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Draw-Tite Activator III Trailer Brake Controller - 1 to 4 Axles - Time Delayed
Tekonsha Plug-In Wiring Adapter for Electric Brake Controllers - Toyota and Lexus


Part Numbers: 5520, 3040-P

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Draw-Tite Activator III Trailer Brake Controller - 1 to 4 Axles - Time Delayed
part number: 5520

Electronic controller activates electric trailer brakes with a preset intensity when you apply the brakes in your vehicle. Digital display, manual override, and a simple, plug-in port included. Power output and braking aggressiveness are adjustable.

Features:

  • Brake controller activates trailer brakes with preset intensity
    • Signal is sent to trailer brakes when tow vehicle's brakes are activated
  • Adjustable output control lets you determine the amount of braking force
    • Set to maximum when you travel through hilly terrain with a fully loaded trailer
    • Back off the power output when you tow a lightweight trailer
  • Sync setting lets you adjust the aggressiveness with which the brakes are activated
    • Get full power output faster by moving switch forward to increase activation speed
    • Achieve smoother braking by moving switch in opposite direction to supply power gradually
  • Digital display is easy to read
  • Built-in, slide-bar manual override
  • Quick and easy installation
    • No need to mount level like proportional brake controllers
    • Mounting bracket, wiring harness and hardware included
    • Plug-in port makes it easy to connect to wiring harness
      • Plug-in, vehicle-specific brake-control adapter 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 brakes only
  • Dimensions: 3-1/4" wide x 4-7/8" long x 1-1/8" tall
  • Limited lifetime warranty


Time-Delayed Braking

The Activator III applies your trailer's brakes when the brake pedal in your tow vehicle is engaged. Every time you apply the brakes in your vehicle, a signal is sent - via the brake switch - to the Activator. The controller then sends power out to your trailer brakes to activate them with an intensity set by you, at a rate determined by you. Both the amount of braking power (output) and rate of application (sync) can be adjusted to suit your preference, the road conditions, type of trailer and size of the load. To determine which levels are best for your application, you must test out your towing setup and choose what feels best.


A time-delay controller is so named because there is a delay between the time that you initially apply the brakes in your tow vehicle and the time that the controller reaches maximum power output. Unlike a proportional brake controller, which activates your trailer's brakes based on the deceleration of your tow vehicle, the Activator sends power out in the same way, with the same gradual delay, no matter the braking situation. Although this delay always exists, it can be adjusted by changing the sync setting.


Sync Settings

To adjust the aggressiveness of your trailer's braking action, use the slide control on the side of the Activator III to change the sync setting. If you want to reach maximum power output faster, move the switch forward. To get smoother braking action, move the switch backward, thus supplying power to the trailer brakes more gradually. You can alter the sync setting to suit your driving preferences or to improve handling based on changing road conditions or varied trailer loads.


Quick, Simple Installation

Because inertia plays no role in the functioning of this controller, you do not have to mount the unit at any particular angle. As a result, mounting options are limitless, so long as you can still easily access the controller. After mounting the unit, hardwire one end of the included pigtail harness directly into your vehicle. The other end plugs into the brake controller.


Installation Accessories

For even easier installation, a vehicle-specific wiring adapter 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.



5520 Draw-Tite Act III Time-Delay Trailer Brake Control

Same as Reese Brakeman Ultra - 83520



Tekonsha Plug-In Wiring Adapter for Electric Brake Controllers - Toyota and Lexus
part number: 3040-P

Install your electric brake controller quickly and easily with this custom wiring adapter. Simply plug one end of the adapter into your brake controller and then plug the other end into the built-in harness beneath your vehicle's dash.

Features:

  • Wiring adapter eases installation of your electric brake controller
  • Custom connector end plugs into the built-in port beneath the dash of your vehicle
  • Other end plugs into the back of your electric brake controller
    • Compatible time-delayed brake controllers: Draw-Tite Activator I (5100), Draw-Tite Activator II (5500), Draw-Tite Activator III (5520) and Tekonsha PowerTrac (39523)
    • Compatible proportional brake controllers: Tekonsha Prodigy (90185), Tekonsha P2 (90885), Tekonsha P3 (90195), Tekonsha Primus IQ (TK90160) and Tekonsha Voyager (39510)
  • Wiring length: 32"
  • Limited 1-year warranty


Installation of Tekonsha Brake Controller Adapter

This adapter plugs into the 5-pin connector on your vehicle's built-in brake control wiring harness. The harness is located underneath the dash, to the left of the steering column, taped to another harness near the emergency brake pedal.


To install your electric brake controller you need to connect the wiring of the controller to your vehicle. Certain manufacturers offer pre-wired options, typically known as tow packages, wherein these wires are run for you from the dash to the trailer connector on the back of your vehicle. Often, a brake controller wiring harness is included with your tow package. This harness plugs into a port beneath your dash and connects to the four wires of the brake controller. If, however, you have a brake controller with a plug in place of the four loose wires, you can use the Tekonsha adapter.


