Tekonsha Voyager Trailer Brake Controller - 1 to 4 Axles - Proportional
Replacement Brake Control Plug-In Harness for Tekonsha and Draw-Tite Brake Controller 12" Long

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Tekonsha Voyager Trailer Brake Controller - 1 to 4 Axles - Proportional
part number: 39510

Proportional brake controller can be mounted within a 90-degree vertical range. LED monitor indicates braking action of trailer. Fine-tune power adjustment lets you 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
  • Multiple mounting options
    • Position within 90 degrees in the vertical plane
  • Fine-tune adjustment for braking power and aggressiveness
  • Green LED monitors a secure connection with trailer
  • LED monitor changes color to alert you to braking action of trailer
  • Built-in, slide-bar manual override
  • Plug-in, vehicle-specific brake-control adapter can be used for certain applications to reduce installation time


Specs:

  • Application: trailers with up to 4 axles (8 brake assemblies)
    • Designed for use with electric brakes only
  • Dimensions: 3" wide x 5" long x 1-1/2" tall
  • Mounting: between -20 degrees and 70 degrees in the vertical plane
  • 5-Year limited 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 Voyager controller is mounted properly 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 Voyager. First, set up the controller as indicated in the instructions, making sure that the internal sensor is properly leveled. Then set the overall power by adjusting the power knob while you test out your rig. The power should be just enough to 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 level knob on the side of the Voyager to achieve your desired degree of intensity. Move the knob toward you (clockwise) to delay the power output, creating braking sensitivity that is ideal for lightweight setups. If you are towing a heavy load, you may want the trailer to brake more aggressively to prevent it from pushing your tow vehicle. To get more intense stopping action, turn the level knob away from you (counterclockwise).


LED Indicator

On the front of the Voyager there is an LED indicator that is designed to keep you aware of the braking action of your trailer. Typically, this light burns green to indicate that your trailer and tow vehicle are securely connected. When the light is green, only 5 milliamps are being drawn, thus minimizing drain on your vehicle's battery.


As you apply the brakes in your tow vehicle, the LED will change to red. This indicates that power is being sent to the trailer brakes. The light will also burn red whenever you activate the manual override lever.


During installation and setup, this light is used to ensure that the Voyager will be able to function correctly. Proper leveling of the internal sensor is crucial to the operation of this brake controller. When the sensor is level, the LED will change to a shade of orange.


Simple Installation

The Voyager is designed to be mounted in your cab at a vertical angle that is between -20 degrees and 70 degrees.


Correct Voyager mounting90-Degree Voyager mounting

Note: The Voyager 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.


Once the controller is mounted, you must level the internal sensor. First, set the overall power to maximum using the knob on the side of the controller. Then, while pressing the tow vehicle's brake pedal, adjust the level knob on the other side of the brake controller (this is the same knob that is used to fine-tune the power output) until the LED monitor is a shade of orange.


Installation requires that you either purchase a custom wiring adapter designed to plug into the Voyager or that you hardwire the controller directly into your vehicle. To hardwire the Voyager, you must remove the plug at the end of the integrated wiring harness.


Installation Accessories

For easier installation, a vehicle-specific wiring adapter 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: If a custom brake-control wiring adapter is not available for your vehicle, one of the following will be required:

20-Amp circuit breaker (9506P - sold separately) for 2- to 4-brake applications

30-Amp circuit breaker (38630 - sold separately) for 6- to 8-brake applications


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.



9030 Tekonsha Voyager Electric Brake Control

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Replacement Brake Control Plug-In Harness for Tekonsha and Draw-Tite Brake Controller 12" Long
part number: 20127

Tow Ready Replacement Plugin Harness for the Tekonsha P3, Voyager, Prodigy, and Primus Brake Controllers. Also works with Draw-Tite Intella-stop Xtreme, Intella-stop Ultra, Intella-stop Digital, and Activator III (5520) brake controllers.

  • Wire lead length: 12"
  • Wire functions:
    • Blue: trailer brakes
    • White: vehicle battery negative terminal
    • Black: vehicle battery positive terminal
    • Red: cold side of stoplight switch


20127 Replacement Brake Control Plug-In Harness for Tekonsha and Draw-Tite Brake Controller 12" Long

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Video of Tekonsha Voyager Trailer Brake Controller - 1 to 4 Axles - Proportional

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




Video Transcript for Tekonsha Brake Controller - Proportional Controller - 39510 Review

Today we are going to review part number 39510. This is the Tekonsha Voyager proportional brake controller. This brake controller will activate your trailer brakes in proportion to your vehicles braking action. It will automatically adjust the trailers braking based on deceleration of the towed vehicle. And it does activate immediately so there is no pausing like with your time delayed brake controllers.

