Select Your Vehicle
view cartView Cart

Brake Controller > Proportional Controller > Electric, Electric over Hydraulic > 2 - 8 Brakes > 360 Degrees > Automatic Leveling > Digital Display > Vehicle Mount > Tekonsha


Tekonsha Prodigy P3 Trailer Brake Controller - 1 to 4 Axles - Proportional

Tekonsha Brake Controller

ratingratingratingratingrating (536 reviews)


Code:   90195

Retail:$195.16

Price:$144.15


Shipping Special

Shipping Weight: 2 pounds

Quantity: 



Tekonsha Brake Controller 90195 Review - Video
Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2013 Chevrolet Silverado - Video
Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2012 Chevrolet Silverado - Video
Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2011 Chevrolet Silverado - Video
Show all 30 videos





Tekonsha Brake Controller - 90195

Proportional brake controller automatically levels when mounted within a 360-degree vertical range. Includes customizable LCD display, storable settings, 3 boost levels, battery protection and continuous diagnostics. Transferable between automobiles.

Features:

  • Brake controller activates trailer brakes in proportion to your vehicle's braking action
    • Automatically adjusts trailer's braking based on deceleration of tow vehicle
    • Activates immediately - no pausing like with time-delayed brake controllers
  • Automatic-leveling ability - internal sensor detects deceleration even if controller is not mounted flat
    • Position at any angle up or down in the vertical plane
  • 5 Storable settings let you customize controller for multiple trailers, varying loads or different drivers
    • Store display settings, brake type, language preferences, and desired boost level and power levels
  • 3 Boost levels let you adjust initial braking power and aggressiveness
  • Continuous diagnostic check alerts you to any potential problems
  • Integrated safeguards protect your vehicle, trailer and the controller
    • Minimizes drain on car battery by drawing only 3.6 milliamps when not in use
    • Prevents trailer brakes from overheating by reducing power output to them during prolonged stops
    • Defends brake controller and trailer breakaway systems against shorts
  • Customizable, easy-to-read LCD display lets you choose color, adjust contrast and pick from different languages
  • Built-in, rotary-style manual override lever
  • Quick-disconnect feature lets you easily remove and store the control when not in use
    • Replacement wiring harness (sold separately) and replacement bracket (TK5906- sold separately) required to move the controller from one vehicle to another
  • Plug-in, vehicle-specific brake-control adapter (sold separately) can be used for certain applications to reduce installation time


Specs:

  • Application: trailers with up to 4 axles (8 brake assemblies)
    • Designed for use with electric or electric-over-hydraulic trailer brakes
  • Overall dimensions: 3-5/8" wide x 4-5/8" long x 1-3/8" tall
  • LCD display dimensions: 1-3/16" wide x 9/16" tall
  • Mounting: 360-degree vertical plane operating range
  • Limited lifetime warranty


Proportional Braking

With a proportional brake controller, you can get heavy-duty emergency braking, general braking or slow-to-an-idle braking for your trailer automatically. The intensity with which your trailer brakes are activated and the rate at which they are applied are dependent on the deceleration of your tow vehicle. This means that, unlike time-delay controllers - which send the same amount of preset power to your trailer brakes every time - proportional controllers are able to adapt to every braking situation differently. So, if you slam on the brakes in your truck, your trailer brakes will activate with that same extreme intensity. And if you merely slow down as you approach a red light, your trailer will gradually brake in the same manner. Just set the initial power level, select a boost setting, and you're good to go.


As long as the P3 controller sits level on a horizontal plane and is pointed in the direction of travel, it will sense - via an internal inertia sensor - how your tow vehicle brakes. This inertia-based sensor responds to the deceleration of your tow vehicle as you brake by signaling the controller to send out enough power to your trailer brakes so that they are activated with an intensity that matches. The result is uniform braking across your towing setup. No push-pull action - just smooth, proportional braking every time.


Power Boost for Heavy-Duty Towing

Aside from smoother, more efficient braking, Tekonsha's P3 brake controller also offers a boost feature that gives you more initial braking power for those times when you're towing heavy loads. You can switch boost levels so that the power output to your trailer brakes automatically starts out at either 13 percent or 25 percent of the predetermined power setting.


So, if you boost the initial power so that your trailer brakes activate with 25 percent of the overall intensity at the start, the brakes will reach maximum braking faster. This is particularly beneficial if you are towing a heavy load because the intensity required to stop that load may be far greater than that needed to halt your vehicle. Therefore, sending out more initial power to the trailer brakes - and causing them to reach maximum braking faster - allows you to better control the trailer so that it doesn't push your tow vehicle before coming to a complete stop.


If your trailer weighs less than your tow vehicle, no boost is needed. But if you wish to set the boost so that your trailer leads the braking of your towing setup, you can select level B1. The following table gives an indication of when you might use the different boost levels and the power increases that they offer.


Approximate Gross Trailer WeightBoost LevelIncrease in Initial Power Output
Less than tow vehicle GVWB113%
Equal to tow vehicle GVWB1 or B213% or 25%
Up to 25% more than tow vehicle GVWB2 or B3*25%
Up to 40% more than tow vehicle GVWB3*25%

*Both B2 and B3 offer a 25-percent boost in initial power. But the braking curve for B3 is more aggressive than that of B2. This means that, even though you will start out with the same intensity when using these boost levels, you will get an overall more aggressive braking experience with the higher level. So if you use B3, you will reach maximum braking sooner than if you use B2.


Storable Settings

Customize your P3 and store settings so that you can easily access them later. If you tow multiple trailers, or the same one but with differing loads, store the desired boost and power levels for each so that you don't have to completely reset the controller every time you switch between the trailers. Do other drivers use your towing setup? Customize the P3 display with your desired screen color, brightness and language, and you can easily return it to your preferred settings the next time you tow.


Customizable LCD Display and Advanced Diagnostics

The P3's LCD display features a distinctive look with multiple color and contrast options. It also includes a highly advanced, easy-to-understand roadside diagnostics display. The P3 advanced diagnostics not only notify you of potential problems, but they can also tell you where to begin troubleshooting.


Display screen when P3 unit turns on.Boost mode one.Boost mode two.Boost mode three.
Display screen is white.Display screen is green.Display screen is orange.Display screen is light blue.
Display screen is purple.Display screen is blue.Display screen is pink.Display screen is cyan.
Screen displays force of braking.Screen displays warning open ground no brakes.Screen displays no trailer connection.Screen displays no trailer connection.

Diagnostic troubleshooting displays include:

  • Battery voltage
  • Voltage supplied by stoplight switch when brake pedal is depressed
  • Output voltage to trailer brakes
  • Output current to trailer brakes

Diagnostic warning signs include:

  • Open ground
  • Overload
  • Output short
  • Power loss
  • No trailer connection

Safety Features

The Prodigy P3 offers advanced safety features to prevent damage to various components of your towing setup. Integrated reverse battery protection shields the brake controller and your trailer's breakaway system from shorts. When the P3 is not in use, it will be in power-saving mode. In this setting, the power draw falls to only 3.6 milliamps, minimizing drain on your vehicle's battery.


When you stop at red lights, or any time that your truck and trailer are at a standstill with the brakes applied for more than 5 seconds, the P3's "hold" feature will activate. When this happens, the power output to your trailer's brakes will be reduced to just 25 percent of the preset power setting so that the brakes will not overheat.


If ever there is a time that you need to brake your trailer separately from your tow vehicle - when traveling down a steep incline, for example - the manual override lever is easily accessible. Pushing this lever engages the brakes on your trailer with full power. In addition, when you activate this override, the brake lights on your trailer will illuminate, properly warning those behind you of the braking action of your rig.


Automatic Leveling and Simple Installation

The self-leveling feature of the P3 ensures that the brake controller continues to function even as you drive up steep hills or through the mountains. Simply mount it in your cab at any vertical angle, and the controller will level itself automatically thanks to its 360-degree rotational range.


Correct P3 mounting360-Degree P3 mounting

Note: The P3 must be mounted on a level horizontal (side-to-side) plane and must be lined up with the direction of travel for the internal sensor to function properly.


P3 mounted in bracket P3 mount

Installation is a snap. After mounting the P3 unit in your cab using the included bracket, hardwire one end of the included pigtail harness directly into your vehicle. The other end plugs into the brake controller. To transfer the P3 to another vehicle or to remove it for storage, just unplug the unit and slide it out of the bracket.


Installation Accessories

For even easier installation, a vehicle-specific wiring adapter (sold separately) is available for most newer trucks and SUVs. One end of the custom adapter plugs into your vehicle, and the other end plugs into the controller - no hardwiring required.


Note: If a custom brake-control wiring adapter is not available for your vehicle, one of the following will be required:

20-Amp circuit breaker (9506P - sold separately) for 2- to 4-brake applications

30-Amp circuit breaker (38630 - sold separately) for 6- to 8-brake applications


See also etrailer.com's exclusive 7- and 4-way brake-control installation kit (ETBC7 - sold separately) if you don't already have a 7-way plug at the back of your vehicle.



90195 Tekonsha Prodigy P-3 Proportional Trailer Brake Control

39526 Hidden Hitch Proportional Brake Control

20195 Draw-Tite Intella-Stop Xtreme Proportional Brake Control





Video of Tekonsha Prodigy P3 Trailer Brake Controller - 1 to 4 Axles - Proportional


Videos are provided as a guide only. Refer to manufacturer
installation instructions and specs for complete information.

Video Demo Tekonsha Brake Controller 90195
Tekonsha Brake Controller 90195 Review
Video install brake controller 2013 chevrolet silverado 90195
Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2013 Chevrolet Silverado
Video install brake controller 2012 chevrolet silverado 90195
Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2012 Chevrolet Silverado
Video install brake controller 2011 chevrolet silverado 90195
Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2011 Chevrolet Silverado
Video install brake controller 2008 chevrolet silverado 90195
Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2008 Chevrolet Silverado
Video install tekonsha prodigy p3 trailer brake controller 2014 chevrolet silverado 1500 90195
Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
Video install brake controller 2011 chevrolet tahoe 90195
Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2011 Chevrolet Tahoe
Video install brake controller 2005 chevy trailblazer 90195
Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2005 Chevrolet TrailBlazer
Video Brake Controller Install 2004 Chevy Trailblazer 2
Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer
Video install brake controller 2009 dodge dakota 90195 etbc7
Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2009 Dodge Dakota
Video install brake controller 2013 dodge ram 90195
Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2013 Dodge Ram
Video Brake controller install 2009 Dodge ram 3500
Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2009 Dodge Ram Pickup
Video Brake controller install 2008 Dodge 3500
Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2008 Dodge Ram 3500
Video install brake controller 2006 dodge ram 90195 3020 p
Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2006 Dodge Ram
Video brake controller install 1999 Dodge Pickup
Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 1999 Dodge Pickup
Video brake controller install ford explorer
Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 1996 Ford Explorer
Video install brake controller 2004 ford f150 90195
Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2004 Ford F-150
Video brake controller install 2001 ford f150 2
Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2001 Ford F-150
Video install brake controller 2004 ford e450 90195
Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2004 Ford E-450
Video install brake controller 2014 hyundai santa fe 90195
Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2014 Hyundai Santa Fe
Video install brake controller 2003 kia sedona 90195
Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2003 Kia Sedona
Video install brake controller 2012 nissan nv 90195
Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2012 Nissan NV
Video install brake controller 2008 nissan titan 90195
Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2008 Nissan Titan
Video install brake controller 2001 nissan xterra 90195
Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2001 Nissan Xterra
Video install brake controller 1999 sterling l line 90195
Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 1999 Sterling L-Line
Video install prodigy p3 brake controller 2011 subaru outback wagon 90195
Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2011 Subaru Outback Wagon
Video install brake controller 2006 subaru outback wagon 90195
Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2006 Subaru Outback Wagon
Video install brake controller 2013 toyota highlander 90195
Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2013 Toyota Highlander
Video install brake controller 2010 toyota highlander etbc7 90195
Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2010 Toyota Highlander
Video brake controller 2009 toyota tacoma
Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2009 Toyota Tacoma

Video Transcript for Tekonsha Brake Controller 90195 Review

Today we're going to review part number 90195. This is the Tekonsha Prodigy P3 proportional brake controller. This proportional brake controller will activate your trailer brakes in a proportion to your vehicles braking action. It'll automatically adjust your trailers braking based on the deceleration of the tow vehicle and it activates immediately so there's no pausing like with your time delay brake controllers. It does have an automatic leveling ability because there's an internal sensor on the inside which will detect deceleration even if the controller is not mounted flat. You can position this in a 360 degree range in a vertical plane.

