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Old 09-08-2016, 04:59 AM
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08 ranger. Want to install electric brake controller. Have 6x10 enclosed trailer with electric brakes on it. What kind and price where to buy one. Have 7 pin trailer plug already.


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Old 09-08-2016, 10:47 PM
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Old 09-09-2016, 06:47 AM
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http://www.autozone.com/trailer-wiri...?checkfit=true

I think this is what is in my truck. I've used several over the years in different vehicles and I'm not saying one is better than the other. As long as the gain adjustment works and the trailer brakes work I'm happy
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Old 09-09-2016, 07:07 AM
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Thanks I'll check it out


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Old 09-10-2016, 06:21 PM
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Etrailer.com get a prodigy p2 or p3. I've got the p3 and it's awesome.
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Old 09-10-2016, 06:39 PM
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Old 10-08-2016, 11:03 AM
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Another question did u hook it to your brake light on the brake pedal. And do u have to hook it up. Thanks


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Old 10-09-2016, 08:56 AM
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Yes you have to hook it up, it's how the controller knows you are hitting the brakes. I scotch locked it at the brake pedal switch, purple/white wire I think is the one I used.
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Old 10-09-2016, 09:11 AM
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Yea there's a purple and a blue one


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Old 10-09-2016, 12:49 PM
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Uhhh.....it was the light green with no stripe on mine.
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Old 10-09-2016, 01:46 PM
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. This is what my brake switch looks like. 2008 Ranget


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Old 10-09-2016, 02:27 PM
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Should be the purple and white one on a 2008, just double check with a test light before you hook up the controller, otherwise you could damage it.
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Old 10-09-2016, 02:36 PM
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Old 10-12-2016, 01:12 PM
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Ok now what to do. Both sides of brake switch r hot. When I push on brake pedal they r not hot anymore. Brake lights work


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Old 10-12-2016, 02:19 PM
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Default Re: Electric Brake Controller

the circuit is a grounding circuit so when your not pushing the brakes power is back feeding through the bulb i can check a diagram for you now
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