Hopkins Agility Trailer Brake Controller - Plug In - 1 to 4 Axles - Proportional

Hopkins Agility Trailer Brake Controller - Plug In - 1 to 4 Axles - Proportional

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Proportional brake controller mounts easily. Digital display indicates braking action of trailer. Fine-tune power adjustment has 5 levels so that you can set braking intensity to suit your towing needs. Call 800-298-8924 to order Hopkins brake controller part number HM47294 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all Hopkins products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for Hopkins Agility Trailer Brake Controller - Plug In - 1 to 4 Axles - Proportional. Brake Controller reviews from real customers.
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Hopkins Brake Controller - HM47294

  • Hopkins
  • Proportional Controller
  • Electric over Hydraulic
  • Up to 4 Axles
  • Dash Mount
  • Automatic Leveling
  • 70 Degrees
  • Under-Dash Box

Proportional brake controller mounts easily. Digital display indicates braking action of trailer. Fine-tune power adjustment has 5 levels so that you can set braking intensity to suit your towing needs.


Features:

  • Brake controller activates trailer brakes in proportion to your vehicle's braking action
    • Automatically adjusts trailer's braking based on deceleration of tow vehicle
    • Activates immediately - no pausing like with time-delayed brake controllers
  • Recommended mounting is between -20 degrees and 70 degrees
  • 5 Sensitivity levels let you adjust initial braking power and aggressiveness
  • Digital display is easy to read
  • Built-in, slide manual override lever
  • Plug-in, vehicle-specific brake-control adapter (sold separately) is required for installation


Specs:

  • Application: trailers with up to 4 axles (8 brake assemblies)
    • Designed for use with electric or electric-over-hydraulic trailer brakes
  • Dimensions: 3" wide x 5" long x 1-1/4" tall
  • Limited lifetime warranty


Proportional Braking

With a proportional brake controller, you can get heavy-duty emergency braking, general braking or slow-to-an-idle braking for your trailer automatically. The intensity with which your trailer brakes are activated and the rate at which they are applied are dependent on the deceleration of your tow vehicle. This means that, unlike time-delay controllers - which send the same amount of preset power to your trailer brakes every time - proportional controllers are able to adapt to every braking situation differently. So, if you slam on the brakes in your truck, your trailer brakes will activate with that same extreme intensity. And if you merely slow down as you approach a red light, your trailer will gradually brake in the same manner.


As long as the Agility controller sits level on a horizontal plane and is pointed in the direction of travel, it will sense - via an internal inertia sensor - how your tow vehicle brakes. This inertia-based sensor responds to the deceleration of your tow vehicle as you brake by signaling the controller to send out enough power to your trailer brakes so that they are activated with an intensity that matches. The result is uniform braking across your towing setup. No push-pull action - just smooth, proportional braking every time.


Power and Sensitivity Adjustment

Getting the braking power you need for your application is simple with the Agility. First, set the overall power so that you can achieve maximum braking without locking up your trailer brakes.


Once you have the overall power set, you can fine-tune the power output by adjusting the sensitivity of the internal sensor. Use the adjustment buttons on the top of the controller to achieve your desired degree of intensity. There are 5 levels to choose from. The first level offers the least amount of sensitivity, making it ideal for lightweight setups. The heavier your load, the higher you will want to take the sensitivity. At level 5, the sensitivity of the internal sensor is as high as it can go. This level provides the most aggressive braking and is ideal for heavy loads.


Digital Display

On the front of the Agility there is a digital display that is designed to keep you aware of the braking action of your trailer. This screen shows your sensitivity level, overall power percentage and error codes for issues such as a short circuit.


Simple Installation

The Hopkins Agility is recommended to be mounted in your cab at an angle that is between -20 degrees and 70 degrees to make it easy to access.


Correct Agility mounting90-Degree Agility mounting

Note: The Agility must be mounted on a level horizontal (side-to-side) plane and must be lined up with the direction of travel for the internal sensor to function properly.


To install the Agility, a vehicle-specific wiring adapter (sold separately) is required. These custom kits are available for most newer trucks and SUVs. One end of the custom adapter plugs into your vehicle, and the other end plugs into the controller - no hardwiring required.