You do probably want to mount out to where you can see this display though. Horizontally you do want to keep it parallel to the direction of travel, horizontal and parallel so you don't want it to be this way or like that. Pretty much like this, but 360 degrees or however you want. On the inside there are five store able settings which will let you customize the control for multiple trailers, varying loads, or different drivers. You cans tore display settings, brake types, language preferences, and desired boost level and power levels.

This button right up here is the boost level button. It has three boost levels you can set it at, B1, B2, and B3. It'll let you adjust the initial braking power and aggressiveness. As you go up in levels it'll increase the boost level because if you're going to be towing a heavier trailer, bigger trailer, or heavier load you'll want to have a higher boost level. Just by pushing this button you can change that.

This controller has a continuous diagnostic check alert. Our diagnostic check which will alert you to any potential problems. It does have some integrated safe guards which will protect your vehicle, your trailer, and your brake controller. A few of them are it'll minimize the drain on the car battery by drawing only 3.6 milliamps when not in use. It'll prevent the trailer brakes from overheating by reducing the power output to them when your on the brakes during prolong stops.

It'll help the brake controller and the trailer brake away system against any shorts. It does have a customizable easy to read LCD display right here. It lets you choose the color of the display, adjust the contrast and pick from different languages. On the bottom here you can see it has a built in rotary style manual override lever. This is used in emergency braking situations where you do want the brakes to be applied immediately. On the back here is a nice quick disconnect feature. When you plug your wiring harness in, it snaps right in or you can unsnap it. This will let you easily remove and store your brake controller when not in use or if you're going to move it to another vehicle. Now if you do move it to another vehicle we do recommend to purchase another wiring harness and mounting bracket that way it'll make it easier when you move this from vehicle to vehicle to just plug it in. now this brake controller does come with the wiring harness. It has the plug on this end. It plugs into the brake controller. The other end are the bare wires to connect to your wiring in your vehicle. Comes with this type of mounting bracket if you prefer to use. Also comes with this type which will just slide in and snap into place. Then you can mount this to the vehicle. Also comes with the mounting hardware for the mounting brackets and some butt connectors to connect the wires to your vehicles wiring harness. The last feature has a nice pouch, nice nylon coated pouch with a hook and loop fasteners so that you can store your brake controller in there, close it, and carry it with you. It is nice. The interiors very nice and soft to protect your brake controller. Now what I want to do is we're going to plug this wiring harness in and hook it up to some power source to be able to show you some of the LCD display and just what some of the features might be. Let me just get these four wires hooked up here so we got some power to the controller and last wire here. There we go. We're all hooked up. Now we're just going to plug in the harness. I'm going to turn the power on. With the power on you'll be able to see it comes on. It says, Tekonsha P3. Hit any button. So we just hit this one. Now it shows you the display. The 0.0 is the power display. The very bottom corner here it says, E. That would mean electric setup for electric brakes. You can go in and change that to where it'll say, H. For electrical over hydraulic. Up above that it says, T1. This is for trailer 1 storing. We mentioned you had five storaeable settings so you can go T1 all the way up to T5. Up here it just shows a tow vehicle and a trailer hooked up. Up in this top corner there's nothing showing now, but when you push this boost button you can see it says, Set boost level 1. It'll say, B1. Hit it again it's B2. Hit it again, B3. Hit it again it'll turn the boost off. Right there's your boost button. That'll put it to whatever boost button you want. Down here is a menu button. You can hit this and it'll pull up the menu. It shows you that you can change the display, the brake type, or even has a help. Exit out of there. Over here is up and down buttons. When you set your power what you can do is just push one of those and it'll show 6.0 if you go down, 5.9, 5.8 you can go up. If we set it at 6.0 then what'll happen is once that screen, let's exit out of here. Now we had that power set at 6.0 so when you push your manual override, as you can see, it'll go all the way up to the 6.0. that's what you set your power rating at. When you push that that'll give you your full power. It ramps up to all the way full power. There was your boost setting. Again, there's just a few more displays. It'll say, this is an exit button that you can use to exit out of there. Hit your menu again. Go up or down. It shows you the many different features. Very nice easy to use and it also shows you any diagnostic checks you can do on your hook up to show if there's any shorts or anything. That should do it for the review on part number 90195. The Tekonsha Prodigy P3 proportional brake controller. It does come with a limited lifetime warranty.


Customer Reviews

Tekonsha Prodigy P3 Trailer Brake Controller - 1 to 4 Axles - Proportional - 90195

Average Customer Rating:  ratingratingratingratingrating4.9 out of 5 stars   (536 Customer Reviews)




- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Mike Talotta03/30/2011

Is this review helpful?


I'm one of those guys who reads reviews and wonders if they are just made up. Well this one is legit. This company is by far, one of the best online companies to order from. The pricing was great, the shipping was fast and the helpful information from their site made the installation a breeze. I'm pretty handy but when it comes to vehicles, I usually steer clear. I was able to install this item myself and not only was I surprised by the ease of installation but my wife was in disbelief that I did it without frying something in the truck. I highly recommend this company and you will not be disappointed with the Tekonsha P-3 break controller. It's worth the extra money to get the better controller. 10698



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Rob Pettis05/02/2011

Is this review helpful?


First, a huge "Thank You" to Janice!!! You are the best, and the main reason I am the proud owner of Tekonsha P3 Brake Controller! (see, I initially had an issue with my standard online payment service and almost canceled my order because of it) So I went old school and picked up the phone, one with a cord and spoke to a human being. Her name is Janice, and she made me feel confident that I could trust her and etrailer. And as a result, 4 days after placing my order with her I received my package. That's incredible. I am very happy and will most certainly do business with etrailer again in the future because of Janice. I don't have any experience with brake controllers. So I can't really comment on how much better or worse this one is to any others. But since I am new to the B/C scene maybe this can be considered an unbiased, non professional review of the Tekonsha P3. My general skill level is "requires supervision around all power tools". But I do have some mechanical ability (snicker). So I will just say, if I could install this thing anyone should be able to do it. Of course I also bought the OEM wiring harness for my vehicle so even I was able to figure out which plug went where. On A scale of 1 to 10 I give it a 3 (I'm somewhat large and getting under the dash wasn't easy or it would be a 1). And as others have said, deciding where to mount it actually took longer. I attached mine to the top of the lower dash cowl and it fits almost tight to the dash but still within the 180 degree limit. This positions the controller at the same height as my knee and puts it within fingertip reach while resting my hand on my knee. I can see the controller perfectly through the steering wheel spokes. I went with the green screen background. it seemed to provide the best view in all lighting conditions. The controller itself works perfectly and the set-up was a breeze. Once installed all the functions worked as described. The real time vehicle diagnostics are a plus. I like being able to monitor my battery voltage to the decimal place if I want to. I'm sort of a techno geek so this is really cool. I set the B/C voltage per the instructions and will only use the boost feature if I am in a hurry or feel the trailer is at max load, but my truck is 8k lbs so you may want to set yours to suit your own conditions. I highly recommend the Tekonsha P3 brake Controller if you want the latest and probably the best controller out there in this price range. I highly recommend the OEM wiring harness if your skills are not pit crew comprable and want the easiest install possible. And, I highly recommend you buy it from etrailer if you want to get it at the best price available (I checked them all) and want the added security you're buying from one of the best online retailers that sells this product. And do yourself a favor, go old school for a change, use the phone and call them, and ask for Janice, although I'm willing to bet everyone there is as nice as her. Rob 12695



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Travis Z.10/11/2011

Is this review helpful?


2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited (5.7L HEMI) Ea and quick installation and mounting. Unit works flawlessly. 25419



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Flinthills Irrigation - Tommy03/14/2011

Is this review helpful?


I will be honest, trailer brake controllers do 1 thing, they stop trailers. However; I have never had one install this easy, and look this good. This one went on a 2004 Ford F-150 I use it on a mowing crew trailer with 2 axle brakes, when I plugged it in the controller told me I had a bad ground on the trailer, and it was right. Fixed the wire and away we went. I just wish my snow plow plug looked as good as the brake controller. Shipping was fast, and I will do business with etrailer again. 9251



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Adam D.06/27/2012

Is this review helpful?


This is a great product and is very easy to install. I would hint to those with a 2010 F150 with the Tow Package, if the connector is not behind the black cup as shown in the video, it will be taped to a harness under the steering shaft and above the brake pedal as shown in the picture. Other than that I am very please with etrailer.com's service and super fast delivery. Great job etrailer!!! 45913



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Dennis R.05/21/2012

Is this review helpful?


Item Purchased: Tekonsha P3 Controller and OEM Cable for 2010 F150 Ford Lariat I couldn't be more satisfied with the Outstanding and Expeditious service I received from etrailer.com. This is my first experience with etrailer.com, I will definitely refer this site as a must use resource for anyone in need of the service and products you provide. 41143



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Kevin G.05/22/2012

Is this review helpful?


The tekonsha p3 is great. It was a very easy install in a 2012 toyota tundra especially with the help videos provided. I would recommend this product and etrailer to anyone 41300


Comments

How exactley did u get your p3 mounted where its at looks great would like to do the same thanks mark

comment by: mark d - 11/14/2013


2313

You will need to remove that piece of the dash temporarily to fish the wiring and facilitate mounting the controller. One of our other customers, Chris, did this with 2013 Tundra and did a bit of a step-by-stop photo layout. Copy and paste the URL below into your browswer and it will jump to his review. http://www.etrailer.com/p-90195.html#review96005

Patrick B - 11/22/2013




- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Alexander Brick04/15/2012

Is this review helpful?


Love Looks Great. 37295



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Danny Jones02/08/2012

Is this review helpful?


I transport RV's and cars on my 3 axle car hauler to suppliment my income and this controller is nothing short of the best you can buy! I regularly gross between 16 and 32,000 lbs with my F-350 dually, and I never have a fear of stopping with this controller. If you're on the fence about it, go ahead and spend the extra mone to buy a Made in America product and you will not be dissapointed! 31345



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Brian03/24/2013

Is this review helpful?


Brake controller is as advertised, arrived sooner than expected, easy to install. Found an etrailer.com you tube video that perfectly walked me through hooking it up to our 2008 Yukon XL. I pulled our new trailer yesterday for the first time and found the controller very easy to adjust the brake activation settings. As my wife was filing the invoice right after I placed an online order she realized I had mixed up two numbers of our new address. I called etrailer and talked to a very nice young lady that made the correction without making me feel like an idiot! Great service! 72138



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Mr. Bob08/24/2012

Is this review helpful?


I purchased the Tekonsha P3 brake controller with wire adapter. The install was quite easy. 52851



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: jared albrecht03/15/2012

Is this review helpful?


awesome works great, better than others i have used 34014



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Grant J.12/13/2012

Is this review helpful?


This break controller was a piece of cake to install. Took me less than 30 minutes from start to finish & it looks great. I highly recommend this product and can't wait to try it out in a few weeks. 61388



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Chris M08/20/2013

Is this review helpful?