It does have multiple mounting options, basically this would position within 90 degrees in a vertical plane, meaning this way. It will mount between a negative 20 which would be 20 degrees down, or a positive 70 in a vertical plane which would be up. So there is a 90 degree range. A minus 20 up to a positive 70. And horizontally, you do want this to be horizontal to the direction of travel. You do not want it to be turned that way or this way. And you can fine tune the adjustment braking power and aggressiveness right here with this knob. Right here is the LED monitor which will change color to alert you of the braking action of the trailer. The very front here you can see there is a built in slide bar manual override. This is used when you do need to in an emergency braking situation where you would need the brakes applied immediately.

Now on the back of this controller there is a plug that would plug into a harness. For an example here today we are going to use this pigtail harness, which actually has the plug on one end to fit the brake controller. And on the other end it just has the pigtail wires which will wire into your vehicle. This is a part #7894 that we do sell separately. Going to use that today to show you a demonstration. Now we also sell a plug in vehicle specific brake control wiring harness. We sell those separately. What that is, if your vehicle has a factory brake controller port, you can buy a harness for certain applications to reduce the installation time, and that harness would have the plug that would plug into the controller, and the other end instead of being the pigtails would have a plug that would match the factory brake controller port of your vehicle. So if that is available what you can do is check our fit guide online and that will tell you if your vehicle has a vehicle specific adapter available for your application.

Now this brake controller does come with the mounting bracket which mounts to the side right here, and the mounting hardware. It does come with a nice set of detailed instructions, and some pictures that will help you set up the brake controller. And again I mentioned we are going to give you a demonstration. I am going to take these pigtail wires and basically hook them up to a power source so we can show at least the light, how it changes colors. Once I get these all hooked up we will be ready to go. Ok, so we got them all hooked up to a power source. Here is the plug in. So basically we will just plug it in, turn on the power. Once you get power you will see a green light, that means it is connected. Now if the trailer was not connected, I will just unhook it here, you will see the light would not be on. So if the trailer is plugged in and connected you will see it gives a nice green light.

Basically the 1st thing you want to do is level this brake controller. And you will do that by taking this power knob and turning it all the way clockwise which will be full power. And then you would apply the brakes. And with holding the brake pedal you would go to this level adjustment knob over here and turn it. And you will see that it is green right now, and you will just start turning it to the back of the controller until you will see it will start turning to red. you can see how it changes to red, and what you want to do is then turn it back until you get a dim orange. Once you the dim orange that is your typical setting that you will want to start with. Then you can leave off the brakes. That will level the sensor on the inside. And then to adjust the power you have to do a test drive. what you will want to do is to go back to this power knob and put it at the 12 o'clock position, then go out and drive. Get it up to about 25 mph and apply the brakes. And then just adjust it from there. Application for this controller is trailers with up to four axles or eight brake assemblies. Now this is designed for use with electric brakes only. It will not work with electric over hydraulic. It does come with a five year limited warranty. That should do it for review on part number 39510 the Tekonsha Voyager proportional brake controller.



Customer Reviews

Tekonsha Voyager Trailer Brake Controller - 1 to 4 Axles - Proportional - 39510

Replacement Brake Control Plug-In Harness for Tekonsha and Draw-Tite Brake Controller 12" Long - 20127

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (750 Customer Reviews)

Proportional brake controller can be mounted within a 90-degree vertical range. LED monitor indicates braking action of trailer. Fine-tune power adjustment lets you set braking intensity to suit your towing needs.

