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  • Recommended Plug-and-Play Harness And Mounting Panel For Redarc Tow Pro Elite In 2021 Toyota 4Runner
  • I would be happy to recommend the correct wiring harness and mounting panel for installing the Redarc Tow Pro Elite # RED44FR in your 2021 Toyota 4Runner. Starting with the wiring harness you will need the Plug-and-Play Wiring Harness # RED49FR which will plug into the factory trailer brake controller port which is located above the emergency brake pedal of your 4Runner. While there is not a mounting panel confirmed to fit your 2021 4Runner, quite a few customers have used the Mounting...
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  • Parts Needed To Install Redarc Tow Pro Elite In 2018 Toyota 4Runner
  • I would be happy to recommend a mounting panel and wiring harness to get the Redarc Tow Pro Elite # RED44FR installed in your 2018 Toyota 4Runner. Starting with the wiring harness you will need the Plug-and-Play Wiring Harness # RED49FR which is confirmed to fit the factory trailer brake controller port on your 2018 4Runner. This port is above the emergency brake pedal. Moving on to the mounting panel, we have had customers mention that the Mounting Panel for Redarc Tow-Pro Trailer...
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  • Redarc Tow Pro Liberty Brake Controller, Harness and Install Panel for 2020 Toyota Tacoma
  • The Redarc Tow Pro Liberty # RED24FR is a really great brake controller choice for your 2020 Toyota Tacoma. All you need to install it is the harness part # RED99FR. This is by far the best value brake controller out there as you get a proportional controller that only requires a very small knob that mounts on the dash instead of a much larger controller. This does work with the install panel part # 331-TPSI-007.
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  • What is Difference Between Redarc Tow Pro Liberty and Elite
  • The Redarc Tow-Pro Liberty # RED24FR is the way to go over the Elite # RED44FR as you get the nicer functions of the Elite at a lower price. The Elite has the ability to be the more preferred proportional style of controller as well as a time-delayed whereas the Liberty gives you just the proportional setting which is what you'd want to use with your towing setup. Proportional controllers sense how hard you are applying the vehicle brakes whereas time delayed means it puts a preset amount...
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  • Can I Install the RedArc Tow Pro Liberty in a 2019 Honda Ridgeline
  • Yes. The RedArc Tow Pro Liberty # RED24FR is a great choice since it installs out of the way and provides you with proportional braking for your tandem axle trailer. You'll want to use the Plug-and-Play Wiring Harness for Redarc Tow-Pro Trailer Brake Controller # RED59FR if you've got a factory 7 way connection on your 2019 Honda Ridgeline, otherwise you would need to hard-wire the controller in using # RED69FR. To clean up the mounting of the knob of the Tow Pro Liberty you'll want...
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  • Recommended Wiring and Mount for Redarc Liberty Trailer Brake Controller on 2002 GMC 1500
  • The Toyota 4 Runner had a knock-out plug already present and then we simply added the Universal Mounting Panel for Redarc Tow-Pro Trailer Brake Controller Control Knob # 331-TPSI-001 which measures 1-1/4 by 1 inch. There is also the option of using the Mounting Panel for Redarc Tow-Pro Trailer Brake Controller Control Knob # 331-TPSI-002 for the more standard knock-out measuring 1-1/4 by 7/8 inch. These are made by Redarc which is based in Australia. These options give a more finished...
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  • Redarc Tow Pro Liberty RED24FR Trailer Brake Controller on 2019 Jeep Cherokee
  • The Redarc Tow Pro Liberty Brake Controller, part # RED24FR is compatible with either electric or electric over hydraulic brakes, so it'll work just fine with your trailer. Electric over hydraulic brakes use a brake controller, but on the trailer there's a hydraulic pump that operates the brakes. If your Cherokee has the factory 7-way trailer connector, the only other part you'll need is the # RED67FR plug and play harness. The connector is located to the right of the steering wheel...
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  • Mounting Panel To Install Redarc Tow Pro Elite on 2018 Ford F-150
  • To install the Redarc Tow-Pro Elite Trailer Brake Controller part # RED44FR in the 2018 Ford F-150 I recommend the Mounting Panel for Redarc Tow-Pro Elite Trailer Brake Controller Control Knob part # 331-TPSI-001. This is a universal mounting panel, Redarc does not make vehicle specific mounting panels. If your Ford has a factory towing package, I recommend to use adapter part # 331-TPH-007 to install the Redarc Tow-Pro Elite. If your truck does not have a factory tow package you can...
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  • Comparing the Universal Installation Kit # ETBC7 and the 7-Way RV Upgrade Kit # ETBC7L
  • There are a few differences between the Universal Installation Kit part # ETBC7 and the 7-Way RV Upgrade Kit part # ETBC7L. The biggest one is that part # ETBC7 comes with both the power and brake output wire you will need to run to the cab/battery whereas the part # ETBC7L only comes with the power wire you will need to run to the battery. The reason for this is because part # ETBC7L is geared more towards wireless brake controllers like the Curt Echo Mobile Trailer Brake Controller part...
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  • Location to Mount Red Arc Tow Pro Elite Brake Controller on 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
  • The Redarc Tow-Pro Elite Trailer Brake Controller # RED44FR can be mounted just about anywhere that the wires can reach, and there is enough room behind the button. The button or knob requires at least 1 3/4" of depth and 3/4" width of space to mount up. I've installed this brake controller in several different kinds of vehicles and for your 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 the Red Arc is an excellent choice. I like the remote design, it makes it to where you don't have to put a big box...
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  • What Is The Difference Between Redarc # 331-EBRH-ACCV2 and Redarc # RED44FR Brake Controllers?
  • Your Lexus has a port located under the dash on the drivers side for the Tekonsha # 3040-S pigtail to plug into. The the loose wires on the other end of the pigtail connect with the wires coming out of the back of the brake controller. I have attached a link and video about this pigtail. Regardless of which brake controller you get, you will need this pigtail. Redarc 331-EBRH-ACCV2 was Version 2 of the Redarc Tow Pro Elite (No Longer Available) Redarc # RED44FR is Version 3 of the...
