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Install your electric brake controller quickly and easily with this custom wiring adapter. Simply plug one end of the adapter into your brake controller and then plug the other end into the built-in harness beneath your vehicle's dash.
This adapter plugs into the 4-pin connector in your vehicle's junction box. The box is located underneath the dash, to the left of the steering column, just above the carpeting.
To install your electric brake controller you need to connect the wiring of the controller to your vehicle. Certain manufacturers offer pre-wired options, typically known as tow packages, wherein these wires are run for you from the dash to the trailer connector on the back of your vehicle. Often, a brake controller wiring harness is included with your tow package. This harness plugs into a port beneath your dash and connects to the four wires of the brake controller. If, however, you have a brake controller with a plug in place of the four loose wires, you can use the Tekonsha adapter.
This adapter requires no hardwiring. It is designed to plug directly into your electric brake controller for the simplest installation possible. Because there are no wires to connect, installation is not permanent. You can unplug and remove your brake controller at any time and securely stow it away.
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Today we're going to review part number 3016. This is the Tekonsha plug in wiring adapter for the Draw-tight Tekonsha electric brake controllers. This is a vehicle-specific item. This part is designed to fit the 2014 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra 1500 light-duty trucks, the new body style. This wiring adapter will ease installation of your electric brake controller. It has a custom connector end which will plug into the built in port right here beneath the dash of your vehicle.
The other end right here will plug into the back of your Draw-tight or Tekonsha electric break controller. Now the compatible brake controllers that that works with is in the time delay version. It will work with the Draw-tight activator 1, activator 2, activator 3 and the Tekonsha power trap. In the proportional line of brake controllers, it is compatible with the Tekonsha prodigy, the Tekonsha P2, the P3, the Prinus IQ and the Voyager. This part does come with a limited one-year warranty. Basically what you would do is this end right here as you can see will plug into the factory port on your vehicle.
This end here will plug into the back of the brake controller. That should do it for the review on part number 3016, the Tekonsha plug in wiring adapter for the Draw-tight and Tekonsha electric brake controllers. .
Average Customer Rating: 4.9 out of 5 stars (65 Customer Reviews)Install your electric brake controller quickly and easily with this custom wiring adapter. Simply plug one end of the adapter into your brake controller and then plug the other end into the built-in harness beneath your vehicle's dash.
Great service, Just what I was looking for, Customer service answered all questions, 114795
by: Tom Kilen07/18/2014
Recently bought a Tekonsha Voyager Trailer Brake controller along with the wiring adapter (#3016) for my 2014 GMC 1500 pickup...I installed everything myself in no time flat and had no issues whatsoever.....I was impressed at how easy it was to install...Once I got the cover off my trucks electrical box the rest went quickly...Am totally impressed with your company and your products.....I would strongly recommend your company and your products to anyone & everyone.....Well made products and I know I saved a bunch of money being doing this myself in no time at all....Thanks for supplying well made, perfect fitting products....Impressive..... 142152
by: Peter G02/22/2015
Installed the factory harness 3016 I purchased with the P3. However, the length of the harness was very short and it only allowed me to place the unit on either side of the steering column. I would hit my knee on the unit getting into the car and also getting out. Certainly left a lot to be desired. To compensate I spliced the hard wire harness which came with the P3 to the factory harness using the splicing connectors which came with the P3. Now I have plenty of length to place the P3 on the dash just below the heating unit. 175577
by: Richard R12/09/2014
