Roadmaster Even Brake Portable Supplemental Braking System - Proportional

Roadmaster Even Brake Portable Supplemental Braking System - Proportional

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Portable, easy-to-adjust braking system uses an inertia sensor in the towed car to detect deceleration. Unit presses brake pedal in towed car to activate brakes with an intensity that matches deceleration. Breakaway and LCD monitor included. Lowest Prices for the best tow bar braking systems from Roadmaster. Roadmaster Even Brake Portable Supplemental Braking System - Proportional part number RM-9400 can be ordered online at or call 800-298-8924 for expert service.
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Roadmaster Tow Bar Braking Systems - RM-9400

  • Brake Systems
  • Roadmaster
  • Proportional System
  • Hydraulic Brakes
  • Air Brakes
  • Air Over Hydraulic Brakes
  • Portable System
  • Not Power Assist Brake Compatible
  • Recurring Set-Up

Portable, easy-to-adjust braking system uses an inertia sensor in the towed car to detect deceleration. Unit presses brake pedal in towed car to activate brakes with an intensity that matches deceleration. Breakaway and LCD monitor included.


  • Supplemental braking system applies towed vehicle's brakes in proportion to braking action of RV
    • Towed car's brakes are activated at the same time and with the same intensity as those in your motor home
  • Inertia sensor detects deceleration and signals system to activate brake pedal with proportionate amount of pressure
  • Terrain-sensing design allows braking system to adjust for braking uphill, downhill or on uneven ground
    • Prevents false braking
  • Sensitivity adjustment on control panel lets you regulate how aggressively the system activates
    • Set sensitivity high so that unit responds to even minimal slowing of RV
    • Set sensitivity low so that unit activates only with intense stopping action from RV
    • Save settings in device memory to ease setup
  • Portable system is lightweight, fits most vehicles, and can easily be switched between vehicles
    • Adjustable pedal clamp fits over most brake pedals
    • Adjustable feet allow you to level the unit on uneven floors
    • Seat brace adjusts up and down for proper leverage
  • High-performance air compressor refills quickly to ensure that system is ready for the next stop
  • Monitor mounts in motor home to keep you updated on braking activity or changes in status or battery power
    • Provides LED, LCD, and auditory alerts
  • Breakaway system applies maximum brake pressure in the event of separation
  • System meets the braking requirements of both the US and Canada
  • Made in the USA


  • Dimensions: 12" tall x 11-1/4" wide x 16" long
  • Voltage: 12 volts DC
    • Requires 15 amps of power to function properly
  • Length of power cord: 42"
  • Max amperage draw: 10.8 amps
  • Idle amperage draw: 47 milliamps
  • 1-Year limited warranty

The Even Brake from Roadmaster is a portable, compact, self-contained supplemental braking system that sits in front of the driver's seat of your towed vehicle. It easily attaches to the brake pedal and applies the brakes with a force that matches the intensity with which your motor home slows when you brake it. Do-it-yourselfers will love the quick and easy installation. Hookup and disconnect can be done in just a few minutes. The Even Brake is a comprehensive system and it includes an emergency breakaway kit and a wireless brake monitoring system.

Even Brake Breakdown

Automatic Proportional Braking

A proportional braking system ensures that your towed car's brakes are applied with an intensity that matches the slowing or stopping action of your towing setup. The result is improved control, better stopping, and less wear on the brakes of both your vehicle and your RV. Even Brake also automatically levels itself when traveling uphill, downhill, or on uneven ground. This automatic adjustment keeps the Even Brake level on all terrain so that it continues to brake proportionally and efficiently. It also helps to prevent any false braking, which can occur when traversing rough terrain.

The Even Brake uses an inertia sensor to detect deceleration. Once the rate of deceleration is determined, an electromagnetic proportional regulator inside the unit will release the amount of air pressure needed to apply the towed car's brakes with an intensity that matches.

Installation and Easy Connection

The ICX transmitter box, which connects to your towed car's brake light switch, will permanently mount beneath your dash. This box plugs into the Even Brake portable unit and then transmits information regarding system status and braking activity to the receiver that mounts in your RV. It also connects to the included breakaway system so that it can signal the Easy Brake unit to activate the towed car's brakes in the event of a breakaway. Minor modification may be required to route the breakaway harness through your car's firewall.

