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Redarc Tow-Pro Elite Brake Controller - Dash Knob - 2 Braking Modes - 1 to 3 Axles - Proportional

Redarc Tow-Pro Elite Brake Controller - Dash Knob - 2 Braking Modes - 1 to 3 Axles - Proportional

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Mount the control knob of this proportional brake controller on your dash for a factory look, and install the main unit out of sight. The Elite's unique user-controlled mode gives you direct control of your braking for any weather or terrain. Great Prices for the best trailer brake controller from Redarc. Redarc Tow-Pro Elite Brake Controller - Dash Knob - 2 Braking Modes - 1 to 3 Axles - Proportional part number RED44FR can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 1-800-940-8924 for expert service.
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Redarc Trailer Brake Controller

  • Electric
  • Electric over Hydraulic
  • Proportional Controller
  • Up to 3 Axles
  • Redarc
  • Indicator Lights
  • Hidden
  • Dash-Mounted Knob
  • Automatic Leveling

Mount the control knob of this proportional brake controller on your dash for a factory look, and install the main unit out of sight. The Elite's unique user-controlled mode gives you direct control of your braking for any weather or terrain.


Features:

  • Brake controller activates trailer brakes in proportion to your Chevrolet Impala's braking
    • Automatically adjusts trailer's braking based on deceleration of tow Chevrolet Impala
  • User-controlled mode gives you direct control of your braking
    • Great for off-roading or towing in adverse weather
    • Activates trailer brakes independent of tow Chevrolet Impala's brakes
  • Dash-mounted knob keeps your Chevrolet Impala interior looking sleek while giving you easy access to the brake controller
    • Lets you adjust braking power with the turn of a dial
    • Gives you a manual override at your fingertips
    • Offers simple diagnostics with colored LED alerts
  • Main unit mounts out of sight behind the dash in any position, direction, and angle
    • No more banging your knee on a bulky controller
    • No interference with airbags or other Chevrolet Impala accessories
    • Universal wiring harness (included) or Chevrolet Impala-specific adapter (sold separately) required for installation
  • Meets or exceeds both UNECE R21 and FMVSS 201 regulations for sustainability and safety
  • Made in Australia


Specs:

  • Application: trailers with up to 3 axles (6 brake assemblies)
    • Compatible with electric or electric-over-hydraulic trailer brakes
    • Works with 12-volt and 24-volt Chevrolet Impala electrical systems
  • Main unit dimensions: 4" long x 3-3/8" wide x 1-1/8" tall
  • Control knob dimensions: 1-7/8" long (including knob) x 9/16" wide x 3/4" tall
    • Length without knob: 1-1/4"
  • Output voltage range: 9V - 32V
  • Output current rating: 25 amps continuous
  • Maximum charging voltage: 12V DC
  • 2-Year warranty


Tow-Pro Elite Operation

The dash-mounted knob puts control of your trailer's brakes at your fingertips. In addition to offering fast, simple power adjustment and an easily accessible manual override, it has colored LED signals that let you know what the brake controller is doing at a glance.


Redarc Tow Pro Elite Brake Controller Calibration

When you are calibrating the brake controller for the first time, the LED lights will signal your progress. To finish setting up the device, you will need to drive your Chevrolet Impala in a low-traffic area and brake 20 times or so to let the unit learn its orientation and the direction of travel. If your trailer is connected, the LED light will flash green/blue as it processes the information. If there is no trailer connected, the unit will still calibrate, just without the knob lighting up. The knob will stay blue longer as the calibration process gets closer to being done. When the display turns solid blue, initial calibration is complete. The unit will remain calibrated for the next time that you tow. If recalibration is required, it will happen automatically and without LED indication.


Once the brake controller is activated, you can use the knob to set the maximum amount of power that will be applied to your trailer's brakes. Typically, this power is only readjusted when you experience changing road conditions or if you switch over from a heavy, loaded trailer to a much lighter, empty trailer, or vice versa. To get more power to your brakes, rotate the knob clockwise toward 10. To decrease the power output, rotate it counterclockwise toward 0.