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  • Complete Brake Controller And 7 Way Setup For 2017 Nissan Frontier
  • Yes we do carry the Redarc Tow-Pro Elite Trailer Brake Controller # RED44FR. Use Plug-and-Play Wiring Harness # RED39FR to install the brake controller on your 2017 Nissan Frontier. This is a simple plug-in installation process, just find the factory-wired connection under the dash and plug the harness into it. The other end of the harness plugs into the controller. If you already have the 7 way trailer connector at the back of your vehicle, then you are all set. If you do not, then...
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  • Wiring Harnesses Needed to Install Redarc RED24FR Liberty Brake Controller on 2008 Dodge Ram 2500
  • To install the Redarc Liberty # RED24FR brake controller into your 2008 Ram 2500, you'll need the # RED69FR pigtail and the # 3020-S harness. The pigtail would wire color for color to the # 3020-S harness that plugs into the blue connector under the dash, located atop the white box on the firewall as shown in the provided photo.
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  • Can Redarc Tow-Pro Elite # RED44FR Be Installed In a 2020 Ford Ranger W/ Factory 7-way Connector?
  • The Redarc Tow-Pro Elite Trailer Brake Controller # RED44FR you were looking at is a great choice for your 2020 Ford Ranger Lariat. Since your Ranger has the factory 7-way connector the wires needed to install the trailer brake controller is located underneath the dash just below the main wiring grommet, and will install the same way as the video of the 2019 Ranger you mentioned. When we did this install on the 2019 Ranger we used the Mounting Panel for Redarc Tow-Pro Trailer Brake...
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  • Brake Controller Port Location on a 2017 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500
  • According to my research, if your 2017 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500 came with a factory 7-way trailer connector then you will have the brake controller connector pre-wired. This pre-wired connector should be under the driver side seat which you can see in the attached photo. The connector is green with four pins inside. Once you locate this connector you can then install the Tekonsha Prodigy P3 Trailer Brake Controller part # 90195 using the Tekonsha Custom Wiring Adapter for Trailer...
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  • Where to Mount Redarc Tow-Pro Elite Brake Controller on 2020 Chevy Silverado 1500
  • The Redarc Tow-Pro Elite Trailer Brake Controller # 331-EBRH-ACCV2, along with the Plug-In Adapter # 3064-P for easy installation, is an excellent choice for your 2020 Chevy Silverado 1500. One of the many benefits of the Tow-Pro Elite is the small, unassuming profile of the control knob itself, which basically allows it to mount anywhere you have the space. I went through our customer reviews and it looks like there should be a great location on the left side of the steering wheel on...
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  • Parts Needed to Install Redarc Tow Pro Elite in 2020 Toyota Tacoma
  • The correct brake controller install harness for the Redarc Tow Pro Elite part # 331-EBRH-ACCV2 in your 2020 Toyota Tacoma is the part # 3031-S.
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  • How to Make Custom Adapter to Install Redarc Tow Pro Elite on 2020 Toyota 4Runner
  • You are correct, there isn't a custom wiring adapter available that would have a plug to connect to the Redarc Tow-Pro Elite Trailer Brake Controller # 331-EBRH-ACCV2 on one end and another plug to match the factory brake controller port on your 2020 Toyota 4Runner on the other end. Fortunately, there's a simple way to make one. The white connector on the Hopkins Plug-in Simple Brake Wiring Adapter # HM47815 is made to fit the factory brake controller plug under your dash, but the black...
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  • 2020 Jeep Gladiator Trailer Brake Controller With Wiring Harness
  • That's a good question, and what happened was that when the 2020 Jeep Gladiator first came out, there was a brake controller harness manufactured by Curt that was thought to work with the Gladiator, but it turned out not to be the case. The leading manufacturer, Tekonsha, took their time and made a brake controller harness that has proven to work for a 2020 Jeep Gladiator with the factory tow package, the Tekonsha Custom Wiring Adapter for Trailer Brake Controllers - Jeep # 3073-P. These...
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  • Installing Redarc Tow-Pro Brake Controller on 2018 Jeep JL Wrangler Unlimited with Tow Package
  • If your 2018 Jeep JL Wrangler Unlimited is equipped with the factory tow package, which should include a 7-Way connector at the rear bumper (you can check to be sure), the only additional components you will need outside of the Redarc Tow-Pro Elite Brake Controller # 331-EBRH-ACCV2 itself is the Tekonsha Plug-In Wiring Adapter # 3073-P and Tow Pro Adapter # 331-TPH-017. The Tekonsha Plug-In Adapter will simply get plugged into the factory port beneath the dash of your Wrangler at one...
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  • Parts Needed to Install Redarc Tow-Pro Elite Brake Controller on 2019 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited
  • If your 2019 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited has the factory tow package and it came with a 7-Way then the 12V power for the trailer should be active. You can easily confirm this by using a circuit tester # PTW2992 and checking out the 12V power pin (see attached). For the Redarc Tow-Pro Elite you just need the controller # RED44FR and the adapter # 3073-P and you're good to go!
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  • Are RedArc Tow Pro Elite and Mounting Panel For Control Knob Sold as a Package
  • If you go through our fit guide and select the brake controllers for your 2021 Toyota Tacoma, you can purchase the RedArc Tow Pro Elite # RED44FR and the plug and play harness # RED99FR together just by going to that page and adding the parts to your cart. However, the Mounting Panel for Redarc Tow-Pro Trailer Brake Controller Control Knob # 331-TPSI-007 is only sold separately at this time, so you would also need to go to that page and add it to your cart.
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  • Easy to Install Brake Controller and 7-Way Recommendation for 2017 Ford Explorer
  • I have a super easy brake controller solution for your 2017 Ford Explorer with the Curt Echo brake controller part # C51180 which plugs into an active 7-way and once synced to a smartphone is ready to tow. For an easy to install 7-way kit all you need then is the part # C56306 which plugs into the square trailer wiring connector at the rear of your vehicle. I attached an install video for this that shows it installed on a 2017 Explorer just like yours. Other installs will require...
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  • Parts Needed to Install Curt Spectrum Brake Controller in 2019 Toyota Tacoma
  • Your 2019 Toyota Tacoma has a plug and play style of brake controller install port under the dash which will easily allow you to install the Curt Spectrum part # C51170. All you need is the adapter part # C51455. To reach the connector, first locate the notch in the access panel in the center of the dash, near the driver's side. Using a trim panel puller, carefully pry the panel out and undo the locking tabs to remove the panel. You will find the mating connector behind this portion...