Installed P3 this weekend in 2013 Tundra Crewmax with towing package and pre-wire. Extremely easy, even with the center console installation. Will let the photos tell the story. Did have to combine the P3 included harness with the additional OEM harness to gain the length I needed. Plug and play with the pre-wire. Hooked up to trailer and set boost levels for varying loads. Works great! Vast improvement over older model Tekonsha controller in my Ram 2500 Diesel. Pull a Kiefer BP horse trailer: about 3600 lbs empty, 7500 with 3 quarter horses and gear. Usually pull 6-8 times per year, with only 1-2 horses. Short distance and flat terrain. It took about an hour to install. Dad is a retired USAF/FAA radar technician with every tool known to man. He QC'd the job. Will try to write better review later. 96005


Comments

how hard is it to remove small center console plugin great installation thanks Mark

comment by: mark d - 11/14/2013


2314


Comments

To remove the small center console cubby hole you need to open both 12V outlets, then using your thumb and index finger, slowly work the cubby out. I used a very thin straight edge screwdriver to get it started as well. Helps to have two people. Once out, I used a rotozip tool to cut the back out. I thought I could get away with simply drilling a hole for the wires, but you will need more room. Recommend leaving a lip on the bottom edge where you cut out so small items dont fall behind your dash. Hope this helps.

comment by: Chris M - 11/26/2013


2350



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Mark04/27/2011

Is this review helpful?


The Tekonsha P-3 Trailer Brake Controller is a great brake controller! Have only owned for a few weeks, but have found this brake controller to be the best I have owned yet! Put this controller in a 09 Chevrolet Silverado! Instructions from this site were very helpful and wiring was a cinch! 12494



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Doug B.10/03/2011

Is this review helpful?


I had to build a custom bracket for the controller mount since the X is limited in under dash metal but the install went well. The 7 pin trailer harness is a factory Nissan part (plug and play) , but since the receiver does not have the any mounting brackets, I positioned the 7 pin connector up and out of the way of harm by drilling and flush mounting it in the rear bumper. Thanks for carrying products relevant to your customer's needs and having products that work right. I have attached some pics from the finished install. I will be ordering accessories as I need them from your company as you have always been prompt, thorough and very courteous in all of your correspondence. 25007



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Steaven M04/07/2011

Is this review helpful?


Great price on a great unit. I purchased both the controller and the plug and play connector for my Sequoia and performed a custom install. The unit worked great hauling my family and our travel trailer. The ability to set different boost levels to compensate for full/empty trailers is definitely a plus. This shipped extremely fast and came very well protected. Definitely recommending to all my friends who need a brake controller. 11291



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Kenny04/10/2012

Is this review helpful?


Nice 36818



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Steve L.12/05/2011

Is this review helpful?


I ordered the Tekonsha P-3 for a 2011 GMC Sierra and I could not be happier with it. In my opinion it's the Best Bang for the Buck! The P-3 was easy to install and very user friendly. I also would like to say Thanks to etrailer for a quick response and fast delivery as well as a informative tech section. 27713



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Amanda06/12/2013

Is this review helpful?


My package from you guys arrived Friday night, and I installed my brake controller on Saturday using both the 3040-P harness and the harness that comes with the unit. I connected the 3040-P pigtail to the factory connector and run it as far toward the passenger side as it would reach then cut the end off that plugs into the P3 as I needed more length. At this point I went to the storage area that I mounted the P3 in and drilled a hole just big enough for the 4 wires that come out of the P3 harness. At this end I used the P3 harness that came with the controller...fished it thru the little hole and connected about where the little pocket is on the right hand side of the steering wheel. I have yet to pull my trailer with it connected....hopefully this weekend, but at least it looks good! 84297



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Lucas S01/15/2012

Is this review helpful?


I was in the market for a controller for my 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee and this was a great controller and the price from etrailer was very competitive with other sites. What ended-up being the deciding factor for me on where to purchase the controller was the ease-of-use of the etrailer site. They made it simple to find and compare controllers and getting the correct wiring harness for my application was easy. In addition to the site they have outstanding customer service. The controller was shipped the day after I ordered it (on a Saturday no less) with free upgraded shipping. They even followed-up with me once the controller arrived at my house. I wish all sites had this level of customer service! 29739



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Chuck L.04/01/2011

Is this review helpful?


Tekonsha P3 Brake Controller was just as expected. Wiring was straight forward a baby could do it. The installation videos are priceless which made my decision to buy from etrailer. On line shipment travel routing was great and came in on time. 10907



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: John G. Smith05/04/2012

Is this review helpful?


Installed this on my GMC 3500 Duramax with factory integrated brake controller. Not happy with the integrated brake controller on my truck, had problems from the start on 3 different occasions with "Service Trailer Brake" warning on DIC, which of course means NO TRAILER BRAKES. Decided the P3 was the perfect solution. Many more features than the IBC, plus the P3 will also work with electric over hydraulic disc brakes should we ever need that in the future. Fairly easy install on this particular truck, the most difficult thing was running the brake wire from the controller to the 7-pin plug. (This is only required when installing in a vehicle with a factory installed brake control) Well worth the extra effort. 39447



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: rodney s09/04/2013

Is this review helpful?


Excellent product. Easily installed exactly as described. Performance was excellent. This was my first experience pulling a travel trailer. 98329



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Pedro F.01/30/2014

Is this review helpful?


Thanks for the great service. I did indeed received the controller when and as promised. Thanks to the thorough directions on your website I was able to install in about 15 minutes. While I could have bought the controller elsewhere I chose to buy from you folks because of the support documentation for my application. I haven't actually pulled my travel trailer so I haven't tested the controller yet. Should find out Saturday. Not a great picture but one is attached. 115205



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Dave T12/02/2013

Is this review helpful?


Trailer brake works awesome. I like the digital display. Used to manual ones. Never go back. Thanks again. 108771



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: dave v.11/18/2013

Is this review helpful?


purchased for my '13 ford f-150 w/ tow pkg. had to take apart two pieces of dash to find factory installed trailer harness plug, found video online, installed into cubbyhole on dash, see pic. looks and works great. 107701



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Tad G.11/10/2013

Is this review helpful?


The display on the Tekonsha Prodigy P3 is great. It tells you everything you need to know at a glance including voltage to the trailer when the brakes are applied, exact brake pressure to the tenth and battery voltage. The boost feature is great because it applies just the right amount of added brake pressure in an emergency stop situation. A brake controller is a good feature to have when pulling a trailer but the P3 makes pulling effortless. Installation was a breeze on my 1999 GMC Suburban with the included instructions and your online install video. Thanks for providing such a great product and excellent service. 106878



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Jesse M10/11/2013

Is this review helpful?


Here is the racecar's maiden voyage behind the Durango using the Tekonsha P3 controller. 103487



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Curt12/13/2011

Is this review helpful?


Works great! Use it to tow my 5ver. I like how you can change the colors and brightness to something that's not distracting/overpowering at night and choose what the default display is, as well as check things like battery voltage. The boost and reverse features are also great. Not too much room in today's trucks to mount stuff, so I picked a spot on my '08 Chevy that had room behind the dash and cut away to shape a hole in the lower dash and glued in some rubber tubing I split around the sides and top. Looked pretty clean until I installed the radio. 28005



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Robert C.06/15/2011

Is this review helpful?


Excellent service from etrailer! Etrailer was very helpful and friendly and I was amazed at how fast I recieved my product. Nice to see a company that cares about it's customers satisfaction. The Tekonsha P-3 trailer brake controller is everything its made out to be, all around great piece of equipment17031



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Rick01/31/2011

Is this review helpful?


I could not be happier with the product,service and price I received from etrailer. The P3 brake controller arrived on the 2nd day and was literally installed in less than 15 minutes with the 3015-P wiring harness. The P3 proportional controller is superior to the time delayed controller I replaced. I will use etrailer in the future and will recommend them to all my friends. A special thanks to Sarah Lauer for her assistance and information she supplied for installing the old time delayed controller in my 1988 C2500...I could not have done it without her. Thanks Rick6458



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Andrew V.09/05/2011

Is this review helpful?


This is absolutely the best brake controller I have every towed with! For years I have used a Reese controller for my 30 ft travel trailer and smaller utility trailer and have always been beaten to death while trying to fine tune the controller to varying loads and road conditions. With the P3 the braking is smooth and us unnoticeable until it is placed on its highest boost setting. I am very pleased with the ease of installation and simplicity of the controls on the P3. You can buy cheaper controllers but you get what you pay for.23579



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Ty02/04/2011

Is this review helpful?


Don't waste your $ on any other brake controller! I have owned others and the P3 is the best. From our old pop up to our new 34' travel trailer this unit is smooth and controlled under all braking conditions. Excellent value for the money. My P3 was in my hands from etrailer just 4 days after I placed the order. Great product, great service.6627



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Josh S.01/07/2011

Is this review helpful?


09 gmc 2500hd brake controller I installed the controller in about 20 min it was very easy to install using the directions on the internet. Ive had a couple other brands of brake controllers and this is by far the best controller i have ever had along with being the easiest to use. A++5133



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Dave07/01/2011

Is this review helpful?


Installation was a breeze. I mounted the controller in the pocket just in front of the shifter in my 2011 Tundra. Towed the trailer with the new controller for the first time and couldn’t be happier. Much better control than any other brake controller I’ve ever used.18371



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: John V.07/18/2013

Is this review helpful?


Puchased this controller and the wiriing harness for my 2012 Ford F150 and everything worked right out of the box. I have purchased before from etrailer.com and will continue to do so. Running around to the auto stores no one was able to help when asked a question and here I get not only the right part but plenty of information on installing it. 90309



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Mark C05/08/2013

Is this review helpful?


These guys were awesome. They took the order online very late Thursday (think 11pm here). I was leaving very early the next Tuesday on a long trip and needed the brake controller and cable. It arrived by priority mail Monday afternoon. Awesome. On the cable and Prodigy 3 brake controller: just great. The cable was truly plug and play. It was long enough and high quality. The brake controller had plenty of control, came with great instructions and totally controlled the trailer brakes in excellent fashion. Very happy with the purchase. The truck and trailer stop in very controlled fashion, very smooth, and the boost is great. PS: I gave the same review in the brake controller cable section.79517



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Drew YYC02/19/2013

Is this review helpful?


I installed this to safely tow a Trillium trailer with a 2010 Subaru Forester. Works great, had no problems with it. Installing it is left up to you, but there are a number of tutorials kicking around for a Subaru. Hardest part is fishing the wires. All of my friends use this controller as well, all in different vehicles, and they all work great!67016



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Craig Y12/03/2012

Is this review helpful?


AMAZING. New Toyota Tundra (2013) installation. Purchased the P3 + installation cable. Install went flawless and the setup of the P3 could not have been easier. The setup for the empty trailer and then for the full trailer took no more than 10-15 minutes (not including loading the horses). On the first outing, 450 miles with flawless braking. Wonderful product. eTrailer was wonderful as well - quick service, packaged well - quick followup, videos on-line. Simply a wonderful process all around.60490



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Gary05/30/2012

Is this review helpful?


The P-3 was just installed yesterday so other than towing the trailer 4 miles i have no experience using teh controller. However, the professional who installed in indicated it was a very good unit. The specs compared to other units appeared to be as good as or better than others. The e-trailer reps that assited me were excellent in terms of product knowledge and service. She waited on phone and directed me to observe certain features of my vehicle (Tahoe) and based on those findings recommended that i purchase only the unit itself without any additional wiring, etc., which saved me money. They also honored their price guarantee and credited me with 110% of the difference in a competitor's advertised price. I am totally satisfied with the phone service/support e-trailer provided and am anticipating that i will likewise be as satisfied with the product.42022



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Casey W.03/01/2011

Is this review helpful?


