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Brake controllers with a custom fit wiring harness for your GMC Yukon make trailer towing safer and installation easier. We offer high quality controllers in both time-delay and proportional models, from manufacturers such as Tekonsha, Hopkins, Valley, and Draw-Tite. Brake controller wiring adapters are available for most <%=fMake%> GMC Yukons, allowing for simple plug-and-play installation.




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GMC Yukon Brake Controller Videos

Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2007 GMC Yukon

Today on our 2007 GMC Yukon well be installing the Tekonsha Brake Controller part number 90885. Keep in mind this setup is for a vehicle equipped with the manufacturers 7-pole. First, well go ahead and identify the manufacturers wiring that well be connecting to. As you can see here there is a red wire with a black tracer which would be the manufacturers power wire, a light blue wire with a white tracer which would be the brake switch signal circuit, a dark blue wire which will be the power feed to the 7-pole brakes and then a white wire for ground. Lets go ahead and pull them free from the manufacturers harness now. Now, we can go ahead and mount the brake control bracket.



Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2008 GMC Yukon

All right today, on this 2008 GMC Yukon, were going to install part number 90885 from Tekonsha. This is a Prodigy P2 Brake Controller. A little prep work before we get started, were going to take the wire harness that comes with the brake controller and add some bloom loom material to it which is part number 459075-1. Well use about 2ft of it. And then we went ahead and added the butt connectors to the end of the wires. We used the bigger yellow ones for the heavier gauge wires and the smaller blue ones for the ladder gauge wires.



Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2001 GMC Yukon

Today we are going to install a brake controller on a GMC Yukon, a 2001 model, and we are going to be a brake controller using part number 90185. And we are also going to be using adapter part number 22283. All right, we are going to mount our brake controller on the bottom of the dash. And there is a steel component that is going all the way across. We will go ahead and mount to that. What we will do is actually take the bracket, find a position we like, and go ahead and clamp it into place. All right, we are going to use some self-tapping screws instead of the screws that came with the kit it is a little bit easier to drill into the metal. The screws that come with it are actually designed for plastic.





