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Old 10-12-2016, 02:44 PM
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K how do I hook it up then. Or can I just use the manual button on brake control. Thanks I totally confused.


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Old 10-12-2016, 03:44 PM
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The Manuel Burton is for adjustment it takes it's signal from the brake switch you already have the controller?
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Old 10-12-2016, 03:57 PM
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IIRC - The "brake pedal position switch" is typicality a 3-wire deal.

I'm not 100% sure on a model year 2008 - but in the past....

Power comes 'in' on a violet/red wire and when the pedal is pressed is "exits" via the brown-green wire.

Under the normal position (non-pressed) - the ground wire is a black/yellow wire.

Check that orange colored connector in your picture background. Is it a 5-wire connector? If so, check pin #4 - to see if it's a brown w/ green strip wire.

Connector #C278:
Pin #1 = Blue w/ Red = Fuse #19.
Pin #2 = Violet w/ White = Brake On/Off (Normally Open).
Pin #3 = Violet w/ Red = Fuse #32.
Pin #4 = Brown w/ Green = Brake On/Off (Normally Closed). <--------------
Pin #5 = Black w/ Yellow = Ground Seat Bracket Rear Left.

If the colors all match...check to see if voltage occurs only when the pedal is depressed on that brown w/ green striped wire. If so..that's should be what you're after.

Photobucket is putting up a fight with me at the moment - otherwise I would just post the wiring diagram (all I have access to is a 2006 though) - but it "might" be the same.

I'll try posting my information once I'm home.

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Yeah, I believe you can snag it at the "orange connector" (#C278): Shoot to 11:22ish of this video:

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Old 10-12-2016, 04:53 PM
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Was that a "thanks it worked"...or a "thanks I'll try it & let you know if it works" ?

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Old 10-12-2016, 05:00 PM
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Thanks for helping. But it's all Greek to me. Not to swift up here in the north. But I'll look tomorrow again try and figure it out.


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Old 10-12-2016, 05:19 PM
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Thanks for helping. But it's all Greek to me. Not to swift up here in the north. But I'll look tomorrow again try and figure it out.

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Fair enough..lol

Well, take some pictures and let us know your specific questions once you get in there again and try my suggestion.
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Old 10-12-2016, 05:21 PM
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Old 10-13-2016, 06:32 AM
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Yes brown /green is the one hot when brake petal depressed. Thanks now just connect everything and have a good night sleep.


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Yes brown /green is the one hot when brake petal depressed.
Sweet - Glad it's figured out!
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Old 10-13-2016, 12:03 PM
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K something went wrong. I pushed the manual button and it backfeeds the red to the brown/green and it burnt the next wire to think it was a blue can't tell no coating left in it.


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K something went wrong. I pushed the manual button and it backfeeds the red to the brown/green and it burnt the next wire to think it was a blue can't tell no coating left in it.


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Not good man...

Might want to seek "professional help" at this point.

However, if you want to proceed:

We need pictures.
How did you "tap" into the wire?
What specific controller did you get (model etc.)?

We can lookup the specific instructions if you want us too.

Did you look at that video?
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Old 10-13-2016, 02:31 PM
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that wire broke off. Took truck for ride everything still cruse lights etc.


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Old 10-13-2016, 03:05 PM
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Not good man.

Hard to see what all is going on in those pictures though...

What color wires did you attach to what? AKA: Wire 'x' from the truck was attached to wire 'x' from the controller. The full list.

Did you verify things with a test light and/or DMM before attaching?
Did all those other wires in that plug match with the information provided?
How did you physically tap into the wire (tape, crimp, solder etc.)?

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I've asked a brake controller "guru" to check this thread out....

I can help with the wiring schematics for the truck - but I/we need feedback & info on the specific item itself & how you wired it.
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