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Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2004 Ford F-250- Video

Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2004 Ford F-250

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Tekonsha Brake Controller TK90160 Review- Video

Tekonsha Brake Controller TK90160 Review

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7/25/2014 1:39:22 PM



Hayes Brake Controller HA100400B Review- Video

Hayes Brake Controller HA100400B Review

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Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2007 Dodge Durango- Video

Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2007 Dodge Durango

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7/25/2014 9:15:40 AM



Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2003 Honda Pilot- Video

Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2003 Honda Pilot

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Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2008 Chevrolet Silverado- Video

Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2008 Chevrolet Silverado

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Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2014 Toyota Highlander- Video

Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2014 Toyota Highlander

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7/16/2014 6:51:21 AM



Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2002 Chevrolet Silverado- Video

Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2002 Chevrolet Silverado

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7/14/2014 6:00:02 PM



Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2010 Chevrolet Traverse- Video

Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2010 Chevrolet Traverse

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7/14/2014 4:57:01 PM



Hopkins Brake Controller HM47294 Review- Video

Hopkins Brake Controller HM47294 Review

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7/14/2014 1:17:47 PM



Hayes Brake Controller HA81790 Review- Video

Hayes Brake Controller HA81790 Review

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7/14/2014 1:16:38 PM



Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2003 Chevrolet Venture- Video

Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2003 Chevrolet Venture

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7/10/2014 8:59:31 AM



Hayes Brake Controller HA81745 Review- Video

Hayes Brake Controller HA81745 Review

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7/8/2014 2:45:41 PM



Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2006 GMC Savana Van- Video

Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2006 GMC Savana Van

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7/8/2014 12:52:00 PM



Hayes Brake Controller HA81792BB Review- Video

Hayes Brake Controller HA81792BB Review

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Hayes Brake Controller HA81760 Review- Video

Hayes Brake Controller HA81760 Review

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Hayes Brake Controller HA81726 Review- Video

Hayes Brake Controller HA81726 Review

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Hayes Brake Controller HA81725 Review- Video

Hayes Brake Controller HA81725 Review

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7/8/2014 12:48:44 PM



Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2009 Nissan Murano- Video

Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2009 Nissan Murano

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7/7/2014 12:09:53 PM



Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2005 Ford F-150- Video

Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2005 Ford F-150

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7/2/2014 9:18:17 AM



Draw-Tite Brake Controller 5504 Review- Video

Draw-Tite Brake Controller 5504 Review

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7/1/2014 10:45:42 AM



Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2003 Chevrolet Silverado- Video

Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2003 Chevrolet Silverado

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7/1/2014 8:20:52 AM



Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2011 GMC Sierra- Video

Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2011 GMC Sierra

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6/27/2014 1:49:41 PM



Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2000 Ford Van- Video

Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2000 Ford Van

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6/23/2014 2:22:20 PM



Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 1997 Ford F-250- Video

Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 1997 Ford F-250

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6/20/2014 4:25:19 AM



Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2008 Ford Expedition- Video

Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2008 Ford Expedition

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6/11/2014 10:19:54 AM



Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2006 Chevrolet Express Van- Video

Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2006 Chevrolet Express Van

Today is 2006 Chevrolet express van. We're going to install part number 90885 from inaudible 00:00:05. Now to help us install our brake controller we'll be using part number 37185 from Hopkins. This is our 4 pole to 7 pole adapter. We'll go ahead and start off installing the bracket for our 7 pole connector. It looks like there's a bracket already installed on her vehicle, so we're going to just reuse one of the holes.more


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6/11/2014 5:00:08 AM



Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2011 Ford Escape- Video

Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2011 Ford Escape

Today on our 2011 Ford Escape we're going to install part number 90885. This is the Tekonsha Prodigy P2 Trailer Brake Controller. Now to help us with our install we're using a couple other parts. We're using the ETBC7 Brake Controller install kit as well as a long bracket from from Tow Ready part number 18136. We'll start off with that part first. This is our bracket we're going to install first.more


