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Old 08-25-2014, 06:15 PM   #1
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towing a 14' inclosed bike trailer

2014 2860 whats the best set up for electric brakes.thanks

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Old 08-25-2014, 06:39 PM   #2
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Does the trailer have brakes on it?
If so does it have and is it wired with a 7 prong plugin?
If it does it should be plug -n- brake.

If it does not have brakes adding them could be a pain.

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Old 08-26-2014, 07:27 AM   #3
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yes its a 4 wheel brake set up and it has the 7 plug wires. on my ford f250 i can just squeeze the buttons on dash to control trailer brakes, anything like that for the rv,
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Old 08-26-2014, 09:08 AM   #4
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Your RV should be wired for electric brakes from the factory but it does not come with a brake controller. It sounds like your F250 has a factory integrated setup. I do not believe Ford has that available on the RV chassis.
However installing an aftermarket brake controller like a Prodegy brand is nearly a plug and play. Just have to mount the controller under the dash. Behind the dash is a plug which will plug into the controller harness. The plug is located in an odd spot at the top of the dash panel behind the change holder. You have to remove or pull back the dash face panel to get to it then fish it down to the bottom of the dash or fish the controller harness up to it.

In the back of your RV near or on the trailer hitch is the 7 pin connector where you can plug your trailer in. Just a little setup of the controller for your trailer weights etc and you are good to go.
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Old 09-01-2014, 08:27 PM   #5
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Brake Plug?
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Old 09-07-2014, 07:46 AM   #6
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I had a prodigy installed on my 2860 for the Horse trailer
Plug and play
They mounted right under the dash

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