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  • Does Redarc Tow-Pro Elite Trailer Brake Controller Fit 2019 Chevy Colorado
  • Yes, the Redarc Tow-Pro Elite Trailer Brake Controller # RED44FR will absolutely fit and work in a 2019 Chevy Colorado. If you have the factory 7-way you don't need any other parts, but if you do not then you will need to add a 7-way with the Hopkins Multi-Tow 7-Way Blade and 4-Way Flat Trailer Connector - Chevrolet/GMC # HM11141144. The Tow-Pro Elite is one of the best brake controllers available and our customers love it because of its control knob which keeps a cumbersome unit...
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  • Tekonsha Prodigy P3 Controller for 2019 Subaru Ascent
  • First off, congratulations on your new vehicle! Now, to answer your questions: One of the great features of this controller is that it will automatically adjust your trailer's braking based on deceleration of your Ascent. Once installed, you do not need to adjust the settings on the Tekonsha Prodigy P3 Trailer Brake Controller # 90195 as long as you leave it plugged in. If you unplug the controller, you'll need to go through the initial set-up once again because it assumes the controller...
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  • Easy to Install Brake Controller Recommendation for 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee
  • I have the perfect brake controller solution for you with the Curt Echo Mobile brake controller part # C51180. This controller requires zero wiring and also does not attach to the dash so you wouldn't have to modify your vehicle interior in any way either. This basically just plugs into an active 7-way trailer connector like you have at the rear of your 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee and once it's synced to a smart phone you are ready to tow. I attached a review video for this controller...
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  • Best Trailer Brake Controller for 2020 Chevy Traverse
  • First, thank you for your service! Unfortunately we don't offer a discount simply because we try to give all of our customers the lowest possible price at any given time. For your 2020 Chevy Traverse I recommend the RedArc Tow Pro Elite # RED44FR because it is such a clean look and has a factory feel. The wiring you will need is the Universal Installation Kit for Trailer Brake Controller - 7-Way RV and 4-Way Flat - 10 Gauge Wires # ETBC7. This kit can also be used with the Prodigy...
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  • Parts Needed to Install Brake Controller in 2018 Chevy Express 2500
  • For your 2018 Chevy Express 2500 the Prodigy P3 brake controller # 90195 is a really great choice. To install it in your van that does not have any trailer wiring currently does require you to start with a 4-way # 118392 which installs easily. I attached an install video for more info on it for you to check out as well on an Express van just like yours. Then next you will need to convert the 4-way to a 7-way which we have the part # ETBC7 which comes with all the needed wiring to install...
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  • What Install Harness is Needed to Install Redarc Tow Pro in 2021 Toyota Tacoma
  • To install the Redarc Tow Pro Elite brake controller part # RED44FR all you need is the install harness part # RED99FR for your 2021 Toyota Tacoma. The connector you are looking for is behind a kick panel and taped to another harness near the emergency brake pedal, as you can see in the accompanying photo.
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  • Install Harness Recommendation for Redarc Tow-Pro Elite in 2017 Chevy Silverado 1500
  • The easiest solution to install the Redarc Tow-Pro Elite Trailer Brake Controller # 331-EBRH-ACCV2 you referenced in your 2017 Chevy Silverado 1500 is going to be with the install harness part # 331-TPH-010 which plugs directly into the controller and into the port under the dash of your truck without any splicing required. If you instead went with the # 3016-S you'd actually match the wires color for color to the brake controller not the truck and then plug the connector in on your...
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  • Brake Controller Installation for 2016 Mercedes GL350 With Factory Tow Package
  • While there isn't a video for installing a brake controller in your 2016 Mercedes GL 350, since you have the factory tow package and a 7-way you can easily install the Redarc Tow-Pro Elite Trailer Brake Controller # RED44FR or Tekonsha Prodigy P3 Trailer Brake Controller # 90195. To do so all you'd need is the Tekonsha Plug-In Wiring Adapter for Electric Brake Controllers # 3066-P. As you can see by the cut out of the linked installation instructions, this adapter will mate to the...
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  • Correct Harness for Redarc Tow-Pro Elite Trailer Brake Controller On 2019 Toyota 4Runner
  • In order to install the Redarc Tow-Pro Elite Trailer Brake Controller part # RED44FR on a 2019 Toyota 4Runner you'll need the Plug-and-Play Wiring Harness for Redarc Tow-Pro Classic or Elite Trailer Brake Controllers part # RED49FR. It comes with a universal panel but the one you need for a 19 4Runner is the Mounting Panel for Redarc Tow-Pro Elite Trailer Brake Controller Control Knob part # RED48FR.
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  • 7-Way Adapter Kit for 2020 Kia Telluride to Install Curt Echo Brake Controller
  • That definitely is a 7-way mounting bracket at the rear of your 2020 Kia Telluride which the 7-way adapter part # ETBC7L could easily attach to and would be what you need to install and use the Curt Echo # C51180. You'd just need to plug in your 4-way into the adapter and then run the power wire up to the vehicle battery and you'd be set!
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  • Redarc Tow-Pro Liberty Brake Controller Installation on 2019 Silverado 3500
  • The easiest way to install the Redarc Tow-Pro Liberty Brake Controller Item # RED24FR in your 2019 Chevy Silverado 3500 is with the install harness part # 331-TPH-010 which plugs directly into the controller and into the port under the dash of your truck without any splicing required. As long as this harness reaches the Redarc Brake Controller, the controller itself can be mounted anywhere under the driver's side dash. The kit includes a 3 ft remote head cable to connect the remote head...
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  • Comparing Curt Spectrum and Redarc Tow-Pro Brake Controller for 2018 Toyota Tundra
  • Both the Redarc Tow-Pro Elite # 331-EBRH-ACCV2 and the Curt Spectrum # C51170 Trailer Brake Controller offer a sleek OEM design that gets away from the traditional knee knocker mounted options that take up a lot of space in the cab. Between these two brake controllers though I do recommend going with the Redarc # 331-EBRH-ACCV2 for a couple of reasons. The first reason is an aesthetic one. One of the main benefits of both controllers is the subtle design that tries to blend in with...
