Draw-Tite I-Command Trailer Brake Controller - 1 to 4 Axles - Proportional
Tekonsha Plug-In Wiring Adapter for Electric Brake Controllers - Honda

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Draw-Tite I-Command Trailer Brake Controller - 1 to 4 Axles - Proportional
part number: 5535

Brake controller activates trailer brakes in proportion to deceleration. LED screen shows settings and diagnostics. Features 3 boost levels. Automatically levels when mounted within 90-degrees in the vertical plane.

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
  • Automatically levels - internal sensor detects deceleration even if controller is not mounted level
  • Boost setting lets you adjust the aggressiveness with which the brakes are activated
    • Get full power output faster by pressing the plus button to increase activation speed
    • Achieve smoother braking by pressing the minus button to supply power gradually
  • Easy-to-read LED display shows controller activity
  • Short circuit protected
  • Built-in, slide-bar manual override
  • Quick and easy installation
    • Mounting bracket and hardware included
    • Plug-in, vehicle-specific brake-control adapter (sold separately) 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
  • Mounting angle: between -20 degrees and 70 degrees in the vertical plane
  • Limited lifetime 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 I-Command is properly mounted according to the included instructions, the controller will automatically level, sense the tow vehicle's deceleration, and adjust the trailer's braking accordingly. The result is uniform braking across your towing setup. No push-pull action - just smooth, proportional braking every time.


Power Boost for Heavy-Duty Towing

The I-Command offers a boost feature that gives you more initial braking power for times when you're towing heavy loads. You can switch boost levels so that the power output to your trailer brakes automatically starts out at either 14 percent or 28 percent of the predetermined power setting.


So, if you boost the initial power so that your trailer brakes activate with 25 percent of the overall intensity at the start, the brakes will reach maximum braking faster. This is particularly beneficial if you are towing a heavy load because the intensity required to stop that load may be far greater than that needed to halt your vehicle. Therefore, sending out more initial power to the trailer brakes - and causing them to reach maximum braking faster - allows you to better control the trailer so that it doesn't push your tow vehicle before coming to a complete stop.


If your trailer weighs less than your tow vehicle, no boost is needed. But if you wish to set the boost so that your trailer leads the braking of your towing setup, you can select level B1. The following table gives an indication of when you might use the different boost levels and the power increases that they offer.


Approximate Gross Trailer WeightBoost LevelIncrease in Initial Power Output
Less than tow vehicle GVWB114%
Equal to tow vehicle GVWB1 or B214% or 28%
Up to 25% more than tow vehicle GVWB1, B2, or B3* 28%
Up to 40% more than tow vehicle GVWB2 or B3* 28%


* Both B2 and B3 offer a 25-percent boost in initial power. But the braking curve for B3 is more aggressive than that of B2. This means that, even though you will start out with the same intensity when using these boost levels, you will get an overall more aggressive braking experience with the higher level. So if you use B3, you will reach maximum braking sooner than if you use B2.


Safety Features

The I-Command offers advanced safety features to prevent damage to various components of your towing setup. Integrated reverse battery protection shields the brake controller and your trailer's breakaway system from shorts.


If ever there is a time that you need to brake your trailer separately from your tow vehicle - when traveling down a steep incline, for example - the manual override lever is easily accessible. Pushing this lever engages the brakes on your trailer with full power.


LED Display

The I-Command has a digital LED display to keep you informed of your trailer's braking. The display shows the gain setting when the control is activated. It can also be used to check for connectivity with your trailer, to determine your boost setting, and to troubleshoot.


Automatic Leveling and Simple Installation

Because this controller operates with an internal inertia sensor, it must be mounted between -20 degrees and 70 degrees in the vertical plane. The I-Command 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.


The automatic leveling feature of the I-Command ensures that the brake controller continues to function even as you drive up steep hills or through the mountains. Mount the controller at a vertical angle that is between 0 degrees (level) and 70 degrees, and the controller with level itself automatically.


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


Installation Accessories

For 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.


For even 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.



5535 Draw-Tite iCommand Proportional Trailer Brake Control



California residents: click here



Tekonsha Plug-In Wiring Adapter for Electric Brake Controllers - Honda
part number: 3070-P

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)
  • Limited 1-year warranty


Installation of Tekonsha Brake Controller Adapter

This adapter plugs into the 4-pin connector on your vehicle's built-in brake control wiring harness. The harness is located underneath the dash, to the left of the steering column, taped to another harness near the emergency brake pedal.


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.



3070-P Tekonsha Brake Control Wiring Adapter with 2 Plugs



California residents: click here



Video of Draw-Tite I-Command 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 Draw-Tite Brake Controller - Proportional Controller - 5535 Review

Today we're going to be taking a look at the Draw-Tite I-Command Proportional Trailer Brake Controller. This controller is going to activate the trailer brakes in proportion to your vehicle's braking action, it's going to automatically adjust the trailer's braking based on deceleration of the towed vehicle, and it activates immediately, so there's no pausing like when using time-delayed brake controllers. This unit's also going to automatically level. The brake control will automatically acquire the proper level setting, it's also going to automatically adjust as you travel up or down hills. A few unique features about this system. As you can see here, we have the easy to access buttons, we're going to have the boost setting right here on top and it says 'Boost' right here on the disc plate, so that way we know these button go with that setting. On this side we're going to have the gain control, and it says 'Gain' right there so we know that these buttons are associated with that control.

