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Using Exhaust Brake With Supplemental Brake System

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Would like to receive a recommendation if it is OK to use exhaust brake when towing when you are using Easy Brake as a supplemental braking system. My fear is the Easy Brake will sense the exhaust brake activation and activate the brakes on the towed vehicle. Then the towed vehicle will try to slow my coach down thereby wearing out the brakes on the towed vehicle. 

Any suggestions or experience on what is the proper procedure here.

Thanks in advance

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You are correct.  Any deceleration, service brakes or engine/exhaust brake will trigger the Easy Brake.  If you can adjust the sensitivity set it to be less sensitive which will keep it from activating for mild to moderate braking.  That may keep it inactive during mild braking but still set it off when the brakes are more forcefully applied.  If you have a cockpit indicator of the braking in the toad, that will let you know how everything is working.

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