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Tekonsha PowerTrac Electronic Brake Controller - 1 to 2 Axles - Time Delayed

Tekonsha PowerTrac Electronic Brake Controller - 1 to 2 Axles - Time Delayed

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Easy-to-use brake controller activates your trailer brakes electronically when you engage the brakes in your tow vehicle. Set braking intensity to your preference and towing application. Lowest Prices for the best trailer brake controller from Tekonsha. Tekonsha PowerTrac Electronic Brake Controller - 1 to 2 Axles - Time Delayed part number 39523 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-8924 for expert service.
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Tekonsha Trailer Brake Controller

  • Tekonsha
  • Electric
  • Time Delayed Controller
  • Under-Dash Box
  • Automatic Leveling
  • Up to 2 Axles
  • Dash Mount
  • 360 Degrees

Easy-to-use brake controller activates your trailer brakes electronically when you engage the brakes in your tow vehicle. Set braking intensity to your preference and towing application.


Features:

  • Brake controller activates electric trailer brakes (sold separately)
    • Signal is sent to trailer brakes when tow-vehicle brakes are activated
  • Adjustable output control lets you determine the amount of braking force
    • Set to maximum when you travel through hilly terrain with your fully loaded trailer
    • Back off the power output when you tow a lightweight trailer
  • LED indicator on front of unit
    • Green light indicates that brakes are connected
    • Color changes to orange and then to red as the power output increases
  • Built-in manual override
  • PowerTrac can be used with trailers that have up to 2 axles (4 brake assemblies total)
  • Mounting bracket and hardware included
    • No need to mount level
  • Additional pigtail harness (sold separately) is required for complete installation
    • For some vehicle-specific applications a plug-in, vehicle-specific brake-control adapter (sold separately) can be used to further reduce installation time


Specs:

  • Dimensions: 3" wide x 5" long x 1-1/4" tall
  • Limited 5-year warranty


Unlike pendulum-style controllers, which react to the inertia that is created by your tow vehicle slowing down, the PowerTrac applies your trailer's brakes when the brake pedal in your tow vehicle is engaged. The trailer brakes will be activated with an intensity set by you. This output (amount of braking power) is adjustable to suit your preference, as well as road conditions, type of trailer and load. You can also apply the brakes manually with the integrated override.


Because inertia plays no role in the functioning of this controller, you do not have to mount the unit at any particular angle. As a result, mounting options are nearly limitless. After mounting the unit, hardwire the end of the pigtail harness (sold separately) directly into your vehicle. For even easier installation, a vehicle-specific wiring adapter (sold separately) is available for certain vehicles. One end of the custom adapter plugs into your vehicle, and the other end plugs into your controller - no hardwiring required. To transfer the PowerTrac to another vehicle or to remove it for storage, just unplug the unit and remove it from the mount.


Installation Accessories

For even easier installation, a vehicle-specific wiring adapter (sold separately) is 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


Note: For vehicles without brake-control wiring adapters, a 20-amp circuit breaker (9506P - sold separately) is required.


See also etrailer.com's exclusive 7- and 4-way brake-control installation kit (ETBC7 - sold separately) that includes all the parts necessary to install the PowerTrac brake controller.



80500 Tekonsha PowerTrac Electric Brake Control

Item # 39523

Installation Details 39523 Installation instructions


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Customer Reviews

Tekonsha PowerTrac Electronic Brake Controller - 1 to 2 Axles - Time Delayed - 39523

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (855 Customer Reviews)

Easy-to-use brake controller activates your trailer brakes electronically when you engage the brakes in your tow vehicle. Set braking intensity to your preference and towing application.

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This review is for the Tekonsha PowerTrac Electronic Brake Controller - 1 to 2 Axles - Time Delayed. I installed this brake controller on a 2014 Jeep Unlimited and at the same time installed a 7 way trailer connector. I bought a Jeep factory harness for the 7 way connector so that was just a simple swap out of the factory 4 flat connector. This ensured that I had working lights while I worked on the install of the Controller. The Jeep harness included the wiring for the trailer brakes so I just had to install the Controller and the wiring for the controller at the engine end. This took about 4 hours. I didn't own a trailer yet at that time so I took the Jeep to a local trailer rental place and they tested the install for me. It worked. They also explained to me how to use the controller. I later bought a small travel trailer and the dealer for the trailer tested the install of the Controller and explained how to use it. By this they meant how I adjust the sensitivity of the controller. This they explained was best done by setting the sensitivity to zero (thumb wheel on controller) and then while pulling the trailer adjust the sensitivity up until some 'drag' is felt and then backing the sensitivity back down just until no 'drag' is felt, and that's it. I don't know if the manufacturer would agree with that. Their documentation did not explain exactly how to use the controller. Now that I've used the trailer a few times and I go through this I am comfortable with it and I feel the Tekonsha is providing the the control needed for safe towing. 210105