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  • Comparing the Curt Spectrum Brake Controller and Redarc Tow-Pro Elite for a 2016 Audi Q5
  • Both the Curt Spectrum # C51170 and the Redarc Tow-Pro Elite # RED44FR are excellent brake controller options for your 2016 Audi Q5 but in comparison I recommend going with the Tow-Pro Elite over the Spectrum. Although both controllers can be used as proportional brake controllers (they activate your trailer brakes at the same time and with the same intensity as the brakes on your Q5) the Tow-Pro Elite can also be switched to "User Control" mode which means your trailer brakes will activate...
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  • Brake Controller Install Harness for P3 Brake Controller in 2021 Jeep Cherokee
  • The Prodigy P3 part # 90195 can be installed in your 2021 Jeep Cherokee Limited and the correct install harness is the part # 3014-P which installs by plugging into the port under the dash.
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  • Redarc Tow-Pro Elite Brake Controller and Wiring Harness Recommendation for 2019 Toyota Tacoma
  • The Redarc Tow-Pro Elite Trailer Brake Controller # RED44FR is a really smart choice for your 2019 Toyota Tacoma and you can get the correct wiring harness, which is the Custom Wiring Adapter - Toyota # 3031-S. You'll just plug this adapter into the port on your Tacoma and then attach the control knob to the harness via the included butt connectors. And to answer your other question about the mounting panel, that is absolutely available for your '19 Tacoma with the Mounting Panel for...
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  • Is Reverse Light Circuit Needed When Using the Curt Echo Bluetooth Brake Controller
  • If you purchased a 4-Way/7-Way Hopkins adapter like part # 37185 so that you can use the Curt Echo Mobile Trailer Brake Controller # C51180 then you are correct about only needing to connect the 12V power wire for the brake controller (in addition to connecting the typical trailer light circuits and ground). The reverse light wiring is optional and is really only needed if your trailer has a separate circuit for the reverse lights. We actually created the kit # ETBC7L for people who...
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  • Do I Need To Wire The Blue Wire From The ETBC7 To Install Autowbrake Electric Brake Controller
  • You are correct you will need the 4-pole flat part # 118727 and the part # etbc7 to get a 7-way on the back of the Jeep to power the Autowbrake part # 3430001. The blue wire from the ETBC7 to the front of the vehicle is not needed because the Autowbrake does not use the brake light switch signal to operate. With a traditional brake controller that uses the brake light switch signal, the blue wire would be routed to the front of the vehicle to the brake controller. Then there would be a...
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  • Differences Between Redarc RED44FR Tow Pro Elite and RED24FR Liberty Brake Controllers
  • The Redarc Tow-Pro Liberty Brake Controller part # RED24FR and the Redarc Tow-Pro Elite Trailer Brake Controller part # RED44FR have two primary differences. The Elite can toggle between a user controlled (time delayed) mode for the trailer brakes for off road use and proportional mode, while the Liberty operates only proportionally. The Elite is rated for up to 3 axles whereas the Liberty is rated for up to 2 axles. If you won't be operating your trailer off-road, the # RED24FR Redarc...
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  • Brake Controller and Weight Distribution for 2015 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited and 3.5K Trailer
  • Thank you for all of the details! It really helps to narrow down what is best for your application! For a brake controller I really like recommending the Redarc Tow-Pro Elite # RED44FR for a few reasons; you can install it virtually anywhere since you only need access to the 3/4" diameter control knob, it uses color coding to communicate the different settings so you don't have to try to read anything, and then it features 2 different modes (proportional and user-control) so that you...
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  • Brake Controller Recommendation for 2020 Ram 1500
  • Both the Redarc Tow-Pro Liberty Brake Controller # RED24FR and the Tekonsha P3 # 90195 are what I'd consider top of the line brake controllers. The P3 is a traditionally mounted brake controller, the box would mount to the underside or bottom slope of your dash, within easy reach of the driver, preferably to the right of the steering column. The on-board diagnostics provided are easy to read and understand at a glance. The P3 is an outsanding piece of equipment that works great, but...
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  • Parts Needed to Install Redarc Tow Liberty In 2013 GMC Sierra
  • Since your 2013 GMC Sierra has blunt cut wires under the dash that get wired to a brake controller the correct install harness you'd need is the part # RED69FR to install the Tow Pro Liberty brake controller # RED24FR. I attached a help article on installing a brake controller on a GM truck like yours for you to check out as well.
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  • Wiring Harness and Switch Needed to Install a Redarc Tow-Pro Elite on a 2014 Toyota 4Runner
  • To complete the installation of a Redarc Tow-Pro Elite Trailer Brake Controller # RED44FR in your 2014 Toyota 4Runner you can use the following parts: # 3041-P - 2014 Toyota 4Runner vehicle specific custom brake controller wiring harness # 331-TPH-017 - Redarc Tow-Pro adapter for Tekonsha brake controller harness # 331-TPSI-001 - Universal control knob mounting bracket The installation would be to plug the white end of # 3041-P into the OEM connector behind the parking brake...
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  • Brake Controller and Wiring for a 2019 Chevy Express Van
  • For your 2019 Chevy Express Van I recommend going with the Tekonsha Prodigy P3 # 90195 brake controller. This is a great brake controller that applies the brakes on your trailer at the same time and with the same intensity as the brakes on your van. The LCD screen is also a great feature that makes operation much easier than many other similar controllers. The wiring part will vary depending on what you already have installed on your vehicle. If your Express Van came with a 7-Way then...
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  • What Is Needed To Install The Redarc Tow-Pro Elite RED44FR In 2021 Subaru Ascent?
  • The Redarc Tow-Pro Elite Trailer Brake Controller # RED44FR you were looking at will absolutely work in your 2021 Subaru Ascent, but how it is installed will depend on if your Ascent has the factory tow package or not. If your Ascent has the factory tow package you will be able to use the Tekonsha Plug-In Wiring Adapter for Electric Brake Controllers # 3062-P which will plug into the factory trailer brake controller port underneath the dash of your vehicle, and will only require you...
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  • Parts Needed to Install Redarc Tow Pro Liberty in 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee
  • The great thing about your 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee is that it comes with brake controller pre-wiring so to install the Redarc Tow Pro Liberty part # RED24FR all you need is the install harness part # RED77FR and you'd be set. I attached an install video for this harness and a similar Tow Pro brake controller on a similar Grand Cherokee as well.
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  • Does the Curt Echo Work With Apple CarPlay Or Android Auto?