Redarc Tow Pro Elite Braking Output Red Light

When you apply the tow Chevrolet Impala's brakes, the knob will change from blue to red to signal that the trailer brakes are being activated. The higher the braking power output, the deeper the red that you will see.


The Tow-Pro Elite keeps the manual override within easy reach, great for stopping sway or controlling your trailer's momentum in emergencies. To engage the manual override, just press the control knob. This will activate the trailer's brakes and brake lights without you having to apply the brakes on your tow Chevrolet Impala, perfect for limiting trailer movement while you're cruising.


User-Controlled Mode

Redarc Tow Pro Elite User Controlled LED Signal

The Redarc Tow-Pro Elite comes with a unique feature that lets you respond to any terrain or weather you meet while on the road. The user-controlled mode gives you direct control over your trailer's braking so you can have exactly the level of power output you need for any situation - perfect for off-roading or adverse weather conditions. In this mode, the Tow-Pro Elite will apply your trailer's brakes with the same preset amount of power each time you activate the brakes in your Chevrolet Impala. Set the power low if you're towing through sand or mud so that the trailer doesn't stop with too much force and act as an anchor. When on a steep descent, set the power to a higher level to ensure that the trailer's momentum doesn't cause it to push against the tow Chevrolet Impala.


To turn on the user-controlled braking mode, rotate the knob counterclockwise and apply your Chevrolet Impala's brakes. Push down on the remote knob twice (2 times within 1 second) and release the brakes. The knob will turn green to let you know that the mode has been activated.


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Simple, Out-of-the-Way Installation

Unlike most proportional controllers on the market, the Tow-Pro Elite has almost no mounting restrictions. It comes in 2 pieces - the main unit and the control knob. Because the only part that you need to be able to access is the control knob, the main unit can be mounted out of sight and out of the way. You don't have to worry about dinging your knee on a bulky brake controller or having something in your cab that can interfere with your Chevrolet Impala's lower airbags.


Redarc Tow Pro Elite Dash Mounted Remote Knob

The dash-mounted control knob can be installed in any convenient spot that's easy for you to see and access. This can be a blank switch panel, an open spot on your center console, or wherever there's space on your dashboard. A universal mounting panel is included to ensure a clean, from-the-factory look. Custom-fit panels are available for certain Chevrolet Impalas as well. Before you do any drilling, be sure there's room behind the dash for the entire knob to install, including the part you don't see!


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Once you've decided where you want to put the control knob, you'll need to find a good place to install the main unit. Your only restriction is the 3' plug-in cable that has to be able to reach between both the main unit and the control knob. Securely mount the box using screws, double-sided tape, or zip-ties (not included). A mounting kit (RE67FR - sold separately) is also available for the Tow-Pro Elite. Do not zip-tie the box to wiring or cables that can shift as you drive.


A Chevrolet Impala-specific wiring harness (sold separately) is available for most newer trucks and SUVs. One end of the custom adapter plugs into your Chevrolet Impala, and the other end will either plug directly into the controller or will splice into the included wiring harness - no need to hardwire to your Chevrolet Impala. If a custom brake control wiring adapter is not available for your Chevrolet Impala, you will need a universal wiring harness (RED69FR - sold separately). A 30-amp circuit breaker kit (331-CBK30-EB - sold separately) may also be required for installation.


For assistance in properly wiring the Tow-Pro Elite, please refer to the diagrams below:


Redarc Tow Pro Elite Wiring Diagram

Redarc Tow Pro Elite Wiring Diagram

Installation Accessories

See etrailer.com's exclusive 7- and 4-way brake-control installation kit (ETBC7 - sold separately) if you don't already have a 7-way plug at the back of your Chevrolet Impala.