I recently purchased a P3 Tekonsha from the beginning I spoke with a product specialist Jan who match my vehicle with the proper controller. With the easy to follow video instructions and the wiring harness supplied, I found the installation was simple. Once I hooked up my trailer the set up of the led screen was next Vince gave me tech support for any questions that I had. Even though I only had one trip with this brake controller it responded to my vehicle and trailer 100% better than my last controller. 163927
by: Jason P.02/09/2015
The Tekonsha P3 is an outstanding controller. Highly recommended for anyone wanting a good for a user friendly controller with nice options. It looks great in my 2014 Silverado. Buying from etrailer was awesome. I suggest getting the wiring harness made specifically for your truck as well. Thanks etrailer. 172984
by: Chris B.05/03/2014
I received my product faster than expected . I couldn't be happier with the products I purchased from etrailer . The staff at etrailer is the best I have seen . The staff gives you updates on shipping until it arrives at your door and they also are very helpful in how to install there products. I purchased a Tekonsha P-3 and a wiring harness for a 2014 Chevy Silverado , I had it installed in 15 minutes. Will definitely be doing more business with Etrailer. Great people to work with. 128716
by: Mark R04/21/2014
I like the video that showed how to connect the wires. I want to thank the lady that received the order she spent extra time making sure I new how to connect the controller. She also made sure I new all the controllers you have and made sure I got the one I needed. The emails I got were great to let me know it was shipped and when it arrived. It workd great and only 15 min. to connect it .Thanks mark 126100
by: Brian R.03/18/2014
I purchased this for my 2014 Chevy Silverado long bed regular cab 4x4 work truck. It plugged in and worked fine and is great quality. The only disappointment was that it is too short in length. I would have liked to mount the controller right of the steering wheel, but it does not reach. It is only long enough to reach left of steering wheel. Not the end of the world. It works great. 121121
by: Jim Krebs07/02/2014
Ordered Tekonsha Prodigy P2 with the per wired adapter so you just plug one end into the electrical panel under the dash and the other end into the brake controller. Mount the controller holder and slide controller in till it snaps. Plug the pigtail in and ready to tow. Was great to actually have customer service and the operator Matt really knew the product. 138850
by: Mark W10/30/2013
Since GM, in their infinite wisdom neglected to include a controller pigtail with the new 2014 trucks there has been a ton of FUD surrounding the installation of aftermarket brake controllers. This cable fills that gap. It fits perfectly and makes installation of a Tekonsha controller literally plug and play. I suspect this will be a hot seller. 105688
by: Earl C.03/20/2014
Tekonsha plug-in wiring adapter for electric brake controllers-3016 for a 2014 silverado 1500. It is exactly what is needed to install an electric brake controller to a vehicle. It is fast and easy. I recommend it to anyone who is going to pull a trailer that needs additional braking power and is equipped with trailer brakes. 121478
by: Scott W02/21/2015
Installation was very easy and took no more than 30 minutes. The controller promptly powered up when plugged in. Very little adjustment was needed. Installation video on the website was helpful. Shipping and communication were very good. George J. helped make this a very pleasant experience. 175551
by: Mike B11/30/2013
3016 cable and brake took less than 10 minutes to install . It really is plug and play. Casey was GREAT when I ordered brake and cable - she call mfg to make sure model would work. That's the best customer service I've had in years. I will be back to E-Trailer for all my towing needs. 108748
by: Dave G12/04/2013
perfect product. excactly what I was looking for. Very well made 109093
by: Donald Schulz05/15/2014
I am very pleased with the product, have not installed it yet, sometime next week. I like the way it was shipped, when I opened the box everything was intacked and nothing was damaged. So far very impressed with your service and products. 130836
I bought the Tekonsha Primus IQ and the 3016 adapter for my 2014 chevy and it was literally a plug and play device. Would suggest application directions for the adapter to make it easier to locate vehicle connection point. Thank you 105748
It was plug and play. Very easy to install. Item was shipped right away and it arrived in perfect shape. Thirty minutes and I was in business. I'm very pleased with the brake controller and the wire made for my truck. 151984
