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Tekonsha Prodigy P2 Trailer Brake Controller - 1 to 4 Axles - Proportional

Tekonsha Prodigy P2 Trailer Brake Controller - 1 to 4 Axles - Proportional

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Is this right for you? Product Expert Kathleen M says:

Yes, if you:

  • Tow a trailer or camper several times a year
  • Often use the manual override while towing to feather the brakes
  • Trust a brake controller backed by years of reliable use

No, if you:

  • Have limited leg room in your cab that you can't spare for a bulky brake controller
  • Swap trailers often and want presets so you don't waste time adjusting settings
Proportional brake controller automatically levels when mounted within a 360-degree vertical range. Includes digital display, 3 boost levels, battery protection and continuous diagnostics. Easily transfer between different automobiles. Lowest Prices for the best trailer brake controller from Tekonsha. Tekonsha Prodigy P2 Trailer Brake Controller - 1 to 4 Axles - Proportional part number 90885 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-1624 for expert service.
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Tekonsha Trailer Brake Controller

  • Electric
  • Electric over Hydraulic
  • Proportional Controller
  • Tekonsha
  • Under-Dash Box
  • Up to 4 Axles
  • Automatic Leveling
  • Dash Mount
  • 360 Degrees
  • LED Display

Proportional brake controller automatically levels when mounted within a 360-degree vertical range. Includes digital display, 3 boost levels, battery protection and continuous diagnostics. Easily transfer between different automobiles.


Features:

  • Brake controller activates trailer brakes in proportion to your vehicle's braking action
    • Automatically adjusts trailer's braking based on deceleration of tow vehicle
    • Activates immediately - no pausing like with time-delayed brake controllers
  • Automatic-leveling ability - internal sensor detects deceleration even if controller is not mounted flat
    • Position at any angle up or down in the vertical plane
  • 3 Boost levels let you adjust initial braking power and aggressiveness
  • Continuous diagnostic check alerts you to any potential problems
  • Integrated safeguards protect your vehicle, trailer and the controller
    • Minimizes drain on car battery by drawing only 3.6 milliamps when not in use
    • Prevents trailer brakes from overheating by reducing power output to them during prolonged stops
    • Defends brake controller and trailer breakaway systems against shorts
  • Auto-dimming, blue LED display is easy to read
    • Automatically adjusts screen brightness based on the current lighting conditions
  • Built-in, rotary-style manual override lever
  • Quick-disconnect feature lets you easily remove and store the control when not in use
    • Replacement wiring harness (sold separately) and replacement bracket (7686 - sold separately) required to move the controller from one vehicle to another
  • Plug-in, vehicle-specific brake-control adapter (sold separately) can be used for certain applications to reduce installation time


Specs:

  • Application: trailers with up to 4 axles (8 brake assemblies)
    • Designed for use with electric or electric-over-hydraulic trailer brakes
  • Dimensions: 3-1/8" wide x 5-1/8" long x 2" tall
  • Length of hardwire pigtail: 30"
  • Mounting: 360-degree vertical plane operating range
  • Limited lifetime warranty


Proportional Braking

With a proportional brake controller, you can get heavy-duty emergency braking, general braking or slow-to-an-idle braking for your trailer automatically. The intensity with which your trailer brakes are activated and the rate at which they are applied are dependent on the deceleration of your tow vehicle. This means that, unlike time-delay controllers - which send the same amount of preset power to your trailer brakes every time - proportional controllers are able to adapt to every braking situation differently. So, if you slam on the brakes in your truck, your trailer brakes will activate with that same extreme intensity. And if you merely slow down as you approach a red light, your trailer will gradually brake in the same manner. Just set the initial power level, select a boost setting, and you're good to go.


As long as the P2 controller sits level on a horizontal plane and is pointed in the direction of travel, it will sense - via an internal inertia sensor - how your tow vehicle brakes. This inertia-based sensor responds to the deceleration of your tow vehicle as you brake by signaling the controller to send out enough power to your trailer brakes so that they are activated with an intensity that matches. The result is uniform braking across your towing setup. No push-pull action - just smooth, proportional braking every time.


