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Trailer Brake Controller Installation Wiring Kit Review- Video

Trailer Brake Controller Installation Wiring Kit Review

Today we will show you part number ETBC7 brake controller installation kit. What this kit does is it fills in the blanks between your 4 pole connector and the brake controller. Basically on the instructions of your brake controller, it will show you a link between the foot brake and stop light switch, a battery, and then a line going out to the connector out back. This kit here fills in those missing pieces. We will cover each individual part. First we will start from the rear of the vehicle and work our way forward. This part here is 7 and 4 pole to 4 pole adapter. This will plug into your existing 4 pole that you have on your vehicle. It just plugs in like normal while this white wire gets grounded to the body of the vehicle. You will have a couple extra wires. The black wire will be ran to the battery. This blue wire here gets run to the blue wire on the brake controller. more


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Trailer Brake Controller Reverse Light Lead Installation- Video

Trailer Brake Controller Reverse Light Lead Installation

All right what we are going to do on this install is the reverse light lead to our electrical connector. For instance on a 5-pole you can use this on a boat trailer that has a reverse lock out for hydraulic brakes on it. Also you can use on a 7-pole application the trailer may have reverse lights on the back of it. Some RVs have a reverse light hook up on the back of it. I will show you the basic generic steps of how it is installed. 00:22 more


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Review of etrailer - Brake Controller - ETBC7- Video

Review of etrailer - Brake Controller - ETBC7

Today we're taking a look at a universal installation kit for trailer brake controllers. This kit includes the wiring and accessories that are required for installation of a trailer brake controller.Now brake controllers are sold separately. They're available at etrailer.com. We have a wide variety of brake controllers to choose from. This kit is specifically designed for use on a vehicle that has an existing four-way flat trailer connector. You can see right here that this plug is the plug that goes into the existing four-way on your vehicle.Now if your vehicle does not already have a four-way flat trailer connector installed, the etrailer.com application guide can be used to find the easy to install connector that is made specifically for your vehicle.Now basically with this video, what I wanna do is go over everything that comes with part number ETBC7. more


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etrailer Trailer Brake Controller Universal Installation Kit Review- Video

etrailer Trailer Brake Controller Universal Installation Kit Review

Today we're going to be taking a look at our Universal Installation Kit for Trailer Brake Controllers, part number ETBC7. This universal wiring kit will allow you to take your existing 4-pole trailer connector, convert it to a 7-pole, and give you everything you need to hook up a brake controller.The 7-pole connector that comes with the kit has a bracket to allow it to get mounted. You get all the hardware you need to mount the bracket. You've got the hardware that connects the connector to your bracket, as well as some hardware where you can drill out some holes and connect it to your vehicle.On our 7-pole connector itself, you'll have your traditional 4-pole connector, so you could use the same accessories you've been using all along with the 4-pole connector. But, in addition, you'll have your 7-pole connector for any of your new accessories. On the back side of our connector, we have all of our connection points we'll need. more


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Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 1996 Chevrolet C/K Series Pickup- Video

Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 1996 Chevrolet C/K Series Pickup

Today on our 1996 Chevy CK Pickup truck, we'll be installing the ETB C7 in junction with the Tekonsha Progigy P3 Brake Controller which is part number 90195. We will first begin by picking a location where we're going to mount our 7-way trailer plug. In this case because the trailer hitch comes out so far, we're going to go ahead and drill two small holes in the underside of the bumper to mount our bracket. Once we have the holes drilled, we'll go ahead and use the supplied screws and nuts to attach the bracket to the lower bumper. Next we'll go ahead and take some of the wire looms supplied with the kit and put it over the wires coming out of the back of the 7-way. Then we'll go ahead and feed the 7-way onto the bracket and attach it with the supplied screws and nuts. Next, we're going to go ahead and make the 4-way connection with the 4-way that's already on the vehicle and because this vehicle already had a 4-way on it, we've already gone ahead and tested it to make sure that everything is working properly. You want to make sure when making your connection of the two 4-ways that you use some dielectric grease on the connection before pushing them together. more


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Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 1994 Chevrolet C/K Series Pickup- Video

Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 1994 Chevrolet C/K Series Pickup

Today on our 1994 Chevy Pickup, we'll be installing the Curt Triflex Brake Controller, part number C51140. This will be in conjunction with the etrailer Brake Controller Install Kit, part number ETBC7. We'll plug in our trailer and we'll have a CC showing that our trailer wiring is connected, then we can press on the brake pedal and watch the numbers increase. We can also use the hand sweep to energize our trailer braking. Once we remove our trailer wiring from the 7-Pole connector, we'll get a DC for disconnected. To start, we'll first go ahead and assemble the 7-Pole adapter bracket. more


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Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2005 Chevrolet Colorado- Video

Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2005 Chevrolet Colorado

Today on our 2005 Chevy Colorado, we'll be installing the Takonsha Primus IQ trailer brake controller, part number TK90160. With this brake controller, we will be using the universal 7-pin wiring kit, part number ETBC7. We'll start at the rear of the vehicle. On this particular vehicle, there was already a 4-way trailer connector installed. We will begin by finding a location to mount he 7-way and 4-way trailer connector. On this particular, we we're able to mount the bracket just under the bumper edge. To mount the 7- and 4-way trailer connector bracket to the bumper, we used 2 self-tapping screws. To make things easier, we will go ahead and make some of our wire connections on the table before we install the 7- and 4-way trailer connector up on the vehicle. more


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Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2012 Chevrolet Express Van- Video

Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2012 Chevrolet Express Van

Today on our 2012 Chevy Express Van we'll be installing the Tekonsha Prodigy P2 brake controller, part number 90885, in conjunction with Etrailer's ETBC7 brake controller install kit. We'll also be using an extra 10 feet of the gray duplex wire, part number ETBCXW; a Firestone fuse circuit tap kit, part number F2526; the no-drill mounting bracket from Tow Ready, part number 18136; and the Deka battery side bolt extender, part number DW05416. To begin our install we'll start with our new 7-pole connector and mounting bracket. We'll take the mounting bracket and secure it to the 7-pole connector with the hardware provided. Now with that done we'll go ahead and wrap up a portion of our wire with some black electrical tape. This will help clean up our install look and help hold our wires together. Next we'll go ahead and take the 7-pole bracket and secure it to our no-drill mounting bracket with the hardware provided. Now we can go ahead and mount the no-drill mounting bracket directly to our hitch using the worm clamp provided. more


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Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2010 Chevrolet Express Van- Video

Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2010 Chevrolet Express Van

Speaker 1: Today in this 2010 Chevrolet Express Van we will be having a look at, and showing you how to install the Tekonsha Primus IQ trailer brake controller part number TK90160.To ease your install we'll be using universal seven way trailer brake controller kit, part number ETBC7.Here's what our brake controller looks like installed. Now what's great about this brake controller, is that this is a proportional brake controller, which allows us to slow down smoothly, and safely when we're towing a trailer, and our brakes are being applied instantly versus with a timed delay brake controller, it's also not gonna give you a jerky ride like a time delayed brake controller would.Now the reason you're gonna want a brake controller such as this one is if you're towing a trailer that has electric brakes, you won't be able to control them without having a brake controller.Now what sets this brake controller apart from other proportional units on the market is not only is this a very high quality unit, but it's also a very simple one to use without a lot of overly complex features. This gives you the basic functions that you need in order to safely, and easily utilize trailer brakes.To our right we have our manual override, and what this does, this will apply our trailer brakes to the maximum level that we have set the further we press it in.The reason you want a manual override is because if your trailer starts to sway behind you, or starts to jackknife, you would want to slow the trailer down, not your vehicle, that'll make things worse. So by applying this, only the brakes on the trailer will be applied without you applying your vehicle's brakes.Over here to the left this is our gain adjustment knob. This knob here controls how much power is being sent to your trailer brakes. Right now if it's set all the way up you see our display reads at 11, and we start to roll it back it'll start to drop back down all the way down to zero, which means no trailer brakes being applied.General rule of thumb, you want to start it somewhere in the middle, so about five and a half will be ideal. more


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Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2009 Chevrolet Express Van- Video

Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2009 Chevrolet Express Van

Today on our 2009 Chevrolet Express Van, we'll be installing the ETBC7 kit, part number ETBC7 and in conjunction with that, we'll be installing the Prodigy P2 Brake Controller, part number 90885. For this vehicle here, it already has a four flat wiring connection installed, but it's stored inside the vehicle and not underneath the vehicle. We're going to need to first get the four flat wiring connection down underneath the vehicle near the center of the hitch. Let's go ahead and show you how to do that. Now, we first need to remove this panel right here. To actually remove the panel, you'll stick the flathead screw driver on the trim panel removal tool underneath the bottom side and pry outward or towards the front of the vehicle. Now, up inside this opening here, there's a piece of plastic that kind of lock things off. We're going to need to take a large flathead screwdriver and loosen that up a little bit so we can slide our wiring down past it. more


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Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2007 Chevrolet Express Van- Video

Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2007 Chevrolet Express Van

Rate your transcript OrderClientKevin BrossRef #20632Order #TC0829253198 Today on our 2007 Chevrolet express van we're going to be installing the Tekonsha Prodigy P2 trailer brake controller, part number 90885. Now because this vehicle did not come from the factory with a tow package we're going to also be installing the universal installation kit for a trailer brake controller, part number ETBC7. Now we have power onto our brake controller. We'll go ahead and slide the manual override which is the lever on the bottom. You'll see when we do that it says NC for not connected. That's means we do not currently have a trailer connected. We'll go ahead and plug on in real quick. Now you can see here with our trailer connected and you push the manual override you'll get a number. more


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Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2005 Chevrolet Express Van- Video

Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2005 Chevrolet Express Van

Today on this 2005 Chevrolet Express Van, we're going to install part number 90885. This is the Tekonsha Prodigy P2 Trailer Brake Controller. To help us with our install, we're also going to use part number ETBC7. We'll work with that part first, then add our brake controller on at the end. First off, we need to install our bracket that comes with the ETBC7 kit onto our bumper here. Personal preference where you want to put it, but I like to have a few inches away from the loops here for your safety chains. I'm just going to mark my holes, and drill out the bumper. more


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Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2003 Chevrolet Express Van- Video

Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2003 Chevrolet Express Van

All right today on a 2003 Chevrolet Express Van we are going to install Prodigy brake controller part number 90185 from Tekonsha. We are also going to use part number ETBC7 as the install kit for the brake controller. Lets go ahead and mount the bracket from the ETBC7 kit. We actually want to mount it right onto the bumper itself. All right we will go ahead and do some sub assembly to our 7-pole here. Inside the cable here there is a black and white wire. We are actually going to go from color to color, almost color to color. Black to black and then white to blue. So we are going to connect our wires black to black. Then we will go from white to blue. Okay now lets go ahead and use some electrical tape and bundle it all together. All right now we will install the loom over that. We can go ahead and install our wire harness into our bracket here. Go ahead and push our wire harness over the hitch. 01:15 more


