Breakaway Kits contain a battery pack and breakaway switch and are supplied in 2 types:
By law, you will need a breakaway kit if your trailer is over 2 Tonne (ATM). The breakaway kit automatically applies the brakes if your trailer is separated from the tow vehicle. Double check you have the correct amperage for your brake actuator we have put the requirements below for the Carlisle range.
- 5 Amp Battery Pack with Breakaway switch is used with the HydraStar HBA Series Brake Actuators
- 17 Amp Battery Pack with Breakaway switch is used with the HydraStar XL & ElectraStar units