  • The Curt Echo Wireless Trailer Brake Controller # C51180 is not compatible with Apple CarPlay or Android Auto. There is a Manual Override Button # C83HR that is wireless and operates with a CR2016 battery. The nice thing about the Curt Echo is once you have it set it will default to the last setting you had loaded. It will also automatically adjust to light or severe braking with its inertia sensor. This means that you do not have to monitor it or make constant adjustments while driving.
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  • Is Curt Spectrum Trailer Brake Controller A Good Option For 2020 Chevy Silverado 1500
  • The Curt Spectrum Trailer Brake Controller part # C51170 and the custom wiring adapter part # C51525 is a great option for the 2020 Chevy Silverado 1500 because of its simple out of the way installation. The knob can be installed in any easy to reach location at any orientation. The main unit installs out of the way and utilizes the custom adapter plug for your truck to plug into the factory port. I have attached the measurements of both the main unit and the knob for you to get an idea...
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  • How to Install a Brake Controller on a 2020 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited with a Factory Tow Package
  • We have a very good solution for your problem! With the factory tow package you can use Tekonsha Custom Wiring Adapter for Trailer Brake Controllers - Jeep part # 3073-P this custom adapter allows you to plug in directly to the existing port under your dash and have the functions you need for your brake controller. At that point you just pick the brake controller you want and hook it up. With that connector any Tekonsha brake controller will plug right in. I would recommend using Tekonsha...
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  • Is There a Brake Controller Harness for 2020 Jeep Gladiator With Factory Tow Package
  • There are brake controllers with a wiring harness for a 2020 Jeep Gladiator with the factory tow package, with each of the brake controllers using the Tekonsha Custom Wiring Adapter for Trailer Brake Controllers - Jeep # 3073-P. - Entry-Level: Draw-Tite I-Command Trailer Brake Controller # 5535 - Good: Tekonsha Primus IQ Trailer Brake Controller # TK90160 (Basic LCD display, 0 to 90 degree vertical mounting) - Better: Tekonsha Prodigy P2 Trailer Brake Controller # 90885 (Good LCD display,...
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  • What is the Best Hidden Brake Controller for my 2016 Honda Pilot with Tow Package
  • Using the Redarc Tow-Pro Elite Trailer Brake Controller part # 331-EBRH-ACCV2 and the Tekonsha Custom Wiring Adapter for Trailer Brake Controllers part # 3070-S will be the perfect thing for what you want to do. To ease in the installation the mounting Panel for Redarc Tow-Pro Elite Trailer Brake Controller Control Knob part # 331-TPSI-002 and part # 331-TPSI-007 can allow you to replace the knock out panel with a panel specifically designed for the Red-Arc.
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  • Can Brake Controller be Installed on a 2020 Tesla Model 3
  • It is possible to connect a brake controller to your 2020 Tesla Model 3. Since Tesla doesn't recommend towing with the Model 3 your best option is the Curt Echo # C51180 because it only need the basic lighting functions and 12V power for operation. This connects to your Apple or Android smart device via Bluetooth and that's how you change the settings. I've attached a review video for you to check out. Now to complete your towing setup I recommend using the Stealth Hitches Kit # 391TES317T...
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  • Troubleshooting Bluetooth Pairing of Curt Echo Controller
  • It sounds like there might be some pairing issues caused by your phone's Bluetooth connection. I would start by making sure that the Bluetooth connection on your phone is turned off and that the Curt Echo # C51180 hasn't accidentally paired with your phone; if it has, you'll want to unpair/disconnect it using the phone. You may also want to delete the app and re-download it to see if that helps. With that said, you are able to use the # ETBC7L you've previously installed with the Tekonsha...
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  • Installing Curt Echo Brake Controller in 2019 Ford F-150 without Factory 7-Way
  • So each 2019 Ford F-150 is going to have either a 7-way or 4-way connector; the 7-way would be obvious and you'd know if you had that, which means you are going to have the 4-way. It will be there, possibly hidden, so if you cannot find it you are going to want to check behind the rear axle on the driver side frame rail, and you should see the plug there. Once you find it you will be able to use the Curt Echo Brake Controller # C51180 on your F-150 by installing the 7-Way RV Upgrade...
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  • Parts Needed to Install Redarc Tow Pro Elite in 2013 Toyota Tacoma
  • All you need to install the Redarc Tow Pro Elite # RED44FR in your 2013 Toyota Tacoma is the part # 3040-S that referenced. This plugs right into the connector you have now and does not require you to match colors. The reason your brake controller wiring has more wires ran to it than what the harness has is that there is an illumination circuit ran to your connector that in old school controllers used to be what would light up the displays when the headlights came on. But the Redarc...
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  • Recommended Brake Controller and Wiring Harness Location for a 2018 Nissan Armada
  • I recommend installing the Redarc Tow-Pro Elite Trailer Brake Controller # 331-EBRH-ACCV2 on your 2018 Nissan Armada because it offers both a user-control mode and a proportional mode for varying towing applications plus it installs in such a way that only the control knob will be visible. This combination gives you a great brake controller and a clean looking installation that won't get in the way. The user-control mode is equivalent to a time-delay controller where it brakes at a preset...
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  • Brake Controller that Beats the Prodigy P2/P3 and is More Hidden
  • The P2 part # 90885 and P3 part # 90195 have long been considered to be the best brake controller you can get due to the advanced inertia sensor and the overall reliability and ease of use. That said there are other brake controllers I would recommend over them now that rival in quality and function but have other benefits while costing currently less like the Tow Pro Liberty # RED24FR which has the added benefit of installing with only a knob that mounts on the dash instead of a bulky...
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  • Parts Needed to Install 7 Way Trailer Connector on 2021 Kia Telluride
  • We've got just what you need! You're correct that you'll need to start with a 4 way trailer harness like the Tekonsha # 118784, which will connect directly to the plug in at the rear of your vehicle. This will give you the base of what you need to add a 7 way connector. For that, since you're going to be using a Curt Echo # C51180, I recommend using the # ETBC7L since it's designed to be used with wireless brake controllers. You'll just need to make a connection to the battery and ground...