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by: David11/05/2019
2007 Ford Ranger

Purchased a Teckonsha Voyager brake controller and the ETBC7 install kit. The instruction an video were very clear and easy to follow. Installed on a 2007 Ford Ranger Sport. Tech support was also very helpful on the one question I did have. 722791



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by: Dale B10/18/2018

Works great easy to install took about 5 minutes to put it in 575598



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by: Tom Q05/06/2019

This harness and the Draw-Tite Activator Brake Controller worked fine. I would recommend. 639018



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by: Robert G07/15/2016

Completely plug and play installation and works flawlessly, very happy with this unit. I also ordered the exact harness for my 2005 f150 with tow package. Here are a couple of hints that may be helpful. My installation also required a 30 amp cartridge fuse to be installed in the fuse panel in location #105(electric trailer brakes) under the dash on the passenger side. I also installed a relay in location r05 (trailer tow battery charge) but I don't think this is needed for the controller to function. I still had the original trailer brake kit and it had the additional fuse panel instructions and the relay. The owners manual showed where the 30 amp fuse and relay plugs in. You cannot test this unit until a trailer with brakes is connected, ie the led will not light up until it senses a brake circuit. 272082



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by: Greg M.07/30/2013

I have had several of these over the years. I currently have 3 controllers on different trucks. I pull 5 different trailers with completely different weights. The controller works really well. I definately recommend this controller. You level it on the left side, which allows for placement in alot of areas of the truck. When I am towing I can adjust the brakes with the dial on the right side. Obviously the brakes need to be lighter when the trailer is empty. Simply turn the dial back until the brakes don't lock up. When I get it loaded I turn the dial forward until I can feel the brakes take hold. The lever on the front lets me manually apply the trailer brakes. I use this in cases where I am going downhill and it is better to let the trailer slow me down. If I ever need another controller, this will be it. Great price also. 92292



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by: David08/31/2019

I did not get any instructions on how to use this device. 696357


Comments
We do not have any instructions for this item either, but I do a help article that explains the details of how to install this item. This is a hard wire application for Draw-Tite or Tekonsha branded brake controllers, this is where the black plug end will install. The loose wires will then be connected to the corresponding functions on the vehicle: Blue: trailer brakes White: vehicle battery negative terminal Black: vehicle battery positive terminal Red: cold side of stoplight switch
-- Rachael H - 09/06/2019

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by: Jo06/25/2019

Received all the products we ordered in less time than I thought it would be here. Thank you for such great service. 663198



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by: Jay10/07/2018

Brake controller ordered tues delivered thurs. Install took ten mins after watching video on E web site. These guys are great!!!!!! 572504



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by: Thomas08/30/2018

The controller works fine but it has developed a rattle on rough roads. It was a replacement for one I broke. 559720


Comments
The Voyager brake controller is an older design that uses a pendulum-style accelerometer, versus one thats solid state. This is the rattle youre hearing.
-- Mike L - 08/30/2018

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by: Aaron02/15/2014

Installed easy and feels like its made well. I won't get a chance to use it for another week. The etrailer staff was very friendly and the shipping was fast. 116639


Comments
The brake controller has worked great over the last year. I have had no problems.
Aaron - 02/15/2015

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by: JCS07/14/2016

I pull a small camper with a VW Touareg. The electronics in the T'reg don't play well with top of the line brake controllers. I spoke with the Tekonsha rep and he recommended the Voyager. The Voyager is a very simple controller, easy to install, and works well. I don't miss the fancy display. ICS 271698


Comments
Still works great. Pretty much set and forget.
JCS - 07/14/2017

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by: Rob Rod05/13/2014

Exactly what I needed! 130328


Comments
Great.
Rob R - 05/13/2015

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by: Eugene H08/14/2018

Got all hooked up,control is working as should,other issues on trailer.Seller told me had just installed new brakes,have to check them out as they are grabbing. Control is setting level,and straight,and checks out per instruction sheet. Very easy to install. 553766



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by: Walter Calloway/ Donna Calloway07/15/2017

The break controller was what I ordered but the wire harness that was sent with it did not have a wiring diagram so I could wire it to my truck correctly. I had to go to a YouTube video to get the correct information so I could wire the harness to my truck without hurting the controller or the vehicle. Question: Does your company not send a diagram with all of your harness? Customer should not have to go to a YouTube video to install the product. 406364


Comments
Hi Walter and Donna, since brake controller wiring harnesses are not universal, manufacturers do not provide wiring diagrams in their packages because they do not know how or if your specific vehicle is prepped for a brake controller. However, we do have a help article on brake controller wiring, and general trailer wiring. I have included links for your reference. If you have any other issues do not hesitate to contact our tech experts.
-- Sarah H - 07/17/2017

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by: Dave B.07/14/2013

Appears to work so far but too early to tell for a long term assessment. Liked that my vehicle had a ready plug under the dash so no wiring hassles were experienced. 89499


