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  • Brake Controller
  • Brake Controller Wiring Adapter
  • Plugs into Brake Controller
  • Tekonsha
  • Vehicle Specific
Install your electric brake controller quickly and easily with this custom wiring adapter. Simply plug one end of the adapter into your brake controller and then plug the other end into the built-in harness beneath your vehicle's dash. Call 800-298-8924 to order Tekonsha accessories and parts part number 3016 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all Tekonsha products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for Tekonsha Plug-In Wiring Adapter for Electric Brake Controllers. Accessories and Parts reviews from real customers.


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Tekonsha Accessories and Parts - 3016

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


Features:

  • Wiring adapter eases installation of your electric brake controller
  • Custom connector end plugs into the built-in port beneath the dash of your vehicle
  • Other end plugs into the back of your electric brake controller
    • Compatible time-delayed brake controllers: Draw-Tite Activator I (5100), Draw-Tite Activator II (5500), Draw-Tite Activator III (5520) and Tekonsha PowerTrac (39523)
    • Compatible proportional brake controllers: Tekonsha Prodigy (90185), Tekonsha P2 (90885), Tekonsha P3 (90195), Tekonsha Primus IQ (TK90160) and Tekonsha Voyager (39510)
  • 30-5/8" in length (including plugs)
  • 1-Year limited warranty


Installation of Tekonsha Brake Controller Adapter

This adapter plugs into the 4-pin connector in your vehicle's junction box. The box is located underneath the dash, to the left of the steering column, just above the carpeting.


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


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



3016-P Tekonsha Brake Control Wiring Adapter with 2 Plugs

Replaces 22295 and 20275



3016 Installation InstructionsInstallation Details 3016 Installation instructions


Video of Tekonsha Plug-In Wiring Adapter for Electric Brake Controllers


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




Video Transcript for Tekonsha Accessories and Parts 3016 Review

Today we're going to review part number 3016. This is the Tekonsha plug in wiring adapter for the Draw-tight Tekonsha electric brake controllers. This is a vehicle-specific item. This part is designed to fit the 2014 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra 1500 light-duty trucks, the new body style. This wiring adapter will ease installation of your electric brake controller. It has a custom connector end which will plug into the built in port right here beneath the dash of your vehicle.

The other end right here will plug into the back of your Draw-tight or Tekonsha electric break controller. Now the compatible brake controllers that that works with is in the time delay version. It will work with the Draw-tight activator 1, activator 2, activator 3 and the Tekonsha power trap. In the proportional line of brake controllers, it is compatible with the Tekonsha prodigy, the Tekonsha P2, the P3, the Prinus IQ and the Voyager. This part does come with a limited one-year warranty. Basically what you would do is this end right here as you can see will plug into the factory port on your vehicle.

This end here will plug into the back of the brake controller. That should do it for the review on part number 3016, the Tekonsha plug in wiring adapter for the Draw-tight and Tekonsha electric brake controllers. .


Customer Reviews

Tekonsha Plug-In Wiring Adapter for Electric Brake Controllers - 3016

Average Customer Rating:  4.9 out of 5 stars   (342 Customer Reviews)

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

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I just purchased a new 2017 Chevy Silverado 1500 4.3 L V6, 8ft bed, base model truck, with no options. The truck is rated to tow a 5900 lbs trailer with a CGVW limit of 11000 lbs. I will be towing a Lance 1985 travel trailer, that weighs in around 4500 lbs wet. With excellent reviews and outstanding installation videos from etrailer.com, I ordered the Curt C14006 class IV hitch; the Tekonsha proportional Prodigy P3 brake controller; the Tekonsha plug-in wiring adapter specified for my truck; Cipa custom slip-on towing mirrors; and the 7- and 4-Pole Trailer Connector Socket w/ Mounting Bracket - HM40975 specified for my truck. All new Chevy Silverado 1500's (even the base model with no options) comes from the factory pre-wired with a basic seven wire trailer towing harness already installed. Everything electric just plugged in without a single cut or splice of the wiring or any other wiring modifications. I just followed the instructions in the excellent installation videos on the etrailer.com website. The hitch installed quickly and lined up perfectly with factory bolt holes already on the truck frame, no drilling required. Finally I slipped on the Cipa custom towing mirrors and I was ready to tow after about two hours work. If I would have ordered my truck with a factory tow package, integrated brake controller, and extendable towing mirrors, the options would have run me slightly over $1450 on a new Chevy truck. Instead, I spent two hours of my own time doing the installations and paid about $550 for all the parts by ordering by from etrailer.com. Nice savings. You need to have a good set of socket and open end wrenches, including a torque wrench adjustable to a minimum of 110 ft/lbs for the hitch bolts. Spend some time and review all the installation videos for the parts that you need to order. The etrailer.com website also has downloadable installation instructions provided by the parts manufacturers. 477371



