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Curt Custom Wiring Adapter for Trailer Brake Controllers - Dual Plug In

Curt Custom Wiring Adapter for Trailer Brake Controllers - Dual Plug In

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Install your Curt electric trailer brake controller quickly and easily with this custom wiring adapter. Simply plug one end of the adapter into your controller and then plug the other end into the built-in port beneath your 's dash. Call 800-298-8924 to order Curt accessories and parts part number C51451 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all Curt products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for Curt Custom Wiring Adapter for Trailer Brake Controllers - Dual Plug In. Accessories and Parts reviews from real customers.
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- Curt Custom Wiring Adapter for Trailer Brake Controllers - Dual Plug In

  • Brake Controller
  • Wiring Adapter
  • Curt
  • Plugs into Brake Controller
  • Vehicle Specific

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


Features:

  • Plug-in wiring adapter allows for quick, simple installation of your electric trailer brake controller
  • No cutting or splicing required
    • 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 with time-delayed and proportional brake controllers from Curt
    • Brake controller must have built-in plug for adapter to connect - will not work on controllers with pigtail wiring harnesses
  • 2' Long, 12-gauge wires have protective covering to deter damage
  • Limited 1-year warranty


Installation of Curt Brake Controller Adapter

To install your Curt electric brake controller, you need to connect the wiring of the controller to your vehicle. Certain auto manufacturers offer pre-wired options, typically known as tow packages, wherein wiring is run for you from the dash to the trailer connector on the back of your vehicle. When this is done, a port is installed at your dash so that you can easily plug in a brake controller.


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


No hardwiring is required to install this adapter. After you plug it into the factory port, you simply plug the other end of the adapter directly into your electric trailer brake controller. Because there are no wires to connect, installation is not permanent. You can unplug and remove your brake controller at any time to transfer it to another vehicle or securely stow it away.



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Video Transcript for Curt Brake Controller C51451 Review

Today, we're going to review Part Number C51451. This is the Curt Custom Wiring Adapter for the Curt Trailer Brake Controllers. It's a dual plug in design. This is a custom fit application. This is designed to fit the Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra Truck starting in 2014. What I would recommend is to go to our website, use our fit guide, put in your year and model vehicle.

It will show if this will work for your application. This is a plug in wiring adapter which allows for a quick, simple, installation of your electronic brake controller. There is no cutting or splicing required. Basically, the custom connector end right here, will plug into your factory, built in, brake controller port on your vehicle, usually beneath the dash. The other end right here, will plug into the back of your Curt Electric Brake Controller. This is compatible with the time delayed and proportional brake controllers from Curt. I have an example here, we do sell separately on our website.

This is the Curt Venturer Brake Control. If you will notice, it has the connector on the back. This harness will only work with brake controllers that have this built in plug for the adapter to connect to. It will not work on brake controllers that just have the pigtail wiring harnesses. Basically, when you go to install this, just line it up with the connector right here.

Push it in, it locks into place. You go to your other end, and on your other end, you would just connect this to the factory built in brake controller port that's on your vehicle. With that all connected, you'll be ready to use your brake controller. If you want to disconnect your brake controller, just push down on this lever right here, and it will pop the brake controller right out of the harness. This harness is about 2 feet long. It does use 12 gauge wiring and it has a protective wire loom over it, to help prevent damage to the wires.

That should do it for review on Part Number C51451, the Curt Custom Wiring Adapter for the Curt Trailer Brake Controllers. .


Customer Reviews

Curt Custom Wiring Adapter for Trailer Brake Controllers - Dual Plug In - C51451

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (73 Customer Reviews)

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

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2015 GMC Sierra 1500

Product worked great...etrailer has awesome customer satisfaction...They went above and beyond to fix any issues. Freddie Trent Cadillac Buick GMC 439524



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2018 Chevrolet Suburban

Plug n play perfection !! Easy to choose my specific application vehicle year make and model and together paired with proper controller installed in minutes thanks to video as well 561686



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product works as described, great price and fast shipping 715123



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Totally worth adding this to the purchase of the controller. Cut the installation time and messing around with wiring or splicing ends together 694145



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Perfect match! Easy plug-in. 692048



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2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Product came on time. Excellent plug and play device. Will continue to buy from e-trailer for my camper needs. 678526



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Easy to install and worked great right out of the box. 678908



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No cutting wires!!!... easy plug in underneath my dash board ....and the right plug in from original factory!! 676799



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Excellent service and great products 665540



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Worked like it was supposed to. 655998



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Works an expected. Will do business with them again. Great customer service! 604208



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2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Doesn’t plug into controller 596683


Comments

It appears what was ordered was a curt brake controller adapter and a tekonsha brand brake controller part # 39523. The Tekonsha brake controller adapter you will need for the 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 with towing package is part # 3016
Tekonsha Plug-In Wiring Adapter for Electric Brake Controllers
$12.95
. This brake controller adapter will plug under the dash of your 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 with towing package and into the Tekonsha powertrac brake controller.