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Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2003 Chevrolet Express Van- Video

Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2003 Chevrolet Express Van

Today on this 2003 Chevrolet Express we are going to install part number ETBC7 brake controller install kit and we are also going to use brake controller part number 90185 from Tekonsha, the Prodigy brake controller. The first thing we will do is start off with the mounting bracket. The hitch that is on this vehicle already has a bracket installed on it so it is ready to accept our 7-pole bracket. What we noticed when we first tested it, the screws are kind of on the long side so it is hitting up against the bumper. We took the bracket that is on the hitch and we gave it a little pull and tilted it down a little to get some clearance for the bolts. With it tilted down, we can also put the bolts in either way if you want. It is kind of hard to put a screwdriver on top of this so that is why we will put the bolts in the threads facing up. Put a little washer on there, then our nut. Next we will get the 7-pole to 4-pole adapter ready to install but we will do that part on the work bench. 00:53 more


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Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2003 Chevrolet Express Van- Video

Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2003 Chevrolet Express Van

Today we have a 2003 Chevy Express 2500 and we're going to be installing an ETBC7 Kit, part number ETBC7, as well as our Prodigy P2 Brake Controller, part number 90885. The first thing we need to do is mount our bracket. We've positioned our bracket and marked a couple of holes here with a paint marker. We'll take a couple of self-tapping screws and attach our bracket. With our seven-way bracket installed, we're ready to mount our actual seven-way. We'll feed the loose wires up and over the hitch and put the seven-way into the bracket. more


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Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2001 Chevrolet Express Van- Video

Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2001 Chevrolet Express Van

All right, today on this 2001 Chevrolet Express Van were going to install part #: 39523, this is the Tekonsha Power Track brake controller. Now to install this were also going to use part #: ETBC7, the brake controller install kit. Were going to start with that part first. Were going to start off of our wiring harness and start from the rear of the vehicle and work our way up. All right, next well go ahead and take our 7 pole bracket and were going to attach it directly to the bumper. All right, now well go ahead and take our seven to four pole adaptor, well attach it to the bracket, then well take the four pole and connect it to the preexisting four poles on the van. more


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Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2002 Chevrolet Silverado- Video

Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2002 Chevrolet Silverado

Today on our 2002 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 HD, we're going to be installing the universal installation kit for trailer brake controllers with both a 7-way RV and a 4 flat style connector, part number ETBC7. In conjunction with our universal installation kit, we're also going to be installing the Tekonsha Prodigy P3 trailer brake controller, part number 90195. On our particular vehicle today that we're working with, it does have a stake bed or an aftermarket style bed installed on the vehicle, so a few things underneath may look just a little bit different. The kit does already come with some yellow butt connectors connected to the blue and black wire as well as the purple wire, but this particular customer has requested that we use some heat shrink style butt connectors wherever we use a butt connector. The butt connectors that we're going to be using are part number DW05745-5. These two wires right here, this black and the blue wire, we're going to go ahead and trim off the butt connector that comes with it. The blue wire is the wire that sends brake signal from the brake controller back. The black wire is your 12-volt hot or the 12-volt accessory wire. This purple wire that already has the connector on it, it is for the reverse light circuit, and on this particular application, we're not going to use that, so we're not even going to cut the butt connector off. more


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Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2001 Chevrolet Silverado- Video

Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2001 Chevrolet Silverado

Today with our 2001 Chevrolet Silverado, well be installing the universal installation kit for trailer brake controllers part number ETBC7. In conjunction with the ETBC7 kit, were also going to be installing the Tekonsha Prodigy P2 Brake Controller part number 90885, as well as the Tekonsha Plug-in Wiring Adapter for GM vehicles part number 3025-P.Im going to first begin by mounting the bracket that holds this 4-and 7-way plug. Were going to mount it here to the underside of the bumper. With our bracket held up into position, well go ahead and take a paint marker and mark the two holes that well need to drill out.With our two holes marked, were going to need to take a drill bit and drill out both of these two locations so that we can mount the bracket. Then add a couple screws to hold it in place.Next, were going to need to mount the plug to the bracket. Go ahead and slide the wires to the opening here, line up the holes in the bracket with the plug and were going to add the screws. more


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Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 1993 Chevrolet Suburban- Video

Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 1993 Chevrolet Suburban

Today we are going to be installing part number 90185, the Prodigy by Tekonsha, on a 1993 Chevrolet Suburban. We are also going to be using the Brake Control Installation Kit, part number ETBC7 as well. We are going to start at the rear of the vehicle and go ahead and install the 7-pole wiring adapter that is included in the ETBC7. We have already installed the 4-pole wiring harness under the vehicle, so that is going to be the basis of what the 7-pole is actually going to plug into. The installation kit also comes with a mounting bracket for the 7-pole. Typically, you would need to find a mounting point for the bracket itself, like on the bottom of the bumper, or somewhere of that sort. The hitch that we previously installed as well actually has a mounting bracket attached to it, so we are going to attach the 7-pole bracket there, and then mount the 7-pole inside of there. With the 7-pole attached and into position, we want to go ahead and make our connection with the existing 4-pole into the 7-pole here. These two wires here, the blue one and the black one, are going to be for the brake lead for the brake controller and then the hot lead that goes directly to the battery. And we are going to connect that to the double-bonded wire that came with the ETBC7. The purple wire here is for the reverse function on the 7-pole harness. If your trailer does not have reverse lights, you do not necessarily have to hook this one up - you can just kind of tape it up and out of the way. The white wire is for the ground, and that does need to be grounded directly to the frame here itself. I have an existing grounding point from the pre-existing 4-pole harness that we have in place so I am just going to use that one as well. We actually have put a smaller ring terminal on the white ground wire here to accommodate the smaller screw that I have used to attach the ground. OK, we are going to go ahead and attach the double-bonded wire that was provided in the ETBC7with the two wires on the 7-pole harness now. So I am going to strip back a little bit of the jacketing. And, as you can see inside the jacketing here, we have go two wires. We have got a white and a black. We are going to go ahead and use the white wire and connect it to the blue brake lead on the harness and we are just going to cut-connect black to black here. more


