to the box as possible and only work to thread them out as necessary to adjust for uneven floors. Next, we'll take the core 00:04:45, unwind it so that we can run it to the 12 volt power supply. The brake pedal clamp works like this. To open it, we can use our finger and thumb. Then once we have it around the brake pedal to lock in place, we'll turn the knob from the side of the brake clamp. Now, we'll go ahead and release it and set the brake box in position. Put the jaws of the brake clamp underneath the pedal first and then around the top. Now once it's clamped tightly, we'll lock it in place. Now, for this application, we'll go ahead and thread out the front foot to bring closer to level. Next, we'll set the seat back. The seat back is adjustable with the wing knob by screwing it out and the raise it up so that it hits the front of the seat nice and evenly. Once in place, we'll then tighten the wing nut back down. Now, we'll position the seat up against the brake box and plug in our 12 volt source. Now, here's our remote control that will mount in the tow vehicle. To simulate that, we're just going to plug into a power source. Next, we'll go ahead and install the breakaway switch lead and turn on the break box. Now, we can go to the set up mode. Our remote will show that the brake system is plugged in and on and then it's active. Then, in case of emergency, if the brake switch we're to be triggered, it would activate a light here on the remote also. Our remote can also manually activate the braking in the vehicle. By manually sweeping the brake, we've activated the brake box. Now, we'll go ahead and pull the ring on the brake switch to show an emergency braking situation. Now, with our supplemental braking system installed and operational, we're ready to hit the road. That does it for our install and set up of the Blue Ox Patriot Portable Braking System, part number BRK2012 on our 2013 Chevy Captiva. .




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Blue Ox Patriot Radio Frequency, Portable Braking System - Proportional - BRK2012

Average Customer Rating:  ratingratingratingratingrating4.6 out of 5 stars   (8 Customer Reviews)

Now you can get full-power emergency braking or slow-to-an-idle action with the same system. The Patriot ensures that the brakes in your towed car are activated at the same time and with the same intensity that you apply to them in your RV.


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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Paul12/03/2014


Have not taken the unit on the road but did a dry run in my driveway. Very simple to use. Installation of the brakeaway switch is dicey depending on the front end of your vehicle. My 2003 Dodge Ram P/U was such a choice. Instructions state that it can't be mounted to the baseplate. I ended up mounting it on a crossbar under the radiator. Very glad Etrailer provide the current model of the Patriot with the Claw. That is an added cost for older units. Did buy the Patriot carry bag, think Blue Ox should include that with the unit. 163280






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Landis06/18/2014


The product arrived very quickly and works as advertized. I placed it on the driver's side floor, connected the brake claw, plugged it in, and it initialized and was ready to use in under five minutes. Etrailer continues to be my go-to place for my RV things. 136232






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Steve11/05/2014


Light-weight, easy to install. Taken it on a few trips so far, and works pretty well. 159367






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: John S07/02/2014


Etrailer is awesome not only pricing but shipping is great also 138872






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Dwayne Spence08/12/2014


Great braking system and easy to instal l. 146184






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: CT05/03/2012


Great system - easy to install and setu p! 39280






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Tim02/27/2013


Shipped fast and works as expected 67896






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Well made. 90505




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