Power Boost for Heavy-Duty Towing

Aside from smoother, more efficient braking, Tekonsha's P2 brake controller also offers a boost feature that gives you more initial braking power for those times when you're towing heavy loads. You can switch boost levels so that the power output to your trailer brakes automatically starts out at either 14 percent or 28 percent of the predetermined power setting.


So, if you boost the initial power so that your trailer brakes activate with 28 percent of the overall intensity at the start, the brakes will reach maximum braking faster. This is particularly beneficial if you are towing a heavy load because the intensity required to stop that load may be far greater than that needed to halt your vehicle. Therefore, sending out more initial power to the trailer brakes - and causing them to reach maximum braking faster - allows you to better control the trailer so that it doesn't push your tow vehicle before coming to a complete stop.


If your trailer weighs less than your tow vehicle, no boost is needed. But if you wish to set the boost so that your trailer leads the braking of your towing setup, you can select level B1. The following table gives an indication of when you might use the different boost levels and the power increases that they offer.


Approximate Gross Trailer WeightBoost LevelIncrease in Initial Power Output
Less than tow vehicle GVWB114%
Equal to tow vehicle GVWB1 or B214% or 28%
Up to 25% more than tow vehicle GVWB2 or B3*28%
Up to 40% more than tow vehicle GVWB3*28%

*Both B2 and B3 offer a 28-percent boost in initial power. But the braking curve for B3 is more aggressive than that of B2. This means that, even though you will start out with the same intensity when using these boost levels, you will get an overall more aggressive braking experience with the higher level. So if you use B3, you will reach maximum braking sooner than if you use B2.


Safety Features

The Prodigy P2 offers advanced safety features to prevent damage to various components of your towing setup. Integrated reverse battery protection shields the brake controller and your trailer's breakaway system from shorts. When the P2 is not in use, it will be in power-saving mode. In this setting, the power draw falls to only 3.6 milliamps, minimizing drain on your vehicle's battery.


When you stop at red lights, or any time that your truck and trailer are at a standstill with the brakes applied for more than 5 seconds, the P2's "hold" feature will activate. When this happens, the power output to your trailer's brakes will be reduced to just 25 percent of the preset power setting so that the brakes will not overheat.


If ever there is a time that you need to brake your trailer separately from your tow vehicle - when traveling down a steep incline, for example - the manual override lever is easily accessible. Pushing this lever engages the brakes on your trailer with full power. In addition, when you activate this override, the brake lights on your trailer will illuminate, properly warning those behind you of the braking action of your rig.


In addition to all of those safety features listed above, the P2 offers diagnostics such as:

  • Open ground
  • Overload
  • Output short
  • Power loss
  • No trailer connection

Automatic Leveling and Simple Installation

The self-leveling feature of the P2 ensures that the brake controller continues to function even as you drive up steep hills or through the mountains. Simply mount it in your cab at any vertical angle, and the controller will level itself automatically thanks to its 360-degree rotational range.


Correct P2 mounting360-Degree P2 mounting

Note: The P2 must be mounted on a level horizontal (side-to-side) plane and must be lined up with the direction of travel for the internal sensor to function properly.


Installation is a snap. After mounting the P2 unit in your cab using the included pocket mount, hardwire one end of the included pigtail harness directly into your vehicle. The other end plugs into the brake controller. To transfer the P2 to another vehicle or to remove it for storage, just unplug the unit and slide it out of the pocket mount.


Installation Accessories

For even easier installation, a vehicle-specific wiring adapter (sold separately) is available for most newer trucks and SUVs. One end of the custom adapter plugs into your vehicle, and the other end plugs into the controller - no hardwiring required.


Note: If a custom brake-control wiring adapter is not available for your vehicle, one of the following will be required:

20-Amp circuit breaker (9506P - sold separately) for 2- to 4-brake applications

30-Amp circuit breaker (38630 - sold separately) for 6- to 8-brake applications


See also 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 vehicle.



