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2012 Fiat 500 - Roadmaster InvisiBrake Supplemental Braking System

Get automatic, real-time braking in your towed Fiat 500 with the InvisiBrake. Actuator box installs permanently so that you never have to remove, adjust or reactivate. System connects to RV and engages car brakes when the RV brake lights illuminate.


Features:

  • Braking system activates brakes on towed vehicle when you engage the brakes in your RV
    • Cable pulley tugs towed car's brake pedal gently, gradually and with balanced pressure when brakes are applied in RV
  • Permanent installation - nothing to remove or disconnect
    • Actuator box mounts out of the way - typically beneath the driver's seat
  • One-time setup - no need to readjust or continuously activate
    • System automatically functions when connected to RV
    • Braking pressure does not have to be readjusted after initial setup
  • Compatible with hybrids and other continuous-power-assist automobiles
    • Braking pressure can be adjusted from 5 psi to 80 psi so that an appropriate amount is applied
  • No false braking - activates only when RV brake lights are illuminated
  • Integrated battery protection
    • Bypasses 12V outlet - connects directly to towed car's battery and constantly charges battery when you are towing
    • Provides a trickle charge to the vehicle battery if the running lights are on on the tow vehicle
  • 2-Stage motor home monitor has audible and visual warnings
    • LED monitor illuminates when towed car's brakes are activated
    • Audible alert lets you know if brakes have been activated for too long (approximately 20 seconds)
      • System automatically begins to release pressure after 15 seconds of continuous braking
  • Emergency breakaway device included
  • Made in the USA


Specs:

  • Controller box dimensions: 8-3/4" long x 8-3/4" wide x 2-3/4" tall
  • Power draw: 6 mA - 10.8 amps
  • Maximum braking pressure: 80 psi
  • 1-Year warranty


Note: When using TrailerMate wiring with the InvisiBrake, it will be necessary to purchase an additonal two diodes, (RM-792 - sold separately), to prevent the towed vehicle's brake signal from back-feeding into the InvisiBrake system and activating it when attempting to drive the vehicle.


Fully Automatic Braking Action

Wire the InvisiBrake into your vehicle, connecting it to the battery and electrical harness, and you never have to remove it. When you're ready to tow your car, just connect the it to your RV via the included electrical cable, and the system is ready to go.


The InvisiBrake is designed to activate the brakes in your towed car upon receiving a signal from your RV that the motor home's brakes have been applied. This signal is sent via the wiring harness whenever the RV's brake lights are illuminated. This way, you get real-time braking action, ensuring that your towed car brakes at the same time and for the same duration as the brakes in your RV. In addition, there will be no false braking when you hit bumps or potholes.


Adjustable Pressure Settings

The braking pressure of the InvisiBrake can be adjusted from 5 psi to 80 psi depending on your individual application and preferences. Typically, a braking system has to apply an extreme amount of force to activate the towed car's brakes because the vacuum-assist function of the brakes is not active when the ignition is off. This excessive pressure would cause damage to your car if it had "active" brakes. Because this system lets you adjust the braking pressure to a comparatively minimal amount, you can use it on automobiles that have continuous-power-assist brakes, such as Hummers and hybrids, without having to worry about any potential damage.


The pressure setting needs to be adjusted only once, during the initial installation, at which point you can test the system at different settings to determine which feels best. Once the setting is determined, it does not have to be readjusted, so your system is always ready to go.


Permanent, Out-of-the-Way Installation

Most often, the InvisiBrake actuator box installs beneath the front seat of your towed car, neatly tucked away so that you won't see it and it won't take up any storage space in your vehicle. You can, however, install it anywhere in your towed car that is convenient for you, as long as you can still access the adjustment knob.


A bracket and cable pulley will install on the arm of your vehicle's brake pedal. This will not interfere with normal braking function and does not have to be adjusted, removed or activated. The entire system can stay in your car year 'round, waiting for those times when you need to tow. And once you do hook up your car to your RV in preparation for towing, the system will function automatically.



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Get automatic, real-time braking in your towed vehicle with the InvisiBrake. Actuator box installs permanently so that you never have to remove, adjust or reactivate. System connects to RV and engages car brakes when the RV brake lights illuminate.