Proportional Braking

What is proportional Braking

The Redarc Tow-Pro Elite brake controller comes equipped with proportional braking to give you the best towing experience. Proportional braking means that your trailer brakes mimic your tow Chevrolet Impala's brakes. If you slam on the brakes in your Chevrolet Impala, your trailer brakes will activate with the same intensity; if you brake lightly, your trailer brakes lightly too. The trailer's braking is in proportion to your Chevrolet Impala's braking. This saves wear and tear on the tires and the brakes on both your Chevrolet Impala and trailer.


The Tow-Pro Elite uses an internal 3-axis accelerometer to sense how your Chevrolet Impala is braking so it can send the right amount of braking power to your trailer. It measures the inertia of your tow Chevrolet Impala and activates the trailer's brakes to slow at the same rate. The result is uniform braking across your towing setup. No push-pull action - just smooth, proportional braking every time.



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Replaces Redarc 331-EBRH-ACCV2

Item # RED44FR

Installation Details RED44FR Installation instructions

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Redarc Tow-Pro Elite Brake Controller - Dash Knob - 2 Braking Modes - 1 to 3 Axles - Proportional - RED44FR

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (1481 Customer Reviews)

Mount the control knob of this proportional brake controller on your dash for a factory look, and install the main unit out of sight. The Elite's unique user-controlled mode gives you direct control of your braking for any weather or terrain.

by:
2002 Chevrolet Silverado

I saw the great online reviews of this controller and took the plunge. I bought my 2002 Chevy Silverado K1500 extended cab short bed truck new in 2001. It came with the HD Towing package which include a factory plug in trailer brake wiring loom. I took my time over a 2 day period to carefully install and triple check my install. The Chevy and Redarc wiring wiring descriptions made it easy to join the two harnesses. I used HD crimped plug in connectors further protected with shrank tubing. All wiring was bundled with zip ties after encasing in HD harness protective cover. Zip ties held in place behind the removable panel beneath the steering wheel. The control button is installed on the right side of the steering column within easy reach. Nice install. I read that the light would not go on until a trailer was hooking up. I was elated when we picked up our new cargo trailer and the controller knob light lit up upon hitching up. the first mile of travel allowed easy testing of the system and fine tuning came a few miles further down the road. GREAT PRODUCT!

Mark

6/21/2023

Pulled my enclosed cargo trailer 4800 miles this past year moving to Texas. Trailer brake still functions perfectly. Im sure it will work with other trailers in the future as I will now sell my 20cargo trailer.



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2020 Ford Ranger

It truly amazes me that Ford touts the towing capacity of my Ranger, yet not one dealership I called could offer a solution for a trailer brake controller to be able to pull my little camper. I finally turned to etrailer since they had helped me meet my towing needs in the past with a different vehicle. etrailer's Redarc Tow-Pro Elite Trailer Brake Controller was a perfect solution! They also supplied a terrific video explaining in great detail how to install it in my truck. I preferred the in-dash location using one of the extra twelve volt ports using the optional round adapter insert and found it to be very convenient after a summer of towing. Highly recommend both Redarc Tow-Pro Elite and etrailer!

Happy G.

4/8/2023

Its been great! No problems encountered with the unit.



by:

Love the self-calibration and hidden controller. Great space saver and works as described. I did find the knob location in your video not very good; I could not see it through the steering wheel when driving. As you can see from the picture it is now visible from the driver's seat and easy to adjust when needed. Also, in this location the only hole I had to drill was 3/16" behind the knob and not visible or damaging. I was able to use the knob bracket that came in the kit and just push it into place, very stable.

Ron

4/16/2023

Still working perfectly. I tell people about it every chance I get.



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2000 Chevrolet Silverado

So far it is anazing! I installed it splicing with the gm wiring harness, and put the box under my console, with the knob in one of the accessory port holes using the knob adapter. The controller calibrated quickly, and works great once you get the gain set correctly. The ONLY thing I don't care for is that the unit stays powered up, so the led stay lit while a trailer is hooked up. I guess it doesn't drain battery much, but I don't care for anything draining my battery, no matter how small.