Once the ICX transmitter is installed, setting up the Even Brake is a breeze. Just situate the portable unit in your towed car between the driver's seat and the brake pedal. Because the unit relies on being level to function properly, it has 4 independently adjustable feet to keep it stable in cars with uneven floors. The seat brace also adjusts up or down to ensure a perfect fit and proper leverage when pressed up against the driver's seat. Once you have the unit properly situated, position the brake pedal clamp over the brake pedal. Plug the portable unit into the ICX transmitter and then into the 12-volt accessory outlet in your towed car, which will power the unit. Before towing, make sure you press the test button on the Even Brake so that the system can cycle to deplete any vacuum pressure in the brakes.

Brake Sensitivity Settings

The Even Brake allows you to fine-tune the braking sensitivity to fit your personal preference. By adjusting the sensitivity on the operating unit, you get to decide how intense the change in forward momentum must be for the electromagnetic valve to respond. Set the sensitivity low and the Even Brake will only respond when you forcibly step on your RV's brake pedal. Set the sensitivity high and it will respond when you merely tap your RV's brakes. The Even Brake saves your personal settings, making setup faster and easier.

Monitor Alerts

Even Brake Breakdown

The included monitor mounts in your RV and keeps you updated on the status of the Even Brake. This wireless system relies on the ICX transmitter, which is mounted in the towed car, to send signals to the monitor. Just plug the monitor into a 12-volt outlet in your RV for power.

Because the ICX transmitter connects to your car's brake light switch, it is able to transmit a signal that lets you know not only when the Even Brake has been activated, but also if your towed car's brake pedal has actually been depressed. It's possible that the Even Brake could be misaligned, or it could shift or creep during travel, and may be unable to appropriately apply the brakes. Poor positioning could cause the unit to either apply the brakes continuously or to not apply enough pressure to the pedal to activate the brakes at all. This could happen with any portable system. But because the Even Brake informs you of the braking activity of your car rather just the activity of the braking system, you will be able to tell when there is a problem so that you can correct the issue before damage to your car's brakes occurs.

The Even Brake monitor uses different colored LED lights, an LCD text display, and audible alerts to keep you informed about your braking setup. The 3 LEDs - green, yellow, and red - give you an easy-to-see visual reference to keep you updated on how the Even Brake is functioning and what it is doing.

While the LED light offers a quick reference of what the Even Brake is doing, the LCD display explains it in detail. Whether the system is ready for towing, informing you that it is applying the brakes in the towed car, or warning you of an emergency braking situation, the text display keeps you in the loop.

The audible alert sounds in the event of an emergency. This way you'll know if, for example, a breakaway has occurred, even if you aren't watching the monitor.

9400 Road Master Even Brake Supplemental Braking System - Proportional

RM-9400 Installation InstructionsInstallation Details RM-9400 Installation instructions

This Product Fits The Following Vehicles

2010 - 2020 Ram 1500

2011 - 2011 Mazda 2

2012 - 2014 Chrysler 200

1995 - 1997 Nissan 200SX

1989 - 1989 Nissan 240SX

2010 - 2012 Ram 2500

1980 - 1983 Datsun 280ZX

2004 - 2013 Mazda 3

1993 - 2003 BMW 3 Series

1991 - 1996 Mitsubishi 3000GT

2007 - 2007 Chrysler 300C

1999 - 2004 Chrysler 300M

1984 - 1984 Datsun 300ZX

1990 - 1994 Mazda 323

2010 - 2012 Ram 3500

2013 - 2018 Nissan 370z

1984 - 2019 Toyota 4Runner

2006 - 2012 Mazda 5

2012 - 2019 Fiat 500

2014 - 2016 Fiat 500L

2006 - 2008 Mazda 6

1983 - 1989 Dodge 600

1986 - 1997 Mazda 626

1993 - 1994 Oldsmobile 88

2007 - 2019 GMC Acadia

2017 - 2017 GMC Acadia Limited

1995 - 2020 Hyundai Accent

1990 - 1995 Plymouth Acclaim

1981 - 2020 Honda Accord

1992 - 1998 Oldsmobile Achieva

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Video of Roadmaster Even Brake Portable Supplemental Braking System - Proportional

Videos are provided as a guide only. Refer to manufacturer installation instructions and specs for complete information.

