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We bought our Oliver used and the previous owner has the Emergency Break Cable threaded through the safety chain. To me this would be useless as it would not apply the breaks in a break away. All of my other trailers I hook up the break away cable separate. 

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That configuration is definitely wrong.   The emergency breakaway cable should go directly from the breakaway switch on the trailer to the tow vehicle, usually attached to one of the slots or metal loops on the hitch receiver on the tow vehicle.  As yours is currently configured that would likely do absolutely nothing to activate the trailer brakes if the trailer came unhitched. 

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2019 Oliver Legacy Elite II - Hull #461

Tow Vehicles:

Primary - 2019 Ford F-250

Backup - 2019 Nissan Armada 

 

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