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Old 08-04-2012, 08:47 PM   #1
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I just got my first travel trailer last year, 27 foot Surveyor. The weight of the trailer is about 6,000 lbs loaded. The trailer has electric brakes. I have a 2011 5.0 with tow package. (which does a good job) I have towed the trailer about 10,000 miles since I purchased it last year.

Question; Would towing the trailer reduce the brake life by much?
I usually get 50,000 with my type of driving on the other cars.

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Old 08-04-2012, 09:56 PM   #2
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It depends how you have the brake controller adjusted and how much braking the trailer does. I'd check the pads at 35,000 miles or so.
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