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2007 Chevrolet Silverado New Body Videos

Air Lift LoadLifter Air Helper Springs Installation - 2007 Chevrolet Silverado New Body

Today, on our 2007 Chevy Silverado, new body style, we'll be installing the airlift vehicle suspension system, part number AL88275. First, to begin our install, we're going to go ahead and check the ride height of our truck. Here, with the vehicle on flat ground and no weight added, from the ground to the top of our wheel well is 41 1/2 inches. Next, we're going to go ahead and add approximately 2500 pounds to the bed of our truck. We'll double-check our ride height. We're now sitting at 39 inches from the ground to the top of the wheel well. Next, we'll go ahead and run it through our test course.



Bestop PowerBoard Running Boards Installation - 2007 Chevrolet Silverado New Body

Today on our 2007 Chevy Silverado new body 2500 we'll be installing the Bestop Power Board Motorized Running Boards with LED lights, part number B7512615. To begin our install we'll start on the driver's side. We'll need to remove the manufacturer's parking brake cable ring. We'll remove the bolt that secures it and then remove it completely. We're going to reinstall a new hold down ring. We'll go ahead and pull the bolt out, then use a pair of pliers and a screwdriver to open the ring up enough to remove it from the cable.



Gooseneck Trailer Hitch Installation - 2007 Chevrolet Silverado New Body

Today on our 2007 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD Extended Cab we're going to be installing the Reese fold-down gooseneck trailer hitch with installation kit, part number 8339-4434. Now here's what our Reese fold-down gooseneck hitch looks like installed on the bed of our vehicle. Now let's go ahead and go over some operation. To use the ball you'll simply lift up here on this ring. This will allow the ball to be raised into the upright position. When you're done towing you simply raise the lever again.



Peak Camera Extension Cord Installation - 2007 Chevrolet Silverado New body

Today on this 2007 Chevrolet Silverado, we're going to install part number PKCORD. This is the Peak Wireless Backup Camera System extension cord. To start off, our truck has already had the camera installed. Sometimes you do run into interference with items in the truck or with the truck itself with the camera. In this case you need to take the antenna and move it closer to the monitor. That's where we're going to use our extension cord. Our cord to our reverse side circuit will be transferred up to the front of the vehicle.



Firestone Ride-Rite Air Helper Springs Installation - 2007 Chevrolet Silverado New Body

Today on our 2007 Chevrolet Silverado we'll be installing the Firestone Ride-Rite Air Helper springs; Part number F2430. We're going to go ahead and give you a measurement here before we put our test water tank in the back to show you how things ride. We're at about 38 and 1/8th from the ground to the underside of our wheel well here. Now we're going to go ahead and load our water tank here in the bed of our truck. We're going to put about a thousand pounds of weight in the bed of this truck. Now with our water tank loaded we'll go ahead and take another measurement. As you can see here, now we're down to about 35-and-five-eighths.



Front Mount Trailer Hitch Installation - 2007 Chevrolet Silverado New Body

Today on our 2007 Chevy Silverado new body style, we'll be installing the Curt Front Mount Hitch, part number 31322. This is what our hitch will look like once it's installed. Next we'll go ahead and give you a couple of measurements to assist your selecting accessories for your new hitch. From the center of the hitch man hole to the the outer most edge of the front bumper is eight inches. From the top of the receiver tube opening to the ground is ten and a half inches. Now let's go ahead with installation. To begin our install we'll first go ahead and locate attachment points.



Air Lift Air Helper Springs Installation - 2007 Chevrolet Silverado New Body

Today on our 2007 Chevrolet Silverado, we'll be installing the Air Lift LoadLifter 5000 Air Helper Springs, part number AL57275. First, we'll take a measurement from the top of the tire to the bottom of the fender well, giving us an idea of wheel clearance. Now this is with a very light load in the back of the vehicle. We have about 10 1/2" of distance between the tire to the top of the fender well before the air springs. With the truck at our factory suspension setup, we're going to go ahead and take it over our slalom and our bumps course. Now, with a load in the back of the truck and the air bags not inflated, we've lost just a little over 1".



Fifth Wheel Wiring Harness Installation - 2007 Chevrolet Silverado

Today on our 2007 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD we'll be installing the Bargman Custom Fit Vehicle Wiring, part number 54701-003. Now this is a fifth neck goose wheel 90 degree adapter harness for a 7-pole on a GM. This will allow us to tap into the vehicle's factory 7-pole and remotely locate it into the bed of the truck for our gooseneck. To begin we'll need to locate a good position to mount our 7-pole in the bed of the truck. Now we've chosen the driver side here at the rear behind the rear wheel well. Now we've already gone ahead and removed our spare tire to make it a little more visible for us during this video. We'll now go ahead and drill a 1/4" pilot hole into the side of our bed.