The boost setting is going to let you adjust the aggressiveness with which the brakes are activated, so this is setting is great in situations where you're hauling heavier loads or your trailer weight is significantly more than your vehicle weight. It's going to be available in three settings, you're going to have Boost 1, Boost 2, and Boost 3. It's going to allow you to get full power output faster by pressing the plus buttons right here, or the minus buttons to achieve maybe a smoother braking action. You can get full output power faster by pressing the plus button to increase the activation speed, and then you can achieve smoother braking by pressing the minus button to supply power gradually. Located right here at the front is going to be the easy to read digital display. This is going to be an LED display, it's going to show the controller activity.

The unit is short-circuit protected. On this side you're going to have the gain setting, this is going to establish the maximum amount of power available to the trailer brakes. As the gain increases, and you just the plus or minus buttons to do that, so it's very easy to adjust, but as that increases what that means is more power is going to be available to the brakes when the brake peddle in the vehicle is pressed or when the manual control is used. We do have the built in slide bar manual override right here at the front, very easily accessible. Gain is going to be shown from zero to ten, with zero being the minimum and ten being the maximum. That simply represents a percentage of the full power.

It's a quick and easy installation, your mounting bracket and hardware are included, and then it's going to be able to plug into a vehicle specific brake control adapter. Those are sold separately and can be used for certain applications to help reduce installation time. Again, this is designed for trailers with up to four axles or A-brake assemblies. It's designed for use with electric brakes only. When mounting this, you can mount this anywhere from -20 degrees nose down, anywhere to 70 degrees nose up in the vertical plane.

You want to make sure this is parallel with the direction of travel, but anywhere in between those indicators that I gave you, -20 degrees nose down or 70 degrees nose up, this is still going to be fully functional. All the leveling, the sensor inside, that's going to be functional as long as you stay within those increments, or those measurements of negative 20, 70 degrees nose up. Really nice design, it's a nice small compact unit as well. Here at the widest part it's only going to measure about 2-3/4" wide, and then the overall length is going to be about 4-1/4", and then the depth or the thickness is only 1-1/8". It's going to be covered with a unlimited lifetime warranty. Now what I want to do is I just want to show you how easily that display can be read. I'm just going to hook up a couple of wires here today just to send some power to it, I'm going to hook up a ground power then the power wire, and then we thumb through some of the settings and you can get an idea for how easy it is to read and how easy it is to see that display. NC is going to stand for Not Connected, but it's still going to allow us to kind of go through. We have our gain setting, you can see how that easily adjusts with a simple press of the button, and again you can go all the way up to ten, you can hold it down, which is going to allow you to adjust quicker, all the way up to ten. Then you can press individual to make finer adjustments, or you can hold it down and it's going to go all the way down to zero. You can adjust to anywhere in between that setting, really nice design. You're also going to have the manual override right here, which for me it's just saying I'm not connected, which is correct since I'm just feeding off a power box. Then you're going to have your boost setting. You're going to have Boost 1, Boost 2, Boost 3, then just the B shows you that you're in the boost settings, then you have 1, 2 and 3 to choose from. That's going to do it for today's look at the Draw Tite I-Command Proportional Trailer Brake Controller.



Customer Reviews

Draw-Tite I-Command Trailer Brake Controller - 1 to 4 Axles - Proportional - 5535

Tekonsha Plug-In Wiring Adapter for Electric Brake Controllers - Honda - 3070-P

Average Customer Rating:  4.9 out of 5 stars   (426 Customer Reviews)

Brake controller activates trailer brakes in proportion to deceleration. LED screen shows settings and diagnostics. Features 3 boost levels. Automatically levels when mounted within 90-degrees in the vertical plane. 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: Dave04/28/2018

I put this controller in my Chevy truck and even though it is the cheapest one you can find, it works great. A few days later, the "top rated" one in my Suburban quit working, so now I have two of these controllers. They are adjustable for each of my trailers. You could spend six times as much for other controllers but I can't see that you get a better product than this one. 501979


Comments

A year later I still love both of these. I pulled heavy trailers over the Rockies this year without a second thought. With the same controller, I pull my flatbed empty and dont worry about the tires smoking. 5 stars.

Dave - 04/28/2019

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by: Martin11/15/2018

17 Toyota Tacoma 583032



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by: Matthew09/27/2018

Easy install, quick delivery 569393



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by: Joe10/08/2018

works great so far. 572738



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by: Rodney04/21/2018

When I get a chance to try it I'll know for sure. Took a little time to install but the install came out clean. 499119



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by: Jeff H09/21/2017
2012 Honda Pilot

Perfect interface between the controller and the factory wiring. I'd have given it 5 stars if it were a wee bit longer - say 8 more inches. On my 2012 Pilot, I mounted the controller in the bin right below the radio because it just seemed in the way of my legs in the more normal position above the accelerator on the dash. The cable wasn't quite long enough for that and I ended up fabbing my own and put this one in the box for the next time. 434856



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by: James10/05/2018

Great product & fast shipping. worked great on my 2017 Silverado LT description & instructional video made it easy to purchase. 572032



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by: Cody10/28/2016

Great product with very easy install and even better customer service, placed an order late one afternoon and chose the wrong shipping for time I needed it by, gave them a call and they had no problem at all changing it for me and I received the product early the next morning as needed. Great service! 311643