Comments
Thanks Patrick and I like it just fine although have used it only once. Is actuated by the use of the brake pedal and can be utilized manually by moving the lever horizontally to the right. Much of the credit should be given to the gal that took my call with the order. Originally was going the cheap route with no proportioning on the TBC and she indicated that I would be very disappointed if more money wasnt tendered for a proportioning TBC. It always helps when your sales staff has technical knowledge on the products.
Dave B - 07/16/2014

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by: John F06/29/2015

Very reasonable price and can be purchased with an adaptor designed specifically for my new Silverado 1500 truck! Very easy install! I recommend this item. 208077


Comments
Excellent easy install and works great!
John F - 06/28/2016

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by: Gilbert S05/31/2018
1984 Ford F-150, F-250, F-350

The right adapter for the brake control unit. Made it simpler to install. 514342



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by: Richard P.03/01/2011

This installation is in a 2010 Ford F-150 Lariat The installation was very easy. It helps to have a 90 degree screwdriver to install the screws on the right side. The screws will install easier if you install them first, remove them and re-install after the bracket is installed on the vehicle. 8161



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by: Joshua H01/18/2017

I loved this controller so much I put one in my other vehicle. For the price you can't beat it. Just don't forget you need the wiring harness item 7894 ($$) to go with it. Pros It is really easy to dial in how much brake you need. I dial it down when I get off the highway to prevent the trailer from pulling hard and increase it for higher speeds. Also you can pinch the lever the engage the trailer brakes without braking your vehicle to see just how much braking the trailer (only) is doing. Also there is an led indicator that turns from green to pink to red as more break is applied and serves as a good visual indicator. 333539



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by: Dan C.09/10/2014

Awesome controller. We use them often our our equipment. Only problem we had this install, was locating the right wiring to tie into the brake circuit. New 2014 Chevy express van. Chevy only uses a 5 volt switched supply at the brake pedal. Ended up locating and tied into the brake light circuit for the 12 volts needed for controller to see the brakes are applied. 150511



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by: Jeremiah09/15/2018

This is a good product it does the job very well but if you have different trailers I would recommend getting one that will remember a couple different settings. 565456


Comments
If you tow multiple trailers, I recommend a Tekonsha P3 part # 90195. The p3 lets you customize 5 storable settings for multiple trailers, varying loads or different drivers.
-- Heather A - 09/15/2018

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by: Kelly Gustafson09/01/2017

This is the second one that I own. Works great for what I need. Easy to use. 427714



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by: Christopher10/19/2018

Works excellent for my camper 575885



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by: Kirk05/20/2018

Thus far it works great. I have a 2008 Toyota Sienna and use it for a tent trailer (pop up trailer). After researching and watching etrailer.com's video on installing a brake controller on a Sienna I found that the price was best here AND the kit to install it was without comparison. Really--I went to an auto parts store and tried to figure out what all I would need to create my own kit and it was exhausting. So great to follow what they have put together here. I took the trailer out after installing this brake controller and it was great. Braking felt like braking normally (with no trailer hooked up). I would recommend this product as well as the other parts and kits suggested by the youtube video. 511079



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by: Eddie W05/21/2020

Easy installation works as it should thanks t e trailers 801353


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Ask the Experts about this Trailer Brake Controller


