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Tekonsha Brake Controller Converter with 7-Way Adapter - California Compliant

Tekonsha Brake Controller Converter with 7-Way Adapter - California Compliant

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Adapt your 7-way connector so that your trailer brake lights will illuminate when you activate the manual override on your electric brake controller. Required to comply with California regulations. Designed for use with 3023-P brake control adapter. Call 800-298-8924 to order Tekonsha accessories and parts part number 30235-P or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all Tekonsha products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for Tekonsha Brake Controller Converter with 7-Way Adapter - California Compliant. Accessories and Parts reviews from real customers.
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Tekonsha Accessories and Parts - 30235-P

  • Trailer Brake Controller
  • Wiring Adapter
  • Tekonsha
  • Plugs into Brake Controller
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Adapt your 7-way connector so that your trailer brake lights will illuminate when you activate the manual override on your electric brake controller. Required to comply with California regulations. Designed for use with 3023-P brake control adapter.


Features:

  • Ensures that your trailer's brake lights illuminate when you activate the manual override on your brake controller (sold separately)
    • California Department of Transportation requires that your trailer's brake lights illuminate when the manual override is activated
  • Installs between the factory socket and your 7-way trailer connector
    • Fast, easy plug-in connection - no splicing required
  • Works with Tekonsha custom, plug-in brake controller adapter (3023-P - sold separately)
  • Limited 1-year warranty


The state of California requires that your trailer's brake lights illuminate when the manual override on your electric brake controller is activated. Therefore, to comply with state regulations, California residents must install this adapter when setting up a trailer brake controller.


Simple, Plug-In Installation

This adapter plugs in line with your 7-way trailer connector, which is located at the rear of your vehicle, behind the bumper. Simply separate the 7-way connector from your factory harness and install the adapter between the connector and the factory socket. Then mount the adapter box in an out-of-the-way location.


This adapter is designed for use with the Tekonsha custom brake controller adapter (3023-P - sold separately). The 3023-P allows you to properly install your trailer brake controller in your vehicle with no cutting or splicing required.



30235-P Tekonsha Brake Control Converter and 7-Way Adapter Kit

Replaces 30232-P

Installation Details 30235-P Installation instructions


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Tekonsha Brake Controller Converter with 7-Way Adapter - California Compliant - 30235-P

Average Customer Rating:  5.0 out of 5 stars   (2 Customer Reviews)

Adapt your 7-way connector so that your trailer brake lights will illuminate when you activate the manual override on your electric brake controller. Required to comply with California regulations. Designed for use with 3023-P brake control adapter.

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order controller and truck specific harnes install was a breeze 480105