I have this for my 87 Ford Ranger. Thanks to several upgrades, the truck has ample power to pull around my single axle dump trailer. Unfortunately it's too light to stop it with 4ton of sand. The brake controller is extremely adjustable, easy to read, the boost button takes the annoyance out of pulling an empty, then full, then empty trailer. I'd buy this again, and recommend it to anyone who asks. Worth every penny, absolutely worth the upgrade from the cheaper models. 8190



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Ron F02/27/2011

Is this review helpful?


I bought this controller to help compinsate for lack of good brakes on my tow rig, rear drum brakes. We installed the same controller on a friend duramax HD pulled three different trailers of various size, and weight within two weeks. This controller preformed perfect ! If safety for you and your cargo is important, this controller is for you.7988



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Diana S02/22/2011

Is this review helpful?


I purchased this brake controller a few days ago and the order arrived surprisingly fast. This is an excellent brake controller. My other truck has a Prodigy and that is a good product, but I can definitely tell Tekonsha has improved even on that with this next generation 90195. Installation was very easy and set up of the controller was a snap too. If this 53 year old lady can install one of these, anyone can. If you tow anything, you owe it to yourself to use a good controller, and E-Trailer offered this controller for over $100 less than it was going to cost me to have a local business install the same one. I could not be happier. 7616



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Steve S. from Twin Lakes, WI01/18/2011

Is this review helpful?


Thanks etrailer! My brake controller arrived very well packaged on the second day after order. After watching the extreamly detailed video on your website showing the install on my specific truck, I was able to do the install myself in about 15 minutes start to finish. I figure it may take longer for some, but since my 2010 Yukon came pre wired with the trailering package, all of the truck wiring was already installed and was exactly where the video showed. After the lightning fast install, I hooked up the trailer and gave it a go; this thing works as good as I ever expected. I would recommend this product to my best freinds.5679



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Paul M12/16/2010

Is this review helpful?


The best one out there This is the second Tekonsha brake controller I have bought. There is no better brake controller out there. The Tekonsha P3 offers easy mounting and easy use. It is very easy to set up the braking bias. The manual braking lever is easy to modulate compared to other brake controllers.4258



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Ryan P12/10/2010

Is this review helpful?


Great item, great price, super fast shipping! Fround etrailer to have the best price available for this item. Ordered the item on Tuesday and received it on Thursday of the same week! That is rediculous fast shipping! Immediately upon ordering I received an email from their customer support notifying me that the item was available for shipping, then another when the item shipped (same day). I received yet another email from them notifying me that the item had been delivered to my front door before I even knew it was there! That is great customer service. Was a great online ordering experience, and I will definately be coming back to etrailer for my future trailer needs.3929



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Sean G12/01/2010

Is this review helpful?


Easy to install - works beautifully! I bought the P3 and followed the installation instructions ... the only thing that took a while was physically wiring the unit in. It worked brilliantly from day1 and I set in on "7" and boost 2 and it stops my heavy caravan like it wasn't there! Fantastic!3763



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: jrda07/08/2010

Is this review helpful?


best among the best P3 is the best.easy to install and the gadget is really net and you can defend on it.any trucks(SIERRA DENALI 6.2) can pull a trailer the problem is..is how to stop the the trailer espicially,if you are in the mountain..when i change my brake controller to P3 i'm not scared anymore driving in the mountain.i feel my whole family is safe....3213



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Normy06/19/2010

Is this review helpful?


DIAGNOSTIC FUNCTION IS GREAT The diagnostic function is very useful: it allows you to verify that battery voltage, the operation of the trucks brake switch signal into the P3, and both the voltage AND the current to the trailer brakes. These are digital readouts of exact voltage or current. You can see the battery voltage drop when you press the brake pedal, or turn on your lites, so it would actually help detect if your battery was weak. 3150



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Knoat06/18/2010

Is this review helpful?


The best I've used. This is the nicest brake controller out there, the price is higher than most, but you get what you pay for. Contrary to a comment made that almost stopped me from buying this, it DOES shut itself down when not in motion for 15 minutes, it DOES NOT drain your battery, this it the best EBC out there.3146



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Bearto04/30/2010

Is this review helpful?


Works like a Champ I am a newbie when in comes to pulling a travel trailer. The installation on this was easy as I ordered it with the wire harness for my specific vehicle. I have just begun towing around our families travel trailer and was somewhat concerned initially with driving/braking. Feeling the difference that this item made on my vehicle while towing was great. Very easy to use and setup. I plan on making many more camping trips with this bad boy and I hope it lasts a long time.2986



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Tim04/05/2010

Is this review helpful?


Nothing else is even close This is by far the best controller on the market. I can't even tell when the brakes grab. Love the diagnostics also. It really helps save time tracking wiring problems. The changeable color display is a neat option also.2909



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Warren I.04/03/2010

Is this review helpful?


Smoothest Stops Ever I have a very heavy trailer being pulled by a Cummins. Getting up to speed is no problem and, now, neither is coming to a controlled stop. No clanging, banging or skids. My stop time is wonderful. I get more data than I need and loving it.2901



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Mike F.03/05/2010

Is this review helpful?


Breeze to install and use Well worth the money. Easy to use and install. Don't waste your time trying to find a better deal or a faster delivery than etrailer.com. I ordered mine at 9:20PM on a Tuesday and it was on my porch the next day, Wednesday, when I got home from work at 3:00PM! And I did NOT pay extra for expedited shipping. That is amazing.2779



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Dave09/28/2009

Is this review helpful?


Best towing experience Easy to install in my 2008 Yukon with the tow package. The nuts you'll need for the studs by the fuse box are an M6 and M8 for the GM trucks, mine had the fuses already provided. Super easy set-up, easy to switch between trailers. 2431



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Greg W.05/05/2009

Is this review helpful?


Excellent product I am very pleased with the controller, I would not have bought any other. However, my only problem is that it does not turn off, even with the key off. If you leave it plugged in, it will drain your battery. It has to be unplugged. Which is fine, I suppose, the mounting bracket allows for easy removal, and comes with a storage pack for the glove box.1817


Comments

The comment by Greg W. on 5/5/09 needs to be corrected. He incorrectly claims that the unit will run down a battery if not unplugged. The P3 automatically powers down after 15 minutes of inactivity to a very low power state where it quietly watches the input voltages but does not waste any power by running the display. It can remain in this state for months without draining the battery. It instantly wakes up when any activity is detected and remains awake as long as the vehicle is being used.

comment by: Ron H - 9/20/2012


43

- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Mark C.05/08/2008

Is this review helpful?


Quality product at a low price I will never buy another trailer brake again. The P3 is top of the line. Easy to install and set up. I sometimes tow various sized trailers in a day. The P3 makes it easy to go from trailer to trailer. Etrailer has the lowest price I was able to find and delivery was fast, less than a week. 830



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: John M04/16/2014

Is this review helpful?


I didn't rate this product as perfect, because I haven't used it yet. The install was extremely easy. dealing with E- trailer was also easy and shipping was excellent. I feel pretty confident that this unit will do all that they say, but as I said I didn't hook my vehicle up to my travel trailer and try it yet. 125389



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: StevenS04/07/2014

Is this review helpful?


A much nicer model than the local RV dealership had in stock at a higher price. I waited to post my review until after I had installed it and tried it out. It works great and has more options than are listed on this website. May have come out with a slightly newer version and that's what I received. Completely satisfied all around.124227



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: mrjones04/05/2014

Is this review helpful?


Reviews were helpful. Quite a bit more expensive than the others. Ordering was easy. Delivery was as expected. Installation was easy (a little longer than expected). The initial test drives made it clear this is an awesome product. I have installed and used dozens of brake controllers. This unit performs beautifully with amazing control and adjustability of the trailer brakes. This is by far the best brake controller I have ever installed or used. I have already recommended it to my friends and suggested they upgrade from their current controller to this one.123845



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Jon04/04/2014

Is this review helpful?


I installed the Telonsha P3 on my 2013 Chevy Silverado to use for my camper trailer. The brake controller works great, looks great and was very easy to install. The video Etrailer has for installing this unit was very helpful and made the project very easy. This unit was delivered to me in less then 24 hours from when I placed the order. I choose standard shipping but still received it the next day. I look forward to ordering more parts from Etrailer. 123773



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Ron C.04/01/2014

Is this review helpful?


This was my latest purchase from etrailer and like all of the other orders, this one arrived faster than expected and was as depicted/described on the site. I am more than happy with all products that I have purchased via etrailer.com and will definately order/purchase from here again! This brake controller was very easy to install and works as described. In fact, the most difficult part of the install was unsecuring the factory tow package plug under the '14 Dodge Durango's dash!!!123198



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Jamey M03/27/2014

Is this review helpful?


This brake controller was super easy to install. It really did install in 5-10 minutes. Took me longer to figure out where I wanted it. We have used it several times already and it works better than I expected. I have used several other controllers in the past and with the features on this one it makes it the best one I have ever had. Easy to adjust and use works great from the get go. Highly recemmended. And to make it better the eTrailer staff exchanged several emails with me about the different controllers I asked about to make sure I got the right one for my application and the features I was looking for. They were quick and knowledgeable with their communications too.122482



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Carl03/25/2014

Is this review helpful?


This is one of the few senders I have found with setting that allows for electric to hydraulic brake systems. I converted my older electric drum brakes on a tandem axle trailer to hydraulic disc brakes, using an electric to hydraulic converter pump. Better braking, easier maintenance, but the older style senders appear to not understand the electrical output needs of a conversion set up. This has near infinite adjustability, if you take the time to adjust the applied voltage to your trailer towing load. Set up is easy and reassuring. Must be mounted in the axis of travel, but allows for complete rotation for best view as long as the axis remains in line with travel. Manual braking control is well located and easy to "grab". Great unit !122252



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: TBo03/25/2014

Is this review helpful?


easy setup for a 2012 chevy silverado. the wiring harness, brackets, and electrical connections are included. this was my first time of ever using an electric brake controller. instructions are very simple and the display has different colors to choose from. easy disconnect for those times you do not need the controller. Definitely, if you are in the business of needing a controller, get this one!122178



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Doug03/18/2014

Is this review helpful?


Super easy to install with the adapter I purchased so I would not have to hard wire anything. Plugged in the adapter to my vehicle and the other end to this unit and instant power. No chance to test it out yet but so far so good.121188



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Bryan T.03/12/2014

Is this review helpful?


Product just as described. Fast shipping! etrailer.com is the best source for towing supplies. I read the reviews on the Tekonsha Prodigy P3 Trailer Brake Controller - 1 to 4 Axles - Proportional - 90195. I looked on the internet, but came back to etrailer.com because of my past dealings with them. Reliable and trustworthy says a lot in my book.120421



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Robert J.03/07/2014

Is this review helpful?


I put this brake controller in my 2013 Silverado. It was very easy to do after watching the installation video. I have used it on my travel trailer and really like the way it operates. I highly recommend it.119856



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Chris S02/24/2014

Is this review helpful?


Couldn't be happier! Changed from hydraulic surge to electric brakes after flat spotting a brand new tire. Installation was a breeze with the related videos on etrailer's web site. With the additional control offered by this controller, I have more options available regarding braking power depending on traffic conditions. Living in Atlanta, rush hour traffic can be demanding and the additional brake power in Boost 3 mode is very much welcomed117401



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Chuck Moneypenny02/17/2014

Is this review helpful?


The item arrived quicker than expected and was esxactly as described. Our new travel trailer is not due to arrive until mid March so I cannot provide any feedback yet on its operations and performance. I expect it to be great as everything purchased thru etrailer has always been an outstanding product.116689



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Ray C01/21/2014

Is this review helpful?