Hardwick

1/8/2024

Still works amazing. Does its job when needed, stays out of the way when not needed. I love that the only thing can see on this controller is the knob, as the rest is neatly mounted under my console.



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Easy to install and works great. Love the stealth mounting. I get compliments on just the one knob being visible.

James

8/29/2023

Product has worked very well without problems. The only thing I would do differently is where I mounted the control knob. It is at a point where my knee can rub it. Which has a couple times changed the setting from my normal 3 or 4 to 7+ and activated the brakes at to high a pressure locking them up as I came to a stop. Again, not a product problem. Just my placement.



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Superb controller and outstanding service from both etrailer and Redarc. I had some questions concerning the controller interfering with the advanced braking/collision avoidance in my Tacoma, as I had read about. I emailed Redarc in Australia and they promptly answered and even scheduled a phone call! I had a good conversation with them and it turns that that issue does not apply to my vehicle. So I give Redarc 5 stars at least for service. The controller itself is easy to install after watching the video. I would definitely buy the vehicle specific wiring to avoiding splicing. The bracket also made it very easy. I just used it on a long drive pulling a travel trailer. Works great. Some trial and error is all that’s needed to adjust the amount of braking.

I installed it in the center console so it would be easy to reach in case of sway. It also looks like it came from the Toyota factory this way. No ugly box hanging below to hit your knee.

Overall absolutely great device.

I highly recommend both the Redarc Elite and etrailer.



by:

Super easy install, save even more time with the plug and play harness. Lean install- only thing you see is the adjustment know- no bulky box in the way.



by:
2008 GMC Sierra

Install was a breeze, nice and clean,love the ease of the controller and the many settings if you want them if not set it and forget it perfect for the truck that is not run everyday uses power only when attached to trailer no extra draw on battery. Would definitely buy again great product!

Toughmudder

2/8/2024

Perfect fit for my up and down hill hauling where an adjustment on the fly is needed going from paved to unpaved roads. Game changer in the mountains with the additional braking of another set of axles. I highly recommend this product to anyone looking a very clean and low profile install it does not get any easier and the quality is top level. Thanks Redarc, Tough Mudder

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Mike L.

2/8/2024

@Toughmudder What are you hauling? Inquiring minds want to know....


by:
2009 Ford Ranger

Received this order sooner than expected and in rural area! All the parts are in the box which will be installed in a 2020 Ford Ranger for braking a 2009 Casita which is especially important in a hilly area. Have not gotten it installed yet but I plan too! Thank you etrailer.com!

Nina M.

2/14/2024

Working out perfectly! Used it on several camping trips. Great product!



by:

The Redark trailer brake controller installed easily. In my 2020 Toyota 4Runner. It looks like it came installed from the factory. It’s small and easy to reach when driving. It came with a plastic install panel. This is designed for installing in a hole that you drill in your dash. It will not fit in a knock out space in your dash. There is one that fits the dash perfectly that you can buy from etrailer.
etrailer automatically bundled the Redark trailer brake controller with the correct plug and play wiring harness for my vehicle. It was nice not to have to search for the wire harness. Everything installed perfectly.
I haven’t tested the function of the brake controller yet. I’ll hook up to a trailer this week.
The items arrived in less than a week and the package was in good condition. The order tracking worked great. The tech videos on the etrailer website were really helpful. I’ll purchase from hem again.

Denise

3/30/2022

The trailer brake controller still looks great. It works perfectly, although I don’t tow on a regular basis. When I do tow, the controller is easy to use.



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Installed the Redarc Tow-Pro elite in a 2022 E350 Thor motorhome. Install was straight forward. Mounted behind the brake pedal with an extended aluminum plate. etrailer was incorrect when I was told Redarc does not make a cable for this model. The available correct cable / plug for this model is the TPH-007 which is the same Ford plug that is on 3036-P. I did splice in the cable that came with the kit in order to reach the desired location.
The controller fit well to the right of the steering wheel. Had to drill thru one of the panel clips which really wasn’t needed.