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6/4/2014 2:27:47 PM



Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2003 Pontiac Vibe- Video

Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2003 Pontiac Vibe

Today on our 2003 Pontiac Vibe we'll be installing the Tekonsha Primus IQ brake controller, part number TK90160, using the e-trailer brake controller install kit, part number, ETBC7. To begin our install we'll first go ahead and mount our 7 pole bracket to the 7 pole connector and then installing a Tow Ready no drill mounting bracket, part number 18136 onto the 7 pole connector bracket. For this application we'll be mounting the bracket upside down to allow for the 7 pole bracket to sit up tight and not drop below the hitch receiver tube. Note we'll go ahead and take our 7 pole connector and wrap it up with some black electrical tape. We're going to go ahead and trim the purple wire short as it's for trailer reverse lights which aren't going to be needed in this application. Now with our 7 pole connector mounted to the vehicle we're going to go ahead and remove the 4 pole connector exposing the green, yellow, and brown wires. We'll then go ahead and strip back the wires and prepare to install butt connectors.more


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5/20/2014 11:02:14 AM



Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2012 Chevrolet Express Van- Video

Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2012 Chevrolet Express Van

Speaker: Today on our 2012 Chevrolet Express Van we'll be installing the Hopkins InSIGHT Flex-Mounted Trailer Brake Controller, Part Number HM47297. Now let's go ahead and go over a few features in how the brake controller works. We have our slide here which is the manual override. There's a single button over here on the left hand side, it's a sensitivity button. There are seven different settings that basically tell the controller how aggressively you want the brakes applied. The two buttons over here on the right hand side are what adjust the power output going back to the trailer brakes. The top button lowers the power setting and the bottom button will increase the amount of maximum power that can go back to your trailer brakes.more


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5/6/2014 2:26:53 PM



Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2001 Chevrolet Silverado- Video

Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2001 Chevrolet Silverado

Today with our 2001 Chevrolet Silverado, well be installing the universal installation kit for trailer brake controllers part number ETBC7. In conjunction with the ETBC7 kit, were also going to be installing the Tekonsha Prodigy P2 Brake Controller part number 90885, as well as the Tekonsha Plug-in Wiring Adapter for GM vehicles part number 3025-P.Im going to first begin by mounting the bracket that holds this 4-and 7-way plug. Were going to mount it here to the underside of the bumper. With our bracket held up into position, well go ahead and take a paint marker and mark the two holes that well need to drill out.With our two holes marked, were going to need to take a drill bit and drill out both of these two locations so that we can mount the bracket. Then add a couple screws to hold it in place.Next, were going to need to mount the plug to the bracket. Go ahead and slide the wires to the opening here, line up the holes in the bracket with the plug and were going to add the screws.more


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4/29/2014 11:59:39 AM



Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2009 Chevrolet Express Van- Video

Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2009 Chevrolet Express Van

Today on our 2009 Chevrolet Express Van, we'll be installing the ETBC7 kit, part number ETBC7 and in conjunction with that, we'll be installing the Prodigy P2 Brake Controller, part number 90885. For this vehicle here, it already has a four flat wiring connection installed, but it's stored inside the vehicle and not underneath the vehicle. We're going to need to first get the four flat wiring connection down underneath the vehicle near the center of the hitch. Let's go ahead and show you how to do that. Now, we first need to remove this panel right here. To actually remove the panel, you'll stick the flathead screw driver on the trim panel removal tool underneath the bottom side and pry outward or towards the front of the vehicle. Now, up inside this opening here, there's a piece of plastic that kind of lock things off. We're going to need to take a large flathead screwdriver and loosen that up a little bit so we can slide our wiring down past it.more