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by: Alan T.08/20/2018

The product was exactly as described. Very easy to install. Mine sits at a pretty good angle and works perfectly. So far I have used it on a 28' camper trailer & a 26' camper trailer. 555694



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by: Chris S06/04/2017

I tried finding the controller I wanted locally which ended up costing more time and money Then it should have. One of the places I stopped at was getting info from etrailer web page then adding his ridiculous mark up. When I got back to my office I ordered it from etrailer myself and bought exactly what I was trying to find locally but for much less money even with two day shipping. Beyond all that etrailer is the easiest place to shop and their tracking of my shipment couldn't have been any easier. From here on out if etrailer has what I'm looking for life will be just that much better. Thanks etrailer. 388783


Comments

All still as good as it was one year ago. Thank you

Chris S - 06/07/2018

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by: Randall M.04/24/2017

Ordered this for my 2008 Toyota Tundra to be able to pull a 25 foot travel trailer. This has been the easiest install. It takes literally 5-10 minutes to locate your quick connects and attach it to the dash. I mounted it as close to the middle console to help keep it away from my knee and legs. I used a black magic marker to blend the screws into the black frame. Once connected it automatically does everything else for you. I would recommend strongly on purchasing this trailer brake connector/quick connect along with using this etrailer. The shipping was extremely fast and communication was great prior to its arrival. I watched a YouTube video on my truck to make it even easier to install. 371551



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by: Gary D.10/16/2017

Had no trouble finding what I was looking for. The items I ordered arrived quickly and were easy to install.l was unable to find the wiring harness l needed locally. 443247


Comments

Works great.Have no trouble towing our camper on hilly curvy roads.

Gary D - 10/19/2018

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by: Mary Ruth11/22/2017

I installed this in my Jeep Grand Cherokee for pulling a travel trailer. We pulled the trailer from the Denver area all the way to the California coast. For anyone who has driven across 80, you know what challenges face a camper making that journey. No wonder pioneers left family heirlooms along the trail in the old days! This break controller made the trip possible for me. It worked well, and the trailer never ran the Jeep over. I remember engaging the trailer breaks quite a bit on the hill going into Salt Lake City. Worked like a charm! 454219



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by: Larry p01/24/2017

Very good description of product and what I needed to order. Every thing arrived on time and the price was very reasonable. The brake controller does everything it was advertised to do. Great product , great service by e.trailer thanks 335128



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by: Jerry Fairchild09/17/2016

Seems to be a wonderful product installed it in my 99 Dodge in about 15 minutes plug it in went down the road and back brakes worked great simple and easy Ali together done in about 20 minutes back home sitting in back yard having a cold beer don't get much better than that 295754



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by: Tom10/02/2015
Honda Ridgeline

Just what the doctor ordered for the customers Honda Ridgeline. Unbilivably, though the truck was completely wired from under the dash from the factory since it was purchased new with the trailer package, the dealership was oblivious to the fact that a brake controller was needed and were dumbfounded on where to get one, or where the connector was located in order to install it. Found the controler on etrailer.com and the connector location on utube. 228914



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by: Christopher Lee Wirth07/21/2016

install was easy and straight foward, located a video on this website that assisted me in locating the factory wire harness to install this piece of equip 274705



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by: BILL09/11/2016

THE CONTROLLER MOUNTED EASILY AND PERFORMED AS STATED. I'VE BEEN CONTENT WITH THE DRAW-TITE DELAY STYLE CONTROLLER I USED FOR 30 YEARS BUT THE PROPORTIONAL STYLE 5535 IS A MUCH BETTER CONCEPT. IT ACTS LIKE THE TOW VEHICLES BRAKES BY APPLYING MORE BRAKE THE HARDER THE BRAKES ARE APPLIED. I'VE ONLY USED IT ON ONE TRIP ON DRY ROADS WITH NO HARD STOPS SO IT MAY REQUIRE SOME TWEAKING THE MORE I USE IT. I TOW AN ENCLOSED 24 FOOT CAR TRAILER AND SET THE CONTROLLER MID RANGE ON BOTH SETTINGS AS MY STARTING POINT. 293519



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by: Jake O06/10/2017

Comments: A) It was a challenge to find the correct wiring for the red control wire for my 3rd generation Toyota 4Runner (1996). It would sure be nice to have a pigtail adapter that worked with that model, but I understand there would be a million different types of pigtails. I have suggestions for anyone else in this predicament with a 4Runner. B) The wiring diagram for the Draw-tite I-command Brake Control suggests this is always active -- directly wired to battery. Instead of plugging unplugging the pigtail, a rocker switch would be good. What is the idle current (amperage) draw (drain on battery)? How about current draw while actively braking? This would specify the type of rocker C) There is little description of the "gain" setting (vs the "boost"). How is this value dialed in for a particular load and boost setting? switch. 391425


Comments

So far very well. The boost needs to be changed for highway vs city driving B1 vs B. Perhaps this is a function of the Casita brakes, but brakes grab & lock up if I dont reduce the boost in city driving.