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The Redarc Tow-Pro brake controller has worked flawlessly since I installed it a year ago. I tow a fairly light (2000 pound) pop-up trailer, which can be an adjustment challenge when braking on loose surfaces. I've found it very easy to slightly reduce the setting while on gravel and then return to the correct setting when returning to normal roads.

I purchased the Redarc because I could never get my previous controller to brake smoothly - it would often jerk at low speeds. I think that controller had problems because it was inserted into the 7-pin connector that was held by a metal bracket under my bumper that I suspect vibrated when braking, which confused that controller. Once I switched to the Redarc, which is firmly mounted under the dash, I had no more problems like that.

Finding a location in my Honda Pilot to mount the control module was a challenge - but well worth the effort. I mounted it to a plastic panel that I installed over an unused cavity in the console underneath the radio (see picture). The knob is easy to reach, and is out of the way of my knees.

Mounting the main control box under the dash was made easier because I didn't have to worry about its precise orientation since it will calibrate itself wherever it sits.



by:

I liked having the ability to place the controller in an easy to view and use location. The unit works as well as any other controller by other companies that I have used but we’re always hard to see to adjust and bang your knees while getting in or driving. Works well in my Subaru Ascent and when the time comes the old ones in the trucks will be replaced with one of these.



by:
2004 Ford Excursion

I was wanting to upgrade my trailer brake controller in my 2004 Excursion. I figured after half a million miles it was time! I have been eyeing the Redarc for some time, I finally dropped the hammer on the tow pro since I have been using a trailer off-road. Installation was a breeze,calibration was even easier. The dial fit pretty well in the old backup monitor switch location. Working fantastic thanks



by:
Pontiac Trans Sport Van

I am disappointed, the way they package this with the hitch and during transport caused The brake controller kit to come out of its packaging and now there are missing parts at this box.

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Jenny N.

1/18/2024

I hate to hear that the brake controller came missing parts. We will have that replaced for you and Customer Service will be in touch with you.



by:

Item works as advertized. Install was a breeze. Wow, trailer brake controllers are so much nicer than they used to be. No more big box at your knees. Just a tiny, inobtrusive knob. Very discreet. Thank you, Gwen, etrailer.com, and RedArc.



by:

Worked exactly as described and shown in videos. Installation videos are what sealed the deal.

David C.

1/15/2024

This is probably one of the best braking devices available for the money. Easy install and operates smoothly.



by:
2017 Jeep Wrangler

This Redarc Break Controller is a must for off-roading with a Off Grid Trailer. The ability to control the trailer separately and allowing you to hold your tow vehicle while descending hills is worth the investment.



by:
2017 Nissan Titan

I’m going to be up front and say I have not tested this beside driving around town. The install was very quick, maybe 20 minutes in all initially in my 2017 Nissan Titan SV. I do have some concerns though. After install I had no lights to show calibration was going on. From reading the user manual I guess that can happen. First time hooking up the trailer everything seemed fine and the light was blue as it should. Once I turned my running lights on though it began to blink red showing a fault with the cable. I tested everything to make sure it was getting voltage and the wires were correct. After about an hour I found something between my backup camera on the travel trailer and the brake was causing some sort of issue. I removed the camera, unplugged all the cables from the tow pro elite and hooked it back up. Once plugged back in it showed green and blue lights showing it was calibrating. I drove the trailer around town and our relief route. After about half an hour the light turned solid blue. The control is easy to use and looks very nice. I’m unable to get it to switch to user control mode but the proportional and manual brakes works fine. I will update my review after we take it out on a few trips. As of now it seems like a great product, very clean looking and should do a great job.

Etrailer Expert

Sierra K.