B&W Fifth Wheel Trailer Hitch Installation - 2007 Chevrolet Silverado New Body

All right. Today, in this 2007 Chevrolet Silverado New Body Extended Cab, we'll be installing part number BWGNRK1057-5W. The custom underbed installation kit for B & W companion 5th Wheel Trailer hitches. First, we'll show you how the B & W 5th Wheel Companion works. First, we'll pull up the locking pin on the side of the truck and twist it towards the front the truck. That the pin stays open.



B&W Gooseneck Trailer Hitch Installation - 2007 Chevrolet Silverado New Body

Today, in this 2007 Chevrolet Silverado, New Body extended cab, we're going to install part number BWGNRK1057. Let's take a quick look into the operation of the hitch. It's in the locked position so we'll go ahead and pull it and twist it towards the front and it holds it open. Now, when we lock it, pull back, push it back down, let it slide back in. We have our hitch open, with the lock pulled out then we go ahead and install our ball. It's in place like that, we lock our handle.



Stromberg Carlson Tailgate Installation - 2007 Chevrolet Silverado New Body

Today, on this 2007 Chevrolet Silverado new body extended cab, we're going to install part number VGM-07-4000. This is a Stromberg Carlson 4000 Series 5th wheel louvered tailgate. The first thing we need to do is go ahead and remove our tailgate. We'll go ahead and take some tension off the cables and we'll go ahead and remove the cables. Typically, you pick up a corner here and then we can pull it out away from the truck. Okay, now installing your new tailgate pretty much reverses the order of removing the original tailgate. Now, the tailgate does come with some special bushings that will fit on the end where it slides in. However, in this truck, we didn't have to use any of them.



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.



Gooseneck Hitch Installation - 2007 Chevrolet Silverado New Body

Today on our 2007 Chevy Silverado, New Body style, we'll be installing the B and W Turnover Ball, Underbed, Gooseneck trailer hitch with custom installation kit, rated for 30,000lbs. Part number BWGNRK1067. Now we've already gone ahead and removed the spare tire, as well as pulled both the rear wheel off the vehicle. Next we'll need to go ahead and lower the exhaust down, we'll do this by removing the rear rubber exhaust hanger and letting the exhaust hang down low enough. Now we'll need to remove the heat shield, or at least a portion of it. The directions say to remove between crossmember and crossmember, but it's actually between the hatch channel of the actual bed, not the crossmember or the frame of the vehicle. You really only need to remove the heat shield in between the two hatch sections on the bed, to do this you can either use a set of tin snips or a cutoff wheel. Now that we have the heat shield out of the way, now we need to go into the bed of the vehicle and mark our location where we'll be drilling a 4-inch hole through the bed of the vehicle.



Hopkins Endurance Fifth Wheel Wiring Harness Installation - 2007 Chevrolet Silverado

Today, on our 2007 Chevrolet Silverado, new body style, we'll be installing the Hopkins Endurance, Fifth Wheel and gooseneck, 90 degree wiring harness with 7 pole plug. Part number 41157.We'll begin here underneath the rear of the vehicle as we locate the factory 7 way plug. We'll need to unplug this right here by simply pushing in on the tab on the side. Now we'll take our new Hopkins Endurance Fifth Wheel and gooseneck, 90 degree wiring harness, and you will see that there is 2 plugs on one end. This is where we will be tying in with our factory wiring harness. We'll use the dielectric grease supplied with the kit and install it on the female portion of the plugs.



U-Ace 3D Kagu Center Hump Floor Liner Review - 2007 Chevrolet Silverado

Today on our 2007 Chevrolet Silverado new body style, we'll be test fitting the 3-D Kagu Custom Floor Liner, part number L1CH01851509. This liner is also available in gray, part number L1CH01851501, as well as tan, part number L1CH01851502. These liners cover the center hump or the transmission hump in the cab of the truck. They'll cover the top and then come down over the sides. The liner is custom fit to go around the center console as well as the dash at the front of the carpet. On the underside are anti-slip MAXpider fibers that help the liner grip onto the carpet of the truck and keep it from moving around. The top layer is a TPR or thermal plastic rubber.



Husky Liners X-Act Contour Rear Floor Liners Review - 2013 Chevrolet Silverado New Body

Today, on this 2007 Chevrolet Silverado New Body, we're going to test fit Part Number HL53201 from Husky Liners. This is Husky Liners Exact Contour Custom Auto Floor Liner for the second row. Now the cab we're working with today is the extended cab model. For our test fit, we're going to remove any pre-existing floor mats or liners. Next, we can go ahead and lay the liner into place. Inaudible 00:00:24 one-piece unit that goes all the way across.