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Recently bought a Tekonsha Voyager Trailer Brake controller along with the wiring adapter (#3016) for my 2014 GMC 1500 pickup...I installed everything myself in no time flat and had no issues whatsoever.....I was impressed at how easy it was to install...Once I got the cover off my trucks electrical box the rest went quickly...Am totally impressed with your company and your products.....I would strongly recommend your company and your products to anyone & everyone.....Well made products and I know I saved a bunch of money being doing this myself in no time at all....Thanks for supplying well made, perfect fitting products....Impressive..... 142152


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The brake controller I purchased is still on my 2014 GMC and I have had absolutely no problems or issues with it. As I stated previously, I was quite impressed with its ease of installation. I have recommended your company to others and I will purchase again when I trade trucks.

Tom K - 07/20/2015

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FAST SHIPPING!! Great products!!!, I highly recommend purchasing from etrailer!! Easy to put together and install only takes minutes!! I'm using these products to pull a 30ft travel trailer and it does a GREAT job! Hooking up the distribution bars is so fast and easy they just slide in and your done, and the brake controller automatically sees your trailer and saves your settings, so you don't have anything else to do!! 309790


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Wonderful!, it is still taking care of the job, as if it was brand new

Luke L - 10/22/2017

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I purchased this for my 2014 Chevy Silverado long bed regular cab 4x4 work truck. It plugged in and worked fine and is great quality. The only disappointment was that it is too short in length. I would have liked to mount the controller right of the steering wheel, but it does not reach. It is only long enough to reach left of steering wheel. Not the end of the world. It works great. 121121


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I liked the first unit so much that I purchased a second unit for our Jeep Wrangler Unlimited. Both units have been flawless .

Brian R - 03/18/2015

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Thanks for the installation video. It is perfect. This is my third Tekonsha and I wont buy any other brand.

-- comment by: Lenny - 04/28/2015

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-- Rachael H - 5/13/2015


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Tekonsha plug-in wiring adapter for electric brake controllers-3016 for a 2014 silverado 1500. It is exactly what is needed to install an electric brake controller to a vehicle. It is fast and easy. I recommend it to anyone who is going to pull a trailer that needs additional braking power and is equipped with trailer brakes. 121478


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perfect! It was everything it was billed as. installation was very easy and about 15 minutes. A professional could not have done a better job of installing.

Earl C - 03/20/2015

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The wiring harness for the trailer brake control fit perfect! It came with easy to follow instructions, and I didn't need to get the owner's manual out (though I did anyway because I see other unrelated things under the dash that I wanted to know about). After I placed my order, your company had trouble getting to go through. You took the time to call me and e-mail to make sure my order was placed so it could be shipped. Once the order went through, ground shipping was fast. The only complaint is that UPS does deliver directly to my house and it would have arrived a day sooner if it hadn't been transferred to the local Post Office for delivery instead of being delivered directly by UPS. In hind sight I could have called my local UPS facility and asked them to hold the package and I could have just picked it up there the morning it arrived. Either way, your company is top notch! 439451



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If ever there was a doubt in your mind about ordering from etrailer, erase that doubt because this is the best company around to take care of all your trailer needs. It is also helpful that they have best sales representatives to make sure your needs are met with the right parts. After this last transaction, my go to saleslady is Pat C. She took my order on Wednesday late afternoon, followed up with an email an hour later stating that my order was going to ship that evening. Well, Friday by noon, it was delivered. This part, along with the other parts in my order, were installed in just a matter of minutes and now my trailer can be pulled legally on any road. Thank you etrailer & Pat C. You've both made me a customer for life. 370967