90885 Tekonsha Prodigy P-2 Proportional Trailer Brake Control

Replaces Tekonsha 90185

Item # 90885

Installation Details 90885 Installation instructions


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Customer Reviews

Tekonsha Prodigy P2 Trailer Brake Controller - 1 to 4 Axles - Proportional - 90885

Average Customer Rating:  4.9 out of 5 stars   (2092 Customer Reviews)

Proportional brake controller automatically levels when mounted within a 360-degree vertical range. Includes digital display, 3 boost levels, battery protection and continuous diagnostics. Easily transfer between different automobiles.

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Install was a breeze and I am looking forward to doing business with e-trailer again soon. Installed on a 2010 Cadillac Escalade. Going to be pull a C-24 Cutwater with electric over hydraulic brakes.



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After hearing horror stories at dealer, had controller installed on new Jeep gladiator (trailer dealer said good choice of controller). Towed 16' airstream to SW FL from NV thru CA in Fed/Mar of this year. Total of 8,000 miles. Absolutely needed the controller in Utah mountains driving down to Vegas. Stupidly jerked steering wheel going downhill but controller worked perfectly and keep me on the road. Scary but learned a lesson. So glad bought from etrailer.com. Thank you.


Comments
Perfectly
FGM - 10/19/2021


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Easy installation on my Ford E-450 Bus! Now I can pull my travel trailer! Thanks!



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This controller was for our Escape19 trailer. So far this year we've traveled 10,000 miles circling the US. Since this is our first trailer, I haven't tried any other controllers but this one worked great. When we bought this in Sept 2020, we were lucky to get one because of the supply chain problems. I recently had the trailer and vehicle serviced and the results say that this was a good product.



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Love dealing with these guys. So helpful, they know their stuff. We needed the connector and a brake controller for a 2018 motorhome. Their web site they had a video of where to find the connection site in the RV and they had the right parts at a great price. They also had the all the little odds and ends (windshield cover, sink stopper, new bath faucet, led light, etc.,) that we needed. The parts were delivered within a week.


Comments
Still on the road and everything still works just like it should. Good products and good service.
Petra - 04/19/2021


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Installed this in my 2015 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Sport. I thought that I would add some input on installation that would help others. I found a way to route the power distribution wires in the frame of the Jeep that did not require the use of a fish tape. If you look at the frame just behind the rear tire you will see a hole in the face of the frame. Start pushing the wire bundle foreword. It will rise up and over the U shaped frame portion of the rear axle and then down along the passenger compartment area. About there, you will be running out of pushing stiffness. Look for the wire bundle to appear at a similar hole in the frame in that area. Grab it a and pull out approximately 4 feet and then push it right back in the same hole going foreword. This time you will look for the wire bundle to appear at again a similar hole just foreword of the driver compartment. Now is the time to grab it and start heading up to the engine compartment outside the frame. Do the same procedure for the wire going aft for the plug end of the installation. For the wires going through the firewall, Jeep has conveniently added a nice foam lined hole to route wires through. You will see this hole position in the attached photo with a green wire coming through. The plastic cover around the steering column pulls down from the top and hinges at the bottom. Remove the metal plate with two bolts to get to the brake switch. Twist and pull the brake switch out foreword and go for the brown stripped wire as your brake circuit. Do order the LONG frame bracket adapter for the switch plug at the rear. To drill the steel for the supplied plug bracket just takes too long. Now that you have it installed you will notice that the power will remain on the unit after you turn the key off. Don't sweat this as it will not stay on long. I doubt a few milliamps draw is going to kill your battery!


Comments
Working great would recommend to all.
Jim - 10/29/2016



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This is the second one I purchased. The first was 10 years ago and installed in my 06 GMC. It has worked flawlessly allowing for safe and smooth stops from normal braking to a few of the panic stops that had to made over the years. The new owner of the truck likes the way it works too. I have multiple trailers and with one initial setup on the lightest trailer was able to tow all of them without changing anything but the boost setting to compensate for the different trailer weights. When needing for a controller for my 07 Silverado there was no other unit that would fill the bill. This P2 looks the same except for the blue display instead of the red. The install took 20 minutes using the direct fit cable ordered with the controller. Setup was easy as with the first unit. I wanted the placement above the parking brake pedal so the OBD II connecter had to be moved. I did the same with the 06 GMC. It is a comfortable place to reach and it keeps the light away from the passenger's eyes at night. As good as the Tekonsha controller is it is even a sweeter deal buying it from etrailer. The quick shipping, excellent pricing and knowledgeable staff are second to none in customer service.