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  • Parts Needed To Install Redarc Tow-Pro Elite RED44FR In 2021 Toyota Highlander
  • You can absolutely install the Redarc Tow-Pro Elite Trailer Brake Controller # RED44FR in your 2021 Toyota Highlander with the factory tow package, but there is not an adapter to plug the controller into your vehicle. You will need to use the included wiring pigtail to make all of the required connections which are as follows: White wire to ground Blue wire to trailer brake wire on 7-way connector Red wire to cold side of stop light switch (wire that only has power when brakes...
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  • Installation of Trailer Brake Controller on 2019 Toyota Highlander Hybrid
  • On your 2019 Toyota Highlander Hybrid, you do not disconnect the brake light switch. On Hybrids unless the battery is disconnected or ignition is in the off position you may set off a code in the computer system that limits the vehicle's motion. I recommend disconnecting your battery completely just to be safe. You do not need a diode for your brake light switch wire you will simply use a quick splice connector you can see in the attached video (at 19:45 mark) for installation. I recommend...
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  • Parts Needed to Install Curt C49UR Assure Brake Controller on 2021 Chevy Silverado
  • To install the # C49UR Curt Assure brake controller in a 2021 Chevy Silverado, in addition to the controller you'll also need a # C51525 brake controller wiring harness. The harness plugs in to the connector located under the dash just left of the steering column next to the e-brake pedal as shown in the provided photo. I've linked to a demonstration video showing how the brake controller works.
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  • Recommended Brake Controller for a 2020 Toyota 4Runner
  • It's my understanding that your 2020 Toyota 4Runner should have come with a connector already installed up and behind the emergency brake pedal. If all you found was a bundle of wires and then a connector in your glove box then you should be able to either install that connector so that you can use an adapter, or you can possibly bypass the harness you found if the wiring under your dash is long enough. I can make some recommendations for both options but I will say that I don't know what...
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  • What is needed to convert my 2020 Honda Odyssey 4 way wiring to 7 way wiring
  • To convert the wiring on your 2020 Honda Odyssey from a 4 way wiring setup to a 7 way wiring set up you will need the 7-Way RV Upgrade Kit for Trailer Brake Controller Installation # ETBC7L. Because you will be using the Tekonsha Prodigy RF Wireless controller # TK94FR you will only need to use the white and black wires from the upgrade kit. That does include running a wire to the battery for power. Because of the additional length of your vehicle I would suggest the extra wire for the...
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  • Installing Trailer Brake Controller on 2003 Toyota Sequoia
  • The Tekonsha Prodigy P3 Trailer Brake Controller # 90195 that you referenced in your question is absolutely compatible with and will work great on your 2003 Toyota Sequoia. As long as your Sequoia has the factory 7-Way connector at the rear bumper then all you need is the Plug-In Adapter # 3040-P. One end of this harness will plug into the Prodigy P3 and the other end will connect right to the factory port behind the dash of your vehicle for a completely plug-and-play install. I...
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  • How To Use and Wire Curt Echo Brake Controller on a 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee
  • In order to use the Curt Echo Wireless Trailer Brake Controller part # C51180 on a 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee you'll want to use the 7-Way RV Upgrade Kit for Trailer Brake Controller Installation part # ETBC7L. The 12 volt power wire which is used to power the brake controller and charge the trailer battery will still need to be run to the battery. Therefore, you can indeed power the brake controller and charge the trailer battery at the same time. The benefit of the Curt Echo is not that...
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  • Parts Needed to Install Redarc RED24FR Tow Pro Liberty Brake Controler in 2019 Toyota 4Runner
  • You're exactly correct! The Redarc Tow-Pro Liberty # RED24FR, the Toyota 4Runner Specific # RED49FR brake controller wiring harness and the # 331-TPSI-001 mounting bezel would work perfectly for you. The # RED49FR wiring harness would plug into the factory tow package connector located under the dash to the left of the steering column, near the top of the e-brake pedal as shown in the linked video where my buddy Conner will walk you through the install. The install shows the Tow-Pro...
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  • Which Plug and Play Brake Controller Adapter to Install Redarc Tow Pro in 2020 Toyota 4Runner
  • The Redarc Tow-Pro Elite # RED44FR can be installed on your 2020 Toyota 4Runner using the plug and play adapter # RED49FR, which is designed for your 2020 4Runner. I've also included an installation video of this for you to check out.
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  • How To Install A Brake Controller On A 2020 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited With Factory Tow Package
  • If a simple install and operation is what you're looking for, look no further than the Curt Echo Mobile Trailer Brake Controller # C51180. Since you have the tow package on your 2020 Jeep Wrangler, the Echo brake controller unit plugs directly into your 7-way trailer connection with no wiring required to your trailer either. You can accomplish all your brake controller functions through an app you download on your phone. Simple. For a hitch, the etrailer.com Trailer Hitch Receiver #...
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  • Prodigy Brake Controller Installation Options for 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
  • The Tekonsha Prodigy P2 brake controller # 90885 measures 3-1/8 wide x 5-1/8 long x 2 tall so you can compare it to the size of the dash compartment in your Silverado to see if it will provide a satisfactory fit. Of course, the controller's power, boost and manual override controls all need to be accessible to you so while most of the unit's housing can be stowed in the dash slot you'll need to keep the front part within easy reach. In a Silverado with factory tow package this unit plugs...
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  • Redarc Liberty Install on 2014 Toyota Tundra With Factory 7-Way
  • Assuming that your 2014 Toyota Tundra has the factory 7-way trailer connector, in addition to the # RED24FR Redarc Tow-Pro Liberty, you'll also need the # RED69FR pigtail and the # 3040-S wiring adapter. The adapter and the pigtail would wire together color for color, and the # 3040-S would plug into the factory brake controller connector under the dash. The connector is located just above the driver's side kick panel as shown in the provided photo. You might also be interested in the...
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  • Dash-Mount & Remote-Mount Trailer Brake Controller Recommendation for 2019 Ram 1500
  • I can recommend two options for a new trailer brake controller for your 2019 Ram 1500. For a standard dash-mount controller the one to beat is the tried-and-true Tekonsha Prodigy P3 # 90195. Installation is plug-and-play using wiring harness # 3024-P, as shown in the linked install video. The P3 has a nice clear display, storable settings for different trailers and it automatically levels vertically which makes for installation flexibility. But if you want a controller that can be...
