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Roadmaster Universal Stop Light Switch Kit

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Avoid damage to your towed car by ensuring that your supplemental braking system is properly positioned and working effectively. Kit activates your RV monitoring system to alert you when the brakes of your towed car are being applied. Lowest Prices for the best tow bar braking systems from Roadmaster. Roadmaster Universal Stop Light Switch Kit part number RM-751000 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-1624 for expert service.
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Roadmaster Tow Bar Braking Systems - RM-751000

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  • Stop Light Switch

Avoid damage to your towed car by ensuring that your supplemental braking system is properly positioned and working effectively. Kit activates your RV monitoring system to alert you when the brakes of your towed car are being applied.


  • Activates motorhome brake-monitoring system whenever brake pedal in towed car is applied
    • Ensures that the supplemental braking system is functioning properly
  • Works great for any application that does not have a tow position in the ignition
    • Compatible with any vehicle that has a brake pedal and any supplemental braking system that presses the brake pedal
  • Installs quickly and easily
    • Mounts beneath dash on brake pedal arm
    • Connects with just 3 wires - power, ground, and brake light connection
  • 12 Volts
  • Made in the USA

By tapping into your towed car's brake-light switch, this kit allows your RV's monitoring system to alert you whenever the brake pedal of your towed car is being applied. Other systems operate according to whether the air cylinder is extended and provide no indication of what is happening with the pedal itself. If your supplemental braking system is improperly installed, it may be continuously pressing on the pedal, impeding it from fully retracting and possibly causing damage to your vehicle's tires and braking system. With Roadmaster's Stop Light Switch Kit, you will always know when the brake is being depressed, and you will avoid costly damage.

751000 Road Master Universal Stop Light Switch Kit

Replaces Roadmaster RM-751477

Installation Details RM-751000 Installation instructions

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Roadmaster Universal Stop Light Switch Kit - RM-751000

Average Customer Rating:  4.9 out of 5 stars   (11 Customer Reviews)

Avoid damage to your towed car by ensuring that your supplemental braking system is properly positioned and working effectively. Kit activates your RV monitoring system to alert you when the brakes of your towed car are being applied.

- RM-751000

The kit was simple to install and worked flawlessly with my even brake system.

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Easy to install with instructions, setup went great, wired back through motorhome 7-way plug.

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Works exactly as designed for rigs that don't have an easy solution for adding trailer brakes. I would buy it again!

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Took 3 trips to RV shop and still didn't work. They didn't know brake light switch was required on '18 Fiesta. Then installed sensor backwards; I removed, reinstalled it, then had to paint the firewall white. Now works great!

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After fighting with the brake light switch on my Jeep JL, I ordered this instead. It went on so easy and so quick I had to reread the instructions to make sure I didn't miss anything. The only drawback I see is the Even Brake wiring and the rest of the wiring is roughly 14-16 gauge, and the wires on this item might be 20 gauge. No worries, they were plenty long enough that I took an inch of insulation off and folded it a few times. Used a heat shrink connector with solder and it easily passed the pull test.

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I have only used this on several short trips andonce on a long trip and it seemed to work fine. I did have an issue with the first unit i received and they were will to ship me a replacement along my route so it did not hold up my trip. I really appreciated the customer service on that issue. I will say i have not made any sudden stops so i can't comment on how much braking is actually happening but i believe it is assisting in the braking.

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Had it for a year, absolutely no problems. Works beautifully.

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The kit worked great. No problems. The instruction video was perfect.

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Great service....extremely prompt shipping and follow-up.


Ask the Experts about this Roadmaster Tow Bar Braking Systems

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