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The products works just as marketed. Installation took only 15 minutes on my 2014 Silverado. I'm very happy with this purchase. 218678



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Too short to mount your brake controller where you want it? The parts you needed to make it longer were right in front of you. I bought this adapter harness along with the Prodigy P3, which also came with it's own harness and attached pigtails. Cut off controller connection on the 3016, and wired up the supplied pigtail harness that came in the P3 box. Took 10 minutes and I had myself plenty of extra length. Have not installed it yet but it looks simple enough with the video tutorial that eTrailer has available. 290444



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I bought a brake controller and a custom wiring adapter for my new GMC truck. The harness fit perfectly and was just the right length. Great experience, fast delivery 162632


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This product is perect, Highly recommend

Jerry A - 11/27/2015

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prodigy p2 and cable great product! and is as they say plug and play worked just as they claim and great people to talk to! 179468


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Great I Great! I drove 7160 miles right away and it worked perfect.

Roger - 04/05/2016

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Great service, Just what I was looking for, Customer service answered all questions, 114795


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Everything worked well. The pre made patch cord and on line video made the installation a cinch.

Charlie - 01/28/2015

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I had purchased and used the Tekonsha Prodigy P2 Trailer Brake Controller on my 2000 Silverado with good results. When I got a new-to-me 2104 Silverado, I thought I could just buy a new cable and I was correct. It was delivered quickly and plugged in with no issues. The new truck's lower dash panel is more vertical than the older truck and I didn't want to drill holes in it for the mount, so I purchased heavy duty Velcro tape and cut it to fit. It has worked without issues. 446054



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Great service and the product is exactly as advertised. Would recommend to anyone interested in their products. 138784


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Never had any problems with the controller. Great service too!

George M - 07/02/2015

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Knowledgeable staff, fast shipping and the right price. I'll be back. 193126


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Still doing the job. Worth a few extra bucks to get this controller.

William T - 05/26/2016

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I just completed a 1200 mile trip towing a 16ft trailer with a car on it. The brake controller worked very good and was easy to set up. I had firm but controlled stops with out any issues at all. I would recommend the brake controller. I can not recommend the optional wiring adapter because its too short for a Chevy 1500... The mounting location I was forced to use was less than ideal. Please add an additional 12 inches to provide more mounting options. I can easily deal with too much cable but cant do anything about one thats too short! Now that I'm back home I'll make up my own cable and remount the controller. 256685



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Pigtail for the 2014 Chev Silverado fit perfect, the brake controler was a snap to install, no problems. 120030


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No problem

Andre C - 03/10/2015

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Great product. Fast response. I appreciate the free shipping. 143612


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Every thing is fine, no problems. Thank you.

Robert S - 07/30/2015

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I had a previous issue with another brand of brake controller in my 2015 Silverado 1500, (battery would drain to dead if truck was not driving in two days). Chevy dealer disconnected the previous controller and said they had tested everything and it had to be the controller. I replaced it with a Prodigy P3 and it seems to have resolved the issue. Installation was simple following the instructions and the cable with both connectors reached from under the dash above the gas pedal to the electrical box on left side under dash. So far I am happy with the purchase! 261123



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Just plug it in and you are done. 126223


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Works Great. Good Priduct.

Bill C - 04/23/2015

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is exactly the part I needed 126055


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Very well no problems

DONALD - 04/21/2015

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Installed the factory harness 3016 I purchased with the P3. However, the length of the harness was very short and it only allowed me to place the unit on either side of the steering column. I would hit my knee on the unit getting into the car and also getting out. Certainly left a lot to be desired. To compensate I spliced the hard wire harness which came with the P3 to the factory harness using the splicing connectors which came with the P3. Now I have plenty of length to place the P3 on the dash just below the heating unit. 175577



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Havent used the break module yet. The issue is the adapter is too short. It basicly goes from where it plugs in straight to the module. I put the Module just to the right of the steering column. You can see it because of the steering wheel. This adapter needs to be at least a ft longer. That way you could mount more out of the way of your leg and in clear sight. Plus having some access to help tie it up would be nice. This is the 2nd tekonsha module & adapter I've had the the one for my nissan was much longer. 405209