See also etrailer.com's exclusive 7- and 4-way brake-control installation kit (ETBC7 - sold separately) if you don't already have a 7-way plug at the back of your vehicle.



47294 Hopkins Agility Proportional Trailer Brake Control - Plug-In Simple



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Customer Reviews

Hopkins Agility Trailer Brake Controller - Plug In - 1 to 4 Axles - Proportional - HM47294

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (93 Customer Reviews)

Proportional brake controller mounts easily. Digital display indicates braking action of trailer. Fine-tune power adjustment has 5 levels so that you can set braking intensity to suit your towing needs.

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Good Quality product. Well written installation and usage instructions. 313669



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Looking forward to many a miles use of the Hopkins Agility. Install was a snap ... recommend using sockets vs. a screw driver to secure the screws to the unit. 79000



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First I would like to say etrailer is a great company to work with, they made contact with me by phone no an email to let me know that my parts were bcaked ordered and if I I was pressed for time they would send another like unit ASAP. Though I haven't had the opportunity to try the brake control the wire harness I ordered for my 2002 chevy silveroda and Control went in with no problems 540714



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This plugged right in and works great.i don't know how it could function any better than it does.its nice to be able to push a button and just use trailer brakes 378035



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etrailer.com made my product selection easy. They even showed the recommended wiring adapter without me having to search for it separately. This brake controller was easy to install and setup. This, in addition to a good price, made my purchase and installation easy. I would definitely choose them again for my camper and towing needs. 492582


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Im still happy with my products that I purchased from you. Thanks for checking and and have a nice day.

Kevin R - 04/08/2019

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Excellent. I hooked this Hopkins controller up with the specified harness and after plugging it into the Factory OEM plus on my Honda Ridgline, all I had to do was add a 20amp fuse as they don't put it in the Ridgeline from the factory, but the manual does list that. Worked like a champ! This proportional controller allows my Ridgeline with the trailer to feel as if there is nothing on the truck when I'm breaking. Seems as if there is no trailer connected as compared to when I have pulled with electronic braking where you never seem to get the settings just right. 54187



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Just finished installing my Hopkins brake controller with the plug in wire harness for my Toyota Tacoma. Couldn't have been simpler. Took about 10 minutes. Took longer to find the factory connector which was part of the tow package on my truck. Nice product, also reached out to the tech department last night around 11pm and had the answer this morning at 7:30 am. That's great service, could have gotten it a little cheaper through another site, mainly because of free shipping but quality service like this is worth plenty. If I need any trailer accessories again etrailer will be who I call. 403544



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THIS PENDULUM BRAKE CONTROLLER WAS NOT SENSITIVE/AGGRESSIVE ENOUGH FOR QUICK HEAVY BRAKING. I REINSTALLED MY ORIGINAL TIME/VOLTAGE CONTROLLER. I SHOULD HAVE RETURNED THIS HOPKINS CONTROLLER TO YOU FOR REFUND, BUT HAVE NOT. 388660



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Installed the HM47294 with the GM Brake Wiring Adapter HM47795 on my 2005 Yukon XL. Installation took only about 15 minutes and works perfectly. Great product. Very impressed with how fast the delivery was processed and delivered. Ordered on Tuesday - delivered on Thursday. Great email communication throughout. Thanks again. 19923



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very happy 693031



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Doesn't work very well. Flickers on and off during driving. 671132



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Very nice product that is easy to install and use. 664920



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Control mounted easily and the connector linked up with the connector under the dash perfectly and it works great! 658773



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I haven't used it yet, but the installation was simple as described on the web site. 653107



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Easy install had plug and play 1984 f150. Easy to adj and works well 604954



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received very quick! i have not installed the controller yet but i'm sure i'll be very pleased as a good friend of mine has one and loves it. i've used his truck and my trailer to haul my skid loader and the hopkins worked perfect. 581291



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Works just as good today as the day I bought it. Super simple installation, easy configuration, and it’s been rock solid reliable. 557966



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Easy install with vehicle specific cable. Probably took me 30 minutes taking my time. Took the trailer for a short ride and everything seems to function perfectly. Haven't taken an extended trip yet. Easy if you check out the etrailer install video first. 557603



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Unit started up with no issues. The adapter cable plugged right in. Your install videos were right on. Thanks 552051



