Tekonsha Voyager Trailer Brake Controller - 1 to 4 Axles - Proportional
Tekonsha Plug-In Wiring Adapter for Electric Brake Controllers

Part Numbers: 39510,3016

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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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Tekonsha Plug-In Wiring Adapter for Electric Brake Controllers
part number: 3016

Install your electric brake controller quickly and easily with this custom wiring adapter. Simply plug one end of the adapter into your brake controller and then plug the other end into the built-in harness beneath your vehicle's dash.

Features:

  • Wiring adapter eases installation of your electric brake controller
  • Custom connector end plugs into the built-in port beneath the dash of your vehicle
  • Other end plugs into the back of your electric brake controller
    • Compatible time-delayed brake controllers: Draw-Tite Activator I (5100), Draw-Tite Activator II (5500), Draw-Tite Activator III (5520) and Tekonsha PowerTrac (39523)
    • Compatible proportional brake controllers: Tekonsha Prodigy (90185), Tekonsha P2 (90885), Tekonsha P3 (90195), Tekonsha Primus IQ (TK90160) and Tekonsha Voyager (39510)
  • 30-5/8" in length (including plugs)
  • 1-Year limited warranty


Installation of Tekonsha Brake Controller Adapter

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.


To install your electric brake controller you need to connect the wiring of the controller to your vehicle. Certain manufacturers offer pre-wired options, typically known as tow packages, wherein these wires are run for you from the dash to the trailer connector on the back of your vehicle. Often, a brake controller wiring harness is included with your tow package. This harness plugs into a port beneath your dash and connects to the four wires of the brake controller. If, however, you have a brake controller with a plug in place of the four loose wires, you can use the Tekonsha adapter.


This adapter requires no hardwiring. It is designed to plug directly into your electric brake controller for the simplest installation possible. Because there are no wires to connect, installation is not permanent. You can unplug and remove your brake controller at any time and securely stow it away.



3016-P Tekonsha Brake Control Wiring Adapter with 2 Plugs

Replaces 22295 and 20275

Item # 3016

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Customer Reviews

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

Tekonsha Plug-In Wiring Adapter for Electric Brake Controllers - 3016

Average Customer Rating:  4.9 out of 5 stars   (948 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. Install your electric brake controller quickly and easily with this custom wiring adapter. Simply plug one end of the adapter into your brake controller and then plug the other end into the built-in harness beneath your vehicle's dash.

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by: Paul W07/13/2020

This was a fairly easy install and has a wide range of adjustment if your mounting level is not perfect. It has worked perfectly for a year and I am able to swivel it up and out of the way when I don't use it so it has no interference. Very happy with the adjustability of the unit and gives you piece of mind when we are towing a nearly 4000 lb trailer with a 4000lb SUV. 837232



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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: Jack01/04/2020
2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LD

The wiring adapter I ordered was easy to install by following the included instructions! It is vehicle specific ,so I ordered one that fits my 2019 silverado 1500.It plugged into the 4 prong receptacle inside the block box under the dash to the left of the brake pedal against the fire wall.The other end plugged into the brake controller that I ordered(the wire adapter fits several different brands) I installed the Kenosha Primus IQ. Both items had concise, clear instructions with them.After finishing the install I plugged in the travel trailer and set the the brake controller by the instructions and it is working great!The install took me about 20 minutes. 735744



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by: Brian R.03/18/2014
2014 Chevrolet Silverado

I purchased this for my 2014 Chevy Silverado long bed regular cab 4x4 work truck. It plugged in and worked fine and is great quality. The only disappointment was that it is too short in length. I would have liked to mount the controller right of the steering wheel, but it does not reach. It is only long enough to reach left of steering wheel. Not the end of the world. It works great. 121121


Comments
I liked the first unit so much that I purchased a second unit for our Jeep Wrangler Unlimited. Both units have been flawless .
Brian R - 03/18/2015

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Comments
Thanks for the installation video. It is perfect. This is my third Tekonsha and I wont buy any other brand.
-- comment by: Lenny - 04/28/2015

