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Curt Echo Wireless Brake Controller - 7-Way Plug Mount w/ Bluetooth App - 1 to 2 Axle - Proportional

Curt Echo Wireless Brake Controller - 7-Way Plug Mount w/ Bluetooth App - 1 to 2 Axle - Proportional

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Is this right for you? Product Expert Kathleen M says:

Yes, if you:

  • Alternate towing vehicles or trailers - plug-and-play design makes this very versatile
  • Lease your vehicle or just don't want to risk damaing the wiring or changing the interior
  • Have a BMW, Land Rover, Volvo, or other vehicle with multiplex wiring

No, if you:

  • Are towing a trailer with an RV or similar vehicle - your phone must be less than 50' from the controller or they won't connect
  • Would get annoyed using a mobile app to operate the controller, especially if you use your phone for maps or music while towing
  • Haul a trailer with more than 2 axles
Bluetooth-enabled brake controller lets you monitor and control all your braking activity directly from your phone. User-friendly mobile app saves multiple trailer profiles, and the compact unit plugs in line with your 7-way trailer connector. Great Prices for the best trailer brake controller from CURT. Curt Echo Wireless Brake Controller - 7-Way Plug Mount w/ Bluetooth App - 1 to 2 Axle - Proportional part number C51180 can be ordered online at or call 1-800-940-8924 for expert service.
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CURT Trailer Brake Controller

  • Proportional Controller
  • CURT
  • Smartphone Display
  • Up to 2 Axles
  • Hidden

Bluetooth-enabled brake controller lets you monitor and control all your braking activity directly from your phone. User-friendly mobile app saves multiple trailer profiles, and the compact unit plugs in line with your 7-way trailer connector.


  • Brake controller activates trailer brakes in proportion to your vehicle's braking action
    • Automatically adjusts trailer's braking based on deceleration of tow vehicle
  • ECHO Smart Control mobile app lets you set, monitor, and control all your braking activity
    • Adjust sensitivity and max power output
    • Press the manual override button in the app to control trailer sway or stop in an emergency
    • Drive at night with the dark mode setting
    • Reduce power drain on your phone by using sleep mode
  • Easy to transfer between vehicles - great for fleets of trucks and trailers
    • Create up to 5 vehicle-trailer profiles in the app
  • LED lights on plug-in unit provide diagnostics for troubleshooting
  • Fast, plug-and-play installation makes setup a breeze - no tools required
    • Plug unit in between your 7-way trailer connection - no hardwiring
    • Compatible with ABS brakes, cruise control, low-voltage wiring, multiplex wiring, and PWM systems
    • Built-in reverse polarity and short circuit protection
  • Plug-in unit, instructions, and quick reference guide included
    • Bluetooth PIN for initial pairing to your smart device located in quick reference guide
  • Assembled in the USA


  • Application: trailers with up to 2 axles (4 brake assemblies)
    • Compatible with electric or electric-over-hydraulic trailer brakes
  • Plug-in unit length: 6-5/8"
  • Smart device OS requirements:
    • Apple: 5.0 and newer
    • Android: 4.3 and newer
  • Limited lifetime warranty

Note: If Bluetooth connection is lost, the brake controller will continue to function safely, using the most recently programmed settings. This brake controller is not compatible, but will not interfere, with Apple CarPlay or Android Auto.

Simple, One-Step Installation

Curt Echo Wireless Brake Controller Installation

The Curt Echo is unique for its plug-and-play installation. With no wiring, modules, or knobs to install, setting up the Echo is a breeze. Just download the ECHO Smart Control app on your Apple or Android smart device and follow the in-app instructions. The brake controller unit plugs into the 7-way at the rear of your vehicle and provides a port for plugging in your 7-way trailer connector. There's also an included strap, found inside the cap, that you can use to secure the Echo to your vehicle. When all the connections are made, wirelessly pair the unit to your phone via Bluetooth. Once paired, configure your desired trailer brake settings in the user-friendly app.

Note: See's exclusive 7-way upgrade kit for brake controller installation (ETBC7L - sold separately) if you don't already have a 7-way plug at the back of your vehicle.