6/3/2021

Thank you for your review. I have attached an expert answer that shows a chart of troubleshooting options for this product.



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This summer I have driven roads that were slick with mud and had some tricky downhill, rutted runs. These are roads that will give any driver second thoughts, doubly so when towing. By adjusting the bias of brake application on the fly I gain confidence that the trailer is not going to push me where I don't want to go. My trailer has a wider track than my truck so the trailer wheels generally roll in areas that have not been stirred up by the truck and thus they have as good of traction as can be obtained. When things get tricky I dial up the bias towards the trailer and I can feel the trailer pull everything back into line. Super easy to use while driving! This is a very effective design that is easy to install. This is a winner! I will install this controller on all my tow vehicles.

Peter

8/30/2023

Perfect! This is a great piece of technology as it provides a very simple and robust method to adjust brake bias on the fly. Love the product and am getting a second unit for my new truck.



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2015 Porsche Cayenne

This thing is absolutely fantastic. It’s very discreet. I install this in a 2015 Porsche Cayenne diesel. It was installed The discrete hole we drilled in the face of the dash. It’s easy to use, requires very little adjustment while driving. Has a convenient lighting system that changes color when voltage is applied to the trailer brakes. My only complaint is that the unit resets its memory every time I disconnect and reconnect the trailer. It’s a minor irritation but that first 15 or 20 minutes of driving after connecting the trailer again, it does have to go through the initial calibration process to figure out what direction the controller is installed. I believe that this problem is specifically related to the Volkswagen and Porsche vehicles - they “shut off” power to the controller when there is no electrical draw sensed from trailer. I’m sure there is some kind of transistor that I could install that would eliminate this problem. I recommend this unit as far superior to the old school tekonsha and others. The only difference that I will point out is that on the old-school controllers there is a kind of emergency brake slider which you can use to ramp up additional braking power if you need it in a pinch. This device does have that functionality but it is a simple on off. In other words if you find yourself in need of rapid additional braking power you push the control button in. There is no ability to “ramp up” that emergency extra power to the brakes. It adds less extra power than the traditional ones but it is proportional to the # of braking power you have on the dial. I have learned to live with it. For a European car this is sleek, discrete, way sexier than the ugly traditional unit bolted to your dash



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2019 Ford Ranger

This is a really nice controller. eTrailer posted a video on how to install it in a 2019 Ranger. The video was GOLD for this install. It made the installation Sooooo much easier. Not sure I could have figured out how to get all the panels off without it. Thank you eTrailer.



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2015 Mercedes-Benz M-Class

I'm going to skip the reviews for Item #3066-P Tekonsha Plug-In Wiring Adapter for Electric Brake Controllers and for Item #331-TPH-017 Redarc Tow-Pro Wiring Adapter for Tekonsha Brake Controller Harness. They just work to get the signals from A to B.

Installing this in my Merc ML-250 Bluetec was straight forward, but I thought quite a bit about the knob placement. Finally ended up mounting this next to the ashtray, opposite of the cigarette lighter. This location won't work for those with heated/cooled cupholders as this is the location used for that controller. This location works well for mounting as there is clearance below and the knob is low-profile enough that the sliding door can still cover the area. Just need to be careful with wire routing. Route towards the back of the car, then reverse course up to the front, such that the slider can retract into this space. The main body of the unit is mounted under the dashboard above the brake pedal, completely hidden from view and out of the way of feet and knees.



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This thing is awesome! I lucked out and the etrailer demo install video was on the same type of tow vehicle I have, so I was able to mostly just follow along for the install. It went in with minimal effort. I tow a 20 ft TT that weighs about 3500 lbs with a Chevy Colorado.

I finally pulled our trailer from storage and had a chance to try out the controller. It is fantastic! My previous controller used bluetooth. With it I had problems with over braking at low speeds. I was constantly adjusting it between town and highway, and I found the adjustment clumsy because my phone locks after a couple minutes of not being used.

