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Tekonsha 7-Way, RV-Style Tester for Brake Controllers - LED Test Lights

Tekonsha 7-Way, RV-Style Tester for Brake Controllers - LED Test Lights

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Use this tester to check the connection between your tow vehicle's 7-pole, blade-style connector and your brake controller. Tester emulates trailer to confirm connectivity. LED lights illuminate to show each function is working. Lowest Prices for the best wiring from Tekonsha. Tekonsha 7-Way, RV-Style Tester for Brake Controllers - LED Test Lights part number 6562 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-8924 for expert service.


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Tekonsha Wiring - 6562

Use this tester to check the connection between your tow vehicle's 7-pole, blade-style connector and your brake controller. Tester emulates trailer to confirm connectivity. LED lights illuminate to show each function is working.


Features:

  • 7-Way tester checks your brake controller's connection to your tow vehicle's 7-way connector
    • Simulates electric trailer brakes to confirm connectivity without hooking up your trailer
    • Also checks the functions of your 7-way connection
  • Built-in, red LED lights offer easy troubleshooting
    • LEDs illuminate to confirm each function is working
  • Compatible with Tekonsha and Draw-Tite aftermarket brake controllers
    • Also works with 2013 and older Ford OEM brake controllers
    • Compatible with some brake controllers from other manufacturers


Specs:

  • Function codes
    • LT: left turn
    • TL: tail lights
    • RT: right turn
    • 12V: 12-volt power feed
    • BK: brake controller output
    • BU: back-up/reverse
  • Limited 1-year warranty


6562 Tekonsha 7-Pole, Blade-Style Trailer Emulator for Brake Controllers






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




Video Transcript for Tekonsha 7 Way Trailer Emulator Connector Review

Today we're going to review a Tekonsha 7-Way Trailer Emulator Blade Style Connector, part number 6562. With this part number this is what you get: one nice handheld unit that basically copies all functions of a trailer. With this tool you can use it on any truck or RV with a 7-way connector and verify all the functions are working. Now you notice there is six LEDs here for your functions, and we have a 7-way connector. Number seven is actually for the ground. All right, let's go ahead and put it into our 7-pole connector.

Make sure it's firmly seated. Put the lid down, and you can see right off the bat it's picking up 12 volt signal. That tells us there's a constant 12 volt power supply from the battery coming out to the trailer. Now our truck also has a brake controller installed on it, and a lot of brake controllers will send a small pulse signal out to verify it's still connected to your trailer or not. With this LED set up, you can see that it actually pulses every now and then, and you can see the brake controller looking for a trailer. Now this emulator will work with a variety of after market brake controllers, basically almost all of them out there.

This will also work with most trucks that come with a factory installed brake controller as well. This emulator will actually emulate the trailer brakes as well, so when you take a look at your brake controller it will tell you that it's connected. I'll activate the brake controller, and we can see output on our emulator. As I operate the manual lever slowly back and forth, you can see the LED match the rate that I'm moving the lever. We put it in reverse and we can see that we have indication that the reverse light circuit is working. Put it back into park and as we do that you can see how the brake lights come on for our turn signals.

All right, let's go ahead and try the left turn signal. We get our indication there. Let's try our right signal. Now that works as well. All right, lets try the running lights.

This is labelled TM on our emulator, and you can see how it comes on. What this emulator . This is the perfect tool to keep in back of your vehicle if you tow multiple trailers. That way you can verify if your truck is working correctly or not, so you don't have to be chasing down problems on a trailer if you don't have to. That will finish it for our review of the Tekonsha 7-Way Trailer Emulator Blade Style Connector, part number 6562.


Customer Reviews

Tekonsha 7-Way, RV-Style Tester for Brake Controllers - LED Test Lights - 6562

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (69 Customer Reviews)

Use this tester to check the connection between your tow vehicle's 7-pole, blade-style connector and your brake controller. Tester emulates trailer to confirm connectivity. LED lights illuminate to show each function is working.

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Product is excellent! Have used it for around a year now without any problems! 246482


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I havent had any problems with my Tekosha. It has worked without a hitch! No pun intended

James G - 04/25/2017

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Works for checking wiring 134989


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Work as it should. Shipping was fast and the product was of good quality.