Video Transcript for Roadmaster Even Brake Portable Braking System Installation - 2012 Jeep Liberty

Speaker 1: Today on our 2012 Jeep Liberty, we'll be reviewing and installing the Roadmaster Even Brake braking system, part number: RM-9400. And we'll be using the Roadmaster Brake-Lite Relay Kit for towed vehicles, part number: RM-88400.This is a portable, easy to adjust braking system that uses an inertia sensor in the towed vehicle to detect deceleration. Like many other modern brake systems, this one is a proportional braking system that ensures that your towed vehicle's brakes are applied with an intensity that matches the slowing or stopping action of your towing setup. The result is improved control, better stopping and less wear on the brakes of both your vehicle and your RV.This system has an easier install than some of your others that require many electrical connections and tapping into your vehicle's systems. If you are a do-it-yourselfer, then this kit will be a good one for you.The included monitor mounts in your RV and keeps you updated on the status of the Even Brake. This wireless system relies on the ICX transmitter, which is mounted in the towed car to send signals to the monitor.

Just plug the monitor into a 12 volt outlet in your RV for power.Now we can setup our wireless receiver to work with our Even Brake unit on up to four different vehicles. So, that's great, we don't have to worry about setting this up every single time, we simply plug it into our 12 volt outlet and we're ready to go.Okay, when everything's operating normally, we'll have a green LED display over here to the right which will tell us that everything's good to go. When our brakes are being applied, we will have a red LED off here to the top left and it will show 'braking' on the screen. After one successful braking, we can press the button on the left and we can see what the current battery voltage is in our Liberty. That way, we can see how the battery's doing, make sure it's not getting run-down and we'll be able to have successful braking in the vehicle.Now in the unlikely event that our Liberty becomes disconnected from our motor home, the breakaway switch will be pulled and the brakes will be applied inside the Liberty, bringing the vehicle to a stop.Inside the motor home we'll get an audible alert with our flashing LED lights and a message on the LCD display that says 'Tow breakaway, emergency stop', this will help indicate you that you've had a disconnect issue or the breakaway pen was accidentally pulled, so you can bring your vehicles to a safe stop.Now that we've gone over some features, we'll show you how to get it installed.

We'll find ourselves underneath the dash on the drivers' side of our vehicle. Now, underneath our dash we find this fabric panel that sits above where our feet rest while we're driving, we'll need to remove this. We have two plastic rivets. The way these work, use a flathead screwdriver, twist out the center section and come behind it and then pull out the entire piece.Now if we look right above our brake pedal we'll see a bundle of wires going to a switch. This is our brake pedal switch, this is what we need to test to find out where the cold side is.

And what that means is there's no power going through it until we step on the brake pedal. Now, we're gonna test this with a multimeter and we're gonna do what's called a 'back-probe technique' so we don't damage the wires. We have our multimeter grounded to a bolt on the vehicle's body, and if we just insert this pin into the back of the connector, we're not piercing the wire at all and it's not damaging any of the connection points.So we have it back-probed into one of our wires right now. This is the white wire with a green stripe. Don't confuse this with the green wire with the white stripe, this one has more white than it does green.