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Everything fit and functioned as promised. Thanks you. 541180



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Your company was fantastic will delivery and customer service! Thanks Also making sure that I got the right part! 538360



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Easy to install and work great 496566



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Used on my 2001 Ford E150 to tow a 3000 pound travel trailer. Install was straight forward and easy and it works great. Highly recommended. 483498



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electric brake unit works great. Truck didn't come with this option. Just had to find a place to install it. Put it on floor below dash board out of the way of feet. 455505



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Works well highly recommend tgis produ ct. 440509



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Quality as advertised. Great company. Will order again. 410464



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Installation was super easy. 413156



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Works great, was easy to install. If you purchase this make sure you get the Hopkins Plug-in Simple Brake Wiring Adapter also. etrailer.com is the best, worry free, one stop shop site for all your trailer needs. 397235



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Just what I needed 365696



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Perfect 366404



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This is an easy to use, simple to install. Price is great. Did a test drive and it worked the first time out. 363987



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Everything I have ever ordered from etrailer has always been high quality and exactly what I need. I ordered on a sunday and they were delivered wednesday, something that never happens out here in the boonies. They are very helpful and I always recommend them to my friends. 360870



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Great product, very good instructions and easy to install. 356100



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The two items that I ordered, Are absolutely a perfect fit, and the brake control hooked up so easy. 350444



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This controller works great. Simple to install using the vehicle specific harness. etrailer ships promptly. Just ordered another one for my son's truck. 337855



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Great product and service. I just hooked it up and everything works like it should, great product and service, received it sooner than expected, trailer brakes work great on my new trailer. 334970



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This is a great product, and works perfectly for me. It is very easy to install; literally plug-and-play. I’m very satisfied w/ this unit. I had issue finding the factory installed brake control connecting cable on new 2016 Nissan Pathfinder Platinum. Had to take vehicle back to dealership and it took them 2 hours to locate and unwrap the connecting cable. I installed Hopkins Agility controller under dash above gas pedal (best location). Tight spot; used socket in hand to snug the 2 screws on right side of bracket. I remove the unit and secure the wiring under the dash (leaving installed bracket) when not towing. 315920



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work great ship fast 273183



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I have not yet completed the installation, but this should work well and meet the needs for any towing situations I'm likely to have. 271812



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Works Great! Minimal installation and easy to use! 268377



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This brake controller was a good price and works great!! havent had any issues, and was easy to install. 257041



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No problems installing product. Haven't used it yet but have power to the trailer plug so am sure it will work. 253095



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THIS BRAKE CONTROLLER WAS EASY TO INSTALL AND WORKED VERY WELL. GET THE ADAPTER CORD TO FIT YOUR TRUCK AND YOU WILL BE A HAPPY GUY. 208111



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Very simple to install, very simple to setup and use. 207497



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This product works great. Installation was quick and easy. 203577



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Took short time to unstall 201372



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I installed the Agility and used one on my Jeep Liberty and I love it make a huge difference wen you hit the brake. Love it. 199371



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awesome fit for my needs 198358



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we saw the video, the controller was easy to install, when I called e trailer, you were very helpful thank you. 166379



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mounted up easily. works great. definitely recommend. 158957


