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Bright Way Push-to-Test Trailer Breakaway Kit with 1-Amp Charger and 5 Ah Battery - Top Load

Bright Way Push-to-Test Trailer Breakaway Kit with 1-Amp Charger and 5 Ah Battery - Top Load

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Simple, push-to-test button lets you check the charge on the battery in this breakaway kit. Complete kit brings your trailer to a safe stop if it separates from your vehicle. Built-in charger automatically charges battery while trailer is connected. Great Prices for the best trailer breakaway kit from Bright Way. Bright Way Push-to-Test Trailer Breakaway Kit with 1-Amp Charger and 5 Ah Battery - Top Load part number 3802308 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 1-800-940-8924 for expert service.
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Bright Way Trailer Breakaway Kit

  • Kit with Charger
  • Battery Included
  • Top Load
  • 5 Ah
  • Bright Way
  • 1 Amp Charger
  • Single-axle
  • Tandem-axle
  • LED Tester

Simple, push-to-test button lets you check the charge on the battery in this breakaway kit. Complete kit brings your trailer to a safe stop if it separates from your vehicle. Built-in charger automatically charges battery while trailer is connected.


Features:

  • Breakaway system activates your trailer's electric brakes if the trailer disconnects from the tow vehicle
    • Brakes receive signal to activate when cable detaches from switch
  • Built-in charger automatically charges battery while connected to tow vehicle
  • Push-to-test button lets you check the battery's state of charge
    • LED lights indicate current battery status
      • Green = fully charged
      • Yellow = charging
      • Red = recharge needed
  • Top-loading case is easy to access from above
  • Durable, plastic case protects the battery from the elements
    • Rubber O-ring seal keeps out moisture
  • 12-Volt, sealed lead-acid battery is rechargeable
  • Wire loom neatly contains and protects wires
  • Switch and battery box install on trailer frame - drilling required
    • Hardware not included
  • Convenient wiring diagram is printed on box
  • Kit includes breakaway switch, 1-amp charger, 5-amp-hour battery, battery box, wiring, and wire loom


Specs:

  • Application: single-axle or tandem-axle trailers with electric braking systems
  • Breakaway cable length: 4'
  • Charger amperage: 1 amp
  • Battery:
    • Capacity: 5 amp-hours
    • Voltage: 12V
  • Battery box dimensions: 4-3/4" long x 6" wide x 4-7/8" tall
  • 1-Year limited warranty


Note: A breakaway system is required by law in most states for trailers that are equipped with electric brakes and have a GTW of at least 3,000 lbs.



2308 Bright Way Group (BWG) Trailer Break Away System with Switch, 12V 5Ah Battery, and 1 Amp Charger - Top Load

Replaces Bright Way 3802307

Item # 3802308




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Bright Way Push-to-Test Trailer Breakaway Kit with 1-Amp Charger and 5 Ah Battery - Top Load - 3802308

Average Customer Rating:  4.6 out of 5 stars   (116 Customer Reviews)

Simple, push-to-test button lets you check the charge on the battery in this breakaway kit. Complete kit brings your trailer to a safe stop if it separates from your vehicle. Built-in charger automatically charges battery while trailer is connected.

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The battery was fully charged when it arrived and still fully charged a couple of months later when I finally got around to installing it. Works as expected. The lanyard for the breakaway switch is pretty long (50",) so I installed it as far back as I could on the trailer frame.

Jacques

4/11/2023

Great. I have not needed the breakaway controller. I have noticed the battery holds a charge for a long time, so even though I don’t use the tailer for months at a time, it stays charged and gets topped off when I use the trailer.



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I bought a used trailer and its breakaway was in rough shape with a dead battery. This kit was easy to install and has been working great.



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Easy to install and works as designed. It was a good choice foe me



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Item is as described



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First things first. Love your company! Keep up the great work. etrailer has been my go to site for all my trailer needs. As for the break away kit. I got a used inclosed trailer and it had a very large truck battery inside the trailer with a very large hole in the floor for the trailer breakaway system. An eye sore to say the least and very much in my way. I was shopping around etrailer site found the Bright way breakaway system. Watched the review about it. Did not think it would work for my two axle brake system. Ordered it anyway. Installed on outside of trailer. Did all this after installing new brakes. Did a test and I could not get the wheels to turn with trailer off the ground as well as doing a test with the trailer on my truck and the breakaway system worked and held the truck in place. Bottom line is the system does it job for a small battery. Love the system. It is small, can be placed almost anywhere, and again does its job. Only issue I had with it was the two screws that hold the cover closed started to rust after the first time it got wet. I replace them with better ones.



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Truly makes installing the brake controller a snap... two snaps actually.



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First off my 20' trailer I bought is only 2 years old, I tried every place in town and no one had a breakawway kit to match mine, all they said it was an old style. Got on computer found etrailer got the best cudtomer service and was able to get full demension, was an exact match, hooked it up and is working great.



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Well built and easy to install. Like the visible charged condition lights



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etrailer is great as always. They are my sole source for everything trailer and I have never had a complaint against them.

This product on the other hand, horrible. They apparently have no quality control and make a crap product. When I received it, I took out the two screws holding the lid closed, to charge the battery before installing it on my trailer. When I went to open the lid, the first thing I noticed was the hinge on the lid was broken in two of three places holding the hinge to the lid. (see attached pictures) I immediately contacted etrailer and they sent me a replacement, like I said before they are great.

So I just received the replacement, I gently opened the box and the first thing I did was check the hinge. Wanna guess? Yep it was broken in two of the three places as well. The product packaging was in excellent shape, the shipping boxes were in great shape for both, there are no signs of shipping damage. So this is a lid that is supposed to be mounted to a trailer and survive the elements for years and it can't even make it to the consumer without damage.

NO I DO NOT RECOMMEND THIS PRODUCT.



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fast shipping
product as expected



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Great product. Easy installation. Helpful instructions. Saved $$ over paying someone to install. Works p perfectly



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Excellent parts, very fast, great tracking, highly recommend



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Good PRICE Works great!



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Purchased because this is what my trailer had before and I didnt want to rework the mounting or wiring. This setup is good for about 4-5 years. The labeling and film over the buttons does not stand up to UV rays very well and came off almost immediately, letting water into the enclosure. It seems like the circuitboard for the charger is mostly water resistant and the battery box drains well enough. Serviceable average grade kit.



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Mounted fine and works as intended. Coated terminals on battery with dielectric grease to prevent corrosion because the battery box isn't water tight. Otherwise great product for the price.



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Good replacement for Broken or worn out factory breakaway kit



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We've had serious problems with it the biggest problem we've had is it corroded the plug up so bad we could hardly see the terminals. Have no idea what it is or what caused it

Etrailer Expert

Sierra K.

11/11/2021

The breakaway kit would not have caused corrosive issues. I would follow your 7 way wire up to see where the corrosion starts. Perhaps there is a nick in the wire or other damage. Once corrosion starts on a terminal, without seeing it, it can quickly transfer onto the vehicle side.



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These are what we use in our fleet. They hold up better than the other brands we have tried.



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Excellent system, easy to install, provides great protection for the battery, and the breakaway switch is very heavy duty!



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The breakaway box works great and was easy to install. The directions were clear. Shipping was fast. Great product and company!



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Wired well, battery is charging, so far so good. Have not and hope to never use.



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Good Quality break away kit! Highly rec ommend!



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Great quality for the price



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Thumbs up to etrailer, Easy parts look up and prompt serve and delivery.



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Great kit for replacing my old system liked the extra length of all the wires especially the switch so I didn’t have to lengthen them like with most replacement switches


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