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Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2011 Chevrolet Traverse- Video

Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2011 Chevrolet Traverse

Today our 2011 Chevy Traverse, we'll be installing the Etrailer ETBC7, seven pole connector and power wire kit. Part number ETBC7. To begin our install, we'll first mount the seven pole bracket onto our seven pole connector. We'll use the hardware provided with our install kit to secure it. Once we have our hardware tightened down, we'll then mount the seven pole bracket directly to the hitch. We'll use the hardware provided with our install kit to secure the seven pole bracket to the hitch bracket. With that done, we'll take some black electrical tape and wrap up my wires to help bundle them together and clean up our install look. Next, between the vehicle's four pole connector and four pole connector coming out of the back of the new seven pole, I'll use some Edelmann Dielectric Grease, part number 11755 to help prevent corrosion in between these two connection points. more


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Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2006 Chevrolet Uplander- Video

Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2006 Chevrolet Uplander

Today on this 2006 Chevrolet Uplander, well be installing the Tekonsha PRIMUS Brake Controller, part number TK90160 and ETBC7 installation. We will now go ahead and get a wire harness for each install on the vehicle. We will take a gray cable with the black and white wires and connect it up to the cables on the 7-pole connector. We will connect black to black and the blue wire, we will connect it to our white wire. And then we will go ahead and install the loom and get it ready. Now, we will move on to installing the bracket for our 7-pole connector. more


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Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2003 Chevrolet Venture- Video

Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2003 Chevrolet Venture

Today on our 2003 Chevy Venture van we'll be installing the ETrailer Universal Brake Controller Install Kit, part number ETVC7. We'll be doing this in conjunction with the Tekonsha Voyager Brake Controller, part number 39510. To start we'll first go ahead and assemble the 7-pole adapter bracket. With the hardware provided we'll use it to attach the bracket to the 7-pole adapter. We'll go ahead and take the bracket, feed it over the wires, and up to the back of the mounting surface for the 7-pole adapter. Then we'll take the screws, feed them through the front side of the 7-pole, and secure it with the nuts on the back side. more


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Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2007 Chrysler 300- Video

Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2007 Chrysler 300

Today we are going to be installing Prodigy part number 90185 on a 2007 Chrysler 300. We are also going to be using the brake control wiring kit, part number ETBC7. What we are going to do is go ahead and locate a good position to mount the brake controller. We are inside the cab here, directly below the steering wheel. A good mounting location for the brake controller is typically right to the right of the steering wheel so it is within hands reach of making your adjustments. But before we go ahead and mount it I want to go ahead and locate the brake wire underneath the steering column, right above the brake pedal. This is a wire that we are going to need to tap into which is going to activate the brake controller for us. It is actually located on the brake switch and we are going to look for the wire that actually gets hot when we depress the brake pedal. There is a carpeting piece underneath here that is covering up all the wiring that is above the brake pedal. So the first thing I am going to do is to go ahead and remove that. There are two push pins: one here, and one here, that I need to remove. OK, now that we have got the carpeted piece up and out of the way, we have gone ahead and located the brake switch, which is that white box right there at the top of the brake pedal. If you follow behind that, you will locate the wiring harness that is feeding the brake switch. I went ahead and tested them and I found that the green wire with the white stripe is the wire that we are looking for that is the cold side of the brake switch - the wire that we are looking to tap into with the red wire on the brake controller. So we are going to go ahead and do that now, and then I think we will go ahead and mount the brake controller. more


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Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2009 Chrysler Aspen- Video

Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2009 Chrysler Aspen

Today on this 2009 Chrysler Aspen we are going to install part number 90885, the Prodigy P2 brake controller. We are also going to use the install kit, part number ETBC7. The first thing we are going to do is install the bracket for the ETBC7 kit. We are going to install it right next to the hitch. And we are actually going to mount the bracket backwards so we can hide the connector a little bit behind the plastic on the bumper cover. The next step is to go ahead and do some partial assembly on the 7-pole itself. What we will do is we will go ahead and add the gray cable and we will hook it up to our 7-pole connector. What we are going to do is actually just wind this up with electric tape and leave our leads out that we need. We will leave our 4-pole sticking out and we are going to need our brake wire which is going to be blue and our black wire for 12 volt power supply. And then we will just wrap up our purple and white wires. Our white wire is going to go directly to the frame for ground. And then the purple wire is going to be for reverse lights, if it is ever needed. 1:01 more


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Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2008 Chrysler Aspen- Video

Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2008 Chrysler Aspen

Audio: Today, on this 2008 Chrysler Aspen, we're going to install a brake controller, part# 90885. This is Prodigy P2 brake controller. To help install this brake controller, we're also going to use part# ETBC7. We're going to start with that part number first. Starting at the back of the vehicle, we're going to install the 7-pole bracket that comes with the kit. We're going to mount it to the bumper on the right side of the hitch. Due to the way the 7-pole connector is manufactured with the 4-pole on the side, we'll have a little more working room if we mount it on that side. We're going to go ahead and hold our bracket up to the bumper structure. We'll mark and drill our holes, and then, we'll go ahead and install some self-tapping screws. more


