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Question:

You are driving a combination vehicle when the trailer breaks away, pulling apart both air lines. You expect the trailer brakes to come on and:

A The tractor protection valve to close.
Explaination

The pressure loss could be caused by a trailer breaking loose, thus tearing apart the emergency air hose. Or it could be caused by a hose, metal tubing, or other part breaking, letting the air out. When the emergency line loses pressure, it also causes the tractor protection valve to close (the air supply knob will pop out).