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4/22/2014 3:19:34 PM



Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2012 GMC Sierra- Video

Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2012 GMC Sierra

Today on our 2012 GMC Sierra, well be installing the Tekonsha Prodigy P2 Brake Controller, Part Number 90885. To begin the install, well first go ahead and locate the manufacture's brake controller pigtail. This pigtail will be taped to the main wiring harness near the brake pedal. Once we locate the wiring, well go ahead and pull it down to gain access to it. Now, there are a total of five wires. However, we will not be using the orange wire, just the red with the black tracer, blue with the white tracer, and white wire. Now, well go ahead and pull the wires down, and cut them out evenly the length. Then well strip each one of them back, and add a butt connector supply with the brake controller. Now, with butt connectors on the manufacture side, well bring in the brake control pigtail, which is supply with the brake controller, and start connecting our wires.more


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4/17/2014 3:45:45 PM



Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty- Video

Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2004 Ford F-350 Super Duty

Today on our 2004 Ford F350, we'll be installing the Tekonsha Primus IQ Trailer Brake Controller, part number TK90160. Now, during our installation, we'll also be using the Tekonsha plug-in wiring adapter for electric brake controllers for Fords, Lincolns, and Mercurys, part number 3035-P. We'll begin here by removing this cover right here. To do this, there's four little tabs that we'll twist and they'll pop out, and then we'll be able to remove the whole cover. Go ahead and set the cover aside for now. Now this right here is the factory plug that we'll be tying in the adapter plug to, the 3035-P plug. Now we'll go ahead and route our plug up from the underside here, and we'll go ahead and line it up with our gray factory plug. Once we're lined up, we'll go ahead and firmly push it in place, making sure that the little locking tab on the side here secures on the locking edge.more


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4/7/2014 9:58:29 AM



Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2012 Ford F-150- Video

Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2012 Ford F-150

Today in this 2012 Ford F-150 SuperCrew Cab we're going to install part number 90195. This is a Tekonsha Prodigy P3 trailer brake controller. All right now to help us with our install we're going to use part number 22292 from Tow Ready, the plug-in wiring trailer adapter. All right now we're actually going to start off with our adapter plug first. Our tow package port is right here, go ahead and release it from the tyrannical bonds of the electric tape. Now we need to remove this cap, just push down this tab right here, and your adapter cord will plug right in place. We'll leave it alone for now.more


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4/4/2014 1:43:07 PM



Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2014 Hyundai Santa Fe- Video

Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2014 Hyundai Santa Fe

All right, today, on this 2014 Hyundai Santa Fe Limited, we are going to install part number 90195. This is Tekonsha Prodigy p3 trailer brake controller. Now to help us with our install, we will also be using part number ETBC7. We are going to start off by making access from the inside to the outside. We will go ahead and drill a pilot hole first on the fire wall from the inside. We will drill a 1/4" pilot hole, now go ahead and use our hole saw, it doesn't really matter what size, just enough to get us some working room so we don't tear up the carpet as much. Now we will be using a step bit to enlarge our hole. We've got our hole drilled out, we will go ahead and mount our circuit breakers.more


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3/19/2014 4:36:17 PM



Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2010 Subaru Outback Wagon- Video

Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2010 Subaru Outback Wagon

Today on our 2010 Subaru Outback Wagon, we'll be installing the Curt TriFlex Trailer Break Controller, part number C51140. In conjunction with the E-Trailer Break Controller Install Kit, part number ETBC7. To begin our install, we'll first need to take the 4 pole connector that is previously installed in the vehicle and run it outside. To do this, we'll open up the rear hatch, open up the spare tire cover, remove the center cargo tray and then the carpeted panel on the driver side and the inaudible 00:00:31 spare tire tool holder on the driver side. To remove this holder, we'll need to remove the 2 push pin fasteners. Once they're removed, we'll go ahead an set everything aside for installation later. We'll go ahead and take the 4 pole connector and route it out to the vehicle vent and start routing it over to the center of the vehicle and then down to the hitch. Now we'll go ahead and assemble our new 7 and 4 pole connector. First, install the bracket under the 7 pole connector using the hardware provided in our install kit. By installing the screws, flat washer, split lock washer and knob for all 4 inaudible 00:01:07 points. Next, using the tow ready long bracket, part number 18140, we can secure it to the 7 pole bracket. Now, we'll go ahead and install it onto the vehicle, securing the long bracket with the worm clamp provided to the hitch. Next we'll take the yellow wire coming from our 7 pole connector as we'll not be using this application and cut it off short. Now the white wire with the pre-attached ring turbo will be the ground for our 7 pole connector. However, for this application, the wire is not long enough, we're going to go cut off the ring terminal, strip it back and use a yellow black connector to extend the ground wire.more