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I recently purchased a P3 Tekonsha from the beginning I spoke with a product specialist Jan who match my vehicle with the proper controller. With the easy to follow video instructions and the wiring harness supplied, I found the installation was simple. Once I hooked up my trailer the set up of the led screen was next Vince gave me tech support for any questions that I had. Even though I only had one trip with this brake controller it responded to my vehicle and trailer 100% better than my last controller. 163927



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Ordered this and a P3 controller for my 2014 Chevy truck. As always with wheels, tires, hitches, or whatever, etrailer gives me the best price and fast shipping. My golf cart has never been happier than when I put on new DOT tires from etrailer. Also, there are so many online companies that you really don't know what you will get. Or, they have no installation videos. Or, you really don't know who the seller is. etrailer has all that and actual real live people working for them that you can call! 411772



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The Tekonsha P3 is an outstanding controller. Highly recommended for anyone wanting a good for a user friendly controller with nice options. It looks great in my 2014 Silverado. Buying from etrailer was awesome. I suggest getting the wiring harness made specifically for your truck as well. Thanks etrailer. 172984



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I received my product faster than expected . I couldn't be happier with the products I purchased from etrailer . The staff at etrailer is the best I have seen . The staff gives you updates on shipping until it arrives at your door and they also are very helpful in how to install there products. I purchased a Tekonsha P-3 and a wiring harness for a 2014 Chevy Silverado , I had it installed in 15 minutes. Will definitely be doing more business with Etrailer. Great people to work with. 128716



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This harness allowed my Prodigy 2 brake controller to be moved from my nissan frontier to my Chevy 2500 HD . Easy installation, just plug in to oem connector under dash, clear , easy to follow instructions, and it works perfectly. Quality made part, when I get another truck I will purchase the Tekonsha brake harness accesories from etrailer again. So far I am completely satisfied with products and prices on etrailer accesories for my vehicles, Thanks, Richard A. South Louisiana 454879



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First I would like to say it was a pleasure dealing with Janice A. Her knowledge about the product made the entire transaction seamless. The Brake controller arrived sooner than expected and the order was spot on. The videos that etrailer.com provides on their web site made the installation a snap. The product (Tekonsha P3 Brake Controller) works exactly as advertised and etrailer's prices were the best. If your looking for a company to do business with look no further. 447144



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I could not have ask for better service. We have used this product in the past and are very pleased, but when the product is good sometime the service getting the product can ruin everything. Not the case here. Sensing my distress Deborah went above and beyond to push my order out even after the cut off, then followed up at 7:30 pm that evening to let me know she had it on the way. This speaks volumes for this organization. I will be doing business with them again!! 228557



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It doesn't get any simpler than this! Called etrailer and told them what vehicles I had. Sara looked it up and three days later I had the parts. Took all of 10 minutes to install and then I went to pick up my new camper. Product worked just perfect. Great company! 413497



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Received The Tekonsha Plug in Wiring Adapter for my 2015 Silverado and installed it and the Tekonsha Primus IQ Trailer Brake Controller in less than 15 Minutes. I had previously installed a controller and wiring on my Ford Ranger that had take almost 4 hours. The addition of the pre-wired adapter took all the work out of this latest install and I couldn't be happier with the service and customer care shown me by the folks at etrailer. 278635



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Excellent service as always from etrailer. I installed the tekonsha P3 with provided pigtail into my 2014 Silverado (factory tow pkg). Total time was was about 30 minutes. With half of that time deciding where to put it so I wouldn’t have to screw into my dash. Initial set up(programming) was simple. The only thing I haven’t addressed yet is the boost settings. I believe I may have to have a trailer plugged in to do so. 495602



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I have not installed this item which is the Chevy Silverado interface adapter for the Tekonsha P3 Trailer Brake controller. However, it is a plug 'n play install and after viewing the installation, it seems to be a simple process. I wish they provide a heads-up that an open ended wire harness is provided with the P3 as Chevy provided me with the Silverado and the purchase of this product would not have been necessary. 245508



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I checked with a local trailer shop about installing a trailer brake system and they quoted a price of over $300. I got parts from you and watched the video on how to install a brake system and saved over $200. The hardest part of instulation was where to place the controller in my 1500 Silverado. Also checked with a Chevy dealer and they wanted $350 to do the job. The wiring harness was so easy to use. 228438



