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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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Jeep Grand Cherokee Brake Controller Videos

Tekonsha Prodigy P2 Brake Controller Installation - 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Today on our 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee, we're going to be taking a look at and showing you how to install the Tekonsha Prodigy P2 trailer brake controller. And to help us with our installation, we're going to be using the Tekonsha plug in wire adaptor for electric brake controllers.Whether we're towing a trailer for fun, or we're towing it for work, we want to know that when we're pulling it, that our trailer is going to stop. As our brake controller is going to make sure that the brakes on the trailer are working properly. Well, the P2 is going to be a proportional brake controller. What that means is whenever we apply the brakes in our Jeep, they're going to be applied at the same time and intensity on our trailer. So if we come to a stop at a stop light, easing in, our trailer brakes are going to start and engage softly.



Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Speaker 1: Today in our 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee, we're going to be installing Tekonsha's Prodigy P3 Trailer Brake Controller, part number 90195, and in conjunction with that, we'll be using Tekonsha's Plug-In Wiring Adaptor, part number 3045-P.This is a premium brake controller with an abundance of extra features in addition to a regular trailer brake controller's uses. This braking system is proportional, so the faster you're moving and the harder you apply the brakes, the more that it's gonna transfer back to your trailer, allowing it to stop the same way that your vehicle stops.It can be mounted in the 360 degree rotation, 'cause it'll auto level itself. This is nice so you can get the most out of the locations where you can place it on your vehicle. The buttons located on the left allow you to set the power. Higher power settings will give you a more aggressive braking and lower settings will be less sensitive. This is useful if you have different trailer loads.



Redarc Tow-Pro Elite Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Speaker 1: Today on our 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee we'll be having a look at and installing the Redarc Tow-Pro Elite Trailer Brake Controller, part number 331-EBRH-ACCV2.Here's what our brake controller looks like installed. The only part that we're gonna have visible on our vehicle at all is our actual push button here with our control knob. As you can see how small and compact it is this makes it an ideal solution for vehicles that don't have a lot of room in order to mount a conventional brake controller. Also if you don't want to have a brake controller mounted in the conventional spot on the lower right hand portion of your dash board because it interferes with your legs while you're driving this is a great solution for you too. Not only that but you can mount the control knob in a location where it's easy for you to reach and see while you're driving so you don't have to take your eyes off the road.As you can see with the location here of our gear shifter and our knob it is in a great location of where our hand will be resting while we're driving when our hand's not on the steering wheel. If we need to shift gears or adjust our brake controller we can easily do it without moving our arm very far.Now our brake controller has an LED that's built into it which shows you where your currently positioned on your knob, anywhere from zero all the way up to ten.



Draw-Tite I-Command Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Speaker 1: Today on this 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee, you'll be having a look at and being shown how to install the Draw-Tite I-Command trailer brake controller, part number 5535.Here's what our brake controller looks like installed. Now what sets this brake controller apart from others on the market is that this a proportional unit at a very affordable price. It gives you the features that you're looking for and the features that provide you the best safety without spending a ton of money. By being a proportional unit, you don't have to wait for the brakes to activate on your trailer. They will activate smoothly and quickly unlike timed away units.This controller allows you to control electric trailer brakes up to four axles. So what that means is you can control anywhere from one to four axles, for a total of eight electric trailer brake assemblies.When we're connected we have a C that shows that.



Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Today on our 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee we'll be installing the Tekonsha Prodigy P2 Trailer Brake Controller, part number 90885. To ease our installation we'll be using the wiring kit for electric trailer brake controllers, part number 5506. This is a truly proportional brake controller that will apply the trailer brakes in direct proportion to our vehicle's deceleration. It activates immediately, unlike some other time delayed brake controllers. You will be able to safely use all trailer brakes up to 4 axles and you'll be able to slow down a trailer safely without putting more strain on your vehicle's brakes. When we press on our brake pedal with our boost level turned off, you can see we don't have any brake amperage that would apply our trailer brakes. The reason for this is because our vehicle's not in motion.



Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Today on our 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee we'll be installing the Tekonsha Prodigy P2 Trailer Brake Controller, part number 90885. We will also be using the Tekonsha Plug In Wiring Adapter for Electric Brake Controllers part number 3045-P. This will plug into your factory wiring harness underneath the dash into the back of the P2 brake installer. Now that we have the Prodigy P2 installed in our Grand Cherokee, you can see we have power going to it, we can go ahead and connect our trailer to it. What you do, you'll get a C4 00:00:33 connection, go ahead and run through the functions. Here's the manual override here on the bottom of it. You can see it's getting power.



Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Today on our 1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee we're going to be installing the Tekonsha Prodigy P2 brake controller, part number 90885. Note, this vehicle is already equipped with the manufacturer's 7-pole so we'll need to add our brake controller, the 4-pole plug that comes with our brake controller, and the Draw-Tite brake controller install kit, part number 5506. The additional wiring will be used to connect the power and ground for our brake controller. Now let's first go ahead and find the manufacturer's blue wire that will supply brake controller power to the 7-pole connector. on this application it's located above the driver side kick panel taped to the manufacturer's wiring harness. We'll go ahead and locate the blue wire and either cut or pull it free. We can see the blue wire here taped to the manufacturer's wiring and above the driver side foot rest.



Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Today on our 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee, we'll be installing the Tekonsha Prodigy P3 Brake Controller, part number 90195. We'll be doing this in conjunction with the Tekonsha Plug-and-Play Direct Fit Wiring Harness, part number 3045-P, designed to plug into the Jeep Grand Cherokee tow port. It displays a no trailer connection until we plug it in. When it's connected, we'll see it boot up. It indicates we're in Boost 1 trailer wiring connected. We can adjust the gain as necessary or go through the menu display for the brake type.



Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Today on our 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee, we'll be installing the Tekonsha Prodigy P2 Brake Controller, part number 90885. We'll be doing this in conjunction with the Tekonsha Plug-N-Play Direct Fit Wiring Harness, part number 3045-P, designed to plug directly into the Jeep Grand Cherokee tow port. As you can see, it displays a no trailer connection, "NC," until we plug it in. As soon as we plug it in, we'll see a solid "C," indicating the trailer wiring is connected. We can go through the boost modes to set up four different boost settings, or have settings for up to four different trailers. You can set the gain higher or lower using the thumb-wheel on the driver's side. A manual sweep allows you to apply trailer braking without touching the vehicle brake pedal. Here's our direct-fit wiring harness.



Hayes Genesis Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Today on our 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee, we'll be installing the Hayes Genesis brake controller, part number HA81790 and we'll be doing this in conjunction with the Hayes custom wiring adapter part number HA81796-HBC. The Genesis controller is for two to eight brakes or one to four axles. This is an electric over hydraulic brake controller. For proportional, this brake controller will activate immediately no pausing like with time delayed brake controllers. To begin the install, we'll first go ahead and locate the manufacturers brake controller tow port. The port is located near the fire wall behind the parking brake pedal. If we look at the top of the inaudible 00:00:54, we're we see the manufacturers wiring harness, we can locate the gray tow port plug, then we can take our direct fit wiring harness and plug into the tow port. Then, once we plug into the port, we'll go and take our pig tail and route it over to where we are going to be mounting our brake controller.



Hayes Syncronizer Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Today on our 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee we're going to install the Hayes Synchronizer trailer brake controller for one to two axles, part number HA81725, and we'll be doing this in conjunction with the Hayes custom wiring adapter, part number HA81796-HBC. To begin the install we'll first go ahead and locate the manufacturer's brake controller tow port. The port is located near the firewall behind the parking brake pedal. If we look at the top of the carpeting where we see the manufacturer's wiring harness we can locate the gray tow port plug. Then we can take our direct fit wiring harness and plug into the tow port. Then once we plug into the port we'll go ahead and take our pigtail and route it over to where we're going to be mounting our brake controller. Now when routing your wire, best to stay away from any moving components such as the steering or brake assemblies like the parking brake pedal. Once I have it routed we'll go ahead and secure as necessary.



Hayes Engage Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Today on our 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee we're going to install the Hayes Engage trailer brake controller for one to three axles, part number HA81760, and we'll be doing this in conjunction with the Hayes custom wiring adapter, part number HA81796-HBC. To begin the install we'll first go ahead and locate the manufacturer's brake controller tow port. The port is located near the firewall behind the parking brake pedal. If we look at the top of the carpeting where we see the manufacturer's wiring harness we can locate the gray tow port plug. Then we can take our direct fit wiring harness and plug into the tow port. Then once we plug into the port we'll go ahead and take our pigtail and route it over to where we're going to be mounting our brake controller. Now when routing your wire, best to stay away from any moving components such as the steering or brake assemblies like the parking brake pedal. Once I have it routed we'll go ahead and secure as necessary.



Hayes Energize XPC Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Today in our 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee, we'll be installing the Hayes Energize XPC Trailer Brake Controller for 1 to 3 axles, part number HA81745.Speaker 2: We'll be doing this in conjunction with the Hayes Custom Wiring Adapter, part number HA81796-HBC.To begin the install, we'll first go ahead and locate the manufacturer's brake controller toe port. The port is located near the fire wall, behind the parking brake pedal. If we look at the top of the carpeting, where we see the manufacturer's wiring harness, we can locate the grey tilt port plug. Then we can take our direct fit wiring harness and plug into the tilt port. Then once we plug into the port, we'll go ahead and take our pigtail and route it over to where we're going to be mounting our brake controller. When routing your wire, it's best to stay away from any moving components, such as the steering or brake assemblies, like the parking brake pedal. Once I have it routed, we'll go ahead and secure as necessary. Next, we'll go ahead and mount the brake controller.