Jake O - 06/12/2018

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by: Joe T.06/24/2016

Product works and works well. Wiring harness plugged in perfectly. Little Nissan Frontier tows a heavy dump trailer and stops with ease. 264570



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by: Hal J.05/02/2017
2014 Honda Ridgeline

Just bought the Tekonsha Primus IQ and installed it. Haven't used it yet, as I pick up my first travel trailer next week. Product is solid, packaged with ample, clear instructions, wiring and mounting hardware. Lower dash on my Honda Ridgeline slopes steeply so I fashioned an L-bracket from 14 ga. steel bar and secured to side of center stack (see photo). Nice and level. Wiring to my harness was a bear, just because of where my connector was buried; needed the YouTube videos. Price was much lower from etrailer than any RV dealer around here. Arrived in less than a week. Think I made a smart choice. If it works as advertised it will get a fifth star. 375303



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by: Paul10/06/2018

Everything I’ve ordered has been great. 572110



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by: Peter T06/18/2018
2017 Honda Ridgeline

Hello, as requested I have attached some pics of the brake controller after installation on my 2017 Honda Ridgeline. I have a lease vehicle so I did not want to drill any holes in the vehicle to mount or run wires. So what I did was install the mount bracket upside down and place a strong commercial velcro patch to the brake controller mount and to the tray area that it is sitting on. Then I slipped the wire harness between the crack in the IP and the lower console and tucked it up behind the dash so it could not be seen. The velcro holds the brake controller quite secure. This way I can remove the controller and reuse in my next vehicle without leaving any permanent marks or holes to this one. Anyway , just thought I would share… As far as the controller. I am very happy with its operation and functions. 523633



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by: jim a06/09/2015
Honda Ridgeline

We have a Honda Ridgeline and this part plugged into the factory plug that was under the dash by the emergency brake petal switch. It was difficult to get to, but success was achieved. This was needed for our camper trailer. This made it easy, no hard wiring, just ordered the part for the Ridgeline and then plug and go. The brake controller plugged into the other end and now I am a happy camper. It worked, I blew a fuse while installing, must have touched something? No problem though, replaced it and was all was good. 202033


Comments

After one year, it is nice to not even think about it. I love products that work correctly. Gives one peace of mind. This is a great product. . thanks etrailer and Tekonsha for being wonderful companies. . . jim

jim a - 06/08/2016

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by: John D.01/22/2017

Received the product quickly and was exactly as described. Installed the controller and the plug in wiring worked perfectly, made some basic adjustments that were in the instructions to start. Picked up my trailer and loaded up a International farm tractor on the trailer and brake controller worked just the way I needed it to. Thanks etrailer 334416



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by: Holo11/30/2016
2017 Honda Ridgeline

I gave this a 4 star just because I haven't been able to hook up the trailer yet. The Primus IQ brake controller light is on so I'm assuming it will be fine. The harness arrived in good time. I was able to hook it up in my 2017 Honda Ridgeline in about 20 minutes. The longest part was finding the connection! It was above and left of the parking brake. A headlamp really helped. It's very tight in there so I could use only one hand and did a lot of it by feel. In the picture you need to follow the red wire to the connection. The brake controller I mounted on the plastic in front of my right knee. 321040


Comments

Update - Everything worked fine. We went on several trips with our trailer and no problems at all.

Holo - 11/30/2017

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by: Mark F07/19/2017
2016 Honda Pilot

Just bought a Prodigy 3 and on my first trip with our light weight [email protected] clamshell with electric brakes pulled with a 2016 Honda Pilot...very satisfied. I installed a factory hitch and harness and the cable etrailor provided snapped right in. The trailer is under 2,000 lbs so I opted to bet the boost to zero. So far so good. The only issue is it seems to apply the brakes more firmly when going over rough pavement, otherwise the braking action is very smooth. I didn't want to mount the controller bracket permanently so I bent an angle plate into a U shape and pop riveted it so it would hang in the lower trim panel. 407957



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by: Brian C.10/04/2016

I only gave 4 stars because I have yet to use the trailer brake controller. Shipping and customer service from eTrailer was top notch. Quick delivery and continuous updates. Brake controller is much smaller in size than I imagined. Installation was a snap, however the instructions had wiring color configurations incorrect for my vehicle. Easy fix, thanks YouTube. All in all, I cannot wait to order again from eTrailer. 303320



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by: Sinh11/12/2017

Fast shipping, easy install, work good, recommended. With 2007 Lexus GX470 doesn't have any where to mount the controller so I put it on a middle near shifting handle. 451302



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by: Allen R.02/23/2017

This has been the best and easiest purchase during my short journey of outfitting my 2008 Nissan Titan SE to haul a 27 ft camper. This has been the easiest install. If you're not mechanically inclined like myself no worries at all. It takes literally 5-10 mins to locate your quick connects and attach it to the dash. Once connected it automatically does everything else for you. You receive a set of directions just make sure you read them first and save yourself some money and do the install yourself. Once the camper was connected to the truck it was automatically detected. Can't get any easier than just connect and go. I would recommend strongly on purchasing this trailer brake connector/quick connect along with using this company. The shipping was extremely fast and communication was great prior to its arrival. 344916



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by: Josh01/24/2018

Wish I had bought this one years ago. After buying one,I replaced the brake controllers in all the rest of our trucks over from the time delay to proportional style. Pulling different trailers both empty and loaded this controller is very easy to get the settings right, something I can’t say for any of the timed delay controllers I’ve used. It’s worth every penny. 469070



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by: Svend11/26/2017

Very easy install on my Dodge Ram 2500 . Works great and easy to adjust 454881



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by: Glenn C09/05/2017

Purchased this as I needed it for towing our newly acquired 26 ft. camper. With the addition of the installation adapter that matched my truck, the installation was simple. The set-up was easy and the product works flawlessly. I don't think I could have asked for more given the very affordable price. 429007


Comments

This product has worked great and the installation along with the pigtail adapter took less than 15 minutes. I have towed my trailer hundreds of miles without ever a worry about braking. Great product.