by: David G.02/16/2015
Excellent product. Arrived on time and was very easy to install. Hardest part was finding my drill for the pilot holes. Would recommend to anybody wanting a quality product from a company with great service. 174952
by: Albert S.03/07/2014
The wiring adapter was a snap.G.M. didn't even have the stock harness in stock yet for the 2014 truck.Just plug in both ends & youare done. E-Trailer vider makes it easy. 119883
by: Jerry A11/27/2014
I bought a brake controller and a custom wiring adapter for my new GMC truck. The harness fit perfectly and was just the right length. Great experience, fast delivery 162632
As always: great video tutorial for product and installation. Didnt check product yet but service is outstanding. I've received email confirming shipment same day. 175361
Product works great plugged right in. Couldn't be any easier. This was my 3rd online purchase this year from etrailer and as usual prompt service and delivery. 136895
by: Brian M09/05/2014
Product was as described. Perfect fit, quick plug and play. Very pleased. Only complaint was lack of tracking but item was delivered in a timely manner 150233
by: PETE L09/16/2014
RECIEVED PRODUCT VERY FAST. I AM NOT A MECHANIC OR EVEN CLOSE BUT INSTALLING WAS EASY AS PIE.PERFECT FIT.THANKS FOR CONCERN AND FOLLOW UP . 151232
by: Ed W07/07/2014
Great experience with e-trailer. Website walks you through all that you need go know in order to get the right part the first time. 139820
by: Dale B.12/20/2013
The Tekonsha Plug-In wiring adapter for the electric brake controller was an easy install. It took about 15 minutes for the install. 110611
by: Nick S.03/29/2014
Great product, good price and quick delivery. Also your video for installing the brake controller was very helpful. Thanks 122832
by: carl k12/29/2013
Great product! Everything went together just like the instructions said. saved money by doing the job myself and buying from you 111423
by: Richard Cox06/19/2014
Product works great.Shipping was on time.Installation video on your website is priceless. Thanks for a great experience! 136546
by: mike m09/03/2014
The wire harness and instruction video on installing my brake controller was so clear and easy. I love this place. 149819
by: George Marshall07/02/2014
Great service and the product is exactly as advertised. Would recommend to anyone interested in their products. 138784
Customer service was great, web site great, product great. Will definitely be back next time I need something. 119768
by: Sean LaHuis05/15/2014
This connector works a described . I plugged it in to my truck and Prodigy P2 and it's good to go . Thanks! 130881
by: Sergio Gee06/29/2014
The wiring was easy on my 2015 Tahoe. Just plug it in, mounted and set the boost on my Prodigy controler. 138253
by: Andre Capella03/10/2014
Pigtail for the 2014 Chev Silverado fit perfect, the brake controler was a snap to install, no problems. 120030
Order it...it arrived on time...installed it...works perfect. Not too much else to it. GREAT COMPANY!! 142045
by: Mark B12/20/2013
Great customer service!!! Very helpful and knowledgeable when GM had no clue!!! Thanks Everyone!!! 110610
by: Darrell Dennis04/21/2014
Great product # 3016 It took me about 30 mins. to install both the 3016 and the brake controller. 126104
I have not installed the brake controller but the ordering and delivery process was excellent. 120683
by: Brian. V07/11/2014
So far everything is just fine. e-trailer shipped very fast. Service is great. Thanks 140847
by: Richard Kalz03/12/2014
Item just as described and works great. Shipping was Faster than I have ever seen. 120434
by: JB O.03/25/2014
Very simple, plug and play. Made installing my Brake Controller so easy! 122169
by: Mike V.03/13/2014
Product exactly as advertised. Worked like a charm, price was great. 120583
by: James L.02/14/2015
Showed-up a day early, Installed today in about 10 minutes !!!!! 174752
by: Mark B.09/18/2014
Quick delivery. Part was better quality than the factory harness. 152000
Outstanding service and quick delivery. Couldn't ask for better. 138395
The cable was just what I needed. I plugged it in and it worked. 105310
by: Robert Skipper07/30/2014
Great product. Fast response. I appreciate the free shipping. 143612
Outstanding compatibility and quick delivery. Outstanding. 139148
by: Arlis Z.05/12/2014
Worked perfect in my 2014 Silverado. Installed in minutes. 130138
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