Husky Liners X-Act Contour Front Floor Liners Review - 2007 Chevrolet Silverado New Body

Today in this 2007 Chevrolet Silverado, new body, we're going to install part number HL53101 from Husky Liners. This is Husky Liners Exact Contour Custom Floor Liners. To start off, we'll go ahead and make sure we remove any pre-existing mats or liners. Then we'll get down to the bare carpet. Then we can go ahead and take our new liner and put it into place. Starting on our driver side we'll go ahead and lay it down and position it underneath the pedals.



Du-Ha Truck Storage Box and Gun Case Installation - 2007 Chevrolet Silverado New Body

Today, on this 2007 Chevrolet Silverado New Body, we're going to install part #DU10045, DU-HA. His is a DU-HA truck storage box and gun case for under the rear seat. Now, we're working with a dark gray color. This is also available in tan as part #DU10047, and light gray as part #DU10046. To start off our install, we need to go underneath the back seat and flip it up. Next we need to rearrange jack tools.



Thule Vertex 4 Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2007 Chevrolet Silverado

Today on our 2007 Chevrolet Silverado New Body, well be test fitting the Thule Vertex Four-Bike Carrier for inch and a quarter and two inch hitches: part number TH9029. To begin our test fit, well slide the shank of the carrier into the receiver tube of the hitch. Well line up the pinhole and thread in our anti-rattle bolt tightening it with a wrench. Well go over some clearance measurements. We have about seventeen inches of ground clearance. The closest point of our carrier to the rear of our vehicle is about four inches. Weve added about 14 inches to the overall length of our truck. Well pull the lever here at the base of our carrier to allow our carrier to tilt away from the vehicle.



Thule Hitching Post Pro Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2007 Chevrolet Silverado New Body

Today on our 2007 Chevrolet Silverado new body, we'll be test fitting the Thule Hitching Post Pro 4 Bike Rack with anti-sway, part number TH934XTR. To begin our test fit, we'll slide the shank of the carrier into the receiver tube of the hitch, line up the pin hole, and thread in our anti-rattle bolt, tightening it with a wrench. Now, we'll go over some clearance measurements. We have about 16 inches of ground clearance. The closest point of the carrier to the rear of our truck is about 7-1/2 inches. We've added about 17 inches to the overall length of our vehicle. We'll pull the pin here at the base of the carrier to allow our carrier to tilt away from our truck. This gives us full access to the tailgate area of our vehicle. With the mast back in its upright position, we'll reinstall the pin and then pull the pin at the top of the mast to swing out our dual arms.



Thule Apex 4 Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2007 Chevrolet Silverado New Body

Today on our 2007 Chevrolet Silverado new body, well be test fitting the thule apex four-bike carrier for an inch and quarter and two inch hitches part number th9025. To begin our test fit well slide the shank of the carrier into the receiver tube of the hitch, line up the pin hole, and allow the attached pin to fall into place. Here at the rear of the shank, well tighten the hand knob to secure our bike rack to our vehicle and engage our anti-rattle device. Now well go over some clearance measurements. We have about 17 and a half inches ground clearance. The closest point of the carrier to the rear of our truck is about an inch. Weve added about 14 inches to the overall length of our Silverado.



Swagman XTC2 Wheel Mount Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2007 Chevrolet Silverado New Body

Today on our 2007 Chevrolet Silverado New Body, we'll be test fitting this Swagman XTC-2, two bike platform carrier for inch and a quarter and two-inch inches, part number S64670. To begin our test fit, we'll slide the shank of our carrier into the receiver tube of the hitch. Line up the pin hole, and thread in our anti-rattle bolt, tightening it with a wrench. Now we'll go over some clearance measurements. We have about 30 inches of ground clearance. The closest point of the carrier to the rear of our truck is about three inches. We've added about 22 inches to the overall length of our vehicle. We'll pull the three pins at the base of the carrier to allow our carrier to unfold.



Kuat Sherpa Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2007 Chevrolet Silverado New Body

Today, on our 2007 Chevrolet Silverado New Body, we'll be test fitting the Kuat Sherpa Aluminum Platform-Style Hitch Mounted 2 Bike Rack, part number S102. To begin our test fit, we'll slide the shank of the carrierinto the receiver tube of the hitch, line up the pin hole, and install our pin and lock. We'll move to the rear of the shank, and use the hand-knob to engage our anti-rattle device and secure our bike rack toour vehicle. Now, we'll go over some clearance measurements. We have about 20 inches of ground clearance. The closest point of the carrier to the rear of our truck is about 2 inches.