After hooking up the cable to the factory supplied plug, the install of the bracket took about 3 minutes. Total install time for cable and controller was about 10 minutes. Have not hooked up my trailer to the tow vehicle yet, but the built-in diagnostics on controller worked fine. Thanks for a great product and easy install. 114411



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Douglas C01/20/2014

Is this review helpful?


Brake controller install was quick and painless. I also purchased the wiring harness to fit my honda pilot plugged right in. I pulled my trailer finally the other night and it worked great. Great support and fast shipping will recommend ordering from here again.114254



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: jeff s01/16/2014

Is this review helpful?


This product looks great. Way easy install with the factory wiring adapter I also purchased from etrailer. These guys have been great fast shipping and have answered every question I sent very promptly. Cant wait to try this controller it is a nice piece.113938



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Tom H12/20/2013

Is this review helpful?


Nifty item. I like everything about it. It replaced my 20 year old Tekonsha, made before these things were smart. This thing probably knows more than me. Thanks for the good recommendation etrailer!110650



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Diana Ground12/19/2013

Is this review helpful?


This item was ordered as a Christmas present for my husband. I received excellent service from your company, but won't be able to accurately review the product until my husband actually uses it. Thank you for the timely service.110537



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Terrell R.12/17/2013

Is this review helpful?


All I can say is the difference is night and day. After I got out of the truck I was grinning from ear to ear! No more grabby braking at slow speeds or during backing up. Everything was smooth as can be. Even though I have not taken the rig on the highway yet, I anticipate no problems whatsoever based on the experience so far. 110225



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Dono12/07/2013

Is this review helpful?


Overall it seems to be a very good controller, although I have yet to use it while pulling a trailer. The one thing I dislike is the display which is always on when ignition switch is in off the position . I would much prefer the unit powered down when the key is switched off. 109492


Comments

The unit will power down on its own after a certain period of time. The same internal sensor that detects how hard the rig is braking also detects movement. When it detects the rig has been stationary for 15-30 minutes, it will shut down. As soon as the sensor moves, it will kick back on. This can be as little movement as opening the door.

Patrick B - 12/10/2013

2395

- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: James B11/23/2013

Is this review helpful?


This product came highly recommended by two good friends. Programming for two different trailers is a great plus. Ordered 11/13 at 10:03 AM, shipped at 11:45 same day. Received 11/15 in the PM. There is no way that can be better. I have done business with you before and was pleased.108298



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Steve D11/10/2013

Is this review helpful?


Installation was very easy on my 2002 Chevy Silverado 1500HD which came with the 7-pole trailer connector as part of the towing package. The vehicle-specific cable that I received with the trailer brake controller connected straight from the controller to the socket under the dash. The trailer brake controller mounted easily under the dash (I put mine near my right leg). The installation and mounting instructions were good, and I had it up and running in no time. The level of braking power was easy to adjust to my trailer, and I really like the spring-loaded lever for manually applying the brakes. That makes it easy to test if everything is working correctly. The only possible negative that I can think of is that the trailer brake controller takes a long time (15 minutes) to power down when it detects that nothing is going on. That seems like kind of a long time to me, but I imagine they had a good reason for selecting that timeout duration.106911



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Ron Z.11/04/2013

Is this review helpful?


I read reviews before purchasing and decided on this unit. Installation was simple and straight forward and once I set the power setting as stated in the instructions it worked as described. I would recommend!106226



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: danger10/23/2013

Is this review helpful?


Easily installed on my Silverado, which already had the wiring in place just as in the video. The video was very accurate, clear, and had great details on hardware size etc. A few quick butt splices and it was installed. Harness was a good length and the mounting hardware options included is great. Easy to navigate through screens on the unit and set-up.104827



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Steve B.10/11/2013

Is this review helpful?


So far so good. My trailer is getting work done so I have not had a chance to use it with the trailer attached. But it appears to be comprehensive and easy to use. The only reason I did not give it an Excellent rating is that it needs a power switch. I would rather not have to pull it when I am not using it. If I had used the more permanent mount, it would stay on and invite theft. In addition, constant removing of the cable will cause wear that is most likely not covered by the warranty.103436



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Steve S.10/03/2013

Is this review helpful?


While the P3 manual was not easy to follow the unit was eay to install and pretty much set itself up. Worked great - no adujstment time needed it handled the trailer as if I wasn't towing anything. This is my first time towing and first time owning a trailer - it couldn't have been easier. Would highly recommend this to anyone ! 102431



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: JMichaelSK09/08/2013

Is this review helpful?


Well worth the extra money. I really like how it will warn you if the trailer isn't connected. I liked the ability to be able to remove it from the mount and store in a glove box. However, I ended up hard mounting mine since the part that stays connected is large and plastic.98937



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: David08/20/2013

Is this review helpful?


Excellent product, love the screen so we can actually tell what amount of brake we are applying and ease of setup. Proportional helps out a lot. Tired of guessing what was happening with the old one. Setup with wiring harness took less than 1/2 hour to install in our F350. 95946



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Ritchie Caldwell08/13/2013

Is this review helpful?


etrailer is the best place yet I have found they have everything I need I just recently bought a 33ft travel trailer and am getting it setup for reliable towing the service/customer support/helpful product videos and amazing fast shipping has made me an etrailer.com customer from now on 94768



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Micheal M.08/07/2013

Is this review helpful?


OMG, this is GREAT! I am so glad I spent the extra money to purchase this one instead of cheaper models. It is clearly worth the extra money.With the wiring harness (there is a package deal or can buy seperately) one end plugs into the factory installed wiring plug, the other into the P-3 controller. Trailer brakes, that easy...And to think the camper dealer only wanted $850. to install this for me?? HA! Thank you etrailer.com for saving me $$$ BIG TIME!93669



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Mike Y.08/06/2013

Is this review helpful?


Everyone knows this is a great brake controller. This review is for etrailer.com. Great prices and super fast shipping. Also great communication. I've never had anyone email me to tell me that the product is actually in stock and ready to ship. I will shop here again.93584



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Gary E07/25/2013

Is this review helpful?


The P3 is AMAZING. etrailer was quick and prompt plus a SUPER value for this unit including price and function. What I really liked was that etrailer has installation and use videos by the specific vehicle you are mounting it in so it takes all of the guess work out of installation. NICE JOB!!!91435



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Walter J.07/15/2013

Is this review helpful?


This is my first time using a brake controller, and it couldn't have been easier. I'm using my 2011 Toyota Tundra to tow a 3-place enclosed snowmobile trailer with two axles. Installation and setup was very simple, especially after seeing the video provided on etrailer.com. Where I mounted it is at a slight angle, and the controller seems to work perfectly. When stopping I couldn't even tell the trailer was there. Etrailer.com was very easy to deal with. They shipped the product quickly. And their site contains lots of useful information. I got the recommended plug in wiring adapter, and it helped make the installation simple for anyone.89558



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Rtditt07/03/2013

Is this review helpful?


Bought this to to help ensure that the trailer brakes were working correctly since it will tell you if there are any shorts or issues with the connection to the trailer brakes. The boost level is nice to quickly adjust from going down the highway to when you are in the city with stop and go traffic where you don't need a higher level of boost. Even though it is more expensive it will give you the peace of mind when you have a heavy load behind your truck.87528



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Jack B.07/01/2013

Is this review helpful?


I bought the brake controller and watched the video posted on the site. Everything went as easy as others have said. Very nice unit, great addition to me 08 Sierra and 10k trailer. I should have ordered the 8mm nut for the fuse block, another excuse to go to Home Depot!86989



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Todd D.06/30/2013

Is this review helpful?


I have used the P3 in the past and think it is the best electronic brake controller on the market. etrailer.com sold this cheaper than I could find it anywhere else. Shipping was fast and the staff at etrailer.com is awsome. Thanks etrailer.com!!!86810



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Jack06/27/2013

Is this review helpful?


ETrailer gets high praise for sending brake controller so fast. I also appreciated the web site as it identified everything I would need to get moving on the road. The items arrived, quick install and I'm ready to go. Tekonsha also receives high praise as the controller works as advertised and is able to be transfered between vehicles. Very Satisfied.86340



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Paul G06/25/2013

Is this review helpful?


I have the tow package on my 2006 Tacoma. I spent more time deciding where to mount the brake control than installing it. It was just like the videos described. . So far no problems worked great towing . Would recommend strongly for those with a tow package.86099



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: steve06/19/2013

Is this review helpful?


Etrailer is the best! this prodigy p3 brake controller is easy to install and works great with my 26ft electric brake cargo trailer! i recommend this product and etrailer to anyone looking for a brake controller.85296



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Dave D.06/01/2013

Is this review helpful?


I purchased this product based on prior reviews. Thanks to all those reviews I purchased the same great experience. I owned a timed control for years and now I have the best proportional control possible. Very easy to wire and install. Videos online made it even easier. No more jerking when coming to a stop. I don't need to manually brake the trailer anymore. Thanks for offering such a great controller. I recommend this controller to everyone. Thanks!!82847



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Sam C06/01/2013

Is this review helpful?


Compared to my old brake controller, the Prodigy P3 controller is light years ahead. With my old brake controller, I had trouble with slow speed braking and my trailer brakes grabbing and jerking to a stop. This proportional brake controller eliminates that problem. It is easy to use with readable menus for the non-tech user!82829



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Lee05/24/2013

Is this review helpful?


I purchased this unit and the wiring harness to match my 2013 f150 it took me longer to pick a spot in the cab for the controller than it took to install easy easy easy everything works as advertised the shipping was free and fast it took less than 15 minutes to install I have never installed before and was very nervous but this turned out to be a breeze 81800



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Wes05/15/2013

Is this review helpful?


Decent controller but, I've only used it for 1 tow so far! It does what it is supposed to and looks better than some of the other ones out there. Vehicle: 2011 Dodge Durango Trailer: 6500lbs, 31ft dual axle Travel Trailer80382



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: 2500HD05/06/2013

Is this review helpful?


This thing is great. Easy to install with adapter took me 5 minutes and I was rolling. Love the adjustments very easy and the 5 trailer memory makes it easy when switching between trailers. Just remember what trailer is what number.79106



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Andrew M.04/22/2013

Is this review helpful?


Called my local tow/haul/ship franchise to see if they had the Prodigy P3 in stock so I could swing by and pick it up. Got forwarded to their national call center, couldn't even reach the local store after 5 or 6 attempts. Call center wanted to ask all sorts of Q's about the install, my vehicle, etc... all I wanted to know was the stock status, so I could give my local store the business. Wasted loads of time, ended up ordering from etrailer, and it arrived in short time, perfect condition, reasonable price, and so far I'm completely satisfied. I am (once again) 100% satisfied with the sales and order fulfillment / shipping process from etrailer. Happy customer. So far the Tekonsha Prodigy P3 appears to be a significant step up in quality and construction than my Tekonsha Voyager, and I like the "quick disconnect" feature that lets you remove it when not in use (prevents theft, gives you more legroom). Looking forward to seeing how it performs once I get it installed in a few days.77366



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Scott.T04/18/2013

Is this review helpful?


I have not yet hooked up to my trailer but installed in my truck turned right on and seems to be very easy to navigate trough to controller. I am sure setting the break boost up will be a breeze. Very pleased so far. 76749



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Don04/17/2013

Is this review helpful?


I have been pulling trailers for about 15 years with an old out dated manually adjustable brake controller. Bought the Tekonsha brake controller, it makes braking effortlessly it is fantastic, have had to panic stop my loaded construction trailer 9500lbs and it worked so well, I was amazed. I would buy this product again and again.76566



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Todd G04/16/2013

Is this review helpful?