  • Installation of Brake Controller on 2017 Chevy 3500 to Replace Factory Integrated Brake Controller
  • On your 2017 Chevy 3500 Duramax ltz, you can absolutely connect your Tekonsha Voyager Trailer Brake Controller # 39510 using the Tekonsha Plug-In Wiring Adapter for Electric Brake Controllers # 3016. This adapter plugs into the 4-pin connector in your vehicle's junction box. The box is located underneath the dash, to the left of the steering column, just above the carpeting. Because you have the integrated controller you will need to bypass it by cutting the blue wire on the # 3016
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  • Brake Controller Install Harness Location and Recommendation for 2017 Nissan Armada
  • If your 2017 Nissan Armada came with a factory 7-way at the rear of the vehicle you can use an install harness like part # 3050-P to install a Tekonsha controller like the P2 part # 90885. I attached a picture that shows where you'll find the port above the accelerator. If you do not have a 7-way you'll need the part # N40975 to install one.
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  • Brake Controller Recommendation for 1999 Chevy Silverado
  • The correct brake controller harness for your 1999 Chevy Silverado is the part # 3025-P. Which for an economically priced brake controller that will still work great the best option is the Tekonsha Voyager part # 39510 as it is a proportional controller. Proportional means that it can sense the amount of braking your truck will be doing and will apply the same intensity to the trailer's brakes.
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  • Installing Trailer Brake Controller on 2018 GMC Canyon
  • On the Tekonsha Prodigy P3 Brake Controller # 90195 (great choice) the black wire is for 12V power, the blue wire is for brake output to the 7-Way connector, the red wire is for brake switch on the vehicle, and the white wire is for ground. Based on my research the following connections will be made with the wires you found behind the kick panel of your GMC Canyon: Black wire on brake controller to red wire in vehicle Blue wire on brake controller to light blue wire on vehicle Red
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  • Wiring and Brake Controller Installation on a 2016 Chevy Express Van
  • You are definitely on the right track with parts # 118392, # ETBC7, # 39510, and # 20127 in your cart. I really only have one extra part that I believe you will need to add - part # ETBCXW which is extra wire for the # ETBC7. It gives you 10 extra feet of the wiring that you will need for the brake controller and 12V power for your 7-Way. Although the Prodigy P2 # 90885 is a great brake controller, the Voyager, part # 39510 is not a bad controller itself. The main great thing about it
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  • What Gauge Wire is Used on Tekonsha Brake Controllers?
  • Tekonsha uses 10 & 12 gauge wire on their brake controllers. They use 10-gauge for the 12V and output and-12 gauge for the red and white.. We do not have replacement female-end connectors. We do offer the replacement male connectors for Tekonsha controllers, part # 20127, If you decide to install all new 7-way and brake controller wiring, I recommend our Universal Brake Controller Installation Kit, part # ETBC7. If you decide to go with a new controller, I've provided links to 2
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  • Where to Install Brake Controller on a 2015 Chevy Silverado 1500
  • The best place to mount a brake controller like the Tekonsha Voyager # 39510 is under the driver's side dash in a place so that it is within easy reach in the even that you need to activate the manual override. Technically it could be mounted to the floor but since that will be a little out of reach I recommend to the right of your dash under the steering wheel as you can see from the attached photo. This helps to keep it out of the way especially when getting in and out of your vehicle.
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  • Troubleshooting Tekonsha Voyager # 39510 Showing Constant 12V Power on Blue wire
  • If you are getting 12V of constant power on your brake controller output wire then you need to cut the blue wire from your Voyager about 6" away from the controller and see if it still has constant 12V power. If it does then there is an issue with the wiring to the controller or your Adapter # 3050-P (if you have the factory tow package). If there isn't constant 12V power then there is an issue with the wire from your brake controller to your 7-Way. The only time that your brake controller
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  • Parts Needed to Install Brake Controller in 2017 Nissan Armada
  • You should be able to install the Tekonsha Voyager brake controller part # 39510 in your 2017 Nissan Armada with the install harness part # 3050-P and the 7-way install kit part # N40975 as our understanding is that every Armada in 2017 came wired for this setup. Other option is to hardwire the brake controller with first wiring in a 4-way like part # C59236 and then using the kit part # ETBC7 to adapt this 4-way to a 7-way and allow you to hardwire in the controller. Check out the
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  • Installation of Brake Controller on 2015 Ford Transit T250 With Factory Tow Package
  • Since you already have the factory tow package in your 2015 Ford Transit T250, I recommend the Tekonsha Voyager # 39510 along with the harness # 20127 to give you your basic controller. This will need to be hardwired as your vehicle doesn't have the dash adapter. I recommend using a circuit tester like # PTW2993 to test wires for function before splicing. If there are no brake controller output wires and 12V power lined under your dash, then to hardwire your controller you will need