Kuat NV Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2007 Chevrolet Silverado New Body

Today on our 2007 Chevrolet Silverado new body we'll be test fitting the Kuat-NV aluminum platform style two bike rack part number N101. To begin our test fit, we'll slide the shank of the carrier into the receiver tube of the hitch, find the pinhole and install our pin and lock. At the rear of the shank, we'll tighten the hand knob to engage our anti-rattle device and secure our bike rack to our vehicle. Now, we'll go over some clearance measurements. We have about 16 and a half inches of ground clearance. The closest point of the carrier to the point of our vehicle is about 5 inches and we've added about 16 inches to the overall length of our vehicle. We'll pull the orange lever at the base of the carrier to allow our carrier to unfold.



Swagman Titan Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2007 Chevrolet Silverado

Today on our 2007 Chevrolet Silverado new body, we'll be test fitting the Swagman Titan 4 Bike Carrier for 1-1/4and 2-inch hitches, part number S63410. To begin our test fit, we'll slide the shank of the carrier into the receiver tube of the hitch, line up the pin hole and thread in our anti-rattle bolt. Now, we'll go over some clearance measurements. We have about 19-1/2 inches of ground clearance. The closest point of the carrier to the rear of our truck is about 2 inches. We've added about 21 inches to the overall lengthof our Silverado. We'll pull the lever at the base of the carrier to allow it to tilt away from our vehicle. This gives us full access to the bed of our truck by being able to fully open our tailgate.



Softride Dura Hitch Bike Rack Review - 2007 Chevrolet Silverado New Body

Today, on our 2007 Chevrolet Silverado new body we'll be test fitting the Softride Dura Parallelogram titling four bike rack for 1-1/4 inch and 2-inch hitches, part number SR26247. To begin our test fit we'll slide the shank of the carrier into the receiver tube of the hitch, line up the pinhole and tread in our anti-rattle bolt, tightening it with a wrench and fitting the lock in place. Now, we'll go over some clearance measurements. We have about 16-1/2 inches of ground clearance. The closets point of the carrier to the rear of our truck is about 1-1/2 inches, and we've added about 34 inches to the overall length of our Silverado. We'll go ahead and undo our cradle straps and with our cradles exposed we'll place our bike onto the frame cradles. We'll secure it by tightening down each strap. We'll pull the pin on the passenger's side of the carrier up near the top, which allows our carrier to tilt away from the vehicle with the bike loaded keeping it parallel with the ground. This gives us access to the bed of our truck by being able to open our tailgate. That completes today's test fit of the Softride Dura Parallelogram, part number SR26247 on our 2007 Chevrolet Silverado new body. .



Gooseneck Trailer Hitch Installation - 2007 Chevrolet Silverado New Body

Today on our 2007 Chevy Silverado 2500 HD, we'll be installing the Blue Ox Diamond Hitch, part number DH1304. We've already gone ahead and removed the spare tire as well as the two rear wheels on the vehicle. We've removed the two rear wheels only for demonstration purposes so that you will be able to see what we're doing. We'll now go ahead and measure on the underside of the bed from the rear of the bed making sure not to include the tailgate forward. We'll insure that the location of the ball is approximately one inch in front of the centerline of the axle. We'll now go to the top side of our bed where we'll use a tape measure to find the center of our bed. We'll measure from the two wheel wells across.



Stromberg Carlson Tailgate Installation - 2007 Chevrolet Silverado

Today on this 2007 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 Series new body style; were going to do a test fit for part number, VGM-07-100. Were going to start off with our tailgate already removed and well go ahead and take the new tailgate and put it into place. First off, we are going to take the bushing that comings with the tailgate, install it on the pin on the driver side. Then well take the tailgate and slide it over that bushing and then we can go ahead and install the tailgate just like any other tailgate. Well go ahead and take the latch and well pull it in a little bit on each side and then push the tailgate into place until it snaps in. Inaudible 00:00:40 like your tailgate matches the contour of the bed by the taillight.



Trailer Wiring Harness Installation - 2007 Chevrolet Silverado New Body

Today on our 2007 Chevy Silverado we'll be installing the Bargman fifth wheel goose neck 90 degree wiring harness, part number 51-97-410. First we'll go ahead and select a location for mounting our new seven pole connector. Here in the truck bed on the drivers side just behind the wheel well is a great spot. Before we drill out the large hole we'll go ahead and use a smaller bit to create a pilot hole then check underneath to make sure we have plenty of room to feed our wiring inside once we drill it out. Now that we've done our checks we'll go ahead and drill it out using the larger bit recommended in the instructions. Now with the larger hole drilled out we'll go ahead and take the end of our wiring and feed it through the hole and down underneath our vehicle.