Echo Operation

Curt Echo App

The Curt Echo brake controller is managed entirely from the free ECHO Smart Control app on your smartphone. It connects via Bluetooth. From the simple, user-friendly app you can set the maximum braking output, adjust the braking sensitivity, and even apply the manual override. You can save multiple towing profiles in the app - a big plus if you have a fleet and want to be able to just select a profile and tow. And don't worry; after you've downloaded the app, you don't need to have data on to use the app with the brake controller.

Braking Output and Sensitivity

Curt Echo App Braking Output and Sensitivity

Braking output is the maximum amount of power that will be applied to your trailer's brakes. How much braking output you need is determined by the weight of your trailer; a heavier trailer will need more power to bring it to a stop. To set your maximum braking output, select a level on the main screen of the app, going up to 100. You want to set the braking output as high as you can without locking up the brakes. Once you've set up the brake controller the first time, you shouldn't need to adjust the settings until the trailer load changes, you switch trailers, or road conditions change.

You can also set the sensitivity, between 1 and 9, to control the aggressiveness of your trailer's braking, meaning how quickly the brakes reach the set output level. This is a great adjustment to make when you're towing a heavy load and the trailer will need more umph to bring it to a stop so it doesn't push your vehicle forward. If your vehicle takes too long to come to a stop, increase the setting. If it stops too abruptly, lower the setting. You may also need to adjust the sensitivity based on your own preferences, or when the trailer load or road conditions change.

Manual Override

Curt Echo App Manual Override

The app also includes a manual override button. Press the big orange button in the middle of the screen to slowly and smoothly apply the trailer brakes without applying your vehicle's brakes. This is perfect for stopping sway or limiting your trailer's movement while you're cruising. The maximum amount of power that will be applied to your trailer's brakes is determined by the set braking output.

Curt Echo App Manual Override Button

You can also add a manual override button (C83HR - sold separately) to your dash so you can use the manual override without the app. The app must be running - either open or in the background - for the button to work. The button has an adhesive pad for a quick-stick installation and includes an easily replaceable battery.

Save Multiple Trailer Profiles

Curt Echo App Mutiple Trailer Profiles

Get on the road faster by saving your settings. With the app, you can add and store multiple profiles for both trailers and vehicles so that your braking output, sensitivity, and display preferences will be ready to go as soon as you hook up. This is perfect if you own a landscaping business and you don't want to have to reset the controller every time you swap out trucks or trailers. But it's also really convenient to have at home. Because you can use the Echo on any car that has a 7-way, you and your spouse can trade off towing the family camper without having to completely redo the settings each time. You'll have the ideal settings waiting for you.

Dark Mode for Night-Time Towing

Curt Echo App Dark Mode

The ECHO Smart Control app has an included dark mode for driving at night. This will change your background from white to black to cut down on glare and make the app safe and comfortable to use.

Weatherproof Construction

Curt Echo is weatherproof

Because the Echo is made to be outside the vehicle, it's designed for maximum weather resistance. The unit is filled with an epoxy resin that seals off the internal components from moisture and the elements, ensuring long-lasting operation despite rain, snow, dirt, mud, and more. The Echo also has a soft locking tab for connecting to your 7-way RV-style plug that helps to reduce vibration and improve connectivity.

LED Status Indicator

Curt Echo LED Troubleshoot Cheat Sheet

The LED indicator light on the top of the plug-in module will show you when the brake controller is connected. You can also check the LED indicators for diagnostics when you need to troubleshoot.

Proportional Braking

What is proportional Braking

The Curt Echo brake controller comes equipped with proportional braking to give you the best towing experience. Proportional braking means that your trailer brakes mimic your tow vehicle's brakes. If you slam on the brakes in your vehicle, your trailer brakes will activate with the same intensity; if you brake lightly, your trailer brakes lightly too. The trailer's braking is in proportion to your vehicle's braking. This saves wear and tear on the tires and the brakes on both your vehicle and trailer.