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2/28/2014 10:09:51 AM



Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2007 Chevrolet Silverado New Body- Video

Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2007 Chevrolet Silverado New Body

Today, in this 2007 Chevrolet Silverado New Body, we're going to install part number 90885 from Tekonsha. This is a Prodigy P2 Brake Controller. To start of our install, we're going to ahead and look for the back view wiring harness underneath the dash of the vehicle. Sometimes, it will be easier to find and sometimes, it's tucked away in the back like this one is. Once we found it, we'll gently pull it down until we get access to our wires. When we pull it out, we discover we have five wires. The orange wire goes to the stop light that's above the cap, so we'll pull the orange wire out of the way.more


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2/26/2014 4:37:31 PM



Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2013 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter- Video

Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2013 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter

Today on the 2013 Sprinter van, were going to install brake controller part number 90885. Now, this Sprinter van has a tow package port. Now, the port is located underneath the driver seat. What we need to do is actually remove the driver seat. There are four bolts on the bottom that need to be removed. Now this doesnt use common bolts but we did find out that 11 mm 12 point socket will work with these bolts and also, it does help to use 11 mm ratchet wrench as well. Now, first three bolts are relatively easy to get to and to remove. Now, the back bolt by emergency break is a little hard to get to so it makes things a little easier if we remove the three bolts and then twist the whole chair around the bolt to give us some working room for our ratchet wrench.more


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2/21/2014 8:42:48 PM



Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2013 Chevrolet Silverado- Video

Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2013 Chevrolet Silverado

Today on our 2013 Chevrolet Silverado, well be installing the Curt TriFlex Trailer Brake Controller for one to four axles in the proportional style part number C51140. Additionally, well be installing the Curt Universal Wiring Adapter for Curt Trailer Brake Controllers part number C51515. Well being here over on the driver side underneath the dash. Well need to pull down the factor wires and well be using it to tie in with our brake controller. This here is the Curt Universal Wiring Adapter for Curt Brake Controllers. We need to connect these four wires to four of the wires here. Well be making these connections using some butt connectors. The butt connectors that well be using to make these connections are part number DW05714.more


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2/20/2014 12:41:15 PM



Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500- Video

Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

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2/18/2014 11:30:41 AM



Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500- Video

Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Today on this 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Crewcab, we're going to install the Prodigy P3 trailer brake controller, part number 90195 from Tekonsha. To help us with our install, we're going to use part number 3016. This is the Tekonsha plug in wiring adapter for electric brake controllers. We're going to start off with that part first. This will actually plug into a port underneath the dash on the left hand side. There's a box that has a lid on it, just behind the parking brake.more


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2/18/2014 10:48:22 AM



Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2014 Honda CR-V- Video

Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2014 Honda CR-V

Today in this 2014 Honda CRV, we're going to install part number 90885 from Tekonsha. This is the Prodigy P2 Brake Controller. To help install our brake controller, we're going to use the installation kit, part number ETBC7. We're also going to use part number 18136, the no-drill mounting bracket, the long version. We'll start off that part first. We'll go ahead and put the bracket on top of the hitch.more


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1/24/2014 1:12:43 PM



Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2014 Honda Odyssey- Video

Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2014 Honda Odyssey

Today on our 2014 Honda Odyssey we'll be installing the etrailer universal installation brake controller install kit part number ETBC7. To begin our install we'll first need to locate the four pole flat harness already installed on the vehicle. Now since this is mounted inside the vehicle and we'll need to get it routed outside the vehicle we'll need to remove the rear threshold. To remove the rear threshold remove the two cargo fasteners, one on each side. We use a flat blade screwdriver or an interior trim panel tool while pulling up and out on the threshold to release the fasteners underneath. Now, once the fasteners release we'll go ahead and set the threshold aside. Underneath the threshold is a manufacturers grommet.more


