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Old 05-15-2009, 06:22 PM   #1
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Default wireing a brake controller

has anyone done one of these yet . i want to pull a 14ft motorcycle trailer with electric brakes. the m/h now has a 4 pin plug . whats the best way to wire up the 7pin.
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Old 05-15-2009, 07:52 PM   #2
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I did our 2002 Friendship. The brake controller wires into the under-dash for all but one wire (Blue). I'd guess you'll have to run a blue wire from the controller to the 7-pin (full length) and move/adapter the lighting from the 4-pin to the 7-pin. The controller instructions are fairly clear. It is more pain than technically difficult.
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Old 05-18-2009, 07:06 PM   #3
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the other poster nailed it. research types of brake controllers-do yourself a favor and pay the bucks for a really good one. I picked up a tekonsha (sp?) P3 and it's unbelievable as compared to the timed controller I was using. The cost was around $175 but the difference is night and day as compared to the old unit-and so MUCH safer
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