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Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2009 Dodge Dakota- Video

Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2009 Dodge Dakota

Today on this 2009 Dodge Dakota, were gonna install a Tekonsha P3 Brake Controller part number 90195 along with an ETBC7 Kit.First I wanna install my 7-pole connector. Theres a bracket thats part of the ETBC7 kit that will assist us but were gonna add an additional bracket to the tow-ready universal long mount bracket part number 118136.Now were gonna take our clamp and were gonna tighten it down directly to the hitch.With my bracket secured and mounted, Im just gonna take a pair of tin snips and cutoff the extra from the band. With our bracket securely mounted, well go ahead and install the 7-pole connector.As you can see, we no longer need the 4-pole extension so Ill go ahead and remove that plug directly into the manufacturers harness.Well have our white wire here with a ring terminal, were gonna locate a ground. Our blue wire is gonna be the signal wire thats gonna come from our brake controller and our black wire will be our power supply that comes directly from our battery. The purple wire remaining is gonna be for our reverse lights on your trailer but well not be hooking up on this application.Lets go ahead and find a suitable location and ground the white wire.You see, weve chosen a location here in the bottom of the frame. Were gonna use a self-tapping screw to install it.With my ground wire installed, Im now gonna pull out the gray duplex wire that comes in our ETBC7 kit. more


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Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2007 Dodge Durango- Video

Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2007 Dodge Durango

Today on our 2007 Dodge Durango, we'll be installing the Tekonsh Prodigy P2 brake controller, part number 90885. In order to install this brake controller on this vehicle, we'll also need to use the e-trailer universal install kit, part number ETBC7. To start, we'll first food ahead and assemble the 7 pull adapter bracket. With hardware provided, we'll use it to attach the bracket to the 7 pull adapter. We'll go ahead and take the bracket, feed it over the wires and up to the back of the mounting surface for the 7 pull adapter. Then, we'll take the screws, feed them through the front side of the 7 pull and secure it with the nuts in the back side. Once we have all 4 in place, we'll go ahead and tighten them down. I'm going to go ahead and take some black electrical tape and wrap up 8 to 10 inches of our wire. more


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Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2014 Dodge Grand Caravan- Video

Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2014 Dodge Grand Caravan

Today on our 2014 Dodge Grand Caravan. We're going to be installing the Tekonsha Prodigy P2 Trailer Brake Controller. Part number 90885. We're also going to be installing the universal installation kit for trailer brake controllers, part number ETBC7. Now here we have our brake controller, we have everything hooked up and you slide the manual override, the lever on the bottom we have an NC for showing that there's not a trailer connected. Now I'll go ahead and plug the trailer into the back. Now that we have a trailer plugged into the back, you can see that we have a C showing that it is connected. more


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Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2009 Dodge Grand Caravan- Video

Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2009 Dodge Grand Caravan

Today on our 2009 Dodge Caravan, we'll be installing the Tekonsha Prodigy P2 brake controller, part number 90885. Note, this vehicle has already had an ETBC7 brake controller installation kit installed, so we'll be connecting to it and mounting our brake controller. So to begin our install, we'll take the pocket from our brake controller and install the pocket onto the dash. We'll be installing it on the kick panel to the passenger side of the steering wheel. We'll use the hardware provided with our install kit to secure it. Next, we'll take the wiring harness from the brake controller and secure it to the vehicle. more


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Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2008 Dodge Grand Caravan Part 1- Video

Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2008 Dodge Grand Caravan Part 1

Today, we are going to install part number 90185, the Prodigy brake controller from Tekonsha and we are going to install this on an 08 Dodge Grand Caravan. Also, on this install, we are going to be using part number ETBC-7 and also part number 118140 bracket kit. First, we are going to install the 18140 at the rear of the vehicle on the hitch. There is a hose clamp that holds it in place, basically. Kind of hold everything in place and just tighten it down. Now, we will install the bracket for the ETBC-7 kit and we will just put it on like so. Next, we will install the connector and it just goes into place like so. Put a couple of screws to hold it into place. Alright, at this point we will connect up to the preexisting 4-pole we already have. Next, we will put the existing 4-pole to the connector and before we do that we will put some dialectic grease in there keep it from corroding up over time. And we will put a zip tie around it make sure that it never comes apart. What we are going to do next is run our ground wire that will be the white with the ring terminal and then the purple wire is reverse light lead. In this instance we will not be hooking it up, that is because the trailer does not have any back up lights on it and also since this has to have a modulite for the wiring harness the reverse lights are not powered by the modulite, so it probably would not be a good idea to hook them up anyway. And then we will ground our ring terminal at the body panel near the pinch weld. Now, we will just go ahead and secure our wires to our other wires underneath the bumper. Next, what we need to do is go ahead and hook up our leads that go to the front of the vehicle. The blue will be going to the brake controller and the black will be going to the 12 volts basically straight to the battery going through a circuit breaker. We will just strip the ends off of the wire and we are going to go black to black for our 12 volt power supply and we are going to hook our white wire it is going to go to our blue wire. Just remember that the white wire is going to be going eventually back to the blue wire on the brake controller. We will go ahead and secure the wires with some tape, bind them up. Once you have them taped up secure, you can go ahead and install the loom assembly around it. It kind of slides onto the wire. You can also take the rest of your wires here and put it with it also. 2:33 more