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  • Yes, you certainly can use the 12V auxiliary power circuit on your 7-way wiring setup to power trailer lights. If you refer to the linked photo of a vehicle 7-way connector you will note that the 12V power circuit is carried on the contact at the 1:00 position as you look at the 7-way socket. This is noted by the yellow arrow. An easy way to access this 12V power circuit is to tap into it by using a junction box like # 277-000141. This box gives you a handy place to install a ring...
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  • Locating the Brake Controller Connector on a 2017 Ford F-150 to Install the Hopkins # HM47294
  • The Hopkins Agility Trailer Brake Controller # HM47294 will install in your 2017 Ford F-150 by using the Plug-In Adapter # HM47845. The adapter will plug into the connector which is installed behind a side panel between your steering wheel and your radio. You will need to disconnect the connector from that side panel (which is where an OEM controller would normally sit) and bring it to the underside of your driver side dash for installation. I have attached a video of the Tekonsha Prodigy...
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  • Potential Causes for Continuous "Check Trailer Wiring" Warning Message on 2018 Chevy Silverado 2500
  • I appreciate your fighting spirit and your urge to get to the bottom of the issue behind the intermittent trailer connection warnings that appear on your 2018 Silverado that has a factory-installed trailer brake controller. But one of your comments caught my ear: "...they're barely, if at all, there..." I presume you are referring to the trailer brakes showing little or no actual stopping power; is this correct? The most obvious direction for my thinking on this is a simple connectivity...
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  • Smallest Available Trailer Brake Controller for 2017 Toyota Tundra
  • Most of the better aftermarket trailer brake controllers are pretty much the same general size, that size being larger than your available mounting space which is 2-1/2 x 1-3/4-inches. The excellent Prodigy P3 # 90195 that you referenced measures 3-5/8" wide x 4-5/8" long x 1-3/8" tall. The Voyager # 39510 measures 3" wide x 5" long x 1-1/2" tall and the Hopkins Agility # HM47294 measures 3" wide x 5" long x 1-1/4" tall. Note that if you want a proportional type controller like one of...
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  • Brake Controller for 2008 Dodge 2500 Diesel Towing Heavy 12000-lb Trailer
  • I recommend going with the Hopkins # HM47294 which is a proportional brake controller with 5 adjustable power levels to handle even the heaviest tow loads. This controller works on trailers with up to 4 axles, so you'll be able to use it on most other trailers that you may need to tow in the future. The easy to read display shows how much power is being supplied to the brakes and the controller can mount easily under your dash, so it's out of the way yet still easy to access the manual...
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  • Troubleshooting Brake Controller E2 Error Code
  • The Hopkins Agility Trailer Brake Controller # HM47294 you asked from is most likely too new to get that E2 code like the older models (it would be SC instead) according to my tech contact at Hopkins. With either the SC or the E2 code, it is showing a short in the blue output wire somewhere between the controller and the brake magnets. This can be due to a pinched or broken wire, a bad ground wire, or it could be from a bad magnet as you stated. I recommend using a circuit tester...
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  • Troubleshooting Brake Controller that Locks Up When Brakes Are Touches
  • Normally the issue is a short between the stop/turn light circuit and the brake output, but since you said you have a Hopkins Reliance (ironically the least reliable brake controller) there is an equal chance the controller is in need of replacing. Try putting both blinkers and see if the trailer brakes pulse in unison. If so, the issue is the wiring short. If not, then the issue is the controller is bad and needs to be replaced. For a brake controller I would recommend the Prodigy...
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  • Hopkins Impulse Brake Controller Intermittently Locks Up Trailer Brakes
  • The Hopkins Impulse is a time-delay brake controller. That means that once you step on the brake pedal the controller will send back power to the brakes over a certain amount of time. With this controller there is no way to adjust that delay. It sounds like there is a loose connection somewhere or something is off inside the controller. Check the red wire connection and make a new connection as needed. Make sure the vehicle and trailer side connectors are clean and free of corrosion...
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  • Brake Controller And Plug-In Harness For 2015 E-350 Ford Motorhome
  • I called my contact at Hopkins and they told me that the Hopkins Agility Trailer Brake Controller, part # HM47294 will work well with your 2015 E350 Ford Motorhome. For ease of installation the plug-in connector I recommend is part # HM47855. You simply plug one end into the back of the controller and the other end into the factory-installed port located under the dash. I have attached links to a couple of product review videos you can check out.
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  • Installing Trailer Brake Controller on 2008 Chevy Express Van Cutaway Chassis