The Echo uses an internal 3-axis accelerometer to sense how your vehicle is braking so it can send the right amount of braking power to your trailer. It measures the inertia of your tow vehicle and activates the trailer's brakes to ensure that your trailer slows at the same rate. The result is uniform braking across your towing setup. No push-pull action - just smooth, proportional braking every time.

51180 Curt Echo Wireless Trailer Brake Controller - Smart Phone Bluetooth Connection - 1 to 2 Axles - Proportional

Item # C51180

Installation Details C51180 Installation instructions

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Curt Echo Wireless Brake Controller - 7-Way Plug Mount w/ Bluetooth App - 1 to 2 Axle - Proportional - C51180

Average Customer Rating:  4.5 out of 5 stars   (1184 Customer Reviews)

Bluetooth-enabled brake controller lets you monitor and control all your braking activity directly from your phone. User-friendly mobile app saves multiple trailer profiles, and the compact unit plugs in line with your 7-way trailer connector.

2022 Ford Bronco

Picked up my teardrop in ABQ on 2/17/23, and the Echo was easy to mount and sync to my phone, and worked flawlessly the 175 mile trip home. I also got my longer 3-way curt ball mount from etrailer, and it is a beast and also worked perfectly!


As long as you follow the directions for hooking it up precisely, it works marvelously. Especially, if like us, no OEM brake controller was available for our Jeep Grand Cherokee.

I give it a low rating, however, because it is made very cheaply. Just from regular use (plugging it in and unplugging it), the unit cracked, and then after 1-2 more uses it completely fell apart. See the pictures.

I wanted to let you know that the controller does have a 1 year warranty and I have sent the warranty return instructions in a separate email to you.
-- Etrailer Expert Jenny N - 11/17/2022


I just received the wireless brake controller so my experience using it is still little, however it was very easy to setup. It took about 2 minutes to plug in and get setup once the app was installed on my phone. I pulled my trailer around the block and worked to setup the sensitivity and it seems to work flawlessly. I like how I can setup multiple profiles for my different trailers. I lease my truck to it is nice that I don't have to install wiring and install the controller onto the dash of the truck knowing I will most likely turn it in at the end of the lease

I have had the wireless brake controller for about a year now, and I have to say it has worked flawlessly. It connects to my phone each time without fail also. It is a bit more expensive than a wired controller but in my opinion, the ease of use and ability to use in different vehicles makes it well worth the investment.
Dana - 02/06/2023


Initially wouldn’t connect to iPhone but after uninstall/reinstall of app it was fine. After literally traveling around the entire US I have to say it was a blessing with plug-and-play simplicity and total control over braking parameters. The phone lost Bluetooth connection a few times while traveling but the controller maintains the program so no big deal. For me it was nice to see the braking rate on the phone graphic. GREAT PRODUCT! 5 stars!


Recently had a tow package installed on a 2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee L. Unfortunately, there is an issue with this model not allowing a computer flash. All lights work but no power to the brake pole on 7-pin. This little adapter solved all my issues bypassing the brake pole and using the brake lights for power. Less than 5mins of setting app up and adjusting brakes. Plug and play, no worry of warranty issues. Etrailer/Curt were very helpful.


I like the fact that I have a proportional brake controller I can stick in my glove box. It doesn’t have to be hardwired to the vehicle which is nice because I can use it on different applications. This one is definitely a plus over time delay brake controllers.

2022 Nissan Frontier

When this arrived I opened the box and did not have any packing material to cushion the contents inside to prevent damage. The right side of the controller was cracked open (screw missing) and one of the pins inside is bent. I was able to repair the damage on the side. Have not plugged it in to see if it works.

Thank you for letting us know! Customer service will be in touch with you.
-- Etrailer Expert Jenny N - 10/20/2022


I used the wiring harness and 7/4 pin receiver from etrailer to wire my 2021 Toyota Highlander to use the Curt Echo. It worked flawlessly the first time. So far I haven’t needed to make adjustments from the original settings for my R-Pod 180 travel trailer. I do wish there were better instructions for initial set up.

2014 Cadillac SRX

I received an open box/returned item. Very disappointed that etrailer would send this to me, especially since it cost $XXX. What I received was the item thrown into a brown shipping envelope with a brochure and the PIN. I have already contacted eTrailer. I hope they do the right thing.