Husky Front and Rear Floor Liners Review - 2007 Chevrolet Silverado New Body

All right today on this 2007 Chevrolet Silverado new body, were going to do a test fit of Husky Liners floor liners. This is going to be part number hl98201. Were going to start off our test fit with our original floor mats removed from the vehicle. Well go ahead and install new floor liners from Husky Liner. Were going to start in the front row. Well lay down the passenger side first and see how it matches up with the contour of the floor; it has a raised ridge on the passenger side by the door to help keep liquids from rolling off onto the threshold.



Gooseneck Trailer Hitch Installation - 2007 Chevrolet Silverado

Today on this 2007 Chevrolet Silverado were going to install part number 9465-34. Were going to start off our install with the rear wheels removed and the spare tire lowered out of the way. You dont have to do this, but it makes access to the insulation and hitch a lot easier. Now this vehicle has an OEM brake controller installed in the frame rail, so theres two bolts we have to loosen up so we can remove it from the rail. All we have to do is just loosen up the bolts, push it to the side and we can remove it from the frame. Were going to let it sit inside the frame for now.



Fifth Wheel Base Rail Kit Installation - 2007 Chevy Silverado

Today on this 2007 Chevrolet Silverado we are going to install part number RP50064-58. Alright, while we are under the truck we will go ahead and remove this section of the heat shield because we are going to need wrench access for the bolts that come down for the second rail. After that, we will go ahead and start with the bed itself and measure out our first rail that will get installed in the bed. That will be the rail going towards the front. What we are going to do is measure from the edge of the bed itself and measure out as described in the instructions. Alright, that will set our distance from front to rear. Now we will just get it centered from left to right. We just measure from the inside edge of the fender well over to the rail. Go ahead and mark the holes that we are going to be drilling out through the bed. And on this kit we are going to be using the two outside holes here on this rail. Alright with the marks we made we will go ahead and drill out some pilot holes. When you are drilling out this hole, make sure you are careful about it because beneath here is where the gas tank lies. 0:57



Fifth Wheel Hitch Installation - 2007 Chevy Silverado

Today we are going to be installing the Signature Series Fifth Wheel part number 30061. On a 2007 new body style Chevy Silverado pickup 2500. The first thing we need to do is lower the spare tire to gain access to the under body. Next we will need to remove the heat shield or else it will be in the way during our installation. After we remove the heat shield we want to go ahead and put the rear cross member into place. As you can clearly see that we have already put the cross member in. It will be easier if you loosen or remove the bed bolts. There are 4 middle ones that if you take them out or loosen they will allow you extra room when putting the cross member back into position. Then go ahead and install the front and rear channel. You can see we have both cross members into position now. The next step will be to mount the side brackets on the side of the frame.



Front Mount Trailer Hitch Installation - 2007 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD

Today we are going to show you an install on part number 65050. This is a front mount hitch and we are installing it on 07 Chevy Silverado 3500 HD. To begin our install we have to remove our license plate holder which is the square object in the center there. That has to come off and whats next is we have to cut a hole in the bumper so that the receiver can poke through. The plate is riveted on so we will have to drill out these rivets and just pop them off. What seems to work is grab the backside of the rivet with a pair of pliers and drill out the front and it comes right apart. Our next step is to start measuring so we can knock out our hole in the bumper. We are going to start with a common measurement. Basically we are going to start from this bolt right here.



Trailer Hitch Installation - 2007 Chevrolet Silverado

The first step is to lower the spare tire to make for more work room. We're using this hole here and that hole as well in the frame as well as two holes in the bumper. We're going to take out these two bolts, one here and one on the other side. After we've removed the existing bolts in the frame, we want to take our carriage bolt and block and set them in the frame. We're going to use the second most hole here towards the rear bumper, put one on both sides. Once we've positioned the blocks and bolts into the frame we'll go ahead and put our hitch up into position. We're going to re-use the bolts we've take out previously in the rearmost mounted location. Once we've loosely installed the bolts on each side, we now want to attach the bolts into the bumper. It's just under the license plate, you'll see two threaded holes in the frame.