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  • Recommended Trailer Brake Controller For 2021 Toyota Tacoma
  • The Redarc Tow-Pro Liberty Brake Controller # RED24FR you were looking at is a great choice for your 2021 Toyota Tacoma due to only the control knob being visible once installed which makes it look like a factory option. To install the # RED24FR in your vehicle you will need the Plug-and-Play Wiring Harness for Redarc Tow-Pro Trailer Brake Controllers # RED99FR which will plug into the factory trailer brake controller port underneath the dash of your Tacoma and will not require any splicing. In...
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  • Where Is the Brake Controller Plug On a 2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE 350
  • In regards to installing a brake controller on a 2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE 350, we don't have any videos of this at this time. If you have the factory 7-way then it's as easy as plug-in-play, the Tekonsha Primus IQ Trailer Brake Controller part # TK90160 with Tekonsha Plug-In Wiring Adapter for Electric Brake Controllers part # 3066-P is a great option. The harness will be located underneath the dash. Pull back the carpet behind the brake pedal to expose the connector. There will be a 4-pin...
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  • Easy to Install Brake Controller Recommendation for 2020 Jeep Gladiator
  • For your 2020 Jeep Gladiator there is one brake controller that's going to provide a simple and easy install and that's the Curt Mobile Echo part # C51180. This basically just plugs into the 7-way of the vehicle and once synced to your phone is ready to go with one of the most advanced brake controllers out there. The Spectrum # C51170 would require hardwiring as there isn't an easy brake controller install port under the dash of your vehicle. I attached a review video for the Echo...
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  • Can Tekonsha Prodigy P3 Be Installed In Multiple Different GMC Sierra 1500 Trucks
  • The Tekonsha Prodigy P3 Trailer Brake Controller part # 90195 is an excellent option that can be transferred to multiple different vehicles when used with the correct wiring harness adapter. That said, you'll also want to install the Replacement Mounting Bracket Kit part # TK5906 in each vehicle as well. I have attached below the correct wiring harness adapter for each vehicle you listed. 2014-2018 GMC Sierra 1500 - Tekonsha Plug-In Wiring Adapter part # 3016
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  • How To Wire Brake Controller and 7-Way Plug In 2020 Hyundai Palisade
  • The Prodigy P3 Brake Controller part # 90195 needs to be wired to the cold side of the brake light switch which is normally located near the brake pedal. You would need to test the wires at the brake pedal for the wire that only shows power when the brakes are applied using a circuit tester like part # PTW2992. That is the wire that you would attach the red wire from coming from the brake controller. I have attached a diagram that shows how to wire the 7-way plug and brake controller into...
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  • Parts Needed to Install 7 Way Trailer Plug on a 2021 Hyundai Palisade
  • I have a solution for you, but the port you're referring to does not allow the direct installation of a 7 way trailer plug on your 2021 Hyundai Palisade. If you don't have a 4 way plug already there, you'll need to start by installing one; for that I recommend using the Curt # CU94FR instead of the available Tekonsha harness since the Curt comes with a powered converter box that will do a better job of protecting the electrical system on your 2021 Palisade in the event of a short on the...
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  • Where Is the Brake Controller Plug on a 2008 Dodge Ram 1500
  • The correct brake controller adapter plug you are looking for is blue however, it will only have four pins as you mentioned which means the one you have located in not correct. The correct plug you will be looking for and can find in the attached photo is located to the left of the intermediate shaft on the steering column. This plug can also be seen in the attached video. The correct adapter for you if you have a Curt brake controller like the Curt TriFlex Trailer Brake Controller part...
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  • Trailer Hitch and Parts Needed to Add 7-Way Wiring Harness to 2021 Toyota Sienna
  • We do have a trailer hitch receiver and all the parts you need in order to add a 7-way to your 2021 Toyota Sienna, though there isn't a plug-in 7-way, you will need to first add a 4-way and then install a 7-way. The exact parts you need for your '21 Sienna are the following: - Curt Trailer Hitch Receiver # C22UR - T-One Vehicle Wiring Harness with 4-Pole Flat Trailer Connector # TK69FR - Universal Installation Kit for Trailer Brake Controller - 7-Way RV and 4-Way Flat # ETBC7 The...
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  • Mounting the Autowbrake to a Cargo Rack Above the Trailer Frame
  • I have a solution for you, but I spoke with my contact over at Autowbrake and they expressed some concern that mounting this on a cargo rack might not provide the most stable mounting point for an Autowbrake Electric Brake Controller # 3430001. If this cargo rack moves around at all with the sway of the trailer, it's going to cause some brake pulsing that will be troublesome. If the rack is secured by 4 legs and doesn't move around on the front of the trailer tongue, you may be able to...
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  • Wiring Harness for 2021 Ram 1500 for Tekonsha Voyager Brake Controller
  • We do have the wiring harness you are looking for that will work with your 2021 Ram 1500 and the Tekonsha Voyager Trailer Brake Controller # 39510. The correct part is the Tekonsha Plug-In Wiring Adapter for Electric Brake Controllers - Ram # 3024-P.
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  • Is Redarc Tow Pro Classic a Good Brake Controller for a 2020 Jeep Gladiator
  • Yes, the Redarc Tow Pro Classic part # 331-EBRHV2 is a really great option for a vehicle like your 2020 Jeep Gladiator that would to infrequently. What I really like about it for a situation like yours is that when not in use it won't occupy a large area mounted to your lower dash panel. Instead it's just a small knob like what you see in the picture I attached. To install this easily in your 2020 Jeep Gladiator the install connector you'd need is the part # 3073-P which will wire color...
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  • How Does Hayes Brake Controller install in 2012 Volvo XC60
  • You will need to start with a 4-way (if you do not have one) installed on your 2012 Volvo XC60 to install a brake controller. For that you would want the # 118739 which I attached an install video for. From there you would need to convert the 4-way to a 7-way so that you can install the Hayes brake controller # HA81742B. For that you will want the Brake Controller Install Kit and 7-Way Adapter part # ETBC7. I attached installation instructions and an install video for this product as...
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  • Best Brake Controller for 2013 Toyota Tundra with Factory Tow Package
  • Since you will be pulling your trailer full time with your 2013 Toyota Tundra you are definitely going to want something that is effective, easy-to-use and doesn't take up space in your truck's cab. The perfect brake controller for you and the one I strongly recommend is the Redarc Tow-Pro Elite Trailer Brake Controller # 331-EBRH-ACCV2 because it meets all of the aforementioned criteria. To install this controller in your '13 Tundra you will need Custom Wiring Adapter # 3040-S; if...