Glenn C - 09/12/2018

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by: dick10/15/2017

correct size and plugs for installation. 442898


Comments

I have been using both for a year and am very happy with them and the ease of install.

dick - 10/15/2018

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by: Bryon K.03/05/2017

This brake was very easy to install once I figured out where to mount it. A previous video I watched showed it mounted in a location that was too low (on the bottom of the panel) and hard to reach if needing to adjust while driving. I chose a location farther up but wasn't sure what was hiding behind the plastic so I chose to use the 3m Dual Lock fastener. This holds more securely than Velcro but it is still removable. I wasn't thrilled about having holes in my panel if I didn't like the location and wanted to move it so this was a great alternative. The brake seems to work well and is easy to adjust. The price from etrailer.com was great and it shipped quickly. 348822


Comments

So far it’s been great. I’ve only used it a few times but it is everything I wanted and needed. I recommend this product and your company to everyone I know that is looking for a trailer brake.

Bryon K - 03/07/2018

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by: JOHN PRESCOTT06/03/2016

Hooked up the brake control with a vehicle specific adapter eliminating the chance for incorrect wiring or shorting of wires. Tried it out immediately after install & worked as designed. Using this to control the electric brakes on my popup camper pulled by a Tacoma. 256331


Comments

Works great

JOHN P - 06/03/2017

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by: Rick09/15/2018

Got some straps to secure our quad to trailer and a brake controller. All products came on time and worked perfectly. At first I thought the 4 Bulldog straps were way to beefy and overkill, but having used them this past weekend I have changed my mind....I felt very confident driving knowing there was no way our toy was going to come loose! And the absolute best feature is the little safety latch that prevents hook from possibly falling off trailer hook if strap were to come loose. Folks I talked to were very knowledgeable and helpful. I will definitely visit the etrailer site next time I need something. 565493



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by: Debra09/14/2019

we love it. works as intended.easy to set up too. 703929



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by: Michael09/12/2019

Easy to install, took less than 1/2/ hour. works great 702838



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by: John09/11/2019

Fit nicely into a narrow space. Haven't hooked up the travel trailer yet. 700509



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by: Steve L09/04/2019

Product worked perfectly ... 697482



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by: Darrell08/29/2019

etrailer service is excellent. My brake controller was shipped and arrived promptly. I needed a bit of advice from the etrailer customer service group and they nailed it. Obviously, they know their products. If not, looks like they have a tech in the background that can help with those smaller details. Communication was excellent, as was follow-up on when my item shipped and even arrived. Excellent all around! I'm a very happy customer. 695578



- 3070-P
by: Craig08/20/2019
2012 Honda Pilot

About as easy as it gets to plug in and go. 691642



- 5535
by: Steven08/18/2019

Works good 691066



- 3070-P
by: Philip08/18/2019
2019 Honda Ridgeline

the right part always makes the job eas ier.. 690996



- 5535
by: Gary08/16/2019

Quick delivery got my trailer brake module 5535 draw-tite I command and harness took me about 15 minutes to install will be using it in a few weeks don't see any reason why I won't be satisfied with it 691616



- 5535
by: Nick08/16/2019

Feels solid, only had trouble getting the ground in since my bulky alarm was in the way. 690108



- 3070-P
by: Bob T.08/15/2019

Very good product, easy to install. Does what it is supposed to do. 688665



- 3070-P
by: Matthew08/08/2019

I bought a P3 Prodigy controller and the Honda wiring kit. Great customer service over the phone as I made my purchase. The person I spoke with was knowledgeable about the products and their applications. The wiring kit and controller arrived on the day they were promised and it took my mechanic about ten minutes to make the installation. I would definitely buy from etrailer again. 682233