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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. 363801



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As usual, etrailer came thru with glowing colors. Delivery was fast and cheap. These guys are totally involved. When I thought I'd messed up, they were quick in answering my questions. I will add this advice. Whenever dropping a wire inside of your dash (like a controller adapter) do not hook it up to your vehicle's wiring loom first, or tape up the exposed plug on the dropped end. Not doing so can result in popping noises within your dashboard, burned fuses or even a fire. Again, for trailer stuff, these are the guys. You get way more than you pay for here. Steve, a returning customer. 484743



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Very happy with this product. It fit nicely in my truck and plugged right into the factory wiring harness. Total installation time was under an hour. Easy to adjust, and works perfectly with my 5th wheel trailer. I simply pulled out the little storage cubby from the dash, cut the back off, slid the controller in, bolted it together, and stuck it all back in the dash. Looks and works great. 610737


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Still great after a year. I tow a bunch of different trailers. Adjusting between trailers is a snap. Ive received lots of positive comments on how nicely it fits in the truck, like it was made to be there.
Michael B - 03/11/2020

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Easy to install in my Toyota-Tacoma 2012. I pull my Travel Trailer and this break controller worked very well and with just a little bit adjustment. Also this item was shipped very fast. 89077


Comments
I just installed this on my 2010 Tacoma, which was very easy. I hooked up a new trailer and I noticed right a way the brakes seem to pulse. You can see the LED flicker between red and green that appears to be synced with the brake pulsing. Does yours behave similarly? This is my first trailer and brake controller so Im not sure if its normal or not.
-- comment by: Quincy - 04/02/2014

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That is not normal operation. There are two likely culprits: First, a weak or loose connection to the brake switch wire. Double check that first so the controller can positively know when you are applying brakes in the Tacoma. Second, Toyotas are known for finnicky electrical grounds. If you didn't when you installed it, run the ground wire for the controller to the negative terminal on the battery. If it is grounded to the body, the controller may not be getting sufficient ground so the brakes start to engage and the ground cuts out, and it does this over and over resulting in the pulse.

-- Patrick B - 4/3/2014

Comments
Now after one year Im using the same brake controler in my new Tundra and still working very well.
Rolando T - 01/09/2015

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I purchased two trailer brakes and I received them several days ahead of the projected delivery date. I was made aware of shipping dates and delivery via email. I also was able to buy two brakes and adaptors for my vehicles for slightly less than a single unit (no adapter) price at a local retailer. All in all a very good transaction. This retailer is highly recommended and I will shop here again. 425742



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I installed it on my 2018 Nissan Frontier and it works perfectly. 669409



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I ordered the powertrac with the 22292, 2011 ford F150 wiring adapter, It works great. 15 mins, and I had everything ready to go. It is a little sensitive to adjust but ones you get the feel for it, it takes no time to adjust. very happy with this unit, I would recommend this unit to everyone. 380737



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Thanks to etrailer’s video “Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee”, the installation of a Tekonsha PowerTrac controller on my 2003 Jeep was very straight forward (and I’m not a car guy!). Like in the video, I used the wiring kit (#5506). I forgot to order a pigtail wiring harness but was able to pick one up locally. Took the trailer out last weekend and the brakes worked great. 517695



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Very easy to install and looks great in the truck, only wish i would have ordered the pigtail that goes to the truck. 26397


Comments
I ordered this brake controller for a 2003 Nissan Pathfinder with Universal Installation Kit. Not an easy job since theres no factory harness to plug the controller into. As others have said in the reviews the hardest wire to connect it the red one since it connects to the cold side of the brake pedal switch.There is literally an inch of space and little to no slack on the brake wire plugWhich is the black one on the right with 3 green wires with stripes and a red wire. . The brown plug is the shifter release switch. This was the hardest part of the whole install. The wire and plug was nearly impossible to get to or see. I had to lay on my back and twist sideways with a utility light next to my head shining under the dash. I cut my hand up pretty good getting the white plug disconnected from the black brake switch before I tapped it. The lock on the plug is above the steering wheel shaft so you cant see it or get pliers on it. I had to do it by feel and press with all my might with my right hand and pull the plug out with my left. The wires are covered by black rubber sheath which you have to slit back to the harness before you can tap it.The wire you want to tap on a 2003 Nissan Pathfinder is the GREEN wire with a YELLOW stripe. Once I tapped into that wire I double checked by unplugging the harness from the brake controller and using the LED tester. I clipped it to the metal surrounding the brake pedal, pushed the probe end into the red wire connector on the harness and pumped the brake pedal and the LED lit up!! So I knew I was successful.The rest was easy running wires to the battery and the connector on the back. The other small problem was the 10 gauge duplex wire included with the universal installation kit was literally a few feet short to reach the battery so I had to buy a roll of black 10 gauge at the auto parts store to complete the installation.Ill let you know how it works with the Pontoon Trailer!
-- comment by: Dan N - 03/17/2013