You can test to make sure that we are only getting power to this wire.Okay, with our hand or foot off the brake pedal, we can see we're getting 0 volts. When I press down on the brake pedal, we get 12 volts, and that is exactly what we're looking for. That is the cold side of our Brake-Lite switch, so it's the white wire with the green stripe, that is the wire that we're gonna be making our connections with.Okay, now to make it easier to work with, we'll unhook our Brake-Lite switch. This red lock tab which is right by my finger on the other side of this connector right here, we slide that back, there's a black tab right here above my thumb. We press this down and pull back on the connector to unplug it. So here's the white wire with the green stripe, cut it right in the middle and strip back some insulation from both wires.Now here's what our wiring harness looks like. I went ahead and replaced all of our butt connectors with heat-shrink butt connectors that we have available on our website, because they are better than the factory ones and I feel like they will give us a better connection. We have these available on our website. If you would like to purchase them, these are for 14 to 16-gauge wires. Our green wire will go to our vehicle's Brake-Lite switch on the wire for the cold side that is closest to the actual switch itself. The spade 00:05:48 connector will go to our transmitter, the black wire will go to the cold side wire that's furthest from the switch, the red wire will go to a fuse underneath the hood of our vehicle that only has power when the ignition is on, and white wires are ground.Now, for our application we will not be using this blue wire, so we can simply remove it. Okay, so the butt connector here off our green wire, this will go to the side of our wire closest to the switch that we cut. The black wire goes to the side furthest from the switch. Now we'll use a heat gun to shrink down our butt connectors. The reason you use a heat gun versus a lighter is because it provides you with a source of indirect heat versus direct heat and it won't damage the connector.Now plug our Brake-Lite switch back in, inaudible 00:06:57 secure the lock tab. Okay, we find ourselves underneath the hood now on the driver side of the vehicle, right next to our master cylinder and brake booster. Now, if your vehicle is equipped with a manual transmission, you will not have this grommet, you would have to drill a hole elsewhere or pass through a different existing grommet. But right here we have a grommet which we can remove to pass our wires through to the engine bay. You just grab it, pull it out, and behind that you'll find a piece of foam, just poke your finger through and make the hole a little bit wider.Here we went ahead and put our red wire through with our fuse holder through the hole in the firewall, throughout it accordingly. It's right next to our fusebox now, and this is where we need to make our connection. So, we'll lift up on these two tabs. Tilt the fusebox forward, pull up and the lid will pop off.With our fusebox open, there's a fuse right here kind of offset from the rest, closest to our driver side, number M7, which is for our power outlet. It's exactly what we're looking for, this is a fuse that just has power when the ignition is on. So, we'll take a pair of needle-nose pliers or a fuse puller, whatever you have, remove the fuse.Okay, now we'll take our fuse tap and our fuse, combine the two by sticking one leg of the fuse through the slot in the tap, and we'll reinstall the fuse. Now we'll take our wire that we ran through the firewall, insert it onto the leg of the tap. Now we'll take a pair of side cutters here and make a notch so our wire has a place to pass through cleanly and doesn't get pinched. We'll drape it down and we can reinstall the cover.Okay, now our white wire with the ring terminal, that's our ground. We're just gonna ground this to the vehicle's sheet metal with the provided self-tapping screw, right in this area here behind our brake pedal will be fine. Now our relay we can plug into our socket. It's keyed, so it only goes in one way, just line it up appropriately and push it into place. There you go.First thing you want to do in order to get this installed is get your breakaway switch mounted. We already did that when we had our fascia and we installed our baseplate. The breakaway switch is right here, we just attached it to our baseplate using a short bracket which we have available on our website as part number: 18140.Now the wire for our breakaway switch goes behind our fascia, goes up, goes behind our headlight, there's a large hole behind the headlight where it passes up, goes around the side of our battery and on through the hole we mentioned earlier.Okay, here's our breakaway switch cable. This is our wireless transmitter. We'll plug the breakaway switch cable into the wireless transmitter. Now the spade terminal on the green wire off of our Brake-Lite relay will plug onto this spade terminal here, number two on our wireless transmitter.Now the white and red wires that come off our wireless transmitter, these will go through the same grommet hole in the firewall that we've been using for our breakaway switch and our Brake-Lite relay. Pull these wires the rest of the way through, now open up our fusebox again. If we use fuse number M11, which is this one right here, this one has constant power as well. Still a 10 amp fuse, which is what we're looking for. We can take that fuse out. Now the 10 amp fuse I removed we'll put into our fuse tap on the bottom spot here, this will protect the original circuit.Put another 10 amp fuse that comes with our kit on the top one, this will protect our wireless transmitter. We'll take our red wire that we brought through the firewall, strip off some more insulation, stick that inside of our fuse tap. Okay, now we'll wrap up this butt connector with some electrical tape, just to help protect it, even though it's enclosed in a sealed fusebox. And we'll install the fuse tap into the spot where the fuse was. And in that gap that we made earlier for our Brake-Lite relay, and pass it out through there. Okay, we'll reinstall the fusebox lid now.Okay, our white wire, let's strip off some insulation, giving us a little bit more wire exposed. We'll take our blue ring terminal that comes with the kit, slide it over the wire and we'll crimp it.Now we have a couple options with this, we can attach it directly to our vehicle's sheet metal, or we can just go directly with the negative terminal on our battery, which is what I'm going to do. So, remove the 10 millimeter nut on our negative terminal, place the terminal over that, reinstall the nut, tighten it back down.Okay, now we need to find a place to mount our wireless transmitter. Right here in the side of our kick panel will be a perfect spot. So we'll just hold it in place and use some of the screws that come with the kit.Okay, here's what the wireless transmitter looks like mounted. We also took the time to secure up any of our loose wires and the Brake-Lite relay itself with a couple zip ties to keep it away from our feet as we're driving. We also took the liberty to secure up the slack in our breakaway cable, and then we put our wires, the red wires and the white wire and some wire loom that passed through our grommet. Now we'll put a slit in our grommet, cut it out like that, and then we'll reinstall our grommet in its original position.Okay, we went ahead and took some sealant; Which we have available on our website; and went around the hole that we made in the grommet and sealed it up, so we don't have to worry about any moisture getting inside the vehicle.Now we'll reinstall the under-dash panel. Seat all the way back, we can slide in position now. We have it all the way open right now, we'll slide it over our brake pedal and it snaps in place. With that clamped on, we'll slide our seat forward, now we'll verify that we have no air in our system by pressing the air release button. Now we'll plug our cord into our wireless transmitter. Now we'll plug this into our 12 volt outlet in our vehicle. Okay, with it plugged in, we'll now press the test button. We have a green light next to the test button, that means we're good to go inside the vehicle. We can hop into the RV now.We plug into our 12 volt outlet with our wireless receiver. Now to make sure that our receiver is paired with our Even Brake unit, we will hold down the dim button in the middle for six seconds. Now it's in learning mode. It inaudible 00:15:42 say learning ICX, which is your wireless transmitter number one, hit OK, then we'll go back to the Even Brake unit inside the vehicle and press the test button. After a few moments it'll say 'test is good, system is ready', and we'll have a green light over to the right and we know we're ready to tow.And that'll do it for our look at the Roadmaster Even Brake braking system, part number: RM-9400 on our 2012 Jeep Liberty.