The redarc fixed all of that and more! After dialing in the right setting, braking is like the trailer is not even there. It's that good! There is little to none jerking when I stop at low speed. And adjusting it is simple as it is one knob on the dash. This is how a brake controller is supposed to work! I towed 10,000 miles with my "other" controller, and I can't wait to try this out on our cross country trip this year!

And as always, the etrailer folks are great to work with and full of wisdom that they share so I don't have to learn the hard way!



by:
Ford Ranger

I purchased this brake controller because it is the same controller Ford sells for the current Ranger. The instructions and videos from etrailer were super helpful. For someone that never had used a brake controller before this one is easy to use , and it works perfectly.


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  • Plug & Play Brake Controller Recommendation for 2021 Ford Explorer ST with 7-Way Harness
    Yes, there is a wiring adaptor for your 2021 Ford Explorer ST with the factory 7-way that will plug directly into your cars wiring harness without any splicing. The great thing about the Redarc Tow-Pro is they have a few options for plug and play but this adaptor works specifically with your Explorers factory 7-way. The Redarc Tow-Pro Liberty Brake Controller item # RED24FR has a plug and play wiring harness item # RED87FR. The Redarc Tow-Pro is a proportional brake controller that automatically...
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  • Can the Redarc Tow-Pro Elite Trailer Brake Controller Be Installed on a 2022 Ford Ranger w/ 7-way
    Yes, you can use the Redarc Tow-Pro Elite Trailer Brake Controller # RED44FR in your 2022 Ford Ranger with a factory 7-way. There is no plug-n-play port on the Ranger, so the Redarc Tow-Pro Elite Trailer Brake Controller # RED44FR will need to be hardwired in with the included harness.
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  • Best Location to Mount Redarc Tow-Pro Elite Knob in 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
    When mounting the control knob for the Redarc Tow-Pro Elite Trailer Brake Controller # RED44FR it is a good idea to keep it in a spot that is easy to reach. In order to mount the knob you will also need to drill a 10mm hole. Looking at the interior of the 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 I would recommend mounting it on either side of the steering wheel. It looks like there is plenty of room near the push-button start. If you would prefer, it could go on the left side of the steering wheel...
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  • Mounting a Redarc Tow-Pro Elite to a 2014 Jeep Cherokee
    The Redarc # RED44FR can definitely work with a 2014 Jeep Cherokee KL. That being said, we have not any installs on this vehicle as of yet, so we do not have a video to assist. I can, however, offer some guidance. I tend to drive with my left hand on the wheel with my right hand free to whatever it needs to do, so I would end up mounting the dial below and to the right of the Start/Stop button. This would provide free and clear access if needed without having to change hands on the wheel. If...
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  • Why Is Redarc Tow Pro Elite RED44FR Not Flashing Blue and Green When Starting Vehicle?
    Since the Redarc Tow-Pro Elite # RED44FR you installed on your 2019 Toyota Sequoia is solid blue and not flashing blue/green it sounds like it has already calibrated. You can confirm this by driving around a bit and seeing if it goes into learning mode. The controller will only do this the first time, or any time the black power wire is disconnected from the battery. I recommend hooking up to your trailer and going to an empty parking lot. Speed up to 15-20MPH and then hit the brakes....
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  • Is There A Plug And Play Adapter For Redarc Tow Pro Elite And 2012 Sierra 3500
    In order to use a brake controller like the Redarc Tow-Pro Elite Item # RED44FR on your 2012 GMC Sierra 3500 it would require the wires be hardwired in. The 2012 does not have an adapter plug however, it does have the wires to connect to. They are located on the driver's side in front of the fuse panel to the left of the brake pedal. They will likely be taped to other wiring. There should be 5 wires, red, dark blue, light blue, white, and orange. The orange wire will not be used. The...
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  • Can Redarc Brake Controller be Installed in 2015 Volkswagen Touareg