I can understand your disappointment with receiving the brake controller this way. I can see that Customer Service has been working with you towards a resolution.
-- Etrailer Expert Jenny N - 11/08/2022


I have used this controller to travel cross country, even in inclement conditions. It has one crack in the housting, but it works great. I also like the phone app.

Still awesome
James - 03/23/2022

2004 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter

So convenient! I’m so glad our mechanic found this for us.

He was going to have to a lot of wiring to get our RV brakes to work from our 2004 Sprinter.

The wireless brake controller is a snap to use and saves a lot of money on repair bill.

The only problem I ran into was that the rubber strap that came with it came apart right a way

I used a velcro strap instead


Like many, I have an SUV that isn't wired for a brake controller and was nervous about whether a wireless controller would really work. The reviews pointed me toward the Curt Echo, but who knows if it would "really work". I've had it a year now and it's performed flawlessly. As a new trailer owner, it's one less thing to worry about. Now I just have to remember to close all the windows and lock the doors.

Toyota Echo

Added bonus, I can test my brakes on trailer without hooking up my car. Attach the echo, make sure battery on trailer is juiced a bit, start the app on phone. I Jack up the sides and test everything while repacking my berings. Love this device.

Great, it does what it says it would do
Robert - 03/07/2023

Toyota Echo

I purchased the Echo Controller after realizing my RV was not wired for Trailer Brakes and I needed to pull a trailer within days and no time to wire it myself or get it wired. I called eTrailer and explained my situation the solution that was suggested was the ECHO, I asked a lot of questions as I wasn't totally sold but was assured it would work and in fact it did. The only issue I have had is at times the Bluetooth does not stay connected, as indicated the ECHO defaults to the previous setting. I would buy it again.

2018 Toyota Echo

This is my second Curt Echo Wireless Trailer brake controller for my popup camper and it works great. Even better is the customer service her at etrailer. I had an issue with my billing and it was cleared up immediately.

the Curt wireless brake controller is working flawlessly. I appreciate the extra security strap that the newer model has and I would buy it again if this one went missing.
Lance - 11/19/2022


The only reason I didn’t give this product a higher rating is we found out, after the fact, that the controller doesn’t allow a charge to our RV battery like a regular plug does. That should be made ;more apparent in the specs of this product. While there can be rewriting workarounds to this, those weren’t satisfactory options so it is causing us to move to a different brake controller. The operation of this controller, otherwise, is excellent. Simple to use, simple to hook to your phone and worked great with our trailer. Unfortunately we need our battery to be working and charging as we travel since we go “off grid” often. If that’s not a concern of yours, this is an excellent choice.

We have researched this question with Curt. They advised that the circuit is only rated for 30 amp peak. The constant amp rating is lower but they am not sure what that number is at this time. With the potential of overheating the unit while charging the battery they would not recommend it.
-- Etrailer Expert Jenny N - 04/06/2022
Chris covers this concern very well. Copy and paste the link into your web browser and take a look!
-- comment by: Brendan - 07/15/2022


Only used once, but worked well with rented travel trailer RV using bluetooth connection to my phone. Using this type of Brake Controller avoided having to have one permanently installed. Wished I would have had other opportunities to get more familiar with the settings. But, we decided that this is not the type of RV we want to use. I plan to keep the device for future use just in case.

2008 Mazda 3

I used this kit to convert an OEM 4-way flat connector to a 7-way on a 2012 Toyota FJ Cruiser. Easy, straightforward install. Only issue I ran into was that I had to elongate the kit mounting bracket holes to use the existing bracket holes. etrailer provides excellent written and video installation instructions.


I have been using this brake controller on 9 trips. The support staff from Curt helped me fine tune the brake sensitivity on my first trip and it has worked very well. After the third trip, I added the rubber strap to secure the controller to the trailer 7-way plug-in and it has been flawless.

I am very happy with the Curt Echo Brake Controller. I recently had to make adjustments to the brake sensitivity in response to adjusting the brake pads and I found that the adjustments on the smartphone app were easy to make. I am very pleased with the product.
Arne - 06/28/2022


Works perfect with Jeep Wrangler and Rp od!