Customer Reviews

Roadmaster Even Brake Portable Supplemental Braking System - Proportional - RM-9400

Average Customer Rating:  4.7 out of 5 stars   (9 Customer Reviews)

Portable, easy-to-adjust braking system uses an inertia sensor in the towed car to detect deceleration. Unit presses brake pedal in towed car to activate brakes with an intensity that matches deceleration. Breakaway and LCD monitor included.

- RM-9400
2012 Fiat 500

Very good product Easy to install and to use Very good service from etrailer 602270

- RM-9400
2017 Toyota Tacoma

Very nice piece of equipment. Installation was no problem. The instructions are clear and easy to follow. It fits nicely in 2017 Tacoma. Initial drive showed a noticeable improvement in stopping smoothness without adjusting any of the settings from normal yet. 613352

- RM-9400
2015 Jeep Cherokee

Great product, but when ordering you need to request any updated supplemental technicians bulletins for your specific vehicle (my vehicle = 2015 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk). Installation using the included product installation instructions exactly (not being told that there were updated technicians bulletins) caused the vehicle battery to run down to the point where I couldn't operate any vehicle electronics or start the vehicle. A call e-Trailer provided updated information. The manufacturer (Roadmaster) was aware of the issue and provided solution instructions. Had this been offered when ordered, I would have avoided having to deal with a dead battery and extra installation time. When installed using the updated information, the product works great. 174847

- RM-9400
2012 Chevrolet Equinox

It is pretty easy to attach to the vehicle and remove once you get to your destination. It is pretty light so it doesn't take much to move it. 28689

- RM-9400

Wish I had brought it sooner 468341


Good no complaints works well

Theodore - 01/19/2019


- RM-9400

Great product, great delivery, great service. I wish the RV dealers had as much integrity as etrailer! 682139

- RM-9400

Easy to use and set up. I'm glad I choose this system. I haven't had any problems with RM-9400, great system 662475