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Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2008 Dodge Grand Caravan Part 2- Video

Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2008 Dodge Grand Caravan Part 2

To get to the engine compartment, we are going to drill out a hole right here, between this grommet and this smaller grommet up here. We are going to start off with a 1/4 inch and work our way up so we can install our bushing, which will end up right in there. Be careful of the wires right next door. Once you have your holes drilled out, you can go ahead and insert your bushing of your choice. And at this point you can take the extra wire that you had and wire going to the brake controller going out to the connector you can run those through right now. We are going to run outside our blue wire going out to our trailer, our white wire is going to go to ground, and our black wire will eventually go to our power. To give yourself a good idea about how much wire to leave left over behind so you have enough to reach the brake controller when you install it and it is always a good idea to have a little bit extra on the inside. So we will push a little back in there towards the outside. 1:05 more


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Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2010 Dodge Nitro- Video

Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2010 Dodge Nitro

Today on this 2010 Dodge Nitro we are going to install brake controller part number 90885 from Tekonsha. This is their Prodigy P2 brake controller. And to install this, we are going to use part number ETBC7. The first thing we need to do is go ahead and take the bracket from the ETBC7 kit. We are going to install that on to the bracket that is on the hitch. The next step is to go ahead and do some partial assembly on the 7-pole itself. What we will do is we will go ahead and add the gray cable that comes with the kit and we will hook it up to our 7-pole connector. What we are going to do is actually just wind this up in electric tape and leave our leads out that we need. We are going to leave our 4-pole sticking out and we are going to need our brake wire which is going to be blue and out black wire for 12 volt power supply. And then we will just wrap up our purple and white wires. Our white wire is going to go directly to the frame for ground. And then the purple wire is going to be for reverse lights if it is ever needed. And to our black and blue wires we are going to install the grey cable that has the black and white wires inside of it. What we are going to do is just peel away the grey sheath. Then stripe our wires back and make our connections: black to black and white to blue. Cover those up with some electric tape. Next we will go ahead and install the loom along the wires like this. 1:20 more


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Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2001 Dodge Ram- Video

Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2001 Dodge Ram

Today is 2001 Dodge 1500 Ram Pickup. Were going to install Brake Control, part number 90885, Prodigy P2 Brake Controller. And also well be using part number ETBC7 for installation kit. Now, first thing were going to do is go ahead and attach our bracket to the hitch for our wire harness. Next weve part number 118140. Theres not much to work with the hitch here, so were going to put it on the end at this point. more


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Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 1999 Dodge Ram- Video

Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 1999 Dodge Ram

Today on our 1999 Dodge Ram Pickup, we'll be installing the eTrailer Brake Controller Installation Kit, part number ETBC7, in conjunction with the Tekonsha P3 Brake Controller, part number 90195-3020P. To start our install, we're going to go ahead and assemble the 7-pole and bracket using the hardware provided with our install kit. A quick tech tip: Before you install the bracket onto the vehicle, it may make it easier to go ahead and tape up your wires now. This will help protect the wires over time and provides a clean install look. Now, we've secured the bracket to the 7-pole connector. We'll go ahead and secure the bracket to the bumper. more


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Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 1999 Dodge Ram Pickup- Video

Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 1999 Dodge Ram Pickup

Today on this 1999 Dodge 1500 Pickup, we are going to install part number 90185 Prodigy Brake controller. We are also going to install this T-1 harness part number 118329 from Tow Ready and we are going to install this brake controller also with part number ETBC7. First off we are going to start off installing the part of the T-1 wiring harness part number 118329. We need to do that so our ETBC7 has a 4-pole to plug into. The connection points are underneath the tail light over here. What we are going to do is push the button on top and pull down the bottom and it will come apart. And we are working on the passenger side. On the passenger side we will install the connector with the green wire. All right, we will go ahead and route our 4-pole wire over to the center and then we will run our yellow wire, run that over past the center to the driver side tail light and we will make the same connection underneath the driver side tail light. more


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Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 1990 Dodge Ram Pickup- Video

Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 1990 Dodge Ram Pickup

Today on this 1990 Dodge Ram Pickup we are going to be installing Prodigy brake controller part number 90185 along with brake controller wiring kit part number ETBC7. We are going to start our installation back here at the rear of the vehicle and we are going to install our 7-pole at the rear first. The first thing we want to do is mount the bracket for the 7-pole. This particular vehicle has a nice large bumper that we can drill into. You just want to find a nice mounting location. Mark the holes and drill those out. I am just going to be using some self tapping screws to accomplish this. You can also drill 1/ 4 inch hole out if you like and use the provided hardware down through the bumper. Next we are going to take the 7-pole adapter from the ETBC7. Mount it on to the bracket and we are going to be doing that using the provided hardware. The next step is to merge up the 4-pole end on our 7 and 4 way adapter to the existing 4-pole that is on the vehicle. If you do not have an existing 4-pole you will need to add that on as well. However, this existing 4-pole unfortunately is not compatible with our 4-pole that we have on our adapter so what I am going to have to do is cut the ends off and wire them in direct. 01:14 more


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Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2004 Dodge Sprinter- Video

Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2004 Dodge Sprinter

Today on this 2004 Dodge Sprinter van, were going to install part number 39523, the Pod brake controller. Also to install this brake controller were going to use part number ETBC7, the installation kit. Well start off by installing our bracket and our seven pole wiring harness to the bracket. With our bracket installed well go and add the grey cable. Well split the sheath back a little bit and well have a white and black wires inside. Well connect those up to the wires from the seven pole. more