The controller works great and is easy to connect up with my cell phone. The problem is that plastic pin on the rubber strap & is used to hold the controller in place broke. I am now using plastic tie wraps.

We have the replacement strap available. It is part # C28HR
Replacement Strap for Curt Echo Wireless Trailer Brake Controller
on our site.
-- Etrailer Expert Jenny N - 01/27/2023


Its been a Year , I have it on my Ford Transit 350 Adventure van that I haul a trailer with. I never worry about it not working ( I did when I first put it on) I don't even know if I have the App anymore. I holds all the setpoints in memory. I've been up and down the Grapevine about 6 times with no issues. It dose hang out there a bit but has never fallen out. A little fab work would be good but it hasn't caused me any trouble yet, So Why fix something if it's not broken.

Toyota Echo

My daughter ordered a Curt Echo Wireless Brake Controler from another dealer and it appeared to be faulty. I contacted eTrailer to confirm my diagnosis and they were very helpful and confirmed that the controller was faulty. As we were in a time crunch to get the trailer brakes operational, I ordered a new controller from eTrailer and it worked as advertized - easy setup and control plus three families can use the same controller instead of having to have 3 separate controllers. Only issue is that it took over a week for them to ship the controller even though they showed it in stock when I ordered it.

My daughter used the controller to tow her LARGE pop-up trailer nearly 4000 miles last summer and I used the same controller to pull a separate large trailer 150 miles across a hilly interstate to help a friend move. In both cases it worked perfectly.
Ray - 04/30/2022


This plug in brake controller works great!
tell all my friends that have rigs to pull.


The BEST Solution by far if your truck didn’t come equipped with a factory trailer brake controller. This thing works folks and you won’t put a crick in your neck trying to install an aftermarket controller under your dash that will forever be in your way! Get one. It’s worth every penny.

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See what our Experts say about this CURT Trailer Brake Controller

