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Brake controllers are an essential part of a towing system with electric trailer brakes, and they offer a much-needed emergency braking feature. We offer high quality controllers from manufacturers such as Draw-Tite, Tekonsha, Valley, Hidden Hitch and Hopkins. Featuring both time-delay and proportional models, we have the right controller for any application. Brake controller wiring adapters are available for many vehicles, allowing for simple plug-and-play installation. Hardwire kits are also available to make any installation hassle-free.

Find your custom fit brake controller wiring adapter for a plug-in application by selecting the year of your vehicle to the left. We offer custom fit plug in adapters for many of the most popular vehicles, including Ford, Chevrolet, Dodge, GMC, Nissan, and Toyota.

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GMC Sierra Brake Controller Videos

Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2009 GMC Sierra

Today on our 2009 GMC Sierra we'll be taking a look at and installing the Hopkins Insight Flex Mount Trailer Brake Controller for 1 to 4 axles, part number HM47297. What's going to set this controller apart from some of the others on the market is you're able to put your display where you'd like it in your view, and you'll be able to put your switch in a location that's easy for you to get to to adjust your braking. Our control box is going to be mounted down on our kick panel or in your center console. Here's what it looks like once it's installed. You have your display unit. As you can see on our control panel we're going to have a nice manual switch. We can operate our brakes on our trailer manually should the need arise as you're going down the road or for some close turning situations where you want to apply the brakes to the trailer.

Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2002 GMC Sierra

Today on our 2002 GMC 2500, we going to be showing you how to install the Hopkins InSIGHT. This is a Proportional Flex-Mount Trailer Brake Controller for one up to four axles. We're also going to be using the Hopkins Plug-In Simple Brake Wiring Adapter, part# HM47795. The nice feature of the InSIGHT is that it constantly monitors our trailer, to make sure we have a proper connection. With the trailer plugged in, you'll see this small LED light is going to come on. As long as that's on, you know you've got a good connection with your trailer. If it we're to come loose or wiggle out, for some reason, you'll see that light then goes off. As you see here, our display is going to indicate, in percentage, how of the gain that we've got set we're actually using.

Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2008 GMC Sierra

Today on our 2008 GMC Sierra we'll be installing the Tekonsha Prodigy P2 Trailer Brake Controller, part number 90885. See here this is our manual override. NC, that means there's no trailer connected to our truck. On this side you have your knob that adjusts the power for your brake controller and the button on top, that will change the boost level of your trailer brake controller. The boost adjusts how aggressively your brakes come onto to your trailer, depending on the size of your trailer and the weight you are hauling. Now we'll go ahead and hook our trailer up and test out our brake controller. We don't have a trailer plugged, in so it'll be no connection.

Tekonsha Prodigy RF Wireless Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2003 GMC Sierra

Today on our 2003 GMC Sierra 1500, as well as our enclosed trailer, we're going to be installing the Tekonsha Prodigy RF Wireless Trailer Brake Controller, part number 90250. We're going to go ahead and start here underneath the hood of the vehicle. We're going to need to gain access to the underside of this fuse box and we need to hook up our wire. Now, this particular truck does not have the 12-volt power supply of the 7-way hot yet. That's the reason why we're going to need to get into this fuse box. To do that, we're going to need to remove these 4 bolts here, as well as lift this bracket out of the way. Next, we're going to go ahead and lift the cover off our fuse box.

Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2011 GMC Sierra

Today on our 2011 GMC Sierra, we're going to install part number 90885 from Tekonsha. It's a Prodigy P2 Brake Controller. First thing we need to do is go ahead and locate the wire harness underneath the dash of the truck. Also, there's a small flag that helps identify the wires for it. It usually comes off the wire harness. In this case, it was stuck to a different wire harness but we pulled it out and away so you could see it.

Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2003 GMC Sierra

Today on our 2003 GMC Sierra, we'll be installing the Tekonsha Prodigy P2 brake controller, part number 90885. We'll be using this brake controller in conjunction with the Tekonsha direct fit plug-in wire adapter, part number 3015-P. First we'll need to remove the cover on the manufacturer's junction box. We'll remove the plastic nut and then the cover. Located on the top row, second set of connection pins from the left will be a direct fit plug for our Tekonsha plug-in wiring adapter. While I plug into it, we'll start routing the wire over to our brake controller location, which will be towards the center of the vehicle just to the right of the gas pedal.

Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2011 GMC Sierra

Today on our 2011 GMC Sierra we'll installing Tekonsha Prodigy P3 Brake Controller, Part Number 90195. To begin our install we'll first locate the manufacturer's brake control port wiring. Here on the driver's side in front of the fuse panel taped to the manufacturer's wiring will be the brake controller wiring. Now to access the brake controller port wiring, it'll usually be taped to the manufacturer's wiring so you can simply cut it free. Ours is not, so we'll just go ahead and pull it down. Now, go ahead and straighten it out and then cut each wire to the same length stripping back the wires. Now, with the manufacturer's wiring prepared we'll go ahead and add the butt connectors as necessary.

Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2012 GMC Sierra

Today on our 2012 GMC Sierra, well be installing the Tekonsha Prodigy P2 Brake Controller, Part Number 90885. To begin the install, well first go ahead and locate the manufacture's brake controller pigtail. This pigtail will be taped to the main wiring harness near the brake pedal. Once we locate the wiring, well go ahead and pull it down to gain access to it. Now, there are a total of five wires. However, we will not be using the orange wire, just the red with the black tracer, blue with the white tracer, and white wire. Now, well go ahead and pull the wires down, and cut them out evenly the length. Then well strip each one of them back, and add a butt connector supply with the brake controller. Now, with butt connectors on the manufacture side, well bring in the brake control pigtail, which is supply with the brake controller, and start connecting our wires.

Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2005 GMC Sierra

Alright today on this 2005 GMC Sierra, we are going to install part number 90885, the Prodigy P2 brake controller and part number 3015-P, the brake controller adapter. First step that we need to do is to remove this cover for access to the port that is behind here. So we will undo this nut and pop the cover off. We will take our cord and just plug it into place. Moving on, we will reinstall the cover and then put the nut back into place. Alright next we will go ahead and install our brake controller bracket and we are going to do that on a sheet metal at the bottom of the dash here.

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