Greg - 06/10/2015

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Did exactly what it's suppose I tried a cheaper version of the "TowReady" and it will not test the brake controller. The Tekonsha "Emulator" will along with every other function on a 7-pin connector. With the 6562 installed, you can drive and watch the brake controller working. I dont know why Tekonsha didnt put a "lock" on the device to make sure it stays in for test-driving the vehicle with it installed. A minor issue. I highly recommend the 6562 for the ultimate in 7-pin testing with a brake controller installed. 2878



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Disappointed that it does not check 12 volt for trailer battery without trailer connected. The whole reason to own this is to check all functions without trailer connected. 595306


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The reason that the emulator doesnt read the 12-V output circuit is because the 2017 F-Series trucks are equipped with a smart trailer connector. The connector must sense the electrical load of a trailer before it activates.

-- Mike L - 01/07/2019

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Great product. Works as specified. But just proved I have an issue with my towing vehicle not the trailer!! 562982



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Works as advertised, though not able to completely emulate a trailer for my 2015 Ford F-150 - the instructions have a clearly worded warning that this might occur. The labels on the LEDs are tiny black letters on a black body - kind of hard to see with so little contrast. Also, be mindful of the position of the LEDs and whether the lights will face up or down when plugged in to the tow vehicle. In my case, the lights are facing the ground, making it a bit more difficult to diagnose. That's a factor of how the factory installed the outlet in my truck and how Tekonsha built the Emulator. Perhaps there's a different 7-way emulator that would have had the lights on top when installed in my particular truck, but it's not a problem and the product works just fine. There's no changing anything - I just have to bend down to look upwards at the LEDs. All that said, it does what it needs to do and it's great to be able to check for proper operations before hooking up the trailer - and especially handy if there's a problem and a need for some troubleshooting. 426193



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I bought the emulator because I plow and have a back up warning buzzer in the cab. Since I have a salt spreader on the back, the alarm goes off every time I put the 2013 f350 truck in reverse. Plugging in your trailer emulator tricked the system into believing there is really a trailer on the back of the truck. No more alrm!! exactly what I was looking for. 103311



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Helpful in finding the issue I had. 563183



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great little tester, I bought it to fix the messed up wiring job that the "mechanics" at "best Rv" in Turlock , Ca. did to my truck and brand new Rv, then said good to go and sent me on my way. coming over the grapevine south on I5 I noticed my brakes were coming on with my lights( turn signal and 4-way). totally messed up my truck. after purchasing this little tester I was able to repair their screw-up in no time. once I had the truck fixed I plugged in the trailer to the truck and repaired that mess. great little tool. I have used it a couple times helping out some other RVers also. works great every time. the only thing to be sure of is make sure you plug it in all the way (look for the power light.). 258445


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Still working

gregg - 06/06/2017

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Never any problems with etrailer Reasonable prices large inventory. I don't bother to look at other retailers. 651064



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No issues. Working perfectly 625381



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Excellent product 615912



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This product is THE tool to use for this type of trailer wiring diagnosis. Got the job done quickly and accurately. I used this to demonstrate diagnostics to my students. They know how to use this powerful tool as well. Thanks. 609362



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awesome product thanks. 605136



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Best price I found on-line. Product arrived on time and new as described. I would order from them again. 599299



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Arrived on time in excellent condition and was as described. I used it to test my new installation of in bed RV Plug. Worked as described. 597194



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Works great 589528



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Device worked as advertised. I can test my trailer brake connection without having to connect the trailer (a 32 foot camper) itself. It helped me isolate an issue with the brake voltage regulator inside the truck and not the trailer itself. Well worth the money 570590



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My trailer hitch caused the lights on the tester to be facing down when plugged in. This is really not an issue as the lights are bright. I use it to test my installation, worked great. 570497



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Good diagnostic tool, good value from e trailer.com 561828



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This worked as advertised. I have an Audi Q7 and wanted to check out the circuitry and pairing of my RF Tekonsha brake controller. The simulated load worked well, and the circuit checks (LED lighting) was good. Recommended. 559949