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Video Transcript for Roadmaster InvisiBrake Supplemental Braking System Road Test

So we're taking our RV out with our towed vehicle with the braking system installed. The first thing you notice that this proportional braking system does is that when we're applying a little bit of brake in the RV, we're getting the same amount of brakes being applied in our towed vehicle. Now if we're applying a lot of brake pressure, we'll get the matching amount of pressure inside the towed vehicle as well, bringing our towed vehicle to a smooth and safe stop in a equal manner with our RV so we don't have to deal with feeling any jerking or pushing of the towed vehicle against the RV. We won't even really feel that it's back there.


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Roadmaster InvisiBrake Supplemental Braking System - RM-8700

Average Customer Rating:  4.4 out of 5 stars   (21 Customer Reviews)

Get automatic, real-time braking in your towed vehicle with the InvisiBrake. Actuator box installs permanently so that you never have to remove, adjust or reactivate. System connects to RV and engages car brakes when the RV brake lights illuminate.
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by: Steve T.12/30/2015


This was part of many Roadmaster components I ordered from etrailer.com to set up my 2014 Honda CRV as a toad. Etrailer's website is excellent and their review videos and installation videos are very helpful. Their tech service department is excellent as well. Regarding the Roadmaster Invisibrake, I chose this unit because I did not want anything visible nor any connections to make when setting up to tow or disconnecting. The control unit is hidden under the driver's seat and hardware under the door trim panels. I varied slightly from the etrailer's video in where I mounted the locking clamp and pulley (I did not put the clamp on the raised emergency brake bracket because it was slightly out of line to the pulley that was mounted flush on the floor). Because I choose to route the separate lighting kit wiring on the inside of the vehicle... along the same trim panels and rear trim panels, this made a very convenient place to splice into the wiring next to the Invisibrake control box...nice and protected. The alternative locations of splicing into the lighting wiring harness is under the vehicle....not an ideal place because of road salt, grime and pinch points. I also used the lighting kit with separate bulbs to not interfere with the already installed trailer harness kit for the Honda trailer hitch, nor having to deal with diodes. The Invisibrake works well. I used the extra blue wire in the connecting tow bar wiring harness (7 pin to 6 pin), and the unused brake controller wire in the motorhome that runs to the dash of the motorhome, to operate the signal light. Works great and looks neat. I would recommend that Roadmaster provide some sort of adjustment of the cable at the air cylinder in future generations of this product if possible. This would help on shortening the distance between the mounting clamp and pulley in cases where there is not much room (like in this Honda). Because the only way of taking up the slack now is the combination of the clamp and pulley locations, it somewhat restricts the options on mounting locations and may make some extra work. Regardless of this suggestion, I like the design and initial quality of the Invisibrake and would recommend this unit to anyone wishing to install a supplemental braking system. This does take some pretty good mechanical skills and body contortions to install but if you have that ability...I recommend this unit to the serious do it yourselfer. Otherwise, have a pro install it. 234531


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by: G.D.08/23/2015


Installed in a 2014 CRV. Worst part was getting all the wiring and under the door sill trim panel and routed up through the firewall into the engine compartment, and getting the cable and pulley installed up to the brake pedal. Pretty crowded under the dash in a CRV (my ribs are still sore)! had to use a different clamp on the vacuum cylinder because I had to move it forward of where the video showed in order for the cable to reach the mounting location under the dash. Had to clamp it around the larger end of the cylinder and the supplied clamp would not fit around the larger diameter end. Maybe Roadmaster has shortened the cable? Haven't tested yet but have high hopes! I used the videos extensively, and couldn't have done it myself without them! Not bad for a 72 year old! 221175


Comments

Excellent! Have used it towing my CRV on two 2,ooo mile trips since installation. Works very well

G.D. - 08/23/2016

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by: Triplewide12/31/2015


Good quality materials. Fast delivery Good price. Complicated install. 16 hours labor for me to install toad portion, including bulb kit. 8 hours to install indicator light/warning beeper in RV. Worth the one time effort for me to not have to set and remove floor mounted brake system each time I want to drive the toad. 2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee with electric drivers seat. Controller would not fit under drivers seat, installed in cargo area behind rear seat. Good instructions for install. Kit included everything I needed. Due to controller placement, the controller power leads were not long enough. Air line to air cylinder connection was difficult to get right. Was not as "sure" as air line to controller. Took 3 attempts to get it to not leak. Overall a good product, I expect it will last a long time and be very reliable. 234586


Comments

Checked my review today as posted. I mistakenly marked 3 stars, meant to mark 4. Only negative was the hard to make connection at the air cylinder.Everything else was top notch.