- 5535
by: Leandro08/07/2019

Works great 682436


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  • Install Harness Recommendation for Draw Tite Brake Controller in 2016 Toyota Tacoma
  • To install the Draw Tite brake controller part # 5535 in your 2016 Toyota Tacoma you will need the part # 3031-P which will plug into the port under the dash of your truck like you mentioned.
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  • Inexpensive Brake Controller For 1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo 4.0L
  • The Draw-Tite I-Command Trailer Brake Controller # 5535 is a great proportional brake controller to fit any budget. 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. The Brake Control Plug-In Harness that works with your Draw-Tite Brake
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  • What are the Dimensions of the Draw-Tite I-Command Brake Controller
  • I went out to the warehouse to measure Draw-Tite brake controller # 5535 for you. The overall dimensions not counting the wires at the back are: 4.25 inches front to back, 2.81 inches wide, and 1.18 inches tall. In addition to the brake controller you will also need # 3031-P to plug it into your 2018 Toyota Tacoma.
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  • Installing Draw-Tite I-Command Brake Controller on 2012 GMC Sierra
  • To install the Draw-Tite I-Command Trailer Brake Controller # 5535 on your 2012 GMC Sierra, you will just need to add the Pigtail Harness # 20127. If your Sierra is equipped with a fully-functional 7-Way connector, there is not a plug-in-play style port present under the dash, but all the needed wires are already run. What this means is that the installation will not quite be a plug-and-play process, but all you will need to do is connect the brake controller wiring to the vehicle wiring
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  • Can a Brake Controller be Installed on a 2014 Subaru Crosstrek
  • Yes, you can install brake controller # 5535 in your 2014 Subaru Crosstrek. If your Crosstrek does not already have a 4-Way trailer wiring harness you would need to start by installing one, # 118467 for non-hybrid models or # C56243 if yours is a hybrid. Then you will need # ETBC7 to add a 7-Way trailer connector and for the wiring and other parts needed to install brake controller # 5535. I have included some links that show and explain the ETBC7 installation for you.
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  • Mounting Bracket for Draw-Tite I-Command and Wiring Harness for a 2016 Honda Pilot
  • The Draw-Tite I-Command brake controller # 5535 uses mounting bracket # P7685. For the wiring harness that will fit your 2016 Honda Pilot use # 3070-P which is about 18 inches long so it is within the length you are wanting.
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  • Should Draw Tite Electric Brake Controller Have Anything on Display When not in Use
  • There should be a decimal on the Draw Tite I-Command's # 5535 display whenever the controller is receiving power but there is no trailer connected and no boost is set. If you connect a trailer you should see .c instead. I've attached an example of some displays from the controllers installation details.
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  • Recommended Brake Controller And Wiring For 2005 Subaru Outback Wagon
  • The Draw-Tite I-Command Trailer Brake Controller, part # 5535 is designed for electric only brakes. It will not work with electric over hydraulic brakes. We do offer brake controllers like part # 90885 that can be used with both brake systems. When wiring the brake controller, the red wire needs to be attached to a wire that only has power when the brake pedal is pressed. Typically this is the cold side of the brake light switch, found under the dash at the top of the brake pedal.
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  • Parts Needed to Install a Brake Controller in a 2001 Ford Sport Trac with 7-Way or 4-Way
  • There isn't a brake controller wiring harness for the 2001 Ford Explorer Sport Trac. A brake controller will need to be hardwired in. If the vehicle already has a 7-Way trailer connector then all you will need is # 5506. But if it has a 4-Way flat connector only then you will need # ETBC7. I have included some links that show and explain the hardwire installations.
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  • Trailer Brake Controller Wiring Installation in Chevy Avalanche
  • To install the Draw-Tite I-Command Trailer Brake Controller # 5535 in your Chevy Avalanche that has a factory-installed 7-way trailer connector you will use existing OEM wiring that is under the dash to hard wire it. There is no quick-connect brake controller port in your model year Avalanche; there was one included up to model year 2006 and this used part # 3015-P. You can use wiring pigtail # 20127 to give you the wires needed for connection. On the controller pigtail the wire colors/functions
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  • How To Install A Brake Controller On A 2014 Volkswagen Toureg
  • I have the video I think you are talking about linked here on a 2016 Volkswagen Touareg. The video link does show a Tekonsha Prodigy brake controller part # 90885 instead of the Draw-Tite I-Command part # 5535 but it is the same installation. The Touareg does require a pigtail from the Volkswagen dealership to install a brake controller. The driver side left lower panel does need to be removed. Once you get the panel removed there will be a black plug with the wires attached to connect
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  • Two Red Dots Showing on Draw-Tite I-Command Trailer Brake Controller
  • Two dots will be displayed on the Draw-Tite I-Command Trailer Brake Controller # 5535 whenever a trailer is not connected. After 15 minutes of no motion the controller goes into power-saving mode and the display will be completely blank. So you will not need to worry about the controller draining your battery.
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  • What Brake Controller Harness Fits 2015 Toyota Tundra 1794 Edition?
  • I checked with Tekonsha and the correct harness for the Draw-Tite I-Command # 5535 is the Tekonsha Custom Wiring Adapter # 3031-P. This adapter is a confirmed fit for all models of 2015 Toyota Tundra, including the 1794 edition. I've added links to video reviews of both the I-Command and adapter for you to take a look at.
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  • Installing the Draw-Tite I-Command Trailer Brake Controller # 5535 on a 2017 Chevy Express Van
  • The Draw-Tite I-Command Trailer Brake Controller # 5535 is wired as follows: Blue - 7-Way Output to Trailer Black - 12V Power White - Ground Red - COLD Side of Stop Light Switch (only gets hot when brake pedal is pressed) Some models of the 2017 Chevrolet Express Van require the Wiring Kit # 5506 to and/or part # 30955 for a complete installation but it is just a hit and miss as to what is already done. You can simply use a circuit tester like part # 40376 to verify if all the