  • A Chevy Express cutaway chassis won't have the connector under the dash for installing a brake controller, so the controller will need to be hardwired. You'll first need to install a functioning 4-pole trailer connector on your vehicle, using the part # 18252 kit. Once the 4-pole is installed, you'd complete the install using our Brake Controller Installation Kit, part # ETBC7. The kit includes everything needed to complete your installation, but if your cutaway chassis is longer than...
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  • Recommended Wire Gauge for Wiring Trailer Brakes
  • I recommend using at minimum a 12 gauge wire like # 12-1-1, but preferably 10 gauge wire like # 10-1-1. When you try to run 12v power for electric brakes through a thinner 14 gauge wire to power something like your brakes it overloads the wire and causes overheat. Once overloaded, the copper wires heat up so much that it could melt the insulation in the 14 gauge wire and end up causing a short.
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  • Wiring Adapter to Install Hopkins Agility Brake Controller on 2015 Toyota Tacoma
  • If your Tacoma has the factory installed 7-way trailer connector at the rear bumper, it will be equipped with the brake controller connector under the dash. The connector will be located above and to the left of the emergency brake pedal, above the kick panel, as shown in the provided photo. For the Hopkins Agility brake controller, you'd need their # HM47815 brake controller adapter. If the vehicle is NOT equipped with the factory installed 7-way, it will not have the under dash connector,...
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  • Replacement Brake Controller Recommendation for Hopkins Impulse that Doesn't Adjust Intensity
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  • Trailer Brake Controller Install on 2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty with 7-Way
  • Your 2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty with the factory 7-way will have a plug and play option for a factory brake controller; if you take a look at the accompanying diagram you can see where the plug will be on your truck. There will be a black storage compartment and if you remove it you will see two plugs and the one for the brake controller should be on the right. You can then simply plug your new brake controller in with a wiring adapter. The brake controller I strongly recommend for your...
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  • Compatibility of OEM Brake Controller On Chevy Silverado 2500 with Electric Over Hydraulic Brakes
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  • Initial Setup Procedure for Quest Brake Controller
  • When setting the controller up for the first time, it is best to follow the guidelines as laid out in the instructions. As an initial adjustment, slide the manual brake switch on the controller fully to the left and set the power adjustment wheel so that the voltage reads 6.0 on the LED display. Then, drive tow vehicle and trailer around on a dry and level paved surface at around 25 mph and fully apply the manual brake switch on controller. If the trailer brakes lock up, gradually reduce...
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  • Recommended Wiring Harness for Hopkins Agility Brake Controller in 2008 Chrysler Aspen
  • The Hopkins Agility Trailer Brake Controller # HM47294 will use the wiring adapter # HM47755 if you have the factory 7-way trailer connector. If you do not have the factory connector, then you will need the brake controller wiring kit # ETBC7 along with the 4-way wiring harness # HM42245. I've attached a video to assist with this installation.
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  • Brake Force Controller Started Smoking on my 2003 Ford F-150 Pickup with Factory Towing Package
  • That's not a good sign if it starting smoking, as it's most likely damaged beyond repair and won't be effective anymore. If you have your Hopkins Force hard-wired, the 12 volt wire and ground wire could be switched. It could have been the wiring pigtail plug-in adapter that caused the brake controller to start smoking. I would double-check the wiring (always wire by function, not color) because obviously you don't want that to happen again. I would also inspect the connector under...
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  • Hopkins Brake Controller Shows Short Circuit Error Code
  • The weight of the trailer would not cause the SC error code on your brake controller. The SC error code indicates there is a short circuit which is an electrical problem. The most common cause of this is a dirty or corroded trailer connector. Make sure that the truck and trailer side connectors are clean and free of corrosion inside where the wires attach as well as on the pins. The brake magnets, or even just one magnet could indeed cause this issue as well. As could wiring to the magnets....
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  • Troubleshooting Hopkins Agility Brake Controller that shows SC Code
  • The Hopkins Agility is somewhat prone to shorting out so the problem is most likely the controller. Testing it will let you know if it is the problem or not. Testing the brake controller is fairly easy. Sever the blue brake output wire near the brake controller leaving enough room to reconnect it and then apply the manual slide. Using a circuit tester like part # PTW2993, you should get output to the controller side of the wire you severed. If the manual slide activates the trailer brake...
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  • Adding a Trailer Brake Controller to a 2004 Chevy Express Van 3500
  • If your 2004 Chevy Express Van came with a factory installed 7-Way trailer connector then the blue output brake wire will already ran from the back to the front. It is located under the dash near the emergency brake pedal. It will connect to the broke controller blue wire. The white wire will go through the firewall and attach to the negative battery terminal. The black wire will go through the firewall, attach to a circuit breaker and then go from the circuit breaker to the positive...