This adapter requires no hardwiring. It is designed to plug directly into your electric brake controller for the simplest installation possible. Because there are no wires to connect, installation is not permanent. You can unplug and remove your brake controller at any time and securely stow it away.



3040-P Tekonsha Brake Control Wiring Adapter with 2 Plugs



Video of Brake-Controller-Install-2010-Toyota-Tundra


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

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Video Transcript for Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2010 Toyota Tundra

Today on this 2010 Toyota Tundra we are going to install part number 90885-3040P. First thing we will do is show you where the port is on the vehicle, this has a factory tow package. It is going to be underneath the dash on the left hand side. First thing we are going to do is plug the adapter cord into the factory port right here. Next, we are going to take our ground wire and ground it to the piece of sheet metal right here next to this fastener. :31

Then we will take our cord and route it behind the dash and over to our location where we are going to install our brake controller. We will let that sit for now. There is not much room to install the brake controller. This is because we can not do anything in this area here because that is where the air bag is. So what we are going to do is mount it offset. We will mount it to the flat spot here on the plastic. Make sure there is nothing in the way. We will have the bracket offset this way. 1:08

Now when we install this we are going to use just one side of the bracket. We are going to put our screw on this side and this side to help hold it up. Now that a second to set your brake controller up, make sure it is straight and aligned with the vehicle. Then we will use the other screw to help set it in place. Now we will plug the adapter cord into the back of the brake controller and then install the brake controller on the bracket. Snug up the screws. 1:56

Now this is tight quarters, what you can do is use a bit and a 1/4 inch wrench on the end to help you get a little extra torque in. With that, our brake controller is already installed. There you have it for part number 90885-3040P.