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I checked with a local trailer shop about installing a trailer brake system and they quoted a price of over $300. I got parts from you and watched the video on how to install a brake system and saved over $200. The hardest part of instulation was where to place the controller in my 1500 Silverado. Also checked with a Chevy dealer and they wanted $350 to do the job. The wiring harness was so easy to use. 228394



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This cable worked great, plugged right in, seriously took less than 5 minutes. The brake controller is easy to use, the instructional video's on the site are great, clearly show how the unit works. The brake controller comes with a cable, but it is pigtails on one end. So you don't need to purchase the extra cable, but like I wrote, it took less than 5 minutes and just plugs in. why mess with pigtails. 447807



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I like the video that showed how to connect the wires. I want to thank the lady that received the order she spent extra time making sure I new how to connect the controller. She also made sure I new all the controllers you have and made sure I got the one I needed. The emails I got were great to let me know it was shipped and when it arrived. It workd great and only 15 min. to connect it .Thanks mark 126100



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I had ordered a wiring harness for a electric brake controller, Pod brake controller and a Pollack Trailer connection socket with a 7 and 4 connection plugs. Items came quickly and had all items installed in less than an 1/2 hr. on my 2016 Silverado truck LT. it took only a screw driver to complete the job. Well Done etrailer for your parts and shipment. I will be a returning customer. 361434



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E trailer the only place I look for my trailer needs. Always shipped ASAP. I have ordered several items and never have been disappointed. Tekonhsa p-3 was exactly as described works great. I bought it because I have several trailers and I can program controller for each. Easy to install and easy to use functions and you can set the color to match your dash lights. Highly recommend 278501



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I loved all the information that etrailer provided on their web site, it allowed me to obtain the information that I was looking for to make my decision on what products to purchased. Once the order was place I was completely informed on the status of my order. I just received my order and plan on installing it this weekend. I have put etrailer on the top of my favorite list. 323174



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BOUGHT THIS CONNECTOR WHICH MADE INSTALLATION A SNAP..ONLY REASON FOR NOT GIVING A 5 STAR RATING IS I WISH IT WAS 8-10 INCHES LONGER TO GIVE MORE MOUNTING OPTIONS.. I LIKE TO MOUNT THESE JUST TO THE RIGHT OF STEERING WHEEL. WITH THE SHORTER CABLE YOU HAVE TO MOUNT WHERE ADJUSTMENTS HAVE TO BE MADE BY LOOKING THROUGH THE STEERING WHEEL BUT I GUESS I WILL GET USED TO IT IN TIME. 425183



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Very simple install, made up a tool from a cheap putty knife to unlock left side of electric cover for access to 2016 Silverado 1500. My hand would not fit back there. 407348



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Ordered Tekonsha Prodigy P2 with the per wired adapter so you just plug one end into the electrical panel under the dash and the other end into the brake controller. Mount the controller holder and slide controller in till it snaps. Plug the pigtail in and ready to tow. Was great to actually have customer service and the operator Matt really knew the product. 138850



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I have made several purchases from etrailer.com and have received the highest quality products at the most reasonable prices. I keep their address on my favorites for easy reference. The most recent purchase is a 2015 Silverado break controller. It just snapped into the electric circuit box! What an easy install! I will make future purchases from them. 208075



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Since GM, in their infinite wisdom neglected to include a controller pigtail with the new 2014 trucks there has been a ton of FUD surrounding the installation of aftermarket brake controllers. This cable fills that gap. It fits perfectly and makes installation of a Tekonsha controller literally plug and play. I suspect this will be a hot seller. 105688



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The cable works fine. However it is too short to allow the wire to be routed over the top of the panel box and still reach the right side of the steering column. Come on, another foot of wire would not have hurt. I would have gladly paid more for this to save the aggravation I went thru trying to route this wire to where I wanted my controller 417378



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Seems to be well built and picture looks correct haven't installed it yet but will this weekend seems to be about a foot and a half short but I'm 6'3" tall will review again upon completion of install. Also from time of order to receiving product was only 2 days and the whole process was simple Monkeys could do it service was fast that's awesome 233954



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From the beginning of placing the order to final installation, the process was GREAT!! Ordered on Saturday night and received in the mail on Monday. Shipping was amazing. Product install could not have been more simple. ETrailer has a happy customer. Products themselves seem to be great. Again, installation was simple and programming easy. 200120



