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Old 03-29-2016, 09:23 PM   #1
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Trailer brake controller

Has anyone hooked up a trailer brake controller on their Berk?
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Old 03-29-2016, 10:17 PM   #2
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I had a 2013 BH390 and there was a plug prewired under the dash to the left of the steering column. Easy to wire. The plug had an empty half that I removed and inserted my brake controller wires into. I purchased a few of the correct size electrical spades to complete the plug. My new Phaeton is wired exactly the same way.
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Old 03-29-2016, 11:33 PM   #3
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Google EC-4128 , the pigtail for the connector on the steering column for electric trailer brakes.


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Google EC-4128 , the pigtail for the connector on the steering column for electric trailer brakes.


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So we need this connector to connect the brake controller to the wire already installed on the column from Freightliner?
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Trailer brake controller

You don't need the pigtail, it just makes the install easier. Originally finding the part number for the pigtail was not. Just sharing.


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Old 03-30-2016, 10:57 AM   #6
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Thank you cansosd and NV.
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Old 03-30-2016, 01:53 PM   #7
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Well I'm interested in this topic because I was told by dealer reps and a rep from FR that I didn't need to worry about towing my 2500 lb. dual axle steel trailer with a 1500 lb. RZR behind our Berk 38A. Had a number of MH friends say the same thing. Of course I don't expect anyone here in this forum to admit to doing such a thing. But I've seen a lot of class C's pulling things behind them that I questioned. Especially the "trains."
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