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  • Installing Draw-Tite I-Command Electric Brake Controller in 2015 Ford F-150
  • When installing the Draw-Tite I-Command Electric Brake Controller # 5535 using the harness # 22292 in your 2015 Ford F-150 you will not need to have anything programmed at a dealership. The exception is if your truck has the factory brake controller installed. In which case you will get a fault code in the truck which can only be cleared by Ford.
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  • Wiring Adapter Needed to Install Draw-Tite I-Command Brake Controller 5535 in 2017 Ford Explorer
  • In your 2017 Ford Explorer XLT with the factory tow package installation of a Draw-Tite or Tekonsha brake controller like the I-Command # 5535 or the Prodigy # 90885 will require wiring adapter part # 3035-P. This will plug in between the controller and the under-dash connection port. Part # 3016 allows controller installation in compatible GM vehicles.
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  • Does Draw-Tite I-Command Need Power to be Manually Adjusted
  • The power to your trailer brakes does need to be manually adjusted with the Draw-Tite I-Command Trailer Brake Controller # 5535. The linked instructions show exactly what you need to do to adjust the power, which is as follows: 1. Connect trailer to tow vehicle. 2. With engine running hold manual full left and set Output/Gain to indicate approximately 5.0. 3. Drive tow vehicle and trailer on a dry level paved surface at 25 mph and fully apply manual control. - If trailer brakes
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  • Brake Controller Install Harness for 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee
  • If you install a brake controller like the Draw Tite I Command # 5535 in your 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee with the brake controller install harness part # 3045-P you would not need to do any type of programming to the vehicle. It would work as soon as it's plugged in. I attached an install video for this controller in a very similar 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee for you to check out as well.
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  • Troubleshooting Draw-Tite Trailer Brake Controller Installation
  • The operating instructions for the Draw-Tite I-Command Trailer Brake Controller # 5535 are linked for you for your reference. I see that you also purchased a pigtail wiring lead to install this unit. The red wire on the pigtail must be connected to the COLD side of the brake light switch. This is the side of the switch that goes hot ONLY when you press the brake pedal and at no other time. If you accidentally connected the red wire to the hot side of the switch the controller will try
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  • Recommended Brake Controller and Wiring Harness for 2019 Honda Ridgeline
  • For your 2019 Honda Ridgeline, the Curt Custom Wiring Adapter for Trailer Brake Controllers - Dual Plug In # C51392 is a confirmed fit. The installation will be under the dash, left of the steering column and near the emergency brake pedal. I recommend pairing this with the Curt Spectrum Trailer Brake Controller # C51170 for a really clean dash and easy function. I've attached a video to further assist.
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  • Where is Brake Controller Install Port on 2016 Honda Pilot
  • Yes, there is a port under the dash of your 2016 Honda Pilot for installing a brake controller like our best selling P3 part # 90195. All you need is the install harness part # 3070-P which is a confirmed fit. I attached an install video that shows this harness installing a brake controller in a similar Honda Pilot as yours as well. I also attached a picture that shows where you'll find the harness.
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  • Recommended Trailer Brake Controller for 2019 Honda Ridgeline Sport
  • I assume you are looking for a brake controller for a 2019 Honda Ridgeline Sport as that is all that pulls up in a google search. If that is what you are seeking I recommend the Tekonsha Prodigy P3 # 90195 which is a customer favorite because of the dependability and the ease of use with the LCD screen. For this you will use the wiring harness # 3070-P. I've attached a video of this on a 2017 model to assist. If you want a more factory brake controller appearance then I recommend
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  • Fuse location in Honda Pilot 2016 for Tekonsha 3070-P Brake Control Wiring Adapter for Honda
  • Your Tekonsha Prodigy P3 # 90195, can be installed using the # 3070-P if you have a factory tow package. It attaches with a simple clip connection to a plug under the dash of your vehicle near the parking brake. It isn't always easy to find in the midst of the wiring. Check out the installation video I've attached for you. There is not an extra fuse needed in this installation.
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  • Will Tekonsha Brake Controller Harness, # 3070-P, Fit 2005 Honda Odyssey With Prodigy Controller
  • The Tekonsha Brake Controller Wiring Harness, # 3070-P, is only for Honda Ridgeline and Honda Pilot with the factory tow package. To wire the Prodigy brake controller on your 2005 Honda Odyssey you will need to have a 4-Pole trailer connector on your vehicle. Then, you will have to hardwire the brake controller with the Brake Controller 7 & 4 Way Installation Kit, # ETBC7, to your vehicle. If you do not have a 4-Pole trailer connector on your vehicle, then you will need to install
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  • Wire Harness 3070-S Compared To 3070-P For 2017 Honda Ridgeline
  • The Tekonsha Plug-In Wiring Adapter for Electric Brake Controllers - Honda # 3070-P is a confirmed fit for your 2017 Honda Ridgeline. The Tekonsha Custom Wiring Adapter for Trailer Brake Controllers - Pigtail - Honda # 3070-S is a confirmed fit for hardwiring any controller model to the factory connection. The dash P or the dash S is the manufacturers part number, so I don't know if it is significant to them or not, but it is just a part number to us. So, in reality, either product
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  • Color of Wires for Trailer Brake Controller Harness on a 2017 Honda Pilot
  • According to pages 462 and 463 of the online version of the owner's manual for your 2017 Honda Pilot the 4 wires for the trailer brake controller connector are black, brown, violet, and green so it sounds like you found the correct connector. If it matches up to the Tekonsha Plug-In Wiring Adapter # 3070-P then you can definitely be confident that you have the correct connector. If you don't already have a brake controller then I highly recommend the Prodigy P3 # 90195 because it has
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  • Troubleshooting Brake Controller that Won't Power On In 2015 Honda Pilot