2007 Chevrolet Silverado New Body Questions and Answers


  • How to Wire the Electric Motor for RV Landing Gear # 75391 On a 5th Wheel Trailer
  • Start by mounting the motor and switch and removing the fuse on the Electric Motor for R.V. Landing Gear, item # 75391, until installation is complete. There are 4 wires, 2 red and 2 black on the switch and two wires, 1 red and 1 yellow on the motor. One set of red and black wires on the switch are 48 inches long and will be wired to the vehicle battery. The red wire with inline fuse holder is attached to the 12 volt positive battery terminal and the black wire is wired to the negative...
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  • Transmission Cooler Recommendation Needed For a 2007 New Body Chevrolet Silverado 6.0 Liter
  • The Derale Series 8000 Plate-Fin Transmission Cooler Kit, item # D13504, would be a great choice for your 2007 Chevrolet Silverado. You will also need a Snap-In Radiator Adapter Fitting, item # D13035, to complete the installation on your 6.0 Liter New Body Style truck. You will remove the OEM transmission return line snap in fitting, install the # D13035 fitting and then run a line from the newly installed fitting to one of the ports on the transmission cooler. Then, run another length...
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  • How Many Locking Lug Nuts are Recommended Per Trailer Wheel
  • One locking lug nut per wheel would be the most efficient way to do it. These are sold in pairs because each axle has two wheels (one per wheel). If a thief was willing to dedicate the time to defeat one locking lugnut, a second one would not make a big enough difference to convince them to stop, so it would be a bit of waste to have 2 per wheel.
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  • Troubleshooting Roadmaster Even Brake # RM-9400 Detects Low Battery Voltage on a Charged Battery
  • There may be some sort of feature on the vehicle that reduces power if it is not running but I would think it would cause the low voltage message again after you have turned the system off again. You may need to connect the Even Brake, # RM-9400, to a different power source and see if that fixes the problem. The troubleshooting pages in the instructions only state to make sure the red wire on the ICX transmitter is connected to 12 volt power and the white wire is connected to a ground...
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  • Weight Distribution with Sway Control for a 2007 Chevy 2500HD Pulling a 7,000 Pound Travel Trailer
  • For your 2007 Chevy 2500HD and 7,000 pound travel trailer, the High Performance Reese SC Weight Distribution System, # RP66155, will work. But I recommend the Reese Round Bar Strait-Line Hitch with Shank, # RP66088. Both systems have the same capacity. Tongue weight capacity of 600 to 1,200 pounds, and a gross trailer weight of 12,000 pounds. But the reason I would pick the Strait-Line system is because it uses dual-cam, pro-active sway control that stops trailer sway before it starts....
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  • Options for Wiring a 2007 Volvo XC90 for a Prodigy Brake Controller # 90185
  • You are correct, you would need a Brake Controller 7 & 4 Way Installation Kit - 10 Gauge, part # ETBC7, to install a Tekonsha PRODIGY Brake Controller - Proportional, part # 90185. I attached installation instructions and videos for both of these products below for you to check out. When selecting a wire to use as the brake signal wire for the brake controller, all that really matters is that there is voltage present when the brakes are applied, and no voltage when the brakes are not...
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  • How To Remove Rear Bump Stops To Install Firestone Air Helper Springs on 2007 Chevrolet Silverado
  • I contacted our representative at Firestone and he informed me that you should be able to un-bolt the bump stops. You should be able to access the bolts through the opening at the rear of the frame. The instructions for Firestone Ride-Rite Air Helper Springs, part # F2430 also state that you should un-bolt the bump stops. In addition to part # F2430, I would also recommend Firestone Level Command II - Single-Gauge w/ Standard-Duty Compressor - Single Function, part # F2158, to control...
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  • Recommend a Backup Camera for 2007 Chevrolet Silverado 4x4 Crew Cab Truck
  • We do have a video of the Peak Performance Wireless Back-Up Camera, part # PKC0RB, being installed on an Isuzu SUV, but not on a truck. The Peak Camera is not vehicle specific, so the process will be the same except for mounting the transmitter. The transmitter needs to be kept out of the elements, so it will need to either be in the cab of the truck or under a camper shell. If installed in the cab, you will need to extend the wires from the transmitter to the camera and reverse light wire...
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  • Tire Chain Recommendation for a 2007 Chevy Silverado 2500HD Plowing Steep Hills and Gravel Roads
  • We have numerous tire chains available for your 2007 Chevy Silverado 2500HD with 265/75-16 tires. I have included a link to all of the available options for you to view. Pewag indicates that square link chains, like Pewag All Square Snow Tire Chains, # PWE2228S, offer the best grip and durability. Since you will be plowing gravel and steep roads, this may be the best option since they do not have cam tighteners that could come loose on rough terrain. The Glacier V-Bar Snow Tire Chains...
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  • Power Distribution Stud Nut Sizes for Installing a Brake Controller on a 2007 Chevy Silverado
  • GM does not supply the attaching nuts required to secure the wires to the studs. These can be obtained locally. You will need (1) M6 x 1.0 nut, # 185916 and (1) M8 x 1.25 nut, # 185917. I have attached an FAQ for you that may also help.