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Easy install with included GM wire harness. Took 20 minutes. 443734


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awesome,simple controller to operate and install
John - 10/18/2018

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I needed an electric brake controller for towing a 9500 GVWR utility trailer. Read other reviews and have to agree that this is a very good product. Simple to install, just read and follow the instructions, connect Pos to a circuit breaker and battery positive, connect Neg to battery negative. Connecting to the battery reduces voltage ripple and noise from the alternator and other electric components. Connect other wires to the brake light switch and to your trailer plug. I also recommend buying the 4 wire pigtail cable assembly for this and similar controllers. A local retailer has a similar controller for twice the price of etrailer. 435278


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My 85 Ford wasnt pre-wired for a brake controller. Over 1 year later and I havent had any problems. Will be buying another one for my brothers truck.
J P - 03/05/2019

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First of all I want to thank everyone involved with me for being so helpful and patient, especially Wayne in Tech. As it turned out after getting the 3rd unit from them the problem was in the trailer & installer [ me ] I found a pinched wire this afternoon and repaired it, problem solved. Thanks again to everyone involved. Will get a chance to try it out this weekend before it snows !!!!! 437721


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Works GREAT
Steve J - 09/29/2018

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The only thing I wish I had done was put the screws in the unit first for a test fit, I was working in a tight space and it was hard to start the screws. 573616



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Excellent product. Easy install was truly plug and play. Clean look. Highly recommended. 682864



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Perfect for my needs. Easy to install. The adapter that came with it made the install so easy. 3015-P. 575052



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I have a Toyota Tacoma (06). I had the controller installed in less than five minutes. One minute to gather the tools: drill/bits, screw driver, and tape. I thought tape would be helpful to hold the ground screw to the driver given the tight are under the dash. One minute to drill the ground hole. One minute to install the ground screw. One minute to plug in the cables and fish the wire under the stirring wheel to allow for the controller to be mounted in the storage area found on Tacoma trucks dash. I guess I was wrong. It only took four minutes. I did not need to put the tools away I was off to do other projects. I rate the product as good because I have not tried it on the trailer yet. 86205


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Today I used the controller out on the road, it worked great. Now I give the product a SIX star rating. Its better than a five star rating because of the reasonable price and installation of the product. Good job etrailer. Mike from Santa Fe.
-- comment by: Mike L - 06/29/2013

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We can't take that much credit, you performed the install. Glad it proved to be a quick, easy and worthwhile project, and thanks for coming back to give us an update after you tested it out. Happy towing!

-- Patrick B - 7/1/2013


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Great price. I used this unit, made by Tekonsha, to replace a Tekonsha Prodigy unit that was (3.) times as expensive. (It lasted (4.) years. The green LED lighting was no longer visible. Therefore, making the unit inoperable.) I installed this unit in a 2012 GMC Sierra 1500 pickup truck. The truck had the wires for a trailer brake controller under the dash. All I had to do was pulled them down. This is how I connected the wires: Small blue & white wire on the truck to the blue wire on the trailer brake controller. Small white wire on the truck to the white wire on the trailer brake controller. Large blue wire on the truck to the red wire on the trailer brake controller. Red/black wire on the truck to the black wire on the trailer brake controller. I mounted the trailer brake controller to the right, and at the very top of the pullout ash tray with the screws that came with the trailer brake controller. I am right handed, so this location allows me to see and operate the trailer brake controller with my right hand while resting my arm on the fold down storage area/beverage holder in my work truck. E Trailer is a good company. Their prices are fair and they have an excellent customer support system. If you have a question or a problem they are there to take care of you. So I don't shop anywhere else when I need something that they sell. Why would I? 329265


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Thanks for your review and your business, Rick! Often, the color of the wires are determined what wires the factory uses on a particular run, so we always recommend testing for function by using a wiring tester, such as # 3808.
-- Laura E - 01/09/2017

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Didn't take long to get once I ordered it. Very easy to install. I used the video to help with the install. Can't wait to start camping. Would definitely use etrailer.com again and will recommend it to friends and family. 348854



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Worked perfectly for my daughter's popu p. 914017



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excellent product ! 912130



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Very easy to install and works perfectly. Couldn't be happier 911525



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exactly the part that I needed. 911476



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Works great, Wife installed it 910269


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