Much nicer than the P2 I bought for a different vehicle. Having the text on screen to tell you what is going on trumps the codes of the P2 all day. Comes with 2 mounting brackets/options and a good amount of wire for the connection to tow vehicle. Instructions are a little generic but they need to be as each type of vehicle will be different. Installed on 2012 Chevy Express 3500 with factory heavy duty tow package. Found that Chevy was kind enough to connect the power under hood, so the only connections were the 4 wires under the dash near firewall.76403



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: RB04/15/2013

Is this review helpful?


On my last SUV I had a different brake controller and I must say the Tekonsha has all kinds of settings for your trailer. The brake response is excellent and with the pigtail adapter (separate purchase) installation is a snap.76235



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Tracy03/17/2013

Is this review helpful?


I love this controller! This one is going in my wife's ride for hauling the boat and or the quads to camp! Super easy to install, harness pretty much takes the hard work out of it! Highly recommend !71251



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Travis03/10/2013

Is this review helpful?


Great device. The install was quick and easy. I am still waiting for my trailer to arrive as it is on order, but the controller is ready to go! i have had experience with the P-2 controller previously and was very pleased. I expect this to be even better!69890



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Chris03/01/2013

Is this review helpful?


It installed easily, but the bracket is a little big for the product and the display is not as easy to read as it could be. It needs one more connection so that the display will brighten and dim with the turning on of the dash lights. It would be better it the display did not come on unless a trailer was attached. I will have to play with it some more before I am fully use to it operation.68409



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Performance Irrigation01/31/2013

Is this review helpful?


We will never buy another controller again now that we have switched to this unit. After going through several of the less expensive Hopkins controllers, I am kicking myself especially since I knew better when ordering. Highly recommended!64715



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Jim01/18/2013

Is this review helpful?


Just returned from my test run of the newly installed P3 controller (on 2011 Silverado) and it works great! I a little surprised as I installed it myself and electricals terrify me. The instructional video is complete, accurate and very valuable; install was easy, even relaxing. The setup of operational parameters is quite simple and the manual comprehensive and concise. This is an excellent product. I give very high marks to etrailer as a fine retailer. The catalog is easily understood and navigated. The checkout is smooth and my order was shipped a few hours after submittal, arriving a day and a half later. Excellent communication and tracking kept me informed throughout the shipping process. I suspect this is etrailer's normal standard, if so their future in bright indeed. Thank you for the stellar performance and keep up the good work. Jim63483



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Harold01/14/2013

Is this review helpful?


I love this brake controller. The only thing I would suggest is that consummers be told that the controller does not have an off switch. The controller will shut down/shut off after about 15 minutes.62955



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Chuck S.01/07/2013

Is this review helpful?


I replaced a functioning Tekonsha Prodigy with the new P-3. The P3 manual control lever is far better than the Prodigy. The power and sensitivity settings are far more accurate and repeatable with the P3. I have multiple trailers and pull in the snow and ice often, so I need different settings for the same trailer depending on road conditions. The P3 was a good choice.62555



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Jonathan t01/01/2013

Is this review helpful?


Easy to install , ordered the plug and play harness , it made it a breezy to install . Good quality harness and brake controller. When it comes to towing I woundnt skip and get a cheap break controller , I prefer to pay more and know I have a good break controller to stop my heavy load behind my truck and do it safely.62323



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: robert k.12/14/2012

Is this review helpful?


i purchased the tekonsha p3 brake controller , the etbc7 wiring kit , and the handle door latch from etrailer.com and recevied my package in 3 days, was very pleased with all items, they are of very good quality , can't wait to get it installed on my 99 dodge durango61462



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Sam11/28/2012

Is this review helpful?


Great product. I use it to tow my 27' travel trailer and it works great. I love the display. After I installed it, I noticed the unit stayed on after I turned the truck off. After a quick internet search, I learned the unit stays on for about 15 minutes after the truck is shut off. I found this to be accurate on my unit as well. I do wish the screws that attach the dash mount to the cradle were a little more finished. They appear to be standard sheet metal screws and since they are silver and everything else is black, they kind of stick out. But that is just me being picky. If I really wanted I could hop over to ACE and get some better screws. 60075



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Tom H.10/31/2012

Is this review helpful?


Very nice controller. Works perfect. Bought the cable that plugged right into my truck and installation took 10 minutes tops. They upgraded my shipping so I had everything in just a couple of days. Couldn't be happier! I will be back. Thanks!58515



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Randy D.10/08/2012

Is this review helpful?


Excellent product. Up until now, I've never towed a trailer that was big enough to need trailer brakes. This controller was easy enough for even a rookie like myself to install and set up. The plug-in wiring adapter was a perfect fit for a clean factory look. No splicing or soldering. Was nice to be able set the led color to match my instruments. The '03 Avalanche now tows(and brakes) my trailer comfortably. Multiple boost settings are a big plus. Mine works well using the "boost 1" for heaver loaded trailer, or going up and down mountain roads. This is really a modern, stylish, and very funtional brake controller. A+56648



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: d. lights09/18/2012

Is this review helpful?


Could not have been more pleased with the entire purchase process of the Tekonsha P-3 Brake Controller from etrailer.com. The price was lower than most for the controller, the installation kit was perhaps not as great a value, but was very convenient and all inclusive. Shipment was prompt, leaving the same day ordered, and arriving well packaged and on time. Equally impressive was the installation tutorial videos made for many makes and models of vehicles, including those old enough not to have an factory installed brake interface connector and tow package. This took all of the guesswork out of DIY installation and vehicle compatibility questions. Put that together with knowledgable, courteous and helpful folks on the other end of the phone, a wide range of other vehicle and trailer products, and I have found my one stop, five star source for all things towable, which for us, is borderline too many. Thanks eTrailer55083



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: darryl l.09/02/2012

Is this review helpful?


first time dealing with a brake controller decided to go with etrailer and the tekonsha p3 both proved to be a great choice etrailer was very informative and ship time very speedy product installed just as discribed and prefomed like a dream etrailer will continue to have my business 53785



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: John08/23/2012

Is this review helpful?


Product came very quickly, customer service and communication excellent, I installed it in 30 minutes thanks to the online video, can't wait to use it on my new TT I haven't picked up yet. Would give it 5 stars if I had used it but I give Etrailer 5 stars for price and service. Plan on getting a hitch when I figure out which one. Thanks JMM. 52726



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Brian L.08/15/2012

Is this review helpful?


Very happy with this unit! Easier to set-up and not affected by hills like my old Sentinel was. Stops feel like the truck/trailer are one vehicle, and that's if I'm pulling a single axle utility trailer or a heavy-duty tandem axle equipment trailer fully loaded. Love that I can just unclip it and transfer from one truck to the next (I run two trucks). The built in diagnostics are awesome features, I was able to correct a short-circuit on the roadside very quickly (wire rubbing against a metal bracket) and continue my trip with the trailer brakes working correctly!51836



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Mike I08/14/2012

Is this review helpful?


This is the first controller I have used and I bought it for work and, it seems to work great. Get the custom wiring harness etrailer offers, if you do all you have to do is plug it in, five minute install, hardest part is getting your head and hands underneath the dash board. The fact that the controller easily disconnects from the harness and has a storage bag makes it great since I don't us it very often. Since I have only moved the trailer a short distance with this, I do not have any technical details on the controller other than it seems to work and the brightness is not an issue, it's subtle and you can change the colors if you like. It looks like it has lots of features to adjust braking strength and timing.51667



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Keith A.08/12/2012

Is this review helpful?


I just purchased this and installed myself based on all the positive reviews I've read. Everything works great. The only surprise was when the unit wouldn't turn off when I took the key out of the ignition. I guess Tekonsha did this as a safety feature, allowing you to apply the trailer brakes even if your truck is turned off. Draw on your truck battery is minimized after a bit when the unit goes to sleep. One suggestion: solder all of your connections. Crimp connections are mentioned as an option, but when it comes to trailer safety, you want solder connections for reliability. 51421



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: BB07/28/2012

Is this review helpful?


The installation was easy on my 2008 Chevy 2500 Silverado since the wiring harness was already set up from the factory. The dash bottom is so low on the 2500 models that the only good location to mount the unit is above the center hump otherwise the controller rubs your pant legs. Set up was easy and it seems to activate the brakes on my trailer correctly. The standard bracket mount is more sturdy than the cradle mount and I don't recommend the cradle.49681



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Dave07/23/2012

Is this review helpful?


The Tekonsha P-3 was reasonably easy to install, and works like a champ. I had to spend a bit of extra time fishing wires because my truck didn't come with factory tow package wiring, but even then it wasn't hard, just time-consuming to route the wires where they won't get chafed. The controller comes with a nifty click-in mount, but I just used the U-bracket (also included) because I have no need to move it between vehicles. It's nice to have the choice of how to mount it. The instructions were very clear and easy to follow, even for a non-plug-in installation. It took me a little while to get it adjusted so that the trailer brakes didn't lock up on hard stops, but once I got it there, it's great - no more feeling like my trailer is going to push the truck through the intersection when I stop. It's easy to adjust for different trailer weights. It's almost too easy to adjust, in fact: I'll have to keep an eye on it to make sure I don't accidentally hit the "boost" button, which is designed for heavier trailers - I wish there were some way to disable the boost feature from the menus. Overall I'm delighted with the P-3. I like the text interface instead of cryptic numbers that so many units use, and I love the way it performs.49045



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Matt07/22/2012

Is this review helpful?


Quick install, easy to use.I like the ability to change the contrast. It is hooked with a 10 foot enclosed Aluma trailer with electric brakes and so far seems to work great. This product was recommended by ACE trailer sales in Minnesota. It will be used on a work trailer towed weekly between 4 states. 48881



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Al R.07/20/2012

Is this review helpful?


This is by far the best controller I have seen. It comes with a storage pouch. Very well made. I am not happy that it does not have a on/off switch. That is the only bad thing. I just keep it unplugged until I need to use it. Great Features!!!You can program different trailers to it. It is easy to setup. 48620



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Larry L.07/19/2012

Is this review helpful?


I just received the P3 in the mail much sooner than I expected. I ran out to my truck and had it installed in less than 10 minutes. So far so good. Now I just have to set it up and away I go, trailer in tow to Florida from Pennsylvania carrying two motorcycles. I am anxious to see how the P3 works on such a long trip. 48528



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Dan S.07/16/2012

Is this review helpful?


Initial impressions are favorable. Need to get a few more miles on the unit to have a solid opinion. Presently have it mounted under the dash. Less than 24 hours after installation, I hit it with my foot and pulled one of the screws out of the plastic in the lower dash panel. Need to fabricate my own cable and place the controller in a better location.48186



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Rick07/05/2012

Is this review helpful?


The ordering process was easy and fast. I was even surprised to receive an email letting me know my shipping was upgraded for free. Outstanding service. The snap in (removable) mount was a bit flimsy so I used the second option ( metal bracket) to install it with two included sheet metal screws. The hardest part was deciding exactly where I wanted it mounted. Once I drilled the holes I connected it with the cable for my vehicle (also ordered with this unit) and I was done. I think it was 10 minutes of work at most. I hitched up my box trailer and went for a test drive. After two adjustments to the break power by moving the up and down arrows on the unit and I was ready to go. As far as some complaints that the unit stays on all the time in other reviews, I have found that it appears to go to sleep when the truck is off and comes back on when I step on the brake as I get in or start the vehicle. I would give it 5 stars if the quick release bracket was better, but the metal one works great.46838



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Darrell F.06/20/2012

Is this review helpful?