-- comment by: Triplewide - 01/06/2016

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by: Randy S10/01/2015


I do virtually all my own maintenance on all 7 of my vehicles. This installation is not conceptually difficult, but working under the dash of a Jeep Wrangler is literally painful. The hardest part is figuring out where to mount the controller and route the brake cable. My Jeep is not the same as the video and I needed to install it a little differently. Take your time here and get it right the first time. I made several modifications to the standard installation - including hooking all the signals (including the Monitor) from my truck camper to my towed Jeep through a 7-Pin RV connector and hooking the power to the Invisibrake through a switch to the battery so I don't have to run my Parking Lights to power the controller. I had a couple questions that the folks at Roadmaster answered cheerfully and professionally. BTW Etrailer is a pleasure to do business with. 228761


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by: Jerry R.04/27/2015


Just used for the first time. So far so well. Very easy to set the unit pressure and test. Then it becomes a plug and play system. 188491


Comments

Great braking system. Works great. Just plug in to the motor home and verify brake pedal movement and pressure and you are road ready.

Jerry R - 04/26/2016

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by: Felix A.04/07/2017


Installed in 2016 Ford Edge Titanium. Instruction were easy to follow. If installed in the back of the vehicle wire is not long enough. Had to add an additional 4 ft of cable. Cable with the kit is long enough only if mounting towards front of the vehicle or under driver's seat. Mine did not fit under the seat so I had to put it in cargo area rendering the cable too short, had to add 4 ft of cable. Would have given 5 stars if it wasn't for the cable length issue. 364397


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by: Don A.04/10/2016


On my 2015 Jeep Wrangler, this installation is ridiculously difficult. The instructions, while extensive leave out key critical details. The video on this website makes the installation look a lot easier than It actually is. Most difficult is accessing the areas under the dash above the pedals. I would not buy this package again. Otherwise etrailer service, shipping and descriptions are exvellent. 243657


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by: Chris S06/09/2015


Again the etrailer video which I watched many times was very helpful. I did not want the controller installed under a seat so I installed it in the spare wheel well. See attached pictures. This required extending a couple of the supplied cables but that was easily done. Installation was long but went smoothly. I have yet to test it on the road behind my RV. 201945


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by: Jeff S03/27/2017


Received 1st unit that worked for about an hour until it locked up the brakes. Received replacement but was damaged in shipment, then received 3rd replacement with the mounting tabs damaged in shipment...I was able to repair and use the 3rd unit. Great customer service...Invisibrake works well, but packaging needs improvement. 359328


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by: Jeff M07/22/2015


As always the team at e-trailer rock, always over communicating tracking status and delivery of their products. And while doing this they can help with install questions and always provide links to the install guides and what not. Awesome work! 213630


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by: Road ranger09/22/2016


I installed the Invisible on my 2014 F 150 king ranch pickup. Installation take some time but the instructions are pretty good. It took most of a day but I also installed the lighting kit at the same time. It works quite well. 297612


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by: Jack E.02/25/2014


Great product. I like this set up because I can now tow the jeep with any vehicle. I've towed many years without using auz. brakes but I decided I better get legal and it does break much better now! 117602


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by: Scott D05/20/2017


Once we figured out the proper operation of the system the invisabrake worked terrific. Simple to use now that we know how to put the tow vehicle to the proper settings 383068


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by: jroller08/12/2013


Great braking system. It should be recommended to purchase the wiring harness. It takes the Roadmaster harness to do it right. 94741


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by: RM870005/14/2017


My customer service representative Yvonne was excellent and most helpful I would definitely recommend talking to Yvonne 380150


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by: Wendell M06/22/2016


Again, fast service and great price. Can't get it installed till next week but I can tell I'm going to love it. 263752


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by: Ted R01/20/2017


Very simple and effective brake system works great. Great service from E trailer again!!! Thanks again 334169


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by: Dewey04/08/2015


Works great, third one I have installed for family. Just time consuming if you do it neat. 184061


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by: John W05/06/2017


Works as described. Brake system engaged warning indicator in RV very beneficial. 377190


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by: Grayson Duncan10/20/2016