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1/11/2014 9:39:14 PM



Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2005 Chevrolet Express Van- Video

Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2005 Chevrolet Express Van

Today on our 2005 Chevrolet Express van, we'll be installing the Tekonsha Primus IQ trailer brake controller for one to three axels. Part number TK90160. To begin with, we'll go ahead and locate the four wires that are part of the factory tow package on this vehicle. You'll see they're right up here underneath the driver side dash, kind of near where the brake pedal is. On our brake controller, we get a short pigtail and it has four different color wires: a black, a red, a white and a blue. We'll go ahead and connect them using some butt connectors, so we'll be tying the blue wire off of our connector that goes in the back of the brake controller to the large blue wire on our factory wiring harness. The black wire off of our brake controller will tie in with the red wire with the white stripe off of our factory wiring harness.more


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12/6/2013 12:03:21 PM



Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2012 Toyota Tundra- Video

Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2012 Toyota Tundra

Today in our 2012 Toyota Tundra, we'll be installing the Curt TriFlex Trailer Brake Controller part number C51140. We'll be using this in conjunction with the direct connect wiring harness part number C51362. To begin our install, we'll first locate the manufacturer's tow port located on the driver side just above the edge of the kick panel. We can then take the direct connect harness white plug end and plug directly into the manufacturer's tow port. We'll then go ahead and start routing the harness over towards the center of the vehicle near the console being careful to stay away from any moving parts, such as the parking brake pedal. Next, we need to mount the brake controller. To mount the brake controller, we'll use the brake controller bracket and hardware provided with the install kit. We'll go ahead and take the hardware and secure the bracket directly to the brake controller first. Then we can take the bracket and secure itto the dash using the hardware provided.more


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12/3/2013 2:26:21 PM



Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2008 Jeep Liberty- Video

Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2008 Jeep Liberty

Today in our 2008 Jeep Liberty, we'll be installing E-trailer's ETBC7 brakecontroller installkit with the Curt venture brake controller part number C51110. To start, we'll first go ahead and assemble the 7 pole adapter bracket. With the hardware provided, we'll use it to attach the bracket to the 7 pole adapter. We'll go ahead and take the bracket, feed over the wires and up to the back of the amounting surface for the 7 pole adapter. Then we'll take the screws, feed them to the front side of the 7 pole and secure it with the knots in the back side. Once we have all four in place, we'll go ahead and tie them down.I'm going to go and take some black electrical tape and wrap up 8 to 10 inches of our wire.more


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12/2/2013 10:51:29 AM



Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2008 Saturn Outlook- Video

Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2008 Saturn Outlook

Today on this 2008 Saturn Outlook were going to install part number HM47297 from Hopkins. This is the Insight Flexi-Mount trailer brake controller. At this point well go ahead and remove the trim panel below the dashboard. One thing to know about our install is were going to use the existing tow package plug thats existing in the vehicle, part number HM47875. This is Hopkins plug-in simple brake control wiring adapter. Well go ahead and plug that in to our tow package port.more


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11/7/2013 12:53:18 PM



Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 1999 Chevrolet Suburban- Video

Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 1999 Chevrolet Suburban

Alright, today on this 1999 Chevrolet Suburban we are going to install part number 5500 from Draw-Tite, the Activator II Brake Controller. To help us with our install we are also going to use part number ETBC7. To get ready to install our parts we are going to work with a factory tow package that is already on the vehicle. We need to get our wires loosened up so we can work with them. Now the two wires we are going to cut right behind the hitch, right next to the wire harness will be for our brake control output and our power supply. Our orange wire will be for our 12 volt power supply and then our blue wire will be for our output for our brake controller. Now we will go ahead and free the wires up for our running lights, turn signals, and brake lights and our ground.more


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11/6/2013 9:43:52 AM



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