Comments
Tekonsha recently updated the Prodigy P2 with an auto-dimming feature for the display so no more worries about being blinded at night.
-- Etrailer Expert Mike L - 02/14/2019


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Upgraded to a Prodigy 2, from the Original Prodigy in my old truck. Easy to install with the Factory harness pigtail. Simple basic operation. Opted for the Prodigy 2 for the simply. Single lever quick activation, if needed. Liked the single knob operation and clean appearance of the Curt, but being in the correct 'mode' for emergency application of trailer brakes seems cumbersome.


Comments
Working like a charm. Very pleased with operation.
Dennis W - 04/19/2021


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The online video showing the installation of the Prodigy P2 trailer brake control into a 2011 Ford Ranger was excellent! It made the installation into my Ranger simple and straight forth. I have yet to hook up to my travel Trailer and adjust it for brake setting, but all readout displays thus far are as stated in the instructions. Having previously installed the trailer connector, I did not purchase the installation kit and in retrospect for cost effective and simplicity would recommend anyone to purchase the kit along with the controller. I believe I am going to be very pleased with this product. Thank you


Comments
great! thank you for an excellent product!
Larry L - 04/28/2016



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4 out of 5 because a light knee bump set off error code requiring replacement. The timing was poor as I was traveling across the country. After replacement arrived I relocated unit to center console never to be bumped again. 2015 Tacoma very limited in controller locations but worth the hassle of putting in console as this model is highly sensitive to impact.


Comments
I had installed this controller in a friends truck, Ive not heard any complaints so no news is good news!
Mostly A - 06/21/2021


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very nice controller, very smooth and you don't have to mount it flat!! e trailer is the best company i ever worked with. they have pics, video, email support(exellent) and just flat out make it easy for you to do it yourself instead of paying some dirt bag $300 to install at your local trailer shop. i also installed kit #ETBC7 and once agian it was awesome. COMPLETE with DETAILED directions. i'm not a mechanic or hack employee at local trailer shop....BUT dealing with etrailer and there parts made my install very easy and CLEAN!!!


Comments
Your products are awesome. Ive had zero issues with it and 5 of my friends purchased and installed the same set up in there trucks. Thanks again for the great products and excellent support.
Matt - 03/05/2015



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Works flawlessly! Easy install and control our trailer brakes as expected.


Comments
So far, still flawless. Installation was so simple and just plain works well!
David W - 10/27/2021


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I didn’t have a good location that was reachable while driving so I mounted the controller on top of the dash. I leveled the bracket with a spacer and ran the harness by an access panel. I used about 70’ of the duplex wire due to running the cable to front and then back to the house batteries inside the coach. The access panel made it easy to make the connections and run the wires through the firewall. I mounted the 40 AMP and 30 AMP circuit breakers up front in the main fuse panel box. I drilled a hole through the box and firewall to run the wires from the brake controller to the breaker and to the blue wire for the tow connection at the back of the coach. I ran the battery connections to my house batteries up front instead of using the engine batteries in the back. I found the brake connection wire under the coach in front directly below the brake pedal. I mounted the converter in a beam in the back with lots of zip ties


Comments
For ford ranger 2010 and perhaps other years:Be aware that the video contains the wrong instruction for the 2010 ranger. In wiring the brake light wire, the switch shown being tapped into gives reverse braking sensing, that is, it is 12 when the brake is not applied, but 0v when it is. I found elsewhere that the correct wire is the 2nd connection on the 5 pin plug that rides on the brake itself.This is no comment on the original video, which was excellent, and referred to the 2011 ranger model.
-- comment by: Scott M - 08/15/2013

Wire colors can and do change often. We offer the colors that we find in our videos as a starting point, but even if you have a 2011, it is best to double check and make sure to positively identify the wire color first.

-- Etrailer Expert Patrick B - 8/19/2013


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The quality of materials and construction is good, and installation was not difficult. I was not able, however, to adjust the trailer brakes to the appropriate set point as specified in the Tekonsha setup instructions. The trailer brakes appear to be 'underperforming', i.e., they will not 'lockup' even on loose gravel. The trailer drum brakes were inspected and adjusted to the correct tolerances, yet braking performance is questionable.