Works just right. Iso glad recommend 309047


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by: Dan D10/20/2015


Quick ship . Great price 230390


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  • I checked with Roadmaster and the part # 495-1A that you referenced has been confirmed to fit your 2014 Ford F-150 STX so it would work well for you. The InvisiBrake part # RM-8700 that you referenced has also been confirmed to fit your vehicle. There is a Hopkins wiring harness that will fit your vehicle, but the # HM56005 that you referenced would not fit your truck. Instead you would want the # HM56000. The Falcon Tow Bar part # RM-522 that you already have would work great...
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  • Parts Needed to Tow 2005 Honda Pilot Behind 2014 Thor Hurricane 34E Motorhome
  • To start, I have included an article which covers the 5 basic components required for flat towing. I will cover each of these for your 2005 Honda Pilot. 1) Tow Bar - You already mention that you plan to use the RoadMaster Falcon 2 Tow Bar, # RM-520. This tow bar has a 6,000 lb capacity and works with all Roadmaster vehicle-specific base plates, EZ, MS, MX, XL and standard. 2) Base Plate Kit - Roadmaster XL Custom Base Plate Kit for 2005 Honda Pilot, # 1544-1. 3) Safety Cables -...
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  • Safety Cable Attachment Points on the Roadmaster MX Base Plates for a 2012 Jeep Wrangler
  • The safety cables attach to the loop at the bottom of the brackets. I have attached a photo showing where these attachment points are located on the brackets. The Falcon All Terrain Tow Bar, # RM-522, does not come with safety cables, but has channels on the side so the cables are not sagging near the ground. You will want to get safety cables, # RM-645, in addition to the tow bar and mounting brackets. You will also may also want a supplemental braking system and wiring harness...
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  • Flat Towing Setup for a 2012 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon Unlimited Towed by a 2015 Jayco GreyHawk 29MV
  • In order to complete your flat towing setup on your 2012 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon, you will need tow bar, tow bar wiring, safety cables and a supplemental braking system. Since you are getting the Blue Ox base plate kit # BX1126, the Blue Ox Alpha tow bars # BX7365 you referenced is a confirmed fit. Custom wiring that I recommend for your 2012 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon is the Hopkins # HM56200 because you will not need to splice into your existing wiring. Since your Wrangler has a combined...
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  • Where to Mount Invsi-Brake Breakaway Switch on a 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee
  • When we installed the breakaway switch on Jeep Grand Cherokees of the same generation as your 2015 model our installers just attached the switch directly to the bottom of the front license plate housing. I have linked a video showing this. It is a different braking system but the same switch.
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  • What Do I Need To Flat Tow A 2017 Buick Envision
  • Yes, the Roadmaster FuseMaster Fuse Bypass Switch part # RM76512 will work on your 2017 Buick Envision and is also recommended to be used while flat towing this vehicle. In order to flat tow your vehicle with 4 wheels down, you will need a base plate kit, tow bar, safety cables, supplemental braking system, wiring harness, and possible high-low adapter. I will attach my recommendation for each of these components below. For a base plate kit designed to fit your vehicle, I recommend the...
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  • Location to Install Breakaway Air Reservoir for Roadmaster BrakeMaster # RM-9160
  • Thank you for your recent purchase from etrailer. The most common locations for mounting the air reservoir portion of the Roadmaster BrakeMaster # RM-9160 are next to the driver's seat and under the dash near the left kick panel. I have linked an installation video for a similar item, Roadmaster's InvisiBrake # RM-8700, which shows an application in a 2013 Wrangler. It will be necessary to temporarily remove trim panels to do the installation.
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  • Replacement Parts for the Roadmaster Sterling All Terrain Tow Bar Used on a 2008 Jeep Liberty
  • The only other part you will need other than the Roadmaster Quick Disconnect Base Bar, # 910021-00, is the Roadmaster EZ Hook Safety Cable Anchors, # RM-910653. The quick disconnect base bar will include 2 pins to secure the tow bar arms and the top adapter plate to attach the crossbar to the base plates on your 2008 Jeep Liberty. The safety cable anchors will bolt to the bottom of the top adapter plate that will be attached to your base plates. I have included a video that shows how...
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  • Parts Needed to Flat Tow a 2009 Ford Flex Front Wheel Drive Behind a RV
  • You can flat tow your front wheel drive 2009 Ford Flex with your RV. Before flat towing any vehicle, you should check your owners manual for any restrictions or procedures that required to flat tow your vehicle. To flat tow your Flex, you will need 5 items, a base plate kit, tow bar, safety cables, tail light wiring and a supplemental braking system. For a base plate kit, you can use the Roadmaster XL Base Plate Kit, # 4418-1, that you referenced. This base plate kit has removable arms...
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