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Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2011 Ford Edge- Video

Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2011 Ford Edge

Today on 2011 Ford Edge, we're going to be installing the Tekonsha Prodigy P2 trailer brake controller. This controls 1 to 4 axles, and it is proportional. The part number on it is 90885. To do our install, we're also going to be using part number ETBC7. This is going to be the wiring for our brake controller, and part number 18136, which is going to be a no drill bracket mount. Here's what your brake controller is going to look like once you've got it installed onto your Edge. What these allow us to do is fine tune the amount of braking force that our trailer is going to exert as opposed to some of the older styles that used pressure or friction when you stopped or we're trying to back up to apply the brakes. This gives us a manual override here to where we can apply our trailer brakes before we've even hit our vehicle brakes, and as you'll see her, it's fully adjustable up and down to give us the appropriate braking force. more


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Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2011 Ford Escape- Video

Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2011 Ford Escape

Today on our 2011 Ford Escape we're going to install part number 90885. This is the Tekonsha Prodigy P2 Trailer Brake Controller. Now to help us with our install we're using a couple other parts. We're using the ETBC7 Brake Controller install kit as well as a long bracket from from Tow Ready part number 18136. We'll start off with that part first. This is our bracket we're going to install first. more


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Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2004 Ford Expedition- Video

Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2004 Ford Expedition

Today on our 2004 Ford Expedition, we'll be installing the universal kit for trailer break controller 7 way RV and 4 way flat with 10 gauge wires. Part number ETBC7. This vehicle already has a 4 way flat installed on the back. We're going to go ahead and do a quick test to make sure everything's working fine here. Now that we've done that, we're going to go ahead and mount our bracket. We'll need to mount the bracket that will hold the 7 and 4 way. Now because this has a factory hitch on it, there's a little tab here that the 4 flat used used to sit up in. we're going to go ahead and drill a couple small holes to attach our bracket that holds the 7 and 4 way to the factory 4 way bracket that's part of the hitch. We'll go ahead and use a paint marker and mark our holes, then we'll drill the holes on the bracket on the hitch, followed by drilling the on the bracket that hold the 7 and 4 way. Once that's done, we'll go ahead and use 2 of the bolts, washers, lock washers and knots that come with the kit to hold it in place. Next we'll go ahead and attach our 7 and 4 way plug to the bracket we just installed. more


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Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2014 Ford Explorer- Video

Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2014 Ford Explorer

Today on our 2014 Ford Explorer, were going to be installing the Tekonsha Prodigy P2 Trailer Brake Controller, part number 90885. In addition to our brake controller, were also going to need to install the Universal Installation Kit for Trailer Brake Controllers, part number ETBC7, as well as the no-drill mounting bracket, part number 18140. Without a trailer connector when you slide the manual override here, youll get a NC showing that theres no trailer connected. Now, well go ahead and plug a trailer in. With our trailer plugged in, youll see now a C appears on the screen showing that you are connected.Now when you do the manual override, it shows you what the power output going to the electric trailer brakes is. Now, this roller knob over here on the left-hand side is what adjusts the maximum output or the output that can go back to your trailer brakes. more


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Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2013 Ford Explorer- Video

Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2013 Ford Explorer

Speaker 1: Today on our 2013 Ford Explorer, we're gonna be taking a look at and showing you how to install the Takonsha Prodigy P3 trailer brake controller, part number 90195. We'll also be using universal installation kit for trailer brake controllers, part number ETBC7.This is what our brake controller looks like when it's installed. This is gonna be a proportional brake controller. This is gonna allow you to adjust your brakes on your trailer. This is gonna be your gain. It goes up to 14, down to zero. more


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Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2010 Ford Explorer- Video

Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2010 Ford Explorer

Today on our 2010 Ford Explorer will be installing the Tekonsha Prodigy P2 Brake Controller, Part #90885 in conjunction with the etrailer Universal Installation Kit for Brake Controllers, Part #ETBC7. To start, we'll first go ahead and assemble the 7-pole adapter bracket. With the hardware provided we'll use it to attach the bracket to the 7-pole adapter. We'll go ahead and take the bracket, feed it over the wires and up to the back of the mounting surface for the 7-pole adapter. Then we'll take the screws, feed them through the front side of the 7-pole and secure it with the nuts on the backside. Once we have all four in place, we'll go ahead and tighten them down. I'm gonna go ahead and take some black electrical tape and wrap up 8 to 10 inches of our wire. This will assist in bundling our wires together and help protect it from the elements. Next we'll go ahead and attach the Draw-Tite No-Drill Mounting Bracket, Part #18136. Using the fasteners provided with the bracket we can secure it to the 7-pole bracket. Now we'll go ahead and take the purple wire, which in this application will not be used, and cut it off. more


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Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2008 Ford Explorer- Video

Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2008 Ford Explorer

Today, on this 2008 Ford Explorer, we're gonna install a Prodigy P2 Brake Controller part number 90885. We're also gonna be installing the ETBC7 kit or part number ETBC7 and Tow-Ready Mounting Bracket part number 118136.First, we'll take our Tow-Ready Bracket and our 7-Pole and we'll install them together. Simply using the hardware that comes with our bracket then we'll go ahead and tighten our screws down.Now we assembled our bracket mounting to our tow-ready bracket, we have the option of mounting it here on our new hitch or we're actually gonna mount it here on the manufacturer's hitch.With our bracket in place, we take our band clamp, comes with the bracket install kit.Go ahead and wrap it around the bracket and the hitch.Once you get your bracket positioned where you want it and your band in place, you can go ahead and tighten it down.Say we've got a little bit leftover here from our clamp, Im just gonna take a pair of tin snips and cut it off.Alright, with our 7-pole bracket mounted, Im gonna go ahead and install a new 7-pole and 4-pole connectors. It comes with our ETBC7 kit. Im just gonna use our provided kit for the mounting. First Ill feed my wires through the bracket. more