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  • 2008 Toyota Highlander with Tow Package Brake Controller Adapter Wiring Harness
  • The part that you referenced is a brake controller adapter that is designed to work with the Hopkins Agility Brake Controller # HM47294, and is available for many Toyota vehicles but not for the Toyota Highlander. According to Hopkins they do not support a plug in adapter for your 2008 Toyota Highlander. I have also confirmed with another one of our manufactures and the only brake controller wiring option supported for a 2008 Toyota Highlander is a hardwire option not a plug in adapter....
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  • Hopkins Agility Brake Controller Does Not Apply Trailer Brakes w/ Proper Force 2003 Chevy Silverado
  • The problem you are experiencing with the Agility brake controller # HM47294 could be as simple as it not being mounted within the correct tolerances as indicated in the instructions which I have linked for you. If it is tilted or turned left or right, or if it is more than 70 degrees nose up to -20 degrees nose down, then this can affect performance. If you have the controller mounted properly, go through the set up procedures as indicated in the instructions. If you are still...
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  • Brake Controller Power Wire Connection Location on a 2012 Chevrolet Silverado Pickup
  • It sounds to me like the 12 volt wire you found attached to the stub at the power distribution box under the hood on your 2012 Chevrolet Silverado is the 12 volt power wire for the 7-Way trailer connector at the rear of the truck. The power wire for the brake controller should be located between the power distribution box and the fender well. I recently took a photo of these wire locations on a 2012 Suburban that should help you locate your brake controller power wire, see link. We...
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  • Trailer Brakes are Weak and Low Voltage and Amperage at Brake Magnets on 5th Wheel Trailer
  • A slight voltage drop between the controller and the magnets is normal. But you will need around 12 volts at the magnets for proper operation. The only way to know the wire gauge is to strip away the insulation and measure just he copper strands. If it is 16 or 18 then that is way too small. You will want to go with 12, # 12-1-1 or 10, # 10-1-1 each sold in 1 foot increments. The amperage is also low. With four 12 inch brakes you should be seeing 15-16.3 amps at 12-13 volts. It...
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  • How to Install a Brake Controller in a 1999 Dodge Durango without Factory Wiring
  • Yes, there is a way to install the Hopkins Brake Controller part # HM47294 in your 1999 Dodge Durango that does not have the factory port for installing a brake controller. Since you do not have a factory trailer wiring you will need to start with a 4-way (if you do not have one). For that you would want the # 118334. From there you would need to convert the 4-way to a 7-way so that you can install the brake controller. For that you will want the Brake Controller Install Kit and...
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  • Electric Trailer Brakes Are Weak Even with Trailer Unloaded
  • There are some common things you can check to determine what is causing the poor braking performance. First, you do not want the trailer brakes to lock up and skid. You want them to be at a point just under that. The resistance of 12-1/4 inch by 3-3/8 inch brakes should be 3.2 Ohms. The amperage draw per magnet should be 3.0 amps. If you look at the magnets and can see the copper windings coming through then the magnets will need to be replaced. If you have Dexter 12-1/4 x 3-3/8 Stamped...
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  • Brake Controller Recommendation for a 2006 Dodge Ram 2500
  • The Mopar brake controller is identical to the one they put in at the factory on certain Ram trucks. It is made specifically to fit the trucks it was designed for. In the aftermarket options there is nothing that is going to fit the same but they are also much, much less expensive and actually work better than factory integrated controllers. I recommend the P2, # 90885, because it is easy to set up and use and it is reliable. You will also need wiring harness # 3020-P to plug the controller...
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  • Location Of Brake Controller Connection Port On A 2012 Infiniti QX56
  • If you have the factory 7-way connector on your 2012 Infiniti QX56, the connector used for the brake controller will be located under the driver side of the dash. I have attached a photo that shows what the plug-in adapter on the harness that connects between the brake controller and the vehicle connector looks like. If the pins on the connector you found under the dash match the pin pattern of the connector in the photo then that is your connector. You may have to remove a small panel...
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  • Location of Brake Control Connector on 2006 Dodge Ram 2500
  • If your Ram is equipped with the tow package including the 7-way trailer connector on the rear bumper, the connector for installing your brake controller will be located above the white junction box behind and a bit above the emergency brake pedal. The connector is usually light blue in color. If the plug is present, you'd need the # HM47755 brake controller wiring to install the Hopkins Agility brake controller in your Ram. If your Ram was not equipped with the trailer connector, the...
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