Comments
Thank you for your review. If your trailer brakes were braking properly before you installed the brake controller the problem is most likely wiring related. The easiest thing to check first are the vehicle and trailer side connectors. I recommend to make sure the connections are free of corrosion. Next make sure all of the trailer wiring is in good shape without any frayed, punctured or damaged wiring. The trailer ground needs to be attached to a clean bare metal surface.
-- Etrailer Expert Heather A - 01/05/2021


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Used in conjunction with harness kit for my 2002 tundra, this year has no provisions for towing trailer with electric brakes. The controler itself has proven itself nicely, with no issues with installation or use, adjust easily. The mounting location I chose may have some slight interference issues with legs on taller people, but I have not had any @ 5'11". The truck is a midsized so room is more limited. I'm towing a tandem 14' trialer with 4 seat RZR, tracking and stopping is perfect, even under hard breaking.



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Easy to install with wiring harness for my truck separate part.



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Great Brake Controller, used it with the Universal Install Kit for Brake Controllers and No-Drill Mount Bracket, Short - 18140. It only took me 2.5hrs to have it fully installed in my Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 2013. Videos were great. Also having some 1/4in water tubing helped for phishing wire thru frame. Wish I had watched the video a couple of times before buying and also purchased the extra wire to go from the battery to the brake controller, but had extra wire from another project that worked. This brake controller works great as we tow a <3500lbs Travel Trailer with our Jeep. Comes with a great card that helps with settings, keep it in the glove box for future reference.



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2012 GMC - super easier to install. Works well and after a year of pulling the trailer I haven’t had a single issue and it still works as it was advertised! Would recommend this product.



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I installed this model 90885 Prodigy P2 Brake Controller using the ETBC7 Brake Controller Wiring Kit on my 2007 Dodge Nitro. On a scale of 1 to 10, I consider myself about an 8 where it comes to automotive mechanical and electrical work. I also strive to get as close to perfection as possible. To do the job right, it did take some time and it did require paying close attention to the directions for both the wiring kit and the controller. However, the directions were "right on", and all the needed "goodies" to do the job were furnished. My hat is off to ETRAILER for the informative videos they provide and their customer service, which includes very quick shipments of their products.



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Excellent!! No surging or brake grabbing at stoplights


Comments
Fantastic
Mark F - 11/03/2021


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I purchased this controller for my 2005 Jeep TJ. We're towing a 2014 Forest River FLagstaff MAC and, after doing much research, we decided that this unit (along with the universal installation kit ETBC7) was the right one for us! Both the controller and install kit contain everything that you'll need for a clean, professional-looking install! The install took around 2 hours (in my driveway) and the controller works flawlessly! This setup is perfect for a Jeep TJ, the controller fits nicely to the lower left of the steering wheel (out of the way) and the trailer connection is a bolt-on setup that attached to my Reese towing hitch! The trailer connection (with the install kit) has both a 4-pin connection and a 7-pin connection so there is no need for adapters! It is truly a "plug and play" setup!! As far as ordering and customer service goes, this was one of the smoothest transactions I've had in quite some time! There are numerous photos and install videos that will guide you through the install. We'll definitely start with etrailer.com for our next purchase like this!



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I recently bought a 2018 Chevy Silverado LTZ. It was equipped with a towing package but no brake controller. Not wanting to alter the interior of the truck too much, I called etrailer for advice. Robert S was very helpful. He suggested the Tekonsha Prodigy P2 brake controller and jumper wire that I was able to hide neatly under the dash using an existing screw. I have been very pleased with etrailer and their suggested product.



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This is a replacement for the stock trailer brake setup on my 1973 K20 Chevy pickup. Install was super easy on the Prodigy, I used the steel mount. Used the white wire off the brake switch to the Prodigy brake wire. White to ground under dash left side bulkhead. Power off the fuse block switched blade. Used crimp on connectors, fast, clean, easy. Pigtail out back; tail, L R turn signal, brake, backup, etc. The instructions are good, followed them and not one problem. Took about four hours to remove old/ install new controller, wire, seven plug outlet. Follow the instructions for setting up the controller, which was incredibly easy, just a few minutes. Love the boost function, super easy to set when towing different trailers. Summary; excellent quality product, easy to install with excellent instructions, very easy to set/adjust/use.