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Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2004 Ford Explorer- Video

Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2004 Ford Explorer

Today on this 2004 Ford Explorer we're going to install part number ETBC7 We're going to use this to install Brake Controller part number 90885 from Tekonsha, the Prodigy P2 Brake Control. So we'll start off our install by installing a mounting bracket onto the hitch. Now this bracket does not come with the kit and we'll be using part number 18140. Now the bracket is a little on the short side, so we have to make it a little bit longer. What we're going to do is just add a couple more holes to the end of the bracket. more


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Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2001 Ford Explorer- Video

Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2001 Ford Explorer

Today on our 2001 Ford Explorer we'll be installing the ETBC7 seven-pole and brake controller installation kit, part number ETBC7, in conjunction with connecting the customer's already installed brake controller which is was the Tekonsha P3, part number 90195. Our first step will be installing the bracket onto our new seven-pole connector. This will be the mounting bracket that will attach to the bumper. We'll go ahead and use the hardware provided to attach the bracket to the seven-pole connector. Next I'm going to take some black electrical tape and wrap up the wires of our new seven-pole connector. This will help to assist in protecting the wires and clean up our install look. Now we're ready to go ahead and attach it to the bumper. To do this I'll use a couple of self-tapping screws to secure the bracket to the bumper. Now with our seven-pole connected, we'll go ahead and feed the wires over and behind the hitch. Next we'll go ahead and disconnect the manufacturer's seven-pole and feed it over and behind the hitch also. more


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Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 1996 Ford Explorer- Video

Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 1996 Ford Explorer

Today we are going to install part number 90195 from Tekonsha, the P3 Brake Controller. We are also going to install along with it part number ETBC7. And this will all be installed on a 1996 Ford Explorer. To begin our install, we are actually going to start with the rear of our vehicle and then work our way forward. First off, we are going to install our bracket that actually holds our 7-pole in place. There are substitute brackets that you can use that this will go onto and mount onto the hitch tube itself. However, this particular 7-pole does not really work that good you have to get some extra-long screws and make new holes in the bracket. But in this case, it makes things a little easier and probably a little bit nicer. So we will go ahead with this bracket here that comes factory with it. We will drill out a half-inch hole, which will work perfect with the carriage bolt with a half-inch square hole in the bottom of the bumper. And we will end up with the bracket about right there. We have got our bracket in a bench vise and we will go ahead and put in a quarter-inch pilot hole first and follow it with a half-inch bit. We will our bolt into the bumper and then we will go ahead and install our bracket. And then we will put on the nut and then tighten it down and use an extra hand to hold the bracket while you tighten down the nut and bolt. All right, we will go ahead and install our 7-pole into the bracket. more


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Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2003 Ford Explorer Sport Trac- Video

Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2003 Ford Explorer Sport Trac

Today on this 2003 Ford Explorer Sport Trac were going to install part number 90885 from Tekonsha. To help install our brake controller were going to be using the following parts. Were going to be using the etbc7 kit and also a bracket, part number 18136 from Tow Ready. Now well start off installing our bracket to the hitch because we need this bracket to install the seven-pole bracket that comes with the etbc7 kit. Well go ahead and connect the seven-pole bracket to our mounting bracket, and then well attach it to the hitch. Well wrap up our seven-pole adapter wires with electric tape leaving out the four-pole, the blue wire which is our brake wire and the black wire which is the 12 volt power supply. more


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Universal Kit for a Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2013 Ford F-150- Video

Universal Kit for a Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2013 Ford F-150

Today on our 2013 Ford F-150 Supercrew, we'll be installing the Universal Trailer Kit for Trailer Brake Control seven-way RV and four-way flat, part number ETBC7. The ETBC7 is a universal kit to allow you to even install a brake controller on your vehicle that already has a four-way flat mounted on it. This kit also allows you to run the 12-volt power supply back to your seven-way as well as you brake controller back to the seven-way. Now in this particular vehicle, there's already a four-way flat from the factory that we'll be tying in with. Also in this installation, we will be running all the wires for the 12-volt power as well as running a wire up for the brake controller but we'll not actually be installing the brake controller during this installation. We will show all the other connections at the rear of the vehicle as well as how we'll tie in for the 12-volt hot lead back at the seven-way. We'll begin back here at the rear of the vehicle. more


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Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 1991 Ford F-150- Video

Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 1991 Ford F-150

Today on our 1991 Ford F150, we will be installing the Tekonsha PowerTrac electric brake controller, part number 39523 in conjunction with the ETBC7 Brake Controller wiring as well as the replacement brake control plug in harness for Tekonsha and Draw-Tite type brake controllers, part number 20127. We will begin our installation here at the rear bumper. We will need to install the bracket to the rear bumper that will hold our 7 pole connector. We will take the bracket and the hardware, put the bracket in place here in the redrilled holes. Slide the bolt through, put the washers on the other side and lock it down with the nut. With both bolts in, we can go ahead and tighten it down securing it to the rear bumper. We are now ready to put the 7 pole into the bracket. We will take our 7 pole connector and the hardware here, put the connector into place making sure that the wires pass through the bracket and with our connector in place, we will pass the bolts through the connector, through the bracket, put the nut on the other side and tighten them down. more


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