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  • Parts Needed to Install Brake Controller in 2001 Dodge Ram 1500 with Aftermarket 7-Way
  • You'll need the wiring kit part # 5506 to complete the wiring of your brake controller to your 2001 Dodge Ram 1500. This will provide the power source and ground for the wiring for the brake controller. You will need to test the wires from the brake pedal switch of your vehicle to find a circuit that has voltage when the brakes are applied and none when not applied. This will be the circuit you will run the red wire to. Finally you will need to run a length of 10 gauge wire (part
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  • How to Install a Brake Controller on a 2016 Jeep Cherokee
  • In order to install the Tekonsha Voyager Trailer Brake Controller part # 39510 on your 2016 Jeep Cherokee you will want to use the Brake Control Plug-In Harness part # 20127 if your Jeep did not come equipped with a factory trailer connector or the Tekonsha Custom Wiring Adapter part # 3014-P if your Jeep did come equipped with a factory trailer connector. If you do have the factory trailer connector then the harness plugs into a pre-wired connector under your dash near the emergency
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  • Does the Tekonsha Voyager Require my 2016 Ram 1500 Computer to be Re Flashed?
  • When installing the Tekonsha Voyager Trailer Brake Controller part # 39510 on your 2016 Ram 1500 it will require nothing to operate properly once installed. To help with the installation I recommend using the Tekonsha Plug-In Wiring Adapter for Electric Brake Controllers - Ram part # 3024-P it will plug in directly to your Ram and keep you from having to cut and splice any wiring. I've linked the product pages and also provided a video of an installation we did here at etrailer
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  • What To Do if an RV Dealership Installs a Brake Controller Incorrectly and Damages Cruise Control
  • It sounds like the RV dealership that installed your Tekonsha Voyager Brake Controller part # 39510 did not install the controller correctly initially, and even though he attempted to rewire the controller the damage was done to your vehicle and now you have lost cruise control. I would recommend having the mechanic look at the circuits like you are doing, and then once they confirm that the initial install of the controller screwed up your cruise control circuit I would go back to the
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  • Is There a Plug and Play Proportional Brake Controller for a 2004 Ford F-150?
  • If your 2004 Ford F-150 has a factory 7-way then there is one option for a Tekonsha proportional brake controller in the range you wanted, the Voyager # 39510, which you would plug into your truck with Wiring Adapter # 3035-P, as you can see in the attached video link. Should your F-150 have the factory 4-way instead you would need the same parts along with Vehicle Wiring Harness with 7-Way Trailer Connector # 118247; you can see how this installs in the other video link I added for you.
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  • Troubleshooting Voyager Trailer Brake Controller Not Working when Brake Pedal is Pressed
  • It is possible that either the connection to the brake switch is no longer good enough to provide an adequate signal to the brake controller and a new connection will need to be made, or there is a short or possibly a bad ground causing the problem. You may want to also check the stoplight fuse. A blown fuse will not allow the signal to get through and the brake controller will not know you are stepping on the brakes. You can find the fuse by checking your owners manual which should
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  • Brake Controller Connector Location on a 2004 Ford F-250
  • To connect your Tekonsha Voyager # 39510 to your 2004 Ford F-250 you will need the Adapter # 3035-P which connects to a plug under your driver side dash. Typically the OEM connector can be seen pretty easily but for your vehicle you actually have to take that panel off that is under your steering wheel. The connector will be on the right side after you take the panel off. I have attached a picture of this as well as a video of our team installing the Tekonsha Prodigy P3 # 90195 with
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  • Installing a Tekonsha Voyager Electric Trailer Brake Controller in a 2011 Volkswagen Touareg
  • I've linked an article that you might find helpful on installing a brake controller in a Volkswagen Touareg like your 2011. I confirmed with Tekonsha that you will need to install a 12V, normally open relay. For the install: Obtain locally, a 12 volt, normally open relay. Connect the ground terminal (85) of the relay to a ground under the dash. Connect the trigger terminal (86) of the relay to pin #3 of the brake control connector. Connect the red wire from the brake control to
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  • Brake Controller Recommendation and Install for 2004 Chevy Avalanche 1500
  • Your 2004 Chevy Avalanche that has a factory 7-way at the rear of the vehicle is factory pre-wired for a brake controller but you will need a quick-install connector part # 3015-P to connect to the port of the junction box under the dash of your truck. For a brake controller I would recommend the Prodigy P3 Brake Controller part # 90195. This is our best selling brake controller because of how well it works and how easy it is to setup. This is a proportional brake controller that senses
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  • Electric Trailer Brake Controller Recommendation for a 2009 Volkswagen Touareg TDI