Comments
Excellent, use it all the time and no problems. Easy to set the required pressure, a real gem.
Nadar - 08/27/2020


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Great product, very easy install especially with the OEM harness. In about an hour had it installed and trailer set up with controller. Thanks, Greg


Comments
Great!! smooth braking when I haul my tractor and other materials
Greg H - 08/30/2019



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An excellent controller and a good value. Easy to install and use, brakes are a little touchy with no load


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  • Installing Trailer Brake Controller on 2007 Ford E-450 RV with Factory 4-Way
    If your 2007 Ford E-450 has the factory 4-Way connector at the rear then there should indeed be a factory brake controller harness located beneath the dash. It is likely taped to another harness to the left of the steering column behind the emergency brake. I have attached a sample installation video that you can use for reference that shows where exactly you will be looking on your Ford chassis. To connect a brake controller like the excellent Tekonsha Prodigy P2 # 90885 that you were...
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  • Recommended Trailer Brake Controller For 2007 Chevy Silverado Classic Towing 5800lb Tandem Axle TT
    For your 2007 Chevrolet Silverado Classic towing a 5800lb travel trailer with tandem axles I recommend the Tekonsha Prodigy P3 # 90195 as it is an extremely reliable controller with great features like an easy to read LCD and built in diagnostics that are easy to read and understand. To install the # 90195 in your Silverado Classic you will need the Plug-In Wiring Adapter # 3015-P which will plug into a port in the fuse box underneath the dash of your truck, and take care of all of the...
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  • Parts Needed to Install Tekonsha Brake Controller in 1986 Ford Bronco with 4-Way
    To install a Tekonsha brake controller like the very popular P2 part # 90885 in your 1986 Ford Bronco with a 4-way you'd just need the 7-way install and brake controller install kit # ETBC7 which comes with everything needed.
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  • Recommended Trailer Brake Controller For 2008 Fleetwood Fiesta LX Motorhome
    That will come down to which chassis your 2008 Fleetwood Fiesta LX is built on. If it is built on the Ford F-53 Chassis then it will have a trailer brake controller port located behind the instrument cluster that is a bit hard to reach, and if it is built on the Workhorse chassis there is not a factory trailer brake controller port so you would need to hardwire the controller. For either chassis I recommend the Tekonsha Prodigy P3 # 90195 as it is an extremely reliable controller...
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  • Parts Needed to Install 7-way and Brake Controller In 2016 Ford F-150
    For a brake controller for your 2016 Ford F-150 I would recommend the Prodigy P2 Brake Controller part # 90885. This is our best selling brake controller because of how well it works and how easy it is to setup. This is a proportional brake controller that senses the amount of braking the tow vehicle is applying and applies a proportionate amount to the trailer brakes. To install it requires the install harness part # 3035-P and it'll be wired up minus a few connections you'll have to...
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  • Troubleshooting Tekonsha Prodigy P2 Brake Controller on Brand New Trailer
    From what you are describing, it sounds like we're dealing with a short on the brake circuit. The "P.L." code is displayed when the P2 # 90885 senses a power interruption while the brake pedal is depressed. A solid ".c." for electric brakes or ".C." for electric over hydraulic brakes, indicates the trailer is connected, so the fact that it was flashing reassures us the connection is not solid. I would start by checking your trailer connector. Disconnect the trailer and clean any dirt...
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  • 2017 Cadillac XT5 Brake Controller Video
    We currently do not have a brake controller installation video available for your 2017 Cadillac XT5. Rather than using a hard wire brake controller like the Tekonsha # 90885, I recommend a wireless option. The Curt Echo # C51180 is a wireless brake controller that will plug into your 7-way on your XT5. It works with your smart phone through the Echo App. This is a proportional controller so once you set it for your combination it will not require any adjustments. And best of all you...
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  • Brake Controller for 2012 Chevy Suburban With Factory 7-Way