    Installing a brake controller in a 2015 Volkswagen Touareg is a bit more involved than just plugging a brake controller in but the Redarc part # RED44FR can be installed in your vehicle. If you check out the attached help article down below you'll see the entire process outlined.
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  • Redarc Tow-Pro Elite Brake Controller For A 2024 Ford Ranger With Factory 7 Way
    We can definitely set you up with a Redarc Tow-Pro Elite Brake Controller for your 2024 Ford Ranger with the factory 7-way. For that you can use part number # RED44FR, which will come with everything you need, controller included. This comes with the universal 4-wire pigtail. Your vehicle likely will not have a factory brake controller port or plug. There should be four wires coming out of a large wire harness by the driver side firewall, left of the brake pedal, which can be wired to the...
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  • Parts Needed To Install Redarc Tow-Pro Elite in 2016 Volkswagen Touareg With Factory Tow Package
    In order to install the Redarc Tow-Pro Elite Trailer Brake Controller # RED44FR you will need additional wiring from an authorized dealer. Luckily we already know the parts you will need. The #1J0-972-782 housing (one of these) and #000-979-228 wire/terminal assemblies (two of these) are what you require. This will allow you to assemble a brake control harness. This harness will allow you to plug your brake controller into the factory brake control connector. I have attached a review...
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  • Can Redarc Brake Controller be Used in Peterbilt Tractor Trailer
    The Redarc Tow Pro Elite part # RED44FR is a great solution for towing a fifth wheel with your Peterbilt. Its a proportional controller which would be similar to the air brake setup of your tractor in that is can tell how hard you are applying the brakes and applies a similar amount of pressure to the trailer brakes.
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  • Wiring Gauge For The Redarc Tow-Pro Elite Trailer Brake Controller
    The wiring gauges for the Redarc Tow-Pro Elite Trailer Brake Controller - 2 Braking Modes - 1 to 3 Axles - Proportional # RED44FR are as follows: Blue: 12AWG Black: 12AWG Red: 14 AWG White: 14 AWG All wire ratings refer to the minimum required cross sectional area of copper only (not including insulation). Always use a wire gauge equal to or greater than what is specified.
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  • Can Redarc Tow Pro Elite Install 2021 Ford Ranger XLT with Factory Tow Package
    Yes the Redarc brake controller part # RED44FR can fit your 2021 Ford Ranger with the factory tow package with 7-way and would not interfere with the front end collision system. The 4 trailer brake controller wires are sticking out of the large wire harness that goes through the driver's side firewall, left of the brake pedal, with shrink tubing on the ends.
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  • Comparing Redarc Tow-Pro Elite and Ford Accessories Trailer Brake Controllers For a 2023 Ford Ranger
    Looking at the Ford Accessories they are using a Redarc Tow-Pro Elite Brake Controller # RED44FR for your 2023 Ford Ranger. The main difference is the Redarc is a stand alone controller while the Ford adds an additional ECU which operates the brakes when either the forward collision or emergency braking is activated. If you do not have these features on your Ranger, it makes no sense to get the Ford kit. If you do have these systems and want the trailer brakes to still activate with those...
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  • Recommended Electric Brake Controller for Off-Road Trailering
    I have not heard of such a thing. What your friend may be talking about is an Electric Over Hydraulic Brake Actuator that allows you to use an electric brake controller on a trailer with hydraulic brakes. This will not work for a trailer with electric brakes. The good news is that for your off road trailering, there is a brake controller that is designed to work well for your application. It is the Redarc Tow-Pro Elite Trailer Brake Controller # RED44FR. This controller fits into your...
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  • Redarc Tow-Pro Elite LED Not Showing Calibration With Trailer Disconnected
    What you are experiencing with your # RED44FR is perfectly normal. The brake controller will still calibrate without the trailer connected, but you won't have the LED indication showing this is happening. Once a trailer is connected you will see a solid blue light. However, it wouldn't hurt to hook up the trailer and make sure everything is functioning properly.
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