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Old 05-18-2012, 07:11 PM   #1
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Brake Control Setting?

Just curious what brake control setting most folks are using?

My old unit had both a % and a sensitivity setting. My current unit factory installed in the truck I believe may just have the % setting... At least that's all I've seen so far.
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Old 05-18-2012, 07:18 PM   #2
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It might be good to list what type of brake controller you have.

I have a Valley Odyssey, and I have it set around 7.6 on the road, and cut it back to 6.8 or so in town so the brakes won't grab.
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Old 05-18-2012, 08:48 PM   #3
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My current BC is factory installed by Ford... Not sure if they make it or supplied by another.

My previous BC was a Husky Quest... Just placed on Craigslist List.
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I have a Ford factory unit that I set at 5. I think what matters most is what feels right for your set up.
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Old 05-18-2012, 09:48 PM   #5
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Old 05-18-2012, 09:49 PM   #6
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Just curious what brake control setting most folks are using?

My old unit had both a % and a sensitivity setting. My current unit factory installed in the truck I believe may just have the % setting... At least that's all I've seen so far.
The best one is the one built into the Ford trucks
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Old 05-18-2012, 09:51 PM   #7
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I have a Prodigy and it is set at 5.6 - I havent had to adjust mine

Like stated abovd - set it to what you feel comfortable with - I set mine so when I apply the brakes lightly I can see the controller start to apply the trailer brakes. Each person has a diffrent way of setting there's
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Old 05-18-2012, 10:03 PM   #8
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Built in on the Ford. 5.5 setting
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Old 05-20-2012, 07:57 PM   #9
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Ford IBC with 5er. 6.0. Best to do it by feel.
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Old 05-20-2012, 08:20 PM   #10
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Tekonsha Primus set at 5.6. I may go down a touch on local roads.
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