-- Heather A - 01/14/2019

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Was the right adapter...plug and go....thank u again 577830



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Very fast shipping item just as described thanks. 543351



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2015 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Connected to factory control board. Working perfectly. 540535



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A must have! Makes installation super easy and great pricing from E-Trailer. 533807



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2018 Chevrolet Silverado 3500

fast shipping 527087



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2014 GMC Sierra 1500

Great product. I purchased for my father for father’s day and he was glad to get it. 517634


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He still loves it. Thank you

Debra - 06/05/2019

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2015 GMC Sierra 1500

Excellent product, made hooking up my brake controller super easy and fast. Fast and easy ordering from etrailer good people to deal with. Thanks 494590


Comments

PRODUCT WORKS PERFECTLY. JUST WHAT THE DOCTOR ORDERED.

Ray - 04/09/2019

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2015 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

This was by far the easiest product to install and set up. Wonderful directions and product, any novice can do it. 491721



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2002 Chevrolet Silverado

Ok, I just found a package from you guys on my porch when I got home. I'd gotten an email today that said it'd been delivered, but I KNEW that was a mistake because I'd just ordered a couple days ago, paid ZERO for standard shipping, so was certain there was no way anything got here already. Get home, it's ALL there!!!!! It's all exactly what I ordered, and I'll be providing reviews of the stuff as I get it installed and used. But as for etrailer? Nothing but awesome!!!!!!!!! Amazing job. Now THAT'S customer service! 483258



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Very easy installation if you're not sure you can get on their website and I show you where to hook it into 463435



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2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Plugged right in like they said it would. Came on time as well. Very pleased. 463402



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Chevrolet

Dual Plug worked great with my controller (C51140) took about 15 minutes to install both on my 2014 Chevy Silverodo 1500 441535



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The screws for the bracket did not fit into the plastic bushings in the bracket. I have got hooked this up to a trailer with brakes, yet, but everything else seems to work, including the adapter for my Silvy1500. Note that this review bears no negativity on etrailer, but he manufacturer of the brake controller. Stop letting China manufacture our goods and get better product reviews. I have had good experiences with etrailer.com, they always ship fast and deliver quality installation guides. Kudos to them! 435854



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Had my brake controller and adapter in 3 days,Had it in and working in 20 min.Great service and great product. 432464



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I love this product. I have had many tow vehicles over the years. Wiring a brake controller always took a little time. This plug in device makes the job simple. It and etrailer both deserve 5 stars. RB 426326



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Installation went better than expected . Products all worked perfectly. Thanks for being a great business with outstanding customer service. 420359



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After waiting for almost 1 month I finely received my order had too return one order that was not mine and had to wait until I got instructions on returning it. I have placed 3 different orders with etrailer but the last one was a mess, I don't known where you get the people that work in shipping but I think that a 4 year old could do a better job also when you have a complaint U wind up talking too four or five different persons and no one knows what you are talking about the only person that was of any help was Kim P thanks young lady 419558



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2016 GMC Sierra 1500

Received product as described. Ordering was easy and shipping was quick! 413884



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Made Installation a breeze with this item without having to splice wires. It was worth every penny I paid and would buy again 402381



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Pig tail adapter arrived as promised , was correct for my application, plugged right in. Thanks. 402315



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Great product at a great price 391298



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The product was very easy to install, as indicated by others. I have not used the controller yet, so unable to give 5 stars at this point. 378703



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Fast delivery. 368050



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very ez install 364886


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easy install works great.

John j - 04/09/2018

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Both products installed like your video said and it took about 20 minutes. Thanks 344517



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2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Great products and awesome people 333925



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Excellent 330506



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Super fast shipping. 324178



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2015 Chevrolet Silverado

The connector was part of a kit which included the trailer brake. Everything worked as advertised. Plug and play in my 2015 Silverado. 311977



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works as it should well worth the cost 305197



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works great easy to install 296993



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Worked great and was very easy to install. Price was good as well as the shipping. 294323



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Product was on my doorstep in two business days as I paid for 2nd day shipping. Product was VERY easy to install. Will be pulling my camper for the first time with it this coming weekend but a test run worked perfectly Great product and company to do business with!! 286554



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Perfect fit and made the Curt brake controller install quick and painless. 285588



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5 stars great service thank u 285141



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2016 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Shipped quick and hook was easy 282198



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2015 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Works good 282179



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2014 GMC Sierra

I recieved this brake controller order on time. I installed it in my 2014 GMC Sierra in about 30 minutes. It work fantastic. I am extremely happy with my purchase from Etrailer. 278706


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