- RM-9400

Will at e-trailer did a great job of answering very detailed Qs and helping with this order. Arrived quicker than expected. Very happy with the CS at e-trailer as well as this product,. 662128

- RM-9400

part came on time and in good shape 656289


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  • For your 2007 Jeep Wrangler Roadmaster recommends the Stoplight Switch Kit part # RM-751452 and the 12 volt outlet kit part # RM-9332 when installing the Roadmaster Even Brake part # RM-9400 and you'd be set.
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  • Can Roadmaster Even Brake be Used on a 2019 Ram 1500 with Advanced Brake Assist
  • Yes, the Roadmaster Even Brake # RM-9400 can be used as the braking system for your 2019 Ram 1500. Since the ignition will be in the off position and you would have taken some specific steps to get the pickup ready to flat tow (check your owner's manual) the automatic braking that you referenced will not apply to this braking application. A few things that you will need when using this system is the Stop Light Switch # RM-751000 to ensure that it operates properly and the 12V Outlet...
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  • Troubleshooting Red Light Staying on With Even Brake Braking System
  • If the red light on the Roadmaster Even Brake Portable Supplemental Braking System # RM-9400 remains on and "Even Brake" is staying on the issues is the monitor is not getting a clear signal from the RoadMaster Transmitter for Even Brake Systems # RM-9420. As you can see from the cut out of the instruction manual, you should be able to solve this by either moving the transmitter higher, or moving the monitor in your motorhome.
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  • Parts Needed to Flat Tow a 2018 Ford Fiesta SE Hatchback
  • I would love to help you get absolutely everything that you need to flat tow your 2018 Ford Fiesta SE Hatchback. However, Blue Ox does not make a base plate kit for the non EcoBoost model therefore I recommend you use Roadmaster instead. I typically prefer Roadmaster anyhow as they offer more options for flat towing equipment. I have attached a list of all the parts you will need below: Roadmaster Nighthawk All Terrain Tow Bar part # RM-676 Roadmaster Direct-Connect Base Plate Kit part...
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  • Parts to Complete Demco Flat Tow Set-Up with Excali-Bar II Tow Bar on 2019 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited
  • Demco Excali-Bar III Non-Binding Tow Bar - Victory Series # DM9511013 is an excellent product and its a great starting point for building your flat-tow set-up. Using different brands of tow bar and base plate does require adapters. But since we offer Demco base plate # DM9519336 for your Wrangler Unlimited you can avoid the extra cost and hassle of adapters. This kit provides a really clean appearance on the Jeep as you can see in the photo. The video that is linked shows the install...
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  • Recommended Flat Towing Equipment for 2019 Jeep Cherokee Limited
  • I can help you with recommendations for the Roadmaster flat towing items you'll need to tow your 2019 Jeep Cherokee Limited behind your motorhome. You might care to check out the linked article that covers all the needed items. It will give you a nice overview. Starting with base plates, I suggest the Roadmaster EZ4 base plate # RM-521452-4, so long as your Limited does not have the Active Aid Shutters. These feature twist-lock draw bars which means there are no pins to get lost. With...
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  • Base Plates for a 2003 Jeep Wrangler to Work With Roadmaster Falcon 2 Tow Bar # RM-520
  • We offer a Roadmaster base plate option for your 2003 Jeep Wrangler. Roadmaster # RM-521424-4 fits the version with the double-tube bumper. This EZ4-series base plate is fully compatible with your Falcon 2 Tow Bar # RM-520 without need for any sort of adapter. In addition to the tow bar and base plates flat towing requires safety cables, a wiring/lighting solution and a supplementary braking system. Each of these items is covered in detail in the linked article. For safety cables...
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  • Parts Needed to Flat Tow a 2008 Jeep Wrangler
  • I have a base plate kit recommendation that will work on your 2008 Jeep Wrangler without aftermarket bumpers winches or guards, but the part # RM-521448-4 is for newer Wranglers so it would not work for you. You would want the Roadmaster Base Plate kit part # RM-521448-4. In addition to the base plates, you will also need a compatible tow bar, safety cables, lighting, and supplemental braking to flat tow your vehicle. The most popular compatible tow bar is the Falcon 2, # RM-520....