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  • Best Aftermarket Brake Controller for a 2019 Ram 1500
  • The best aftermarket brake controller you can buy is the Tekonsha Prodigy P3 Trailer Brake Controller part # 90195 which will outperform the factory brake controller tenfold. The Tekonsha Prodigy P3 is extremely reliable and even if something were to happen not necessarily to the brake controller, it has diagnostic checks to help you find out what the issue is and safeguards to protect your vehicle, trailer and the controller if it were anything serious. The other reason that people like...
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  • Wireless Brake Controller - Curt Echo vs Tekonsha Prodigy RF
  • The best option for wireless brake controllers is the Curt Echo # C51180. It is the easiest to plug in and go when you need to use a brake controller with your trailer. Once you have a 7-way connector installed in your vehicle, all you need is to connect the Echo to your vehicle and your trailer connector to the Echo and you are good to go. All the settings can be adjusted from the Echo Smart Control App, so there is no need to add any additional mounts or knobs inside the cab of your vehicle....
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  • Does 2018 Ford F-150 CPU Need to be Flashed After Installing Tekonsha Prodigy P3 Brake Controller
  • I spoke with my contact at Tekonsha regarding the Prodigy P3 Trailer Brake Controller # 90195 and your 2018 Ford F-150. He said that they have actually found that the need for the CPU to be flashed on the 2018 (as well as 2017 and 2019) Ford F-150s seems to be random after installing the controller. They have installed many and they have heard from many customers where a trip to the dealer wasn't necessary. They have also found some that did need to be flashed for the truck to recognize...
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  • Parts Needed To Add 7-way Connector And Trailer Brake Controller To 2021 Toyota Sienna
  • I would be happy to recommend everything you will need to add a 7-way connector and trailer brake controller to your new 2021 Toyota Sienna. First you will need to have a 4-way connector installed of which I recommend the Curt Powered Tail Light Converter with 4-Pole Flat Trailer Connector # C59236. With a 4-way connector installed there are two different 7-way connector options. The first is the # ETBC7 with a traditional trailer brake controller like the Tekonsha Prodigy P3 #...
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  • Comparing Curt Spectrum and Redarc Tow-Pro Elite Brake Controllers for a 2019 Audi Q5
  • I would be happy to compare the Curt Spectrum # C51170 with part # C51515 and Redarc Tow-Pro Elite # RED44FR brake controllers as well as make a recommendation for your 2019 Audi Q5. To establish a starting point, both controllers are unique when compared to standard brake controllers because they can be mounted virtually anywhere. This is due to the box that the control knob connects to which can sense the direction of movement without having to be in a specific orientation. The...
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  • Recommend Brake Controller for 2021 Subaru Ascent Without Factory Hitch
  • The Brake Controller that I would recommend is the Curt Echo Wireless Trailer Brake Controller # C51180. This brake controller will plug directly in between the 7-Way on your 2021 Subaru Ascent and the 7-Way on your 2017 Airstream RV Sport 16. The great thing is there is nothing to mount in your Subaru so you can easily move this between vehicles as you need. And there is no additional wiring for this unit under your dash that you will need to have connected. This is also a proportional...
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  • Bypassing Factory Brake Controller and Installing Aftermarket Model on 2018 GMC Sierra 3500
  • There isn't anything like an autonomous controller that would step up if the factory controller fails. I'd simply bypass the existing factory brake controller. The GM ITBC, although it works better now than the earlier models has been problematic enough that Tekonsha who provides many of our aftermarket brake controllers has a technical bulletin that specifically addresses how to bypass the factory controller. Let's just say you aren't the only one that's had problems with the factory...
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  • Air Line Connection for Hayes Air Actuated Trailer Brake Controller HA100400C
  • The Hayes Air Actuated Trailer Brake Controller # HA100400C will connect to your RV's air brakes by installing 3/16 or 1/4-inch diameter S.A.E. approved tubing like # RM450700 between the brake controller and the vehicle service line. For brake systems with primary and secondary service lines you'll connect to the existing two-way check valve between the two service lines and install the tubing from the output side of the check valve to the brake controller. The two-way check valve...
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  • Install Harness for Redarc Tow Pro Liberty in 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee
  • The correct install harness for the Redarc Tow Pro Liberty part # RED24FR in your 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee is the part # RED77FR which plugs into the factory port of your vehicle.
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  • Is Curt Spectrum Trailer Brake Controller a Good Option for 2018 Chevy Silverado 1500
  • The Curt Spectrum Trailer Brake Controller # C51170 is a great choice for a brake controller in your 2018 Chevy Silverado 1500 because it is easy to use with the control knob you referenced and is a proportional controller so you will get smooth braking. To install it in your '18 Silverado you would also need the Curt Custom Wiring Adapter # C51451. The only other brake controller I recommend checking out is the Curt Echo Mobile Trailer Brake Controller # C51180 because this is even...
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  • What Parts Are Needed to Install Redarc Tow-Pro Elite in 2005 Cadillac Escalade With Tow Package
  • For your 2005 Cadillac Escalade with the factory tow package - which means you have the factory 7-way - there are only two parts you need, the brake controller and plug-in wiring harness. The only parts required are the following: - Redarc Tow-Pro Elite Trailer Brake Controller # RED44FR - Custom Wiring Adapter for Trailer Brake Controllers # 3015-S
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  • Easy to Install Brake Controller Recommendation for 2020 Ford Escape with 4-Way
  • So the easiest to install brake controller that also works really well is the Curt Echo Mobile part # C51180. Basically this just plugs into an active 7-way and once you sync it to your phone it's ready to go. This brake controller is proportional which means it senses the amount of deceleration your tow vehicle is applying and applies the trailer brakes in a relative way. To convert the 4-way to a 7-way so that you can install the brake controller only requires the 7-way adapter kit...
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  • Brake Controller Recommendation More Reliable than Curt Spectrum
  • Curt should cover that. But the Curt controllers in general are just less reliable than the P2 part # 90885 that you mentioned. If I was going to recommend you the best option I'd say go back to the P2, see if Curt might warranty the controller, and then sell it used.
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