Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2004 Chevrolet Suburban

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How to Install a Brake Controller for a Trailer on a 2004 Chevy Suburban

Today we are going to be installing the Prodigy, part number 90185, on a 2004 Chevrolet Suburban. We also are going to using the Prodigy adapter for the Suburban, part number 3015-P. The first thing we want to do is to locate the port that the brake control plug is going to plug into. As you can see, we are in the drivers side cab area, underneath the steering column. It will be located on the top row, second from the left. So what we are going to do is go ahead and remove the cover here, and go ahead and plug in the brake control plug. And we are going to go ahead and plug in part 3015-P. And it plugs in right there. And as you can see, the other end of the harness here has the plug end for the Prodigy itself. So I am going to go ahead and route these wires up and over, out of the way. And then we are going to go ahead and find a suitable mounting point for the Prodigy itself. OK, I went ahead and routed the harness up and out of the way. I have routed it over here to the right side of the steering column. On the Chevy Suburban here, there is actually a lip that is folded under on the bottom side of the dash here, which makes a perfect spot to mount the bracket for the brake controller itself. So I am going to go ahead and mount it in that location there.

Always make sure you check behind the area that you are going to be drilling into to make sure that there are no electrical components or anything that you are going to damage. All right, we have got the bracket secured into place. We are going to go ahead and mount the Prodigy now. And last, but not least, we want to go ahead and plug in the plug into the back side of the Prodigy. And with our Prodigy plugged in, we just want to make sure that we put our cover back onto the junction box. And this concludes the installation of part numbers 90185 and 3015-P on a 2004 Chevy Suburban.

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