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  • Aluminum Vs. Steel Trailer Wheels
  • The big advantage aluminum has over steel is corrosion resistance and being lighter weight. Steel is a stronger metal, but if the aluminum wheel has the rating to work for you setup it would be a better choice. We do not carry Carlisle brand tires. All things being equal between the size and load rating I am sure the Carlisle brand would be similar to the Karrier tires. Going to a higher load range certainly would not hurt, but if your trailer does fine with load range C and you have...
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  • Suspension Enhancement for a 2007 Chevy Silverado that Does Not Require Drilling
  • First, in order to find you the right parts, you will need to determine if you have a Classic or New Body Style 2007 Chevy Silverado. The 2007 Classic will look like a 2006 model with more slanted head lights. It is a smaller truck in general than the 2007 redesign New Body Style with more squared head lights. Both Firestone airbag kits for either truck will require drilling to install. I have incldued a link to the installation details for each for you to view. Part # F2430 fits the...
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  • Will the Use of a 2-1/2 Inch to 2 inch Trailer Hitch Reducer Sleeve Reduce the Hitch Capacity
  • You have a couple of options. The best thing to do would be to use a ball mount that fits in your hitch. The reason is that you will not have to worry about a reducer sleeve fitting, any capacity reduction, or adding another component in the system. For 2-1/2 inch receivers we have # RP45322, or # RP45323 for an 18,000 pound fixed ball mount. The other option is to use a reducer, # 58102. The hitch capacity should not be dramatically changed so if it is rated to tow the 13,000 pounds...
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  • Will the Curt Class III Reciever Hitch # 13031 Fit on a 2007 Chevrolet C1500 Silverado
  • If you have the 2007 Chevrolet Silverado New Body style, then the Curt Class III Receiver Hitch, item # 13301, that you mentioned will fit on your vehicle. If you have the 2007 Chevrolet Silverado Classic body style the hitch you will need is the Curt Class III Square Tube Receiver Hitch, item # 13332, for your vehicle. This hitch has the same basic construction and the same weight capacities as the # 13301 hitch. In 2007 the Silverado was built in both body styles for an extended...
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  • Can Reese 5th Wheel Under-Bed Rail Install Kit Work with Firestone Airbags on a 2007 Chevy 2500HD
  • The Reese Fifth Wheel Installation Kit # RP30061 is considered a fit for your 2007 Chevrolet Silverado, and should work with Firestone Airbag suspension enhancement. Typically the under bed mounting kits allow for utilization of the existing frame mount locations for the Firestone Airbags. The 5th wheel hitch under bed mounting kit mounts to the outside of the truck frame, and the airbag brackets typically mount on the inside of the frame. If your current Firestone Airbag System mounts...
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  • Camper Tie Down Recommendation for a 2007 Chevy Silverado 1500 Short Bed
  • For a 2007 Chevy Silverado 1500 Classic or New Body style, provided that the bed is not a step side, is not a double-wall bed, and is not a dually, you can use camper hold downs # HSSF. I also recommend tie down hardware kit # TDHP. I have linked instructions for the hold downs for you. These hold downs are very popular and are the ones I recommend using on your truck.
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  • What Kind Of Probes Are Needed When Installing The Edge Juice with Attitude CTS # EP21103
  • I spoke to my contact at Edge on the Edge Juice with Attitude CTS, part # EP21103, and he said you do not need a boost probe for this product. It will get that information from the engine control module of your 2007 Chevrolet Silverado 6.6L Duramax Diesel LMM. The EGT (exhaust gas temperature) probe is included in the package and he said that on your Chevrolet 6.6L Duramax Diesel LMM it is not equipped with a pre-turbo EGT probe. It is however equipped with two EGT probes downstream...
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  • Best Brake Controller Recommendation for a 2007 Chevy Silverado New Body
  • I am sure there is a way to install an OEM integrated brake controller on your 2007 Chevy Silverado. But I would strongly recommend you go with an aftermarket brake controller because they end up costing less and perform much better. For a brake controller I would recommend the Prodigy P2 Brake Controller part # 90885. This is our best selling brake controller because of how well it works and how easy it is to setup. To install this controller you will just need to wire it to the...
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  • Brake Controller Recommendation and Installation for a 2007 Chevy Silverado New Body
  • In our fitguide we refer your truck as a 2007 Chevy Silverado New Body. To install the P3 Brake Controller part # 90195 in your truck you will need to run the wires of the controller to the brake controller wiring harness under the dash of your truck and then connect a few underhood connections. There is no additional adapter needed. I attached an install video and a help article that will detail exactly how this is done.
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  • Brake Controller Installation on 2007 New Body Style Silverado
  • I do not have a diagram available, but I can run you through the process and provide you with a link to an install video that you should find helpful. The video shows a controller being installed on a 2011 Silverado, but the process would be identical with your truck. The red tow package wire connects to the black wire on the controller, the dark blue tow package wire attaches to the blue wire on the controller, the light blue and white striped tow package wire connects to the red wire...