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  • What Does it Mean When Draw-Tite Activator III Brake Controller # 5520 Displays Code SH
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  • How does the Disply on the Draw-Tite Activator 3 Brake Controller # 5520 Function
  • You asked an excellent question that can be difficult to understand with the included instructions. Without the truck connected to a trailer, the display on the Draw-Tite Activator 3 Brake Controller, # 5520, will show a single red dot when you step on the brake pedal or use the manual override. You will only see numbers, or the power output, if the trailer is connected to the truck. I pulled the Activator 3 from my warehouse and used a bench tester to make a short video for you showing how
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  • Will the Draw-Tite Activator III Trailer Brake Controller Fit a 2011 Ford F-150
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  • Installing a Brake Controller on a 2003 Toyota Tundra with a 7-Way but Not a Tow Package
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  • Purpose of Separate Ground Lead on Brake Controller Wiring Adapter Part # 3040-P for 2010 Tundra
  • According to one of our contacts at Tekonsha, the harness does utilize the ground connection in the factory plug under the dash, but Toyota used a very small gauge wire in the plug. In order to ensure a proper ground connection and reliable brake operation, a separate ground lead is used as well. We have an installation video that you might find helpful. The video shows a controller being installed on a 2007 Tundra, but the procedure would be similar on your 2010 model. I will provide a lin
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  • What Would I Need to Wire a Prodigy Brake Controller # 90185 to my 2005 Toyota Tacoma Prerunner
  • The connector you found could be the brake controller wiring harness If your 2005 Toyota Tacoma Prerunner has the factory tow package. If so, then you will have to use the Toyota connector that should have came in your vehicles glove box to connect from your Prodigy Brake Controller - Proportional, part # 90185, to your 2005 Toyota Tacoma Prerunner. If you are missing this connector you will need to go to a Toyota dealership to track one down. I would also recommend having them look at the conne
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  • Installing Brake Controller Using Factory Harness on 2007 Toyota Tundra
  • The green wire you describe is for an illumination circuit, and is not needed. You can confirm this if you wish by using a circuit tester like part # 3808 on the green wire. This wire should only show voltage when the vehicle headlights are switched on. Since your Tundra features the factory tow package wiring, the circuit providing power for the brake controller is already protected. No additional fuse is needed. I have provided a link to our Brake Controller FAQ that features additional inf
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  • The Tekonsha Prodigy P2 Brake Controller, part # 90885 is an excellent choice for a brake controller on your 2004 Toyota Tundra with the factory tow package. It is a proportional brake controller which means it will apply the brakes on the trailer at the same time and with the same strength as you apply the brakes in your Tundra. The Tekonsha Wiring Harness, part # 3040-P is the correct wiring adapter that will allow you to plug in the brake controller to the factory brake controller port loc
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  • What is Needed to Wire a 2011 Toyota Tacoma with a 4-Way for a Brake Controller
  • In order to convert the 4-Way on your 2011 Toyota Tacoma to a 7-Way that will work with your Prodigy brake controller, you are going to need to install a brake controller installation kit # ETBC. I attached installation instructions for this product as well a video of this product being installed on a 2002 Toyota Tundra that will be similar to the process on your 2011 model vehicle. If your truck came with a factory 7-Way at the rear of the vehicle, you could have used a plug-in brake con
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  • Location Of Factory Brake Controller Port On 2007 Toyota Tundra SR5 w/ Tow Package
  • The connector should be located underneath the dash to the left of the steering column. It may be taped to another wire and tucked up and out of the way. I have linked a video installation of brake controller being installed on a 2007 Toyota Tundra using the # 3040-P adapter.
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  • What is Needed to Install a Tekonsha Brake Controller # 90885-3040P in a 2009 Toyota Tacoma
  • All you will need to install the Tekonsha Prodigy P2 brake controller in your 2009 Toyota Tacoma Prerunner would be what is included with the Tekonsha Brake Controller with Wiring # 90885-3040P. You will just need to plug in the # 3040-P harness into the back of the brake controller and then into the port under your dash and then finally ground the white ground wire and you would be ready to go. I attached installation instructions and an installation video for you to check out as well.
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  • Wire Color for Cold Side of Brake Stoplight Switch on 1999 Toyota 4 Runner
  • According to my contact in Tech Services at Tekonsha, the cold side wire coming off of the stoplight switch on a 1999 Toyota 4Runner is green and white striped. If you can locate the wires feeding the third brake lamp, you could tap in at that point. The wiring harness that feeds the lights at the rear of the vehicle is usually ran under the drivers or passenger side door threshold, you could use a circuit tester like part # 3808 and probe the wires until you locate the wire that only shows c
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  • Installing Brake Controller Wiring Harness 3040-P on a 2006 Toyota Sequoia
  • Since your 2006 Toyota Sequoia came with a factory tow package, you can plug in the wiring harness, # 3040-P into the port on the vehicle. It is located under the dash to the left of and above the the emergency brake. You will remove the panel that is there on the far left, and the connector will be tucked up behind some other harnesses. It will have a white connector. I have included a link to a video that shows the installation of this harness on a similar vehicle. Make sure to also attach
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  • Can a Toyota Brake Controller Wiring Adapter be used on a 2008 Toyota FJ Cruiser with Factory 4-Way
  • If your 2008 Toyota FJ Cruiser does have the factory brake controller wiring connector under the dash, and the power and brake light circuits are active in the connector, and the trailer brake feed circuit is ran to the rear of the vehicle where you can find it, then you most likely would be able to use the Toyota Plug-In Wiring Adapter for Electric Brake Controllers, # 3040-P, if the male connector on the FJ is a mate for the female connector on the harness. To test, first, make sure there i
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  • What is the Correct Brake Controller Wiring Harness for a Tekonsha P3 and 2012 Toyota Tundra
  • The brake controller wiring harness for the P3 and your 2012 Toyota Tundra, # 3040-P, does include a separate ground wire that you will need to attach to a bare metal surface on the truck. The factory ground in the Tundra is not sufficient for the needs of the brake controller which is why this additional ground wire is needed. I have included a link to a video showing installation of this harness on a 2010 Tundra which will be similar to your 2012.
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  • Parts Needed to Install a Trailer Brake Controller on a 2007 Toyota Tundra with Factory 4-Way
  • It sounds like your 2007 Toyota Tundra came with a factory 4-Way so to add a 7-Way and a brake controller, I recommend using the 4 and 7-Way installation kit # ETBC7. This kit will add the 7-Way and provide you with all the wiring you need for the brake controller and to make the 7-Way fully functional. I have included some instructional links on installing an ETBC7 for you. For a brake controller to controll the trailer brakes, I recommend the Tekonsha P2, # 90885. This is one of our best se
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Brake Controller - 5520

Average Customer Rating:  ratingratingratingratingrating4.9 out of 5 stars   (8 Customer Reviews)




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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Dustin K.08/10/2013

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Have this controller in my chevy. Bought it at a local store and paid a fortune for it- But it is a great product. My dad was ready for a quality controller so I looked on etrailer.com. Same great product at almost half the price!! website very easy to operate. Shipping was inexpensive and very fast! 5 stars for etrailer.com94385



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ratingratingratingratingrating by: K Wayman04/29/2012

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Easy as can be, excellent product 38760



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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Gary D.08/16/2012

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E-trailer quick delivery, easy to follow instructions for the installation, works great.51860



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ratingratingratingratingrating by: George12/14/2012

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If it works as described it will do what I want 61490



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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Wendell09/20/2012

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Came as ordered ................10 minutes and I was ready to tow 55286



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ratingratingratingratingrating by: mark a.09/29/2011

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Arrived on time and installed no proble m.24846



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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Josh Wood08/19/2013

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Product came new in the box with all instructions and plug and play pig tail worked great. Installation took about 10 minutes and 5 of that was figuring out where I wanted it to go. 95859



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ratingratingratingratingrating by: matt younis04/04/2012

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great item install was a snap 36165


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