  • I recommend the Tekonsha P2, # 90885. It is one of our highest rated and most popular brake controller models. If your Touareg has a factory tow package, then you will just need to connect the wires from the brake controller to the tow package wires under the dash. The tow package wiring may be located behind the lower appearance panel beneath the dash and to the right of the emergency brake pedal. It may be on the left, wrapped in grey foam. I have included a link to an FAQ article
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  • Where to Connect the Stoplight Wire on Brake Controller Pigtail
  • To install the Tekonsha PowerTrac Brake Controller # 39523 in your 2006 Ford Escape, the red wire on your brake controller harness # 20127 needs to be connected to the stoplight switch under the dash in your vehicle. There should be a wire for the stoplight switch on the back of the brake pedal. You will want to use a circuit tester, like # 40376, to find the wire that has signal only when the brake pedal is depressed. Testing the wires is the best way to be sure which wire is the one
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  • Finalizing Final Under Hood Wiring Connections for Brake Controller on 2009 GMC Sierra
  • It sounds as if the final power connection needs to be made under the hood. If you take a look at the Brake Controller Installation FAQ article I have linked you to, and scroll to the bottom of the page, you can see the procedure for finalizing the connections under the hood. The wire that provides power to the brake controller is located to the right of the power distribution box, between the box and the fender. Cut the electrical tape and free the red wire with the ring terminal on
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  • Parts Needed to Install a Brake Controller in a 2013 Ford Edge
  • You will need to hardwire in a brake controller on your 2013 Ford Edge. First you will need to convert the 4-way to a 7-way. For that you will need an Brake Controller Installation Kit # ETBC7. This comes with everything you will need to install a fully functional 7-way and brake controller in your vehicle. I attached installation instructions and an install video for this product for you to check out. If you do not have a brake controller picked out yet check out the Prodigy P2
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  • Brake Controller Recommendation for 2013 Ford Edge
  • There is one other part you will need so you can install a brake controller to your 2013 Ford Edge, the Universal Installation Kit for Trailer Brake Controller # ETBC7. This will give you the 7-way connector, circuit breakers and rest of the hardware needed to install a brake controller, and work with your '13 Edge's hitch like the Draw-Tite # 75992 and 4-Way Wiring Harness # 118515. Once you have all of this installed the brake controller I recommend for your 2013 Ford Edge is the
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  • Does the Tow Package Wiring on a 2008 Chevy Colorado Match a Brake Controller Color for Color
  • On the 2008 Chevy Colorado with a factory tow package, the wiring for a brake controller is located under the dash, to the left of the brake pedal. The wire bundle should have a white tag on it that also lists the functions of each wire. You will need to match the wires to the brake controller by function, not by color. On the brake controller, white is ground, black is 12 volt power, blue goes out to the trailer connector, and red is in from the stop light circuit on the brake switch. It
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  • What Do I Need to Wire a Basic 4-Way Trailer Connector on a 1996 Toyota Tacoma Pickup
  • Since the 1996 Toyota Tacoma has separate turn and brake signals, a converter is necessary. Fortunately, there is a plug-and-play harness, part # 118379, available for your Tacoma that makes installing very easy. It simply plugs in-line with the tail light connectors behind the tail light housings. Then you connect the ground wire to a good ground point on the truck frame and you are done. I have added a link to the part and a video of it being installed on a 2000 Tacoma. I have also
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  • Installing a Trailer Brake Controller on a 2012 Dodge Caravan with Tow Package
  • I spoke with a colleague who worked at Chrysler and he stated that they do not put the trailer hitch and 7-Way wiring on the Grand Caravan at the factory. That is something that the dealer installs. In any event here is what you will need to do. The brake controller will need to be hardwired into the vehicle. The white wire on the brake controller will need to get connected directly to the negative terminal on the vehicle battery. The black wire will need to connect to a 30 amp circuit
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  • Where to Splice Brake Light Wire From Brake Controller To Stoplight Wire
  • Since your vehicle does not have a brake controller port, you will want to use a universal wiring pigtail. For example, if you have a Tekonsha brake controller, you could use a Plug-In Harness for Tekonsha and Draw-Tite Brake Controllers # 20127. You will want to use a circuit tester, like # 40376, to test the wires at the stoplight switch at the back of your brake pedal to find the wire that only has signal when the brake pedal is depressed. Once you have found the wire that only produces
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  • Troubleshooting Prodigy Trailer Brake Controller Causing Dash Light Errors
  • Sounds like it could be the way your brake controller was installed. I would first check the connection of the red wire, this should be connected to the brake light switch wire that is only active (hot) when the brakes are pressed. Since you have a 2008 this newer body style has been known to need to be hardwired when installing the brake controller to function properly. I have linked a step by step Help Article for you to look at. I would also recommend to clean out any corrosion