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    The thing about California is that they require that your trailer brake lights get activated whenever the manual override of the brake controller is activated. Thats what the Tekonsha Plug-In Wiring Adapter # 30235-P does that makes it compliant with California law. It will activate your trailer brake lights whenever your override is activated. Check out the installation instructions I attached for this product.
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  • Why is the Stop Lamp Drive Adapter Required in the State of California
    The state of California requires that when the manual override lever is activated the brake lights of the trailer get activated as well. If you plan on towing in California you will need a product like this to be compliant with the DOT laws. You should consult your local laws and regulations to determine what the consequences would be without this product. If you wanted to install a Tekonsha brake controller like the Prodigy P2 # 90885 you would need the # 30235-P as well as the...
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    If the power wire is not connected or the fuse for it is blown then the adapter # 30235-P would not work properly. Also, as unlikely as it would be on a 2014 Ram, there could be some dirt or corrosion build up inside the factory trailer connector or the harness that plugs into the back of it. If it is none of these issues then you can test to see if the adapter is the problem. Plug it in and disconnect the trailer. Use a circuit tester such as # 40376 to test the pins on the Ram 7-Way...
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  • Tekonsha Brake Controller Wiring Harness for a 2014 Ram 1500
    Your Dad's 1500 must be a 2012 and the harness must be # 3021-P. Dodge changed the electrical system on the Ram trucks starting in the 2013 model year to what they call the Powernet. It is a multiplex type of system and all that means for you is that you need a different wiring harness. Wiring harness # 3023-P is correct for your 2014 Ram. I have linked a video showing how it installs. If you live in or tow through California you will also need # 30235-P. It will adapt your 7-way...
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    The advantage of the AirLift air spring systems that have an internal jounce bumper is that in the event of an air leak your Ram 1500 would not lose all of the extra suspension support. You would still have the internal jounce bumper as a fail-safe to absorb some bumps and shocks, although the adjustable leveling ability of air bags would be gone until you could repair the fault. Kit # AL88365 which fits both 2WD and 4WD versions of your Ram 1500 includes these jounce bumpers. The two...
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    The 2014 Ram owner's manual states that the factory brake controller only works with newer electric over hydraulic braking systems. They do not provide a year range for what constitutes as newer though so we can only assume that it is 2013 and newer systems. I assume that you have tried to use the electric over hydraulic mode on the brake controller but it did not work. There are some actuators known to have problems interacting with factory integrated brake controllers as well, such...
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  • Trailer Brake Controller Wiring Harness for a 2014 Ram
    That is correct, harness # 3023-P is the right brake controller wiring harness for a Tekonsha brake controller for your 2014 Ram. You can buy it from us. Just click on the link to the part below. If you live in California you will also need adapter # 30235-P which will activate the trucks brake lights when you use the manual override which is required by law in California.
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  • Plug-In Wiring Adapter Needed for Installing Tekonsha Prodigy P3 on 2014 Ram 1500
    To install the excellent Tekonsha Prodigy P3 Trailer Brake Controller # 90195 on your 2014 Ram 1500, you will need the Plug-In Adapter # 3023-P. One end of the adapter will connect to the brake controller itself, while the other end will plug right into the factory port beneath the dash of your Ram. For the Prodigy P3 on your Ram 1500, you will also need to install the Brake Controller Converter # 30235-P at the 7-Way. This is needed so that the brake lights on the truck activate when...
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    The adapter # HBA-CAM will not work with the HBA-12 unless the serial number is 705700 or greater. So you would need to install an aftermarket controller that is compatible with electric over hydraulic trailer brakes. I recommend using the P2 # 90885 with harness # 3023-P (and if you live or tow through California you will also need # 30235-P) for a brake controller that is compatible with electric over hydraulic actuators. When you disconnect the factory controller to install the...
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    The issue is that Dodge started using the Powernet electrical system starting in the 2013 model year. This is a multiplex wiring systems so it is more complicated than pretty much everything else that came before it. A regular harness will not work so they developed a special harness just for this system and it is the only one that you can use. However, you do not need to run the additional wiring back to a third brake light wire. Everything still plugs in under the dash. The harness...
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  • Brake Controller Installation in 2013 Ram 1500
    The stoplight switch circuit for the 2013 Ram is carried on a multiplex circuit, were more than one circuit is carried on a common wire, which makes isolating the stoplamp signal very difficult. The best way to install a brake controller on your 2013 Ram 1500 would be to use a brake controller wiring harness, instead of attempting to hardwire in the controller. I'd recommend going with the Tekonsha Prodigy P2, part # 90885 along with the # 3023-P brake controller wiring adapter. The...
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  • Prodigy Trailer Brake Controller Installation in 2017 Ram 1500
    For your 2017 Ram 1500 pickup you can install a trailer brake controller quite easily. The truck has a connection port under the dash that allows simple plug-in installation of a controller like the well-regarded Prodigy P2 # 90885 by using nothing more than the plug-in wiring adapter # 3024-P (unless you drive in CA, in which case you will instead use part # 30235-P). I linked a video for you to show the easy installation in a Ram 1500.
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  • Brake Controller Wiring Harness for 2013 Ram 1500
    Yes, your Tekonsha Primus Brake Controller # TK90160 will work with your 2013 Ram 1500 with the # 3023-P wiring harness. I have attached an installation video of this harness being installed on a 2013 Ram with a different brake controller. In order for your vehicle and trailer brake lights to illuminate when the manual override on the brake controller is activated you will also want to use the Tekonsha Brake Controller Converter with 7-Way Adapter # 30235-P. This is required in the state...
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  • Wiring Harness to Install Primus IQ Trailer Brake Controller on a 2014 Ram 1500
    The Tekonsha Primus IQ Trailer Brake Controller, # TK90160, does use wiring harness # 3023-P on a 2014 Ram 1500. So you have selected the correct wiring harness! If you also happen to live in California then you will also need brake controller converter # 30235-P. This will allow the truck brake lights to come on when you apply the manual override on the controller and is required by law in California.
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  • P2 Brake Controller Wiring Harness for a 2014 Ram 1500
    For your 2014 Ram 1500 and the P2 brake controller # 90885 you will need wiring harness # 3023-P. I have included a link to a video that shows installation of this harness on a 2013 Ram. Installation will be the same on your 2014. If you live in California you will also need Tekonsha Brake Controller Converter with 7-Way Adapter # 30235-P which will activate the truck brake lights when using the manual override on the controller. This is required by California law.
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  • Trailer Brake Controller and Wiring Harness for a 2013 Ram 1500
    For a 2013 Ram 1500 and a Tekonsha brake controller, you will need wiring harness # 3023-P. The 2013 Rams were the first model year to have the new Powernet system and it requires a special harness. And if you happen to live in or will be traveling through California you will also need an adapter, # 30235-P, which activates the truck brake lights when you apply the manual override. This is required by law in California. For a brake controller I recommend the P2 # 90885. This is one of...
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