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  • Can the Surco Safari Rack 5.0 Rooftop Cargo Basket be Mounted to an Aluminum Camper Shell
  • In order to install the Surco Safari Basket to the roof of a aluminum truck topper or camper shell, you would need to install a roof rack system on the topper first. You would need to use Yakima tracks, like # Y01127, control towers, # Y00214, and landing pad # Y00221 (2 sets of these), and crossbars, like # Y00409. You can then mount basket # SPS65100-Y400.
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  • Camper Tie Downs for a 2007 Chevy Silverado Extended Cab 4x4
  • The Camper Hold Downs, # HSSF, is a fairly universal kit and will fit your 2007 Chevy Silverado if it is not a step side bed, double wall bed, or a dually. You would use hardware package # TDHP also. Installation is not very difficult or involved as you can see in the installation instructions I have linked for you.
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  • Fuse Location for a Trailer Brake Controller on a 2007 Chevy Silverado
  • The fuse for the brake controller on a 2007 Chevy Silverado (New Body Style) is located at the front of the power distribution box under the hood of the truck. There will be 2 studs at the front of the box. The fuses locations closest to these two studs power the 7-Way 12 volt circuit and the brake controller. If facing the engine from the front of the truck, the location on the left side should be for the brake controller. I have included a link to an FAQ article that should help. If...
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  • Do you have a Chrome Locking Tailgate Handle for a 2007 Chevrolet Silverado with the New Body
  • We have chrome locking tail gate handles for your 2007 Chevy Silverado New Body. Take a look at Pop and Lock tailgate handle # PAL1350C and # PAL1310C. We also have chrome plated ABS tailgate handle covers that will fit over the handle, part # P401092. You could use the Integrated OEM Tailgate lock, part # LH-008 and then put the coves over the handle to achieve the chrome look.
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  • Firestone Work-Rite Spring Recommendation for a 2007 Chevy Silverado
  • I think the best suspension enhancement solution for your setup would be to get a Firestone Work-Rite Custom Helper Springs Kit # F8605. These work great to supply additional support for your rear suspension when towing heavy trailers but also do not affect unloaded ride quality. Anytime the total weight of your trailer is more than half of what your tow vehicle weighs a weight distribution system is recommended. A weight distribution system will distribute the weight from the trailer...
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  • Availability of Gooseneck Hitch for 2007 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD Short Bed
  • I do have some below the bed gooseneck hitches available for your 2007 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD Short Bed truck, but the Reese Hide-A-Goose Underbed Gooseneck Trailer Hitch, part # 9460 will not work on your vehicle. There are a few, below the bed gooseneck hitches that will work on your vehicle. They are listed below. Curt Double Lock, Flip and Store Underbed Gooseneck Hitch w/ Installation Kit, # C60712 Curt Quick Goose 2 Gooseneck Hitch with Installation Kit, part # C630-652 B&W...
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  • How are the Derale Adapter Fittings # D13018 Installed and Used to Install a Transmission Cooler
  • The male end of the Derale Radiator Adapter part # D13018 that you referenced does thread into the outlet side of the factory cooler in your radiator. The female side of this adapter would thread onto the male side of the coolant line that you removed from the factory cooler. I realize that's probably hard to visualize so I attached a diagram that shows how both sides of the adapter are used. I also attached an FAQ article on transmission coolers, plus a video of one being installed....
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  • No Brake Output with the Prodigy P2 Brake Controller When Brake Pedal is Pressed
  • It sounds like the brake controller is not receiving a signal from the stop light switch. I would first recommend testing the red wire going to the brake controller for signal only when the brake pedal is pressed using a circuit tester like part # 3808. If there is no signal going to the brake controller, then I would recommend checking the connections on that wire to see if something was disconnected. The red wire from the brake controller should be connected to the cold side of the stop...
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  • Is Mounting Hardware Included With Curt Class IV Hitch # 14301 For A 2007 Chevy Silverado New Body
  • The Curt Class IV 2 Inch Hitch, part # 14301, will include all of the mounting hardware. I am including a link to the installation instructions of the Curt hitch. If you will be towing with this hitch on your 2007 Chevrolet Silverado New Body you will also need to purchase the following items. Draw-Tite Ball Mount, part # 40331 Hidden Hitch Pin And Clip, part # PC3 Curt 2 Inch Hitch Ball, part # A-90, or Tow Ready 2-5/16 Inch Hitch Ball, part # 19286 Pollak Twist-in, 7-Pole, RV-Style...
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  • Cradle Width of Softride Element Parallelogram Tilting 4 Bike Rack SR26248
  • I spoke with my contact at Softride, the manufacturer, and he said that the cradle will support frames no larger than 3 inches in diameter. If your bikes have a frame diameter less 3 inches then they will fit on the Softride Element Parallelogram Tilting 4 Bike Rack, # SR26248. I have included a link to the instructions below.
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