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  • Troubleshooting Even Brake 9400 Releasing Pressurized Air
  • I reached out to Roadmaster about the problem you were having with your Roadmaster Even Brake Portable Supplemental Braking System # RM-9400 and I was told that your Even Brake had a faulty exhaust valve. Their technical contact said, "When it dumps all of its air that is a good sign of a bad exhaust valve" and you would need a replacement, with the correct one being the Replacement Quick Exhaust Valve # RM-450601-50.
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  • Parts Needed to Flat Tow 2002 Jeep Wrangler TJ
  • To flat tow your 2002 Jeep Wrangler TJ, I recommend the Roadmaster XL Base Plate Kit - Removable Arms # 1420-1. The arms of this kit can be removed when you are not towing your Jeep to maintain the look of the Jeep. For a tow bar that is compatible with these base plates, I recommend the Roadmaster Falcon Tow Bar # RM-520. This tow bar features a quick-disconnect system to allow you to quick and easily mount and remove the tow bar. The telescoping arms help make hook up easier and will...
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  • Recommended Brake Light Switch For 2014 Mini Cooper S with Roadmaster Even Brake Supplemental System
  • For your Roadmaster Even Brake # RM-9400, the Roadmaster Stop Light Switch Kit # RM-751469 is the part you are seeking. This will give you the bracket and the 2 prong switch you mentioned for your 2014 Mini Cooper S. You will also need the 12 Volt Outlet Kit, 20 amps # RM-9332 to provide power to your system.
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  • Recommended Parts for Flat Towing a 2013 Lincoln MKX
  • The first thing that we will want to look at for your 2013 Lincoln MKX is a base plate kit so that we can attach the tow bar to your Lincoln. I recommend using the Blue Ox Base Plate Kit # BX2625 because it is very easy to use, and when you are not towing your MKX you can remove the base plate tabs for a better look when driving it around. The tow bar that I recommend for your setup is the Blue Ox Alpha # BX7365. This tow bar has a weight capacity of 6,500 lbs and includes the safety...
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  • Are Supplemental Braking Systems Required when Flat Towing a Vehicle Behind an RV
  • Most states now require supplemental braking on the vehicle being flat towed. One of the preferred systems for our installers and what I recommend is the SMI Stay-IN-Play DUO proportional system, # SM99251. It will apply the vehicle brakes in proportion to how much the tow vehicle is braking. This is the safest way to stop and it reduces wear and tear on both vehicles. To determine if this or other supplemental braking systems will work I would need to know the year, make, and model...
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  • How To Re-Pair an Even Brake to a Transmitter After Screen Just Reads Even Brake
  • According to Roadmaster this means that the monitor is not programmed to the ICX transmitter. The ICX transmitter and the motorhome monitor are programmed as a set but you need to reprogram yours to match apparently. Press the Dim button on the motorhome monitor after plugging it in for about 6 seconds until the LCD reads, "receiver in learn mode." Release the Dim button and it should read "Learning ICX #1 --Advance OK." Press the Test button on the Even Brake Touch pad control...
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  • How Does the Roadmaster Even Brake Supplemental Braking Send a Signal for Vehicle to Motor Home
  • The Roadmaster Even Brake, # RM-9400, uses a wireless transmitter in the vehicle and a receiver in the motorhome. The Receiver lets you know the Even Brake is working properly by lighting up when the brakes are being applied and also notifies you when the towed vehicle battery voltage is low. The second vehicle kit that you referenced, # RM-98400, provides the wiring and transmitter for another vehicle so you can use the in-cab monitor and the same braking unit for more than 1 vehicle. I...
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  • Which Base Plate Installs Easily on a 2013 Smart ForTwo, Blue Ox # BX1987 or Roadmaster # 52285-1
  • Blue Ox rates the installation difficulty for their 2013 Smart ForTwo base plates, part # BX1987, such that an experienced professional installer will typically need 4 hours to complete the install. (First-time installers will usually take significantly longer to complete the process.) The installation of this product requires removal of the front bumper fascia, some trimming of the bumper and air dam and some drilling. The Roadmaster # 52285-1, Base Plates for the 2013 Smart fortwo,...
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