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  • Do the Tow Ready and Tekonsha Brake Controller Harnesses use the Same Guage Wire
  • The Tow-Ready part, part # 20127, and the Tekonsha part, part # 7894, use the same size wires. The blue and black wires are 12 gauge and the red and white are 16 gauge. They are the same part other than wire length.
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  • How to Find the Brake Switch Wire to Install a Brake Controller in a 2013 Ford Edge
  • Traditionally (at least from 2004 to 2007) Ford has used a green wire on the brake switch to attach to the red wire on a brake controller. However, the only way to know for sure is to test the wires using a circuit tester like # 40376. Manufacturers can use any wire they want and if they run out of the normal color they use, they grab whatever is available to keep the assembly line moving. To test the wire use the circuit tester to probe the wires. You need the one that only shows power
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  • Which Brake Switch Wire is Used When Installing Brake Controller on 2008 Dodge Ram 1500
  • A brake controller has four wires exiting the rear of the controller, they attach as follows: the red wire attaches to the brake stoplight switch located at the top of the brake pedal. The color of the correct wire on the brake switch is usually a white wire with a tan stripe, but it could vary so it is best to find the correct wire you will need by testing the wires for function. The stoplight switch can have several wires exiting it, you will need a circuit tester like Quickee Tester,
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  • Brake Controller Wiring Functions to Install on a 1990 Dodge D250 Pickup
  • The red wire that disappears under the dash of your 1990 dodge D250 pickup is input from the brake switch and will go to the red wire on the brake controller. Blue is output to the trailer brakes and connects to the blue wire on the brake controller. White is ground as you know and connects to the controller white wire and the fused red wire is for power which connects to the black brake controller wire. If you had switched the other red wire and the blue wire nothing would have happened
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  • Installing a Brake Controller on a 1988 GMC K 1500 Pickup Truck
  • GM did not install a brake controller adapter port in the C/K series pick up trucks, so there are no plug-in adapters that will allow you to install a brake controller without having to run wires. If you already have 7-way connector at the rear of your truck, then you could use wiring kit # 5506. This kit includes a duplex wire to run a brake output circuit from the brake controller to your 7-way and to run a wire from the brake controller to the battery (via the circuit breaker) and
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  • Which Brake Switch Wire to Use to Install a Brake Controller in a 2017 Dodge Grand Caravan
  • The brake switch wire you will need on your 2017 Dodge Grand Caravan to install the PowerTrac # 39523 is the white wire with a green stripe. It should only have power when the brake pedal is pressed and not at any other time. The vehicle tail light circuit cannot be used because the brake signal is not the only circuit on that wire. I have linked a video that will help.
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  • Recommended Wiring Harness for 2018 Buick Enclave and Tekonsha Brake Controller
  • For your Tekonsha Brake Controller, the custom wiring harness # 3026-P is not a confirmed fit for your 2018 model as it was for your 2011 model. At this time we don't have a confirmed fit from any of our manufacturers. It appears that Buick has changed their connector and the only fit at this time is hardwiring the brake controller. For that, you can use the Replacement Brake Control Plug-In Harness for Tekonsha and Draw-Tite Brake Controller 12" Long # 20127. I've attached a wiring
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  • Installing Brake Controller on 2013 Dodge Grand Caravan with FactoryTow Package
  • It sounds like your Grand Caravan is wired like the Jeep Grand Cherokee. I have confirmed this by speaking with my contact at Tekonsha. He tells me that the wire you located is indeed the brake control output circuit. This wire would be ran through the firewall and would connect to the blue wire on the brake controller. To complete the installation, you will connect the white wire of the controller pigtail # 20127 to the negative battery terminal, the black controller wire to the positive
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  • Hardwire Trailer Brake Controller Installation on a 2001 Dodge Van 1500
  • Installing a brake controller on your 2001 Dodge 1500 Van is a hardwire installation. In addition to the brake controller and the wiring harness like # 20127, you may also need a 4 and 7 Way Installation kit, # ETBC7 depending on what type of trailer connector is on the van. If the van already has a 7-Way trailer connector, you will need to add a brake controller installation kit, # 5506. On the back of the 7-Way connector, find the wire that is coming out of the 7:00 position. Cut the
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  • Installing a Brake Controller on 2013 Mazda CX-5 with 7-Way Installed
  • Since you have a 7-Way you will only need a few more components to complete a brake controller install on your vehicle. For a wiring kit to install the brake controller and the 7-way adapter you would want the Wiring Kit for 2 and 4 Brake Electric Brake Controllers # 5506. This will provide the power source and ground for the wiring for the brake controller. You will need to test the wires from the brake pedal switch of your vehicle to find a circuit that has voltage when the brakes
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