    I have good news because since your 2012 Chevy Suburban already has the factory 7-way, you won't need anything but the brake controller and wiring harness which you will splice into the wires which are already run under the dash. If you take a look at the accompanying photo, you can see where the wires are on your Suburban. As for the brake controller for your Suburban, I highly recommend the Draw-Tite I-Command # 5535. I love the I-Command because it is a great value due to its...
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  • How To Install the Tekonsha Prodigy P2 On a 2016 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk with Factory Tow Package
    The process to install the Tekonsha Prodigy P2 Trailer Brake Controller part # 90885 on your 2016 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk is very easy to do as it is completely plug and play. This would not require professional installation and can be completed in under 10 minutes I would say. The only thing you will need save for the Tekonsha Prodigy P2 is the Tekonsha Custom Wiring Adapter part # 3014-P. The plug that you will need to locate to use the Tekonsha Custom Wiring Adapter can be found...
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  • Parts Needed to Install Brake Controller in 2013 Toyota Sienna with 7-Way
    Sounds like your 2013 Toyota Sienna came with a factory 7-way connector at the rear of it. First let's start with a brake controller. I would recommend the Prodigy P2 Brake Controller part # 90885. This is our best selling brake controller because of how well it works and how easy it is to set up. Next, for a wiring kit to install the brake controller to the 7-way you would want the Wiring Kit for 2 and 4 Brake Electric Brake Controllers # 5506. This will provide the power source...
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  • Where Does Brake Controller Install on 2019 Ram 1500
    If you check out the picture I attached you can see where the brake controller install port is on our 2019 Ram 1500. The install harness you need is the part # 3024-P to install the Prodigy P2 part # 90885 that you referenced.
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  • Recommended Trailer Brake Controller and Wiring for 1997 Ford E150
    The Tekonsha Prodigy P2 Trailer Brake Controller # 90885 referenced in your question is a great choice. This proportional controller will activate your trailer's brakes at the same time and with the same intensity that you apply to them in your Ford E-150. It features a nice digital display along with continuous diagnostics that will alert you to potential issues. As you mentioned, the Plug-In Wiring Adapter # 3035-P can be used to easily install the controller. One end of the adapter...
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  • Brake Controller and Install for 2006 Winnebago Itaska
    The P2 brake controller part # 90885 that you referenced is a really great option for your 2006 Winnebago Itaska built on the F-53 chassis. It's the gold standard for brake controllers and has been for a very long time due to how well it works and how reliable it is. All you need to install it is the install harness part # 3035-P. If you check out the picture I attached you'll see where to find the install port.
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  • Brake Controller Recommendation And Installation For 2008 Jeep Liberty With 7-Way Connector
    The brake controller I recommend is the Tekonsha Prodigy P2, part # 90885. This is one of our most popular brake controllers because it is easy to set up and use and operate. I have attached a link to a helpful article about brake controllers you can check out. You will also need an installation kit when installing the brake controller. You will need part # 5506 with a 30 amp circuit breaker. Since the Liberty does not come pre-wired, an installation kit is needed. You will need...
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  • Brake Controller Options for 2014 Mercedes-Benz M-Class
    The Curt Echo Wireless Brake Controller # C51180 is a great option for your 2014 Mercedes-Benz M-Class so long as the vehicle has a working 7-way trailer socket. The Echo avoids the need to hardwire the controller into the vehicle. It also offers the ability to easily transfer it between vehicles. Your ML-350 does not have an under-dash brake controller connection port like those found on many tow vehicles so your options are to hardwire a controller like the P2 or to use the Curt Echo....
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  • Wiring Adapter For 2021 Ram 1500 Classic For Prodigy P2 Trailer Brake Controller
    Yes it sure will! You have found exactly the right wiring adapter for your 2021 Ram 1500 Classic and the Tekonsha Prodigy P2 Trailer Brake Controller # 90885: - Tekonsha Plug-In Wiring Adapter for Electric Brake Controllers - Ram # 3024-P This wiring adapter will allow you to plug the P2 brake controller right into your Ram 1500 for a clean, simple installation.
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