GMC Yukon Brake Controller Questions and Answers


  • How To Find the Right Brake Switch Wire to Install a Brake Controller on a 1999 GMC Yukon
  • If we ever have a 1999 GMC Yukon in to install a brake controller, rest assured that we will most definitely point out which is the brake switch wire to connect to. But in the mean time I can tell you exactly how to find it. Like it says in the supporting documents for installation kit # ETBC7, you will need to use a circuit tester such as # 3808 to aid in finding the correct wire. You will probe the brake switch wires, located above the brake pedal, until you find the one that has...
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  • No Power to the Tekonsha P2 Trailer Brake Controller on a 2008 GMC Yukon
  • First, lets make sure you have attached the brake controller wires to the correct tow package wires from under the dash on your 2008 GMC Yukon. The brake controller black goes to the red/black tow package wire to provide 12 volt power to the controller. White connects to white for ground. The red brake control wire goes to the Yukon light blue/white wire. And the blue controller wire goes to the dark blue Yukon wire. If you see an Orange wire on the Yukon do not use it with the brake...
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  • Prodigy RF Wireless Trailer Brake Controller # 90250 Not Working With All Vehicles
  • The Prodigy RF Wireless Trailer Brake Controller, part # 90250, requires that the tow vehicle 7-way carry an active 12V power circuit capable of 20 amps (carried on the pin at the 1-o-clock position when viewed from the rear of the vehicle) and also have active left and right turn signals (carried on the pins at 9- and 3-o-clock respectively). Please refer to the photo attached. The presence of a 7-way vehicle-side connector on any given truck does not necessarily mean that all connections...
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  • Installing a Trailer Brake Controller on a 1999 GMC Yukon Denali
  • A simple plug in location for a brake controller is not available on the 1999 GMC Yukon. You will need to hardwire in the controller. Since you have installed a 7-Way you will just need a brake controller installation kit like # 5505 for 2 to 4 brakes or # 5506 for 6 to 8 brakes. Attach the black wire in the duplex cable to the back of the 7-Way to the 11:00 position. Attach the white wire in the cable to the back of the 7-Way in the 7:00 position. (If the trailer does not require 12...
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  • How to Get 12 Volt Power For Installation of a Prodigy Brake Controller on a 2011 GMC Yukon Denali
  • The wiring to power the brake controller on your 2011 GMC Yukon Denali is under the hood on the driver side next to the fender well. Remove the cover for the power distribution box and you will find the wire taped to a harness between the fender well and power distribution box. We have an FAQ article that details this, see link, and I added a photo that I took of the wire locations on a GM pickup. You may also have to connect the 12 volt power wire for your 7-Way trailer connector. Our...
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  • Brake Controller Installation Parts Needed for A 1997 GMC Yukon with a Prodigy P3 Brake Controller
  • When wiring up a 1997 GMC Yukon it is recommended you install a Brake Controller 7 & 4 Way Installation Kit # ETBC7 as the wiring that you have found is often difficult to access and you will need to run additional wiring regardless. The # ETBC7 kit will eliminate any guess work and will come with everything needed to wire up your Tekonsha P-3 Brake Controller # 90195. I attached installation instructions for the # ETBC7 as well as an installation video for you to check out. Most...
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  • Troubleshooting Intermittent Trailer Brakes Using Activator II Brake Controller on a 2008 GMC Yukon
  • There could be many possibilities that are causing the problem you are experiencing with the Draw-Tite Act II Brake Controller, # 5500. I would start with using a circuit tester, like the Quickee Tester, # 3808, and check the connection of your Red stoplight wire from the brake controller to your stoplight switch. This wire needs to be connected to the cold side of the stoplight switch, which will only show power when the brake pedal is applied. It could be that over time, the connection...
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  • What is Needed to Install a Brake Controller in a 1999 GMC Yukon
  • There is not a place under your dash for you to plug in a brake controller. You will need to use a brake controller 7-Way installation kit, part # ETBC7, in your 1999 GMC Yukon to hard wire and install a brake controller. I attached installation instructions and an installation video for this product for you to check out also. If you do not have a 4-Way present at the rear of your vehicle, you will need one before you can install the # ETBC7. I would recommend a custom fit wiring # 118319....
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  • Location of Electronic Trailer Brake Controller Wiring on a 2007 GMC Yukon Denali
  • The wiring to install a brake controller like the Voyager, # 39510, can be found under the dash, below the steering column near the brake pedal. If you look up under that point you should see a bundle of wires held together with a white tag. The tag lists the functions of the wires. Wiring color and function can change from year to year in the same vehicle but it could be that the red wire on the Yukon attaches to the black wire on the brake controller. The dark blue wire will go to...
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  • Which Brake Controller and Parts are Need for a 2006 GMC Yukon Denali XL
  • Since your Yukon is already wired with a 7-Way from the factory, all you will need is the brake controller and harness. Brake controllers are universal so any brake controller will work, so long as you have the right harness. The Prodigy P2 # 90885 has replaced the Prodigy # 90185, and is our best selling brake controller. The correct wiring adapter for your Yukon is # 3015-P. I have linked to a video of the Prodigy and # 3015-P harness being installed on a 2004 Chevy Suburban. Different...
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  • Propoertional Brake Controller for a 2007 GMC Yukon
  • I would agree that you should get a proportional brake controller. The Tekonsha Prodigy, part # 90185 is our top selling brake controller. In the 2007 model year GM did not put a port under the dash for the brake controller, just a harness that terminates in bare wires. Under your dash above where your left shin would be if you were behind the wheel, you will find the tow package wiring bundled up to a larger wiring harness. There should be a white tag tied to the tow package wiring, which...
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  • How Difficult is it to Install a Brake Controller for a 2008 GMC Yukon Denali
  • With a 2008 GMC Yukon, the install would be very simple for brake controller. GM includes a bundle of wires underneath the dash for a brake controller. Our most popular brake controller is the Tekonsha Prodigy, part # 90185. To wire the Prodigy you would match the wires as follows: Black on Prodigy to Red/Black on Yukon, White on Prodigy to White on Yukon, Red on Prodigy to Light Blue/White on Yukon, and Blue on Prodigy to Dark Blue on Yukon. There are two more wires in the engine bay...
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