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I traded in my Ram for a Silverado. My EBC worked great on my Ram, but I needed a new Cable for my Silverado, and this one works as promised. The Videos are a huge help, without them I would have wasted a LOT of time. Instead it took about 5 minutes to install. I wish I had gotten the Factory Tow Package, but this will work just fine. 199104


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  • Since you have an older trailer, the brakes could have possibly been switched from electric to hydraulic or the other way around. Even on newer campers, unless it is just purchased from the manufacturer, it would be just a guessing game for someone who cannot physically inspect it. The easiest way to determine whether your 1976 Wilderness trailer has electric or hydraulic brakes is by checking to see if it has an actuator or not. A traditional actuator, like the Titan Zinc-Plated, Leverlock...
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  • Brake Controller Wiring Adapter for 2015 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD
  • The correct quick-connect brake controller wiring adapter is part # 3016 from Tekonsha. This adapter is compatible with a range of Draw-Tite and Tekonsha brake controllers including the popular Prodigy P2 # 90885. I have linked you to a video showing installation in a 2014 Silverado.
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  • Wiring 3rd Brake Light on Truck Bed Cap for 2015 Chevy Silverado 1500
  • If you follow wiring harness feeding the 7-way trailer connector from the bumper up toward the spare tire and peel back the wire loom, you should be able to find an additional blue wire in the harness. The blue wire carries the 3rd brake lamp signal for your bed topper. For the interior dome light, you can get 12 volt power from the black wire feeding the trailer connector. You'd want to install a switch on the circuit like part # PK34513. One of the wires would be power, the other...
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  • Trailer Lights Do Not Work with 2014 Chevy Silverado But Do Work with 2008 Chevy Silverado
  • The trailer connector on the 2014 Chevy Silverado will be the same as previous generations because it is an industry standard. Factory integrated trailer brake controllers sometimes will not work with electric over hydraulic braking systems so if that is what is on the trailer then that could be the problem. The solution would be to install an aftermarket brake controller that is compatible with electric over hydraulic brakes like the P2, # 90885, using wiring harness # 3016. But since...
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  • Brake Controller Recommendation for a 2016 Chevy Tahoe
  • For your 2016 Chevy Tahoe I recommend the P2 brake controller # 90885. This is a proportional controller that will apply the trailer brakes in proportion to how much the Tahoe is braking. This is the safest way to stop and it reduces wear and tear on the trailer and vehicle brakes. The P2 is also easy to set up and use and it's reliable. To plug the P2 brake controller into your Tahoe you will also need wiring harness # 3016. I have included a link to a video showing an example installation...
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  • Installing a P2 Brake Controller in a 2016 GMC Sierra 1500
  • All you will need to install the P2 brake controller in your 2016 GMC Sierra 1500 is the proper wiring harness. For your truck it is # 3016. There was a time when you would have to hardwire the brake controller to the tow package wiring on GM trucks. But for your 2016 GM went back to providing a port to plug it right in. I have included a link to a video showing how and where the 3016 harness installs.
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  • Is there a Brake Controller that Fits in the Dash Pocket on a 2015 Chevy Silverado
  • If you were to use the PowerTrac # 39523 it does have all of its controls at the front where they would be accessible. Since this is a time delay control it doesn't have to be mounted in any specific orientation. This controller is 3 inches wide, 5 inches long, and 1-1/4 inches tall. If you can tell me the amount of space in the pocket on your 2015 Chevy Silverado 1500 I can determine if something else might work better. In addition to the brake controller the only other part you will...
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  • How to Bypass Factory Integrated Brake Controller on 2015 Chevy Silverado 2500
  • Installing the P3 brake controller # 90195 on your 2015 Chevy Silverado 2500 with factory integrated controller will actually be very simple. What you will do is use harness # 3016 which plugs into a port on the truck already. But you will need to remove the blue wire from the end that plugs into the truck. You will then take a length of wire, # 10-1-1, and connect it to the blue wire you removed from the connector. Route the blue wire through the firewall, under the truck, and...
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  • How to Install a P3 Brake Controller on a 2014 GMC Yukon XL