  • Installing the Curt C51180 Echo Brake Controller on 2010 Range Rover HSE
    As long as your Range Rover has a functional 7-way connector with an operational 12-volt accessory lead, the Curt # C51180 Echo Brake Controller will work great for you. As your vehicle is brand new, the 7-way should be wired correctly. Simply mount the unit in the 7-way, and follow the instructions to synchronize the unit with your iOS or Android based smartphone. For your convenience, I have provided a link to the operating and installation instructions. as well as a product description...
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  • Can the Curt Echo be Used When Another Brake Controller is Plugged In
    Great question! Your are free to use the Curt Echo Wireless Trailer Brake Controller without disconnecting your on board brake controller. It works with any on board controller without interference. The Echo requires the 12-volt pin on the vehicle's 7-Way is active. It will connect to smart phone as your friend has probably already told you. I attached a video review of the Echo for your reference. It's a great brake controller!
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  • Is Curt Echo Compatible with Ford Smart Trailer Tow Feature
    Curt has actually updated the Curt Echo # C51180 so that it is now compatible with the Smart Trailer Tow feature like what you have on your 2019 Ford F-150 Lariat. The Echo used to not interact well with the Smart Trailer Tow feature (they essentially couldn't read each other well) so Curt started adding resistors inside the Echo and my contact at Curt said that the brake controller is compatible with that feature now. I have attached an installation/review video on a 2019 F-150 that...
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  • Will the Curt Echo Work On a 2019 Honda Ridgeline With Factory 7-Way
    The Curt Echo Wireless Trailer Brake Controller part # C51180 will work with a 2019 Honda Ridgeline and you would not need any other components if you have a factory 7-way trailer connector. The Curt Echo draws power from the tow vehicle so it won't be an issue if the trailer does not have a battery. The trailer will still pull all of the power it needs through the Curt Echo without issue.
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  • Can a Wireless Brake Controller Work in a 2020 Chevy Express Van
    Wireless brake controllers have been around for a bit but they haven't become all that popular until pretty recently. They're a lot easier to install and transfer from one vehicle to another. There's nothing added inside the vehicle and when you don't need it it's not in the way. Probably the most popular right now is the Curt Echo, part # C51180. It plugs into the 7-way on the back of your van inline with the trailer wiring and connects to your phone via Bluetooth to control the settings....
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  • Does Curt Echo Brake Controller Require Old Brake Controller to be Disconnected
    You do not have to disconnect your older brake controller to use the Curt Echo Wireless Trailer Brake Controller # C51180. The wireless Echo will override a wired brake controller because the Echo does not use the blue brake wire from the 7-way socket. If you are looking for convenience, the Echo is definitely the best choice and won't require you to do anything but set it up and plug it in. I have added a link to the instruction manual as well as some video reviews for you to check out...
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  • Easy to Install Brake Controller Recommendation for 2020 Ford Transit T250
    The easiest to install brake controller I recommend highly for your 2020 Ford Transit T250 is the Curt Echo Mobile part # C51180. Basically this just plugs into an active 7-way like you have and once synced to your smart phone is ready to tow. This is also a proportional brake controller as well which means it senses how hard you apply the vehicle brakes and applies a relative amount of braking pressure to the trailer brakes.
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  • Will Computer on 2016 Ram Rebel Need to Be Relfashed to Use Curt C51180 Echo Brake Controller
    The Curt # C51180 Echo will work just fine on your Rebel , and the computer would not need to be re-flashed at the dealer in order for the Echo to operate. The Echo gets operates independently of the trailer brake circuit on the truck so it'll work great for you right out of the box. As long as the 12v power feed circuit on the vehicle is active (it should be) and you have a smart phone with a recent OS, the controller will work great for you. I've linked you to a video that explains how...
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  • Easy to Install Brake Controller Recommendation for 2020 Toyota Tacoma
    I have a super easy and really great performing brake controller solution I can recommend for your 2020 Toyota Tacoma with the Curt Echo Mobile part # C51180. Basically this just plugs into the active 7-way you have at the rear of your truck and once synced to your smart phone is ready to go. This is a proportional brake controller too which means it senses how hard you apply the truck brakes and applies a relative amount of braking to the trailer brakes. For more info on the controller...
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  • What Happens if Curt Echo Mobile Loses Connection to Smart Phone
    Yes, if for some reason you lost connection between the Curt Echo Mobile # C51180 and your smart phone the last settings would be retained like you mentioned. Only thing you'd lose is ability to use the manual override lever.
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  • Do 12 Volts go Through Curt Echo Brake Controller & Compatibility w/ Electric/Hydraulic Disc Brakes
    Those are good questions and the answer to yes is both. Twelve volts will still go through the Curt Echo Mobile Brake Controller # C51180 so the batteries on your travel trailer are not going to be affected. Additionally, the Echo brake controller is compatible with electric-over-hydraulic disc brakes, which is what I assume you were referencing when you mentioned converting to disc brakes. This is a very easy to use, very convenient brake controller that is going to make your towing experience...
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  • Will Curt Echo Brake Controller Apply Brakes if You Don't Step on Brake