Installed in a 05 Hummer H2 and have used twice. Once with a 8x24 trailer and the other was a 7x14. The unit worked EXTREMELY well. VERY satisfied with the purchase and spending the extra amount to get this unit. The options it has are great and the color screens are a good and helpful feature too. The most important feature this unit offers is the peace of mind knowing your brakes are working properly to the trailer or if there is a problem it will alert you and tell you about a potential electrical problem or even if you do not have trailer brakes for some electrical reason.44941



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Forrest06/13/2012

Is this review helpful?


This was extremely simple to install and actually looks nice once in place. Couldnt figure out how to turn it off at first but eventually realized it turns off automatically after a few minutes. Great product and great service from etrailer.44027



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Ryan S.06/10/2012

Is this review helpful?


The hardest part about installing this brake controller was finding a good location for mounting in my Toyota Tacoma. My Toyota has a factory tow package so all I had to do was plug in the brake controller and route the wire harness. I haven't tested the brake controller with our trailer yet, but am confident it will work great!43546



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Bruce P06/10/2012

Is this review helpful?


The Tekonsha break controller is exactly as advertise shipped in two days quick delivery. My 2011Toyota Tacoma came equipped with factory towing package which made it easy to complete the insulation of the controller approximately 10min with the Plug-in play wire adapter. 43535



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Bobby G.06/07/2012

Is this review helpful?


This is the best brake controller I have ever used. Installationwas fast and easy using the harness for my vehicle. E-Trailers is a great company and the shipping was fast and the packaging was great. Definitely recommend both e-Trailers and this controller. 43102



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Gary Williams06/01/2012

Is this review helpful?


This is the second P3 Brake controler I have purchased from eTrailer. The first one works great in our motor home, this one is for our Chev Suburban, The 1st one took about 30 minutes to install, This one looks even easier to install, The shippig was great, I ordered on the sunday before memorial day and it was here thur noon. Thanks for the great products and fast delivery.42396



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: norris05/29/2012

Is this review helpful?


product arrived in time i needed it for next day to pick up new camper installed on 2012 ford f150 found factory wire right at bottom of dash by diag plug took only a few minutes to install, i also bought wire harness picked up camper set controller works great you don;t feel brakes from trailer just a smooth stop, no brake noise when starting off from a stop very happy i purchased this unit 41952



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Rick05/29/2012

Is this review helpful?


I ordered and installed the Tekonsha P-3 Brake controller. Etrailer has one of the best sites for ordering and an unrivaled order tracking and notification. I received the controller within 3 days. I used the video to assist in installation of the unit. Very helpful. The controller works well after adjusting to my tow vehicle and trailer. I would recommend (in fact already have) this to others in need for a controller. Bright and easy to read display and the proportional control works very well.41924



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Nomad05/24/2012

Is this review helpful?


I've been using many different brake controllers for over 15 years, this Tekonsha is by far the best. If your trailer has brakes (electric or hydraulic) or need one good controller to easily switch between vehicles this is what you need. Plus its more precise than rolling the adjustment wheel the other units have.41569



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Kenneth S.05/22/2012

Is this review helpful?


The TEK P-3 is just sweet to look at, have not gotten it installed but the features are very nice and comes with a carry pouch to put it in when removed from the truck. I will try and do a follow up review once I have it installed and tested for those who are still interested in this model or still thinking of putting trailer brake kit in there truck.41346



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Rob05/22/2012

Is this review helpful?


We have the Prodigy P2 in my wife's 2010 Silverado and we don't know why we suffered through the jerky stops with the "non-Prodigy." So, when it came time to replace my truck, I put the P3 in it. 2012 Ram; installation was mere child's play. Really, I turned down the OEM trailer-brake controller for the Prodigy. The Ram has a factory tow package so installation was "plug-n-play." These units are worth twice their asking price!!41341



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Rick S05/15/2012

Is this review helpful?


I have had two of these P3 units. They do install well and stop the trailer well. Unfortunately both units I have had developed problems with the up down push buttons sticking in. If you google this issue related to this controller you will see others have the same issue.40596



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: James P.05/14/2012

Is this review helpful?


Googled my research for a electric brake controller for a 2009 Chevrolet Silverado. Etrailer. Com had all the answers and instructions to wire and install any controller. This information was absolutely free. I ordered the Tekonsha P-3 brake controller after reading several reviews. This item was very easy to install and setup. It comes with a permanent or removable installation option. Everything for installation was included. I only hope that my review of this item and website will help anyone that needs their questions answered. Thank you, James P.40474



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Matthew Reed05/10/2012

Is this review helpful?


I haven't used it on with a trailer yet but the installlation was super easy, I went through the menus and it seems pretty easy to use. The only thing I woud have wanted is more specific instructions for my vehicle, I ordered the kit for my vehicle (wiring harness 3040-P). I did a quick search on youtube and found someone already uploaded a video of their installation. It took about 20 minutes, do not waste the money paying someone to install this for you.39840



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Chas. S05/08/2012

Is this review helpful?


The hardest part of the entire install was me being meticulous with mounting, wire routing, wrapping, etc.. Thank you to etrailer.com for providing a wealth of information for research and installation. The controller was easy to dial in and I look forward to using it.39743



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Ron E.05/01/2012

Is this review helpful?


Excellent buying experience. Contacted etrailer.com by phone and the young lady who answered was very knowledgeable and helpful. P3 controller was received very quickly. Instructions were very good and the install was easy. Purchased based on the great reviews I read about etrailer.com and the P3 controller.. Bought in anticipation of purchasing a new travel trailer to replace our popup camper. 38927



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Dawn K04/22/2012

Is this review helpful?


Seems like a great product. We had no trouble installing it with a wiring kit due to the great instructions & videos available on the site. We haven't actually USED it yet since the trailer we rented had hydraulic surge brakes instead of electric brakes. But at least we are prepared for "next time"37976



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Michael04/15/2012

Is this review helpful?


I order the Tekonsha Brake controller and cable for my 2012 Ford Explorer. The customer service was outstanding. No automated answering systems. I was speaking with a human being in seconds and she was extremely knowledgeable of this product and the installation. I received the product in 3 days just as promised, received a confirmation, email, and email that the product shipped with tracking information, and an email indicating the product was delivered. I’m overwhelmed by the customer service. The product just as advertised is great it hooked up in about 5 minutes the cables fit and does an excellent job with my trailer. I haul a small stock car to and from the track and this controller is extremely easy to use and have very advance capabilities. The installation was on a 2012 Ford Explorer with the tow package. The wire to connect the brake controller is under the dash right next to the hood release level. Tow screws and an odd plastic push on is all that hold the black plastic cover to gain access to the Explorers cables. Again thank you to the outstanding customer service37245



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: CJ03/25/2012

Is this review helpful?


First off, I don't write reviews but etrailer is such an impressive company I feel compelled. This company is second to none when it comes to customer service!! This brake controller was everything I wanted. Easy to install, use and set up. The braking was smooth and controlled. I made the mistake of using the cheapest brake controller I could fined and ended up destroying one of my trailer tires. This is worth the money!! 35108



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Glenn I.03/19/2012

Is this review helpful?


Only pulled a boat with surge brakes in the past so this was my first purchase of a proportional brake controller. Ordered online and also purchased the Brand-specific wiring harness for my 2003 Toyota Tundra, which I bought with a factory tow package with 7-pin connector. Received my package in 4 days. Watched the online installation video. Install was easy...found the connector under the left kick panel, just as mentioned in the video. Install took 20 minutes at the most. Haven't tested it yet as we are still shopping for a trailer to pull. 34370



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: EK03/13/2012

Is this review helpful?


I have a 2012 Chevy Silverado.... install wasn't bad at all, and I'm not a big truck or car guru. I'm handy and can follow directions, which the videos online really made easy. I have not towed my camper yet (33' travel trailer), but look forward to nicer weather so I can give it a test run.33713



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Bradley03/09/2012

Is this review helpful?


Thanks for the quick shipping! Everything is looking good and the mirror extensions fit very well. Had those same kind of mirrors before and never had problems with them so am confident of these also. Just need to figure out the mounting of the brake controller without messing up my interior to much. Love the features on it though.33387



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Robert Young03/08/2012

Is this review helpful?


Product is excellent and exactly what was expected. I wasn't too sure what harness was needed to fit my truck, and a quick phone call to an actual person (thank you Rose G.) got me just what I needed. Products and prices are great, service and shipment, even better.. Thanks again. 33257



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Brock S03/02/2012

Is this review helpful?


The Tekonsha P-3 works great. What a fantastic product. Buying from E Trailer was the best experience. They were extremely helpful locating the wiring in my truck and getting everything hooked up and working properly. I highly recommend purchasing all your trailer needs from them. 33003



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Brianna02/28/2012

Is this review helpful?


Very nice controller. Love the diagnostics -- should save me money down the road determining any electrical issues. Wish there was a way to turn off the controller so it wouldnt' drain my battery besides unplugging it. I made the mistake of putting in the permanent bracket rather than the one that allows you to remove the controller. I woudl recommend removing it so to save battery drain on your truck.32729



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Big Country02/28/2012

Is this review helpful?


I have a 2004 Ford F250. This control does what it is made to do. I pull my 27 ft. Dual axel Travel trailer and I stop perfect every time. This controller also looks great with the display screen. Its easy to change the color of the screen. So here it is... Looks great. Works like it should. Easy to use. Plug n play when you order a "3035-P" wire harness adapter. 32697



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: tubastew02/15/2012

Is this review helpful?


A bright display, and easy installation. It plugged right in to my wiring harness and worked like a charm right out of the box. It was easy to adjust, and adjustments are easy. It notified me of a short caused by moisture in the wiring when it began to rain. (Now if it would have said exactly where the short was, that would have been real nice)31886



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Kasey M02/01/2012

Is this review helpful?


I was unsure about spending the extra money for the P3, but once installed and put to use, it was money well spent. The P3 is far more efficient and sensitive than prior brake controllers we have used. We a variety of trailers we are using and from to utility, to the livestock, flatbed and dump pulled by our F-350's, it has proven itself thus far. Highly recommended for you pick up users out there30827



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Mike T01/31/2012

Is this review helpful?


Worked perfectly. The traler almost became part of tthe tow vehicle, the set up for different size trailers is easy and effective. This is by far the best brake controller I have used or seen on other tow vehicles. Install was simple and quick.30708



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Ken S.01/23/2012

Is this review helpful?


I received the Brake Controller 2 days after ordering. Installed it in a couple of hours. I used the dump trailer and the brakes worked great. I had to adjust the sensitivity down a bit but that was explained in the instructions. The most impressive service was a video that you have on line that show the installation for a 2011 Silverado. It already has a wiring harness to hook up to. Your video made it very easy. Thanks30207



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Jason01/19/2012

Is this review helpful?


Awesome controller. Quick and easy to install using the harness. I had it fully installed and working in ten minutes on my 2009 Dodge Ram. Its was just as easy as hooking up a trailer! Looks great and I love the boost function. You can really feel the trailer slow down on level 3. I like level 1 boost, so I don't get that jerking feeling so much. My only gripe is that I wish the harness was longer, but I can splice in a couple of feet myself a little later to get the controller over to the center console of my truck this spring. 29975



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Elroy L12/11/2011

Is this review helpful?


I had never installed a brake controller. The information about the controller was great. It helped me make my decision to purchase this model. I also needed the ecb7 wiring which again the information made sure i had everything needed. Then i watched the installation video a couple times to make sure i had a pretty good knowledge to make the install on my 2000 explorer. On my installation day i went to work and followed the steps in the video and i have to say everything went just as the video said. 1st time after the install when i plugged into the trailer to test everything i am very pleased to say all worked as it was supposed to ..a Big Thank You to e-trailer for prompt shipping and great prices and most excellent instructional videos to make the novice feel like a pro 27968



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Chris L.12/03/2011

Is this review helpful?