  • On a 2014 GMC Yukon there is no place to plug in a controller but the vehicle does have a tow package wire bundle up under the dash, to the left of the steering column, held together with a white tag. I have linked a video on a 2013 Yukon XL that will be the same as your 2014. I have also linked a help article that will help. There may be some under the hood connections that need to be made as well and the article will help with that.
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  • Fuse Installation To Power Up Brake Controller In 2015 Chevy Silverado 1500booster
  • If the controller isn't getting power once you've plugged it in using the factory or the # 3016 aftermarket pigtail, there is a fuse that will need to be installed in the fuse box located under the hood. A micro J-Case fuse needs to be installed in position # 1, which will power up the brake controller. Your owner's manual or the diagram on the fuse box lid will show you where fuse location # 1 is located.
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  • Brake Controller Wiring Harness for a 2017 Chevy Silverado 1500 and P2 Brake Controller
  • I checked with Tekonsha and brake controller wiring harness # 3016 is a fit for the 2017 Chevy Silverado 1500 so you can plug in brake controller # 90885. I have linked a video featuring # 3016 for you.
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  • How to Install a Reese Brakeman Brake Controller in a 2014 Chevy Silverado 1500
  • The Reese Brakeman you have is the same thing as the Draw Tite Brake Controller part # 5504, and all that is required to install the # 5504 in your vehicle is the brake controller install harness part # 3016. Which I attached installation instructions and an install video for the harness in a link to the right for you to check out. This adapter plugs into the 4-pin connector in your vehicle's junction box. The box is located underneath the dash, to the left of the steering column, just...
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  • Trailer Brake Controller Wiring Harness for a 2014 Chevy Silverado 1500
  • If you are looking for a brake controller wiring harness like # 3015-P you selected then you will need # 3016 for your 2014 Chevy Silverado 1500. I have included a link to the installation instructions for you to view. If you do not already have a compatible brake controller I recommend the Tekonsha P2, # 90885. This is one of our most popular controllers because it is easy to set up, easy to use, and its reliable. If you are talking about a trailer wiring harness the only options...
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  • Trailer Brake Controller Recommendation for a 2014 Chevy Silverado 1500
  • If you are concerned there is no where to mount a brake controller (something that comes up a lot since truck interiors are more and more car-like) then I have the perfect solution for you. You can use the Hopkins InSIGHT # HM47297. But you will also need wiring harness # 3016. You will need to cut off the end that plugs into the controller on the harness and the end of the plug on the controller box and splice the wire color for color. The other end of the harness will plug into the...
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  • Trailer Brake Controller Wiring Harness for a 2016 Chevy Silverado 1500
  • Brake controller wiring harness # 3016 for Tekonsha brake controllers does indeed fit your 2016 Chevy Silverado. The location where it plugs in is also the same between a 2014 and a 2016: in the junction box attached to the firewall where it plugs into the first spot on the far left under the blue plastic bracket. The video linked will also help.
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  • Brake Controller Installation Harness Recommendation for a 2015 Chevy Suburban
  • Yes, there is a port under the dash of your 2015 Chevy Suburban that will allow for a painless installation of a brake controller that won't require splicing. The harness to go along with the Curt Brake Controller part # C51120 that you referenced is the part # C51452. If you went with our most popular brake controller, the P2 part # 90885 you would only need the harness part # 3016. See the install video I attached.
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  • Brake Controller Port Location on a 2014 GMC Sierra 1500
  • Its in the junction box located under the dash, to the left of the steering column just above the carpeting. The recommended harness to install a Tekonsha brake controller is the Tekonsha Plug-In Wiring Adapter # 3016. I attached an install video for this harness that shows how it would install. The brake controller we recommend the most is the Prodigy P2 Brake Controller part # 90885. This is the best selling controller on the market because of how easy it is to setup and use, and...
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  • 2016 Chevy Silverado 2500 Integrated Brake Control Not Working with Electric Over Hydraulic Brakes
  • A lot of it seems to depend on which electric over hydraulic actuator is on the trailer. Some of them may still require an adapter to work with factory integrated brake controllers like the one on your 2016 Chevy Silverado 2500. You can also check to see if the integrated controller has an electric over hydraulic mode you need to be in. If there isn't an EOH mode then you might be able to use an adapter depending on the model actuator you have on the trailer. If it is a Gen 6 Hydrastar...
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