    I checked out our reviews and did not find anything regarding brakes wearing down using the Curt Echo Wireless Trailer Brake Controller # C51180. That said, the controller can apply your trailer brakes even if you are not hitting the brakes on your tow vehicle. The reason for this is the Echo uses deceleration to sense when you are slowing down and applies the brakes proportionally. The issue I believe you may be having is that you have a sensitivity level which is likely a touch too high...
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  • Can Curt Echo Mobile Brake Controller # C51180 Mount in All Positions and Function
    The Curt Echo Mobile Brake Controller # C51180 that you referenced can work in all angles as we have tested for this and it always works great regardless of 7-way orientation on the vehicle. The inertia sensor does not require the controller to face a specific direction like most proportional controllers that mount to the vehicle dash do. I attached an install video for this on a vehicle that has a 7-way that's angled for you to check out as well.
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  • Curt Echo Brake Controller Will Not Pair To Phone With Working Bluetooth Connection
    It sounds like you are trying to pair the Curt Echo part # C51180 to the Bluetooth on your phone which is why the app is not recognizing it. You want to go into your settings on your phone and make sure you disconnect the Bluetooth from the Curt Echo device. Then go to the Curt app and pair the brake controller. If you do not disconnect the Bluetooth from the Echo in your settings it will not allow you to pair on the app. You want to connect through the app not your phone settings.
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  • Does It Matter What Angle The Curt Echo Is Mounted In The 7-Way Plug
    The orientation/angle of the Curt Echo Mobile Trailer Brake Controller part # C51180 does not matter. I have confirmed this with Curt many times and they say it does not matter what angle the Echo is mounted at, you will still have the same braking power because of it's internal sensor.
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  • Can Curt Echo Trailer Brake Controller C51180 be Used in In-Bed Fifth Wheel/Gooseneck 7-Way
    The Curt Mobile Brake Controller part # C51180 that you referenced can work installed in a 5th wheel style 7-way that is at an angle in the truck bed. When Curt designed it they knew there were several different 7-way configurations so they had to make it work in all angles.
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  • Could Curt Mobile Echo # C51180 Vibrate Loose
    The lid of 7-ways are designed to grab onto a small lip on the 7-ways that are inserted into them which holds them in place. I attached a picture that points out the lip I referred to. We've sold quite a few of these and have yet to have an issue with them vibrating out.
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  • What is Bluetooth Range of Curt Echo Mobile Brake Controller
    Yes, the Curt Echo Mobile brake controller part # C51180 has a 50 foot range so it would work fine on a 40 foot motorhome.
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  • 7-Way Adapter Kit for 2020 Kia Telluride to Install Curt Echo Brake Controller
    That definitely is a 7-way mounting bracket at the rear of your 2020 Kia Telluride which the 7-way adapter part # ETBC7L could easily attach to and would be what you need to install and use the Curt Echo # C51180. You'd just need to plug in your 4-way into the adapter and then run the power wire up to the vehicle battery and you'd be set!
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  • Can Curt Echo Wireless Brake Controller be Used with Car Play
    While the Curt Echo part # C51180 won't integrate into the Car Play of your vehicle it will allow you to use the Car Play and still function as a brake controller. Of if a passenger with an iPad wanted to control the controller they certainly could do that as well.
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  • What Is the Warranty of the Curt Echo Wireless Trailer Brake Controller
    The Curt Echo Wireless Trailer Brake Controller part # C51180 has a lifetime warranty so any issues you have with the brake controller will be covered by the manufacturer. That said, I don't think you will have any issues as we have had mostly great reviews from the Curt Echo. The Curt Echo is also the easiest to install brake controller on the market which is where it get's its popularity. It only requires a 7-way trailer connector for installation.
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  • Which Circuit of 7-Way is Power Circuit for Powering Curt Echo Mobile Brake Controller
    The 1:00 pin of the 7-way trailer wiring connector is the circuit for the 12 volt charge circuit that Curt Echo Mobile # C51180 draws power from. The ground circuit of the 7-way is the pin in the 7:00 position. I attached a diagram that shows all of the 7-way circuits as well. All the Echo needs to be active is 12 volt, ground, and lighting.
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  • Is the Curt Echo Mobile Brake Controller Compatible with a 2020 Ram 1500
    Yes. The Curt Echo Mobile # C51180 will work on the 7 way connector on your 2020 Ram 1500 and is the easiest to install brake controller we offer. This simply plugs into the 7 way on your truck, plug your trailer into the back of the Echo, then open up the app on your phone to pair with the controller and you're good to go. The Curt Echo requires a smart phone running at least iOS 8.0 (or newer) or Android 4.4 (or newer), as well as the ability to connect via Bluetooth.
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  • Can Curt Echo Brake Controller be Installed in Any Orientation
    The Curt Echo brake cointroller, part # C51180, can actually be installed in any orientation. It has a triple-axis accelorameter which allows it to send the direction of travel at any angle unlike traditional brake controllers in stalled in the cab. I've linked a video from when we used the Echo on a 4Runner with a 7-way that's kind of in an odd location which puts the Echo at an angle. It's not too dramatic but it still shows the Echo working in a 7-way that's not straight from the bumper.
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