Hayes Blackbird Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Today on our 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee we're going to install the Hayes Blackbird brake controller for one to four axles, part number HA81726, and we'll be doing this in conjunction with the Hayes custom wiring adapter, part number HA81796-HBC. To begin the install we'll first go ahead and locate the manufacturer's brake controller tow port. The port is located near the firewall behind the parking brake pedal. If we look at the top of the carpeting where we see the manufacturer's wiring harness we can locate the gray tow port plug. Then we can take our direct fit wiring harness and plug into the tow port. Then once we plug into the port we'll go ahead and take our pigtail and route it over to where we're going to be mounting our brake controller. Now when routing your wire, best to stay away from any moving components such as the steering or brake assemblies like the parking brake pedal. Once I have it routed we'll go ahead and secure as necessary.



Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Today on our 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee, we'll be installing the trailer mate X10 Brake controller for 1 to 4 axle, part number TM75813. We'll also be using the Trailer mate direct fit wiring harness or adapter, part number TM76294. The direct fit wiring harness adapter will plug directly into the manufacturers brake controller port. Now to began our install we'll take the direct fit harness and the manufacturers side of the plug, match it up and plug into the manufactures port. Now once we have it plugged in we'll go head and take the remaining portion of our harness and route it and secure as necessary as we send it over to where we are going to mounting the brake controller. Keep in mind when routeing your brake control wiring to stay away from any moving components, such as a steering column gas, brake, or even parking brake peddle. Now as we route it we'll also secure it with so zip ties as necessary. Now with our wiring harness securer we'll move over to mounting the brake controller.



Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Today on our 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee we'll be installing the Tekonsha Voyager brake controller for one to four braking axles, part number 39510, in conjunction with the Tekonsha Plug-n-Play wiring harness, part number 3045-P. Here's our direct fit wiring harness. The gray end will match up with the manufacturer's gray plug when plugged directly into it. Then once plugged in we'll go ahead and route the remaining portion of our harness over to where we'll be mounting the brake controller. Keep in mind to stay away from any moving components such as the gas, brake, or parking brake pedal, or even possibly the steering column, when routing your wire. Now as we route the wiring harness we'll go ahead and take the zip ties and secure it as necessary. Now with the wiring harness installed and secured we'll go ahead and mount the brake controller bracket. To mount the bracket we'll use the self-threading screws provided with the install kit and attach it here to the bottom of the dash.



Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Today on our 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee we'll be installing the Tekonsha PowerTrac electronic brake controller for one to two axles, part number 39523. We're going to do this in conjunction with the Tekonsha Plug-n-Play wiring harness, part number 3045-P. Here's our direct fit wiring harness. The gray end will match up with the manufacturer's gray plug when plugged directly into it. Then once plugged in we'll go ahead and route the remaining portion of our harness over to where we'll be mounting the brake controller. Keep in mind to stay away from any moving components such as the gas, brake, or parking brake pedal, or even possibly the steering column, when routing your wire. Now as we route the wiring harness we'll go ahead and take the zip ties and secure it as necessary. Now with the wiring harness routed and secured we'll go ahead and take the brake controller bracket and mount it here to the bottom of the dash.



Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Today on our 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee, we're going to be installing the Hopkins Agility Brake Controller for one to four axles, part number HM47294. In conjunction with this install, we're going to use the Hopkins Direct-Fit Wiring Harness, part number HM53035. Our Direct-Fit Wiring Harness will plug directly into the manufacturer's brake controller port, and the other end into the brake controller pigtail. Let's start by plugging into the brake controller port. Now, once we've plugged into the port, we can take the other end of our wiring harness, and route it over to where we're going to mount the brake controller. Keep in mind when routing your brake control wiring, stay away from the moving components, such as the gas, brake, or parking brake pedals. Additionally, as I route my harness, I'm also going to secure it with some zip ties as needed.



Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Today on our 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee we're going to install the CURT TriFlex brake controller, part number C511240. We're going to use this in conjunction with the CURT custom fit wiring harness, part number C51446. This is a direct fit wiring harness that will plug directly into the manufacturer's brake controller port. Now to begin our install we're first going to take the direct fit pigtail with the matching plug and plug directly into the manufacturer's brake controller tow port. Once we click and lock it in place we can go ahead and route the pigtail. Keep in mind to stay away from any moving components such as the gas, brake, or parking brake pedal. Once I have it routed into position, simply use a zip tie to secure it as necessary.



Trailer Brake Controller Installation - 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Today, in our 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee, we'll be installing the draw tite actuator 4 brake controller for one to four axles, part number 5504. We'll be doing this in conjunction with the Tekonsha plug-n-play wiring harness, part number 3045-P. Here's our direct fit wiring harness. The grey end will match up with the manufacturer's grey plug when plugged directly into it. Then once plugged in, we'll go ahead and route the remaining portion of our harness over to where we'll be mounting the brake controller. Keep in mind to stay away from any moving parts, such as the gas, brake, or parking brake pedal, or even possibly the steering column when routing your wire.