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Excellent Product, worked as advertised, My 11 year old son was able to run all the test on his own, of course Dad doubled checked. 518735



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Easy to check brakes and lights before you take off! 484027



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Looks good but I have not tried it yet 457103



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Great device. It made installing the 7 way plug much easier, particularly since this plug was being installed on an older vehicle that was not prewired. I could easily verify that each connection was made, without having to use my multi-meter and probes each time. 447025



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Great parts at a very reasonable price. The Product Expert was also extremely helpful in finding the right items for the job. 415295



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A real time saver when trouble shooting. With trailer wiring problems in the field, it's often difficult to discern whether the fault is in the truck or the trailer. With this unit, half the time is saved in the first few minutes. Great product. 373213



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Love this product. I do a lot of towing, and in my experience the 7 pin connectors are the most temperamental. Having a tester that you can quickly plug into the tow vehicle to verify all circuits are operating properly is invaluable. I am able to test the trailer electric brake circuits, as well the positive lead wire to boat trailers with disc surge brake systems which locks out the trailer brakes when reverse gear, It is a great safety check. A real time saver, Purchased this model for each of my tow vehicles, always in the glove box for a quick check before hitting the road. 367786



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This emulator did not work with the brake controller on my 2014 Ram 2500. 363837



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Easy to find on the web site, delivery was on time, product is exactly what I was wanting. 358000



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This tester has allowed me to set up trailer brake controller prior to picking up our new to us used travel trailer. Since then, i have helped and tested several other peoples tow vehicles to work out wiring problems for towing trailers. It is a great tool and the brake control test circuit is worth the extra money. 357546



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Worked exactly as expected. Buyers should understand that this not simply a signal tester, but a break emulator as well. In other words, it "pretends" to be a trailer with electric brakes: it allows the brake controller to apply braking voltage, presents a load to the controller, and sinks braking current so the controller believes a real set of brakes is present . I drove around for a bit with the emulator plugged in, and was able to see my controller (Tekonsha P-3) working. This will have a permanent home in the vehicle for future troubleshooting. 345876



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Works great! 342206



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Very handy to check the wiring / brake controller and know all is well on the tow vehicle. 334289



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works great 324803



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Works Great! 320462



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Just what I needed to make sure all the terminals on my trucks 7 way plug worked without having to hookup up the camper. 315676



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This worked as advertised checked it out on my truck everything is good to go. 295329



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Helped to find a problem with the brake signal on my son's truck. 277084



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Tried unit on my 2003 F150 to verify my 7 pin receiver and brake controller was still working OK. Will be using to test 2012 F150 and Chevy 2500HD this weekend. Very easy to use and read the LED lites. Will be a great troubleshooting tool in the future and expect it will be used by many friends and neighbors in the years to come' 213665



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Easy to test installation of the recent (today) installation of my Tekonosha P2 213590



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Excellent Product. Exactly as represented. Worked straight out of the box with bothering to read the instructions. 211448



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I ordered a trailer emulator, to check my wiring for my 2014 F-250 ,that I tow my 5th wheel camper with. It arrived one day early and it works just as advertised. Thanks Chris S. P.S. I will order from etrailer again. 202538



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This did the trick testing the newly wired vehicle side connector. It is great being able to test the vehicle side connector without the trailer being hooked up. 181464



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This is a must have item! Great product, price and fast shipping!!! 180925



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Wonderful tool! Get this one from ETrailer!!! FAST shipping!!!! 179130


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Very good product, a must have for checking system!

Ranger - 03/16/2016

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Worked great for testing my new install of the 7 way adapter kit with Tekonsha Prodigy 2 controller. Even though I didn't hook up my camper this quickly told me that everything was functional and could sense the different wires were hooked up correctly. 175054



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This was received in Etrailer's usual expeditious time line. The emulator blade is high quality and performed exactly as described by etrailer. The wiring for a 1999 Ford F350 with a Tekshona braking unit is difficult to follow and this makes it much easier to detect miswiring . Anyone who tows should have this in their bag. I originally bought from etrailer because of their helpful online website advice. However they provide excellent products and service. I have yet to be disappointed after several purchases. They are on my "favorites" list for both advice and their products and I use them without hesitation. 166645


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