  • It sounds like you are missing the fuse in your smaller, secondary under-hood fuse box that powers the brake controller. I checked in a manual for a 2012 Honda Pilot, and it was the number 14 fuse labeled Trailer E-Brake. It should be close if not identical in your 2015 model. There should be a diagram on the underside of the fuse box cover you can use to verify this.
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  • Parts Needed to Install a Trailer Brake Controller on a 2005 Acura MDX
  • To install a brake controller on a 2005 Acura MDX you will need to hardwire it in using a 4-Way, # 118336, and installation kit # ETBC7. I have included some links to instructions and FAQs that will help with installation. For a brake controller I recommend the Tekonsha P2, # 90885. It is one of our most popular controllers because it is easy to set up and easy to use. I have linked instructions for it as well.
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  • Recommended Brake Controller And Wiring Harness For 2017 Acura MDX
  • There is no confirmed brake controller harness for the 2017 MDX so if a brake controller is installed it will have to be a hard-wire installation. If you do not have a 4-way trailer connector at the back of your MDX that is the first step that will need to be taken. I recommend part # 118628. This harness plugs into the location behind the driver side trim panel in the rear cargo area. You can see where it is located in the attached installation video I have provided. A tech tip for
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  • Brake Controller Installation on 2011 Honda Ridgeline
  • If your Ridgeline is equipped with the factory tow package, you can use the Tekonsha Wiring Adapter, part # 3070-P to connect a controller. The presence of the factory 7-way trailer connector on the rear bumper is a sure indication that your Ridgeline is equipped with the tow package. To install the controller, simply plug the larger end of the connector into the connector located under the dash. The connector can be found taped to another harness, to the left of the steering column
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  • Brake Controller Wiring for a 2007 Honda Pilot
  • The Wiring Adapter, part # 3070-P will not work on the 2007 Honda Pilot. The 2007 Pilot does not have the provision for plugging in a brake controller under the dash. To install a brake controller on your Pilot, you will have to hardwire the controller, using our Brake Controller Installation Kit, part # ETBC7 (for a 7-way connector) or ETBC6 (for a 6-Way connector). The install kits contain everything necessary for installing your brake controller. If your Pilot does not already have
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  • Will Brake Controller Harness # 3070-P Work in 2012 Honda Pilot EX-L 2WD
  • If your Pilot came from the factory with the 7-way trailer connector at the rear bumper, it will have the connector under the dash that the # 3070-P would plug into. You would attach the controller to the underside of the dash within easy reach of the driver, plug one end of the wiring adapter into the connector under the dash and plug the other end into the back of the controller. Since it sounds as if you had to install a 4-pole wiring harness, the connector will not be present and
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  • What Brake Controller Install Harness is Needed for 2017 Honda Ridgeline
  • Yes, the brake controller install harness part # 3070-P that you referenced is also a fit for the 2017 Honda Ridgeline so you can use it to install in your new vehicle as well.
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  • Location of Factory Brake Controller Port on a 2011 Honda Ridgeline
  • If your 2011 Honda Ridgeline has the factory tow package with the factory 7-Way connector, then you will plug the Tekonsha Brake Controller Wiring Harness, part # 3070-P into the brake controller port which is located under the dashboard, to the left of the steering column. It will be taped to another wiring harness near the brake pedal. I am including a picture of the factory brake controller plug location under the dash on your 2011 Honda Ridgeline.
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  • Confirmation that the 3070-P Brake Controller Harness Does Fit 2016 Honda Pilot
  • There were some changes that threw us off for the 2016 Honda Pilot but we have personally confirmed here at etrailer that this harness, # 3070-P, does fit the 2016 Pilot. It turns out that the 2016 Acura MDX is the vehicle that this harness doesn't work with but it will work with the Pilot. The 3070-P is all you would need to install the Prodigy P2 part # 90885.
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  • Troubleshooting P2 Brake Controller 90885 Not Powering Up on a 2013 Honda Pilot
  • It sounds like you are missing the fuse in your smaller, secondary under-hood fuse box that powers the brake controller. I checked in a manual for a 2012 Honda Pilot, and it was the number 14 fuse labeled Trailer E-Brake. It should be close if not identical in your 2013 model. There should be a diagram on the underside of the fuse box cover you can use to verify this.
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  • No Power to Brake Controller on a 2019 Honda Ridgeline
  • The Tekonsha Plug-In Wiring Adapter for Electric Brake Controllers part # 3070-P that you referenced is currently listed as a fit for a 2006 - 2018 Honda Ridgeline. The 2019 model year has not yet been confirmed (August 2018) which might be why you are having issues. The pins may or may not have carried over to the next model year. The fuse that will supply power to a brake controller on a 2019 Honda Ridgeline is a 20 amp circuit in the number 3 position on the driver's side under hood
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  • Parts Needed to Install a P3 Brake Controller in a 2008 Acura MDX
  • Does your 2008 Acura MDX have a factory installed 7-way at the rear of it? If so, all you would need is the part # 3070-P to install the P3 part # 90195 that you have. Otherwise you would need to start with a 4-way connector # 118424 and then convert it to a 7-way with the part # ETBC7. This also comes with everything needed to hardwire in the controller as well.
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  • No Green Light on Tekonsha Voyager Brake Controller on 2010 Honda Pilot when Connected to Trailer
  • The green light on the Tekonsha Voyager Brake Controller, # 39510, indicates that the trailer is connected to your Honda Pilot, so it will not come on unless a trailer is connected. If the green light does not come on when the trailer is connected, then there are a few things that could be causing the green light to stay off. The first thing I would check is the trailer brake fuse in the secondary under hood fuse box. There should be a 20-amp fuse in fuse location # 14. If there is
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