An easy controller to use. I found the initial brake bosst feature useful. My truck had the 4 pin blue OEM installed connector under the dash and a 7 pin socket from the factory at teh rear. My total install time was about 5 minutes- took longer to ring out each pin for GP behind the truck. The order servive was good- must of recieved 4 emailf from A CSR on this order. The last email was that UPS deliverd it at my address...27629



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Brandon11/21/2011

Is this review helpful?


Install was super easy on my 2011 silverado. looks awsome too. Im glad i went with this model, others look cheeper and less cool! very easy to operate. digital gain is sweet because you can just remember the setting for different trailers/loads, makes it easy to switch between. 27247



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Mike W.11/04/2011

Is this review helpful?


Pretty simple install, other than Chevrolet in it's wisdom, installs wires in my 2007 Suburban, but doesn't hook them up to the fuse box. Went on the net and found a solution pretty easily. Unit was easy to program and works great. Hauled a new trailer 500 miles with no issues. Wish they had an optional mount where you could easily remove unit and just leave a smaller bracket in place without the big plastic clip. I will just unscrew it as I don't pull a trailer too often.26555



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Tim D.10/25/2011

Is this review helpful?


I recieved my P3 controller today, this will be the second one i own. i am very happy with the controller and would buy no other. I was however a little dissapointed in how long the shipping took. Thats why i have a rating of 4. But as far as the unit goes; I give it a 5 out of 5.26093



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Tim Acton10/05/2011

Is this review helpful?


Bought this product because of the clear and detailed installation instructions you provide on your website. I would have not found where to connect the wiring harness so quickly on my own. Also, the items your customer service recommended I needed arrived quickly and fit exactly the way the instructions displayed! Thanks!25131



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Josh P09/25/2011

Is this review helpful?


Great brake controller. It worked as advertised, easy to install. This website made things super easy when it came to buying my brake controller and the wire harness it suggested worked perfectly. The video was easy to follow and understand and it explained exactly how to hook everything us. I would really recommend using this website to order products from. A+24564



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Kevan VL08/29/2011

Is this review helpful?


I purchased this to replace one which was taken in a vehicle burglary. I found Etrailer to have the best price even beating any local source. Even with shipping I saved $35.00 plus a 30 mile drive to the dealer. Etrailer was fast friendly and hassle free.23018



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Steve R.08/20/2011

Is this review helpful?


Installing this controller with the help of etrailers video and the vehicle specific harness was a snap. I haven't hooked up the trailer yet but all lights and modes are working so far. Dealing with etrailer was a great experience. Delivery was better than estimated. Thanks etrailer22365



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Gary B.08/05/2011

Is this review helpful?


Brake controller and trailer connection test tool were received extremely fast and packaging was very good. Tried out the test tool and works great; exactly what I needed. Still haven't installed the controller on my Hummer yet, but looks to be any easy install. etrailer contines to offer a wide-range of products with excellent pricing and delivery service; thanks!21196



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Blair T.08/01/2011

Is this review helpful?


Very pleased with the product. 1st time buying/using the Tekonsha product, felt ease of use was great, very easy to wire in. Set it up for our travel trailer, works flawlessly and most importantly as advertised. Fit and finish are excellant, I think my only downfall is I am a tall guy, and where I chose to install it will make it a knee knocker. Thankfully it came with a coupel feet of wire in the harness, so I plan to remedy that and we will be 110% satisfied. 20758



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Ross M.07/28/2011

Is this review helpful?


Have not yet installed controller yet, but would like to say that etrailer rocks. First of all having videos of most products is a great benefit. Also the shipping and prices are the best around - even to Canada. Thanks etrailer, I wish all ecommerce was a good as you.20425



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Terry P.07/27/2011

Is this review helpful?


Ordered this controller with the custom plug for my 2004 Dodge 2500. It installed easily and works well. By far the best controller on the market. Very surprised and pleased to see it is made in Tekonsha, Michigan, USA. Way to go boys!!!!!!20352



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: John S.07/21/2011

Is this review helpful?


Purchased the Tekonsha P-3 Brake Controller and GM specific wiring harness. Installation super easy, except GM put the plug and play socket up where a 6'3" 2heavy installer can either see the socket or reach, not both at the same time. That took about 15 minutes to get in to and done, the rest of the installation took about 3 minutes. Took the trailer out 2 days later and it worked great.19817



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: John S07/14/2011

Is this review helpful?


Have been able to several times now.... Definatly worth it... I have it installed in my 99 Tahoe and use it for my 25' camper. Easily plug and play - Install was easy, braking hasn't been an issue with the set up... Making me want to add brakes to my other trailer its so nice....19390



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Tom M.07/06/2011

Is this review helpful?


My order was expedited out the day I placed the order along with a confirmation. Received my order a couple days later and installed my new controller the following day. Everything worked perfect and installation was a snap. This is my second controller I've bought through etrailer and that's because dealing with them previously was a pleasure. 18543



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Merle B.06/29/2011

Is this review helpful?


The P-3 is an excellent product. I replaced on old Tekonsha Time delay control. When first connected it showed I had a brake overload. On inspection found wire to rear axle disconnected. Bad news with a 14,000 pound fifth wheel. After 10 minutes under the trailer. I was good to go. Also easy install on 1999 F-350 with Ford adapter Have recommended E-trailer and this product to several of my friends with trailers. .I have bought many items from E-trailer and have nothing but good things to say about them Thanks Merle B. Mt. Plymouth, Florida18198



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Shad06/27/2011

Is this review helpful?


Controller works great. Installation was fairly straight forward with the addition of the wiring kit from E-Trailer. It took more time to figure out where to mount the controller and the female plug than I thought. Otherwise, a very nice install and with very good results. 18027



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Matthew05/14/2011

Is this review helpful?


I have towed 2-7 tons behind my truck with this controller and I can't say one bad thing about it. The trailer brakes feel just about perfect everytime, no matter what the weight your towing is. It's easy to use and takes the annoyance out of adjusting a timed brake controller. I know the price seems a little steep, but you get what you pay for. I would recommend this to anyone. 14026



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: James C05/12/2011

Is this review helpful?


Service and product review. Everything began with the virtual storefront providing a comprehensive review of the product, application installation (video and transcript) and a competitive price. I could not find a brick and mortar dealer for this product in my area even though multiple companies were listed as dealers on the manufacturer's website. I also purchased two towing mirrors for my 1500 Silverado. One was out of stock in the warehouse, but a customer service rep called me to tell me it would still ship and arrive the same day, just not in the same package from etrailer. This simple act gained my confidence in etrailer to recommend them others. The products purchased installed simply, thanks mostly to the online resource provided by the technicians at etrailer. Great Job!13679



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Mike V.05/12/2011

Is this review helpful?


EXCELLENT product and VERY easy to install on my 2007 Tahoe!! It installed in 20 minutes with the help of the installation videos on the etrailer.com site. I also had a chance to calibrate and use it last weekend. I pulled my camper for the first time with the brake controller and it worked as expected.13676



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Ken03/11/2011

Is this review helpful?


Very happy with this controller. Simple to install, and easy to operate. Also etrailer.com was great. As soon as my order went in they e-mailed me on how to track the order and it was delivered right on time, and included all the necessary hardware and instructions. I recommend this product as well as doing business with etrailer.9100



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Travis J10/10/2013

Is this review helpful?


I had the benefit of having a factory installed tow package on my 2006 Dodge Ram 1500 pick up. With that being said, I was still unsure of if what I saw online would work. I contacted etrailers.com via email and they answered all my questions and concerns within a few emails. I bought the product and install extremely easy. My only complaint is that the cable is not very long. Approx 3ft or so. But other then that, it works great and help me tow my bobcat on my 16' trailer with ease of stopping.103306



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Bob Sellers10/03/2013

Is this review helpful?


I took off the old Reese time delay brake controller (which was working when I took it off. Put the new P3 on. spiced the wires, and it did not work. Called technical help ,He deicided I wasn't getting power. I checked ALL the fuses. I found one blown. I replaced it, still doesn't work. I took the supplied connectors off and soldered the wires. Still doesn't work. About 4 hours wasted.102474


Comments

We will be in touch to help you get it sorted out. In the meantime, you can try by-passing all the vehicle wiring. Just run jumpers from the white lead on the controller to the negative terminal of the battery and from the black lead to the positive terminal of the battery. Just to see if the controller does anything.

Patrick B - 10/7/2013

2154

- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Brooks09/13/2012

Is this review helpful?


I have a 32' triple-slide 5th wheel RV that weighs over 12,000 wet and a good and reliable controller is an absolute must for me. It was a snap (literally) to install with the wiring harness designed for my 2003 Dodge dually. My old controller was not proportional in braking action and this one really made pulling and stopping much easier and more controlled.54677



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Steve07/09/2012

Is this review helpful?


Great price, fast service, and excellent product support. These break controllers are great and etrailer.com was excellent. Install time was under 15 minutes from strat to finish with the optional cable kit I bought for my 2008 F150. I know have 1 in each of my trucks. And with the warranty you can't ask for much more.47176



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Scott B.05/28/2012

Is this review helpful?


This is the bomb! I just got back from a 2000+ mile trip with an 8.5 x 18 foot trailer behind me, loaded (it's a 10K GVWR). This was an absolute necessity going over mountain passes! I, literally, do not think I would have made the trip safely without this. The P3 is awesome!41832



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Dave K. CEO01/25/2012

Is this review helpful?


I don't have time to waste with people. A call for technical info to etrailer was answered by a young lady who knew the various products being considered thoroughly, the order was taken promptly and the products arrived precisely as described on time. Such attention to detail is hard to find in the business world. Excellent Service!! Dave k. CEO30315



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: John S.11/21/2011

Is this review helpful?


The only reason I did not give an excellent rating is due to not having my new trailer yet, so I cant reveiw the product performance at this time. I would however like to say that etrailer.com has been an excellent vendor of this product. Ordering was painless and product shipped within hours and was received in less than 5 days. 27271



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Linda Coble05/10/2011

Is this review helpful?


This is a very good product and the ordering process was excellent. The optional cable presented along with the product was also helpful. I also appreciate the information about the product and the installation videos. etrailer is a very professional organization and I will definitely order from them again. Linda13139



- 90195

ratingratingratingratingrating by: Kevin S.04/22/2011

Is this review helpful?


I ordered the Tekonsha P3 for my 1999 ford F150. My truck had the factory installed tow package with 7-pin harness. I ordered the Tekonsha 3035 harness and everything was a perfect match. Once I decided where to mount the unit, installation took about 5 minutes to complete. Could not have been easier. I love this controller and am glad to have ordered.12192


Comments

Ive purchased a prodigy 3 and Iam having intermittent problem. No trailer brakes at times when brake pedal is pressed. Tow truck is a 2011 Dodge ram 1500. I can manual slow trailer with lever on controller. This happened to the other controller and thats why I bought P 3. Any ideas ?

comment by: Brad T - 8/14/2013


1901

There are two things to check right off the bat. The red wire on the brake control carries the signal from the brake light switch. This is what tells that controller that you have applied the foot brake. Check your connections on this circuit, both at the trailer and the vehicle. Make sure the pins are seated all the way in the connectors. If you hard wired it to the truck, check that connection too. The other thing you should check is the controller position. It can be nose up or nose down in any position, but it needs to parallel with the direction of travel. It cannot be mounted cock-eyed or rolled one way or the other. If the loads you are carrying have a significant difference in weight, then it could just be the controller is out of adjustment. A couple hundred pounds may not make much of a difference, but if one day you pull 3,000 pounds and the next day you pull 5,000 pounds, the controller needs to be adjusted for the varying loads. If you have any other questions, give us a call at 1-800-298-8924.

Patrick B - 8/15/2013


Show More Reviews