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-- Rachael H - 5/13/2015


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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 Kilen07/18/2014
2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Recently bought a Tekonsha Voyager Trailer Brake controller along with the wiring adapter (#3016) for my 2014 GMC 1500 pickup...I installed everything myself in no time flat and had no issues whatsoever.....I was impressed at how easy it was to install...Once I got the cover off my trucks electrical box the rest went quickly...Am totally impressed with your company and your products.....I would strongly recommend your company and your products to anyone & everyone.....Well made products and I know I saved a bunch of money being doing this myself in no time at all....Thanks for supplying well made, perfect fitting products....Impressive..... 142152


Comments
The brake controller I purchased is still on my 2014 GMC and I have had absolutely no problems or issues with it. As I stated previously, I was quite impressed with its ease of installation. I have recommended your company to others and I will purchase again when I trade trucks.
Tom K - 07/20/2015

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by: Paul H.09/13/2018
2018 Chevrolet Silverado

This pig-tail was exactly what I needed in order to connect my brake controller to my 2018 Chevrolet Silverado. Worked perfectly. Installation time: under 10 minutes. 564652


Comments
The pig-tail is still working perfectly after one year of use. Im still very happy with my purchase and with the customer service that I experienced when I called to ask questions. Ill be shopping etrailer again!
Paul M - 09/13/2019

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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: 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: 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: Thomas05/30/2018
2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

The Tekonsha (item 3016) wiring harness allowed me to move my Tekonsha brake box controller from a Honda to a GM product with effortless ease. Instructions of where the harness connection was located in the new location (exact fit). The ability to have no splicing of wires and a clean, factory style, connection for a low price with a trusted manufacturer was a must. Always happy with Tekonsha products and ETrailer service. 513732


Comments
No issues All good
Thomas - 05/30/2019

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by: GW10/25/2017
2000 Chevrolet Silverado

I had purchased and used the Tekonsha Prodigy P2 Trailer Brake Controller on my 2000 Silverado with good results. When I got a new-to-me 2104 Silverado, I thought I could just buy a new cable and I was correct. It was delivered quickly and plugged in with no issues. The new truck's lower dash panel is more vertical than the older truck and I didn't want to drill holes in it for the mount, so I purchased heavy duty Velcro tape and cut it to fit. It has worked without issues. 446054


Comments
No issues. Thanks.
GW - 10/25/2018

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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: 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: Tony08/28/2018
2015 GMC Sierra 1500

As expected, service and pricing from etrailer was exceptional. 8th order in the past year and always satisfied with the customer service side of a transaction. The cable was "factory" from Tekonsha and was of very good quality, but it was about 8" too short for me to mount the brake controller on the right side of the steering column away from the door. I had an old wiring adapter from my previous truck and cut and spliced in a 12" section so that I could mount the controller where it was least in the way and easily accessible to me, the driver. And, if I need to move the controller in the future I now have plenty of slack. One more step, but not a big deal. All is good! 559160



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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: 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: 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: 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: Charles08/09/2020

Easy to install. Fits perfectly. 858953



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by: Ryan08/09/2020

etrailer.com is awesome. I've bought a number of things from them and they couldn't do a better job. What to order can be confusing and when i called...the rep who i dealt w/ was incredibly knowledgeable on what i needed. She said it would take 4-7 days to get it and it was on my doorstep the next day. Highly recommend etrailer.com. 858910



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by: Tim08/04/2020

Please note, the power light only comes on when brakes are hooked up, so yes you installed it correctly, don’t spend an hour checking everything else out 855677



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by: Neil08/03/2020
2018 GMC Sierra 1500

Great product! Just what i needed! 854944



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by: Corey M.08/01/2020

etrailer makes the purchase easy. I have always used Tekonsha Voyagers, and on my new truck (2015 Silverado) I also wanted the convenience of having the plug and play wiring harness. etrailer had exactly what I needed and was very easy to find on the website. Installation was flawless and clean thanks to the good hardware supplied. Very excited to put some trailers behind the truck with the stopping power confidence that comes with the Voyager. 854340



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by: Corey M.08/01/2020
Chevrolet Silverado

etrailer makes the purchase easy. I have always used Tekonsha Voyagers, and on my new truck (2015 Silverado) I also wanted the convenience of having the plug and play wiring harness. etrailer had exactly what I needed and was very easy to find on the website. Installation was flawless and clean thanks to the good hardware supplied. Very excited to put some trailers behind the truck with the stopping power confidence that comes with the Voyager. 859405


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