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Old 08-06-2013, 12:07 PM   #1
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Trailer Brake Controller

It seems my trailer brake is going bad on me. This is the second one in about 5 years. It started clicking on and off as if the brakes were being applied. I thought there was a shortage somewhere at first. Now the numbers appear weird when I apply the brakes. What brake controller are you guys running out there? Something that has lasted over a year or 2. Nice that newer trucks come with them installed. Thanks for the feedback!
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Old 08-06-2013, 01:55 PM   #2
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I have a Prodigy P3 like it lot easy hook up and easy to adjust.
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Old 08-06-2013, 01:59 PM   #3
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Thanks I have been looking at Prodigys. Nothing but good responses from them so far.
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Old 08-06-2013, 02:01 PM   #4
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I recommend the Prodigy P2 or P3.



You can find the controller and wiring harnesses at RVAdventure and other places. Search around for the best price you can.

Etrailer has some good videos on the setup and installation. Its not a hard install if you have the harness to match your truck. Otherwise, its a bit more involved. Its plug and play if you have the harness.
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Yea I hooked up the one I have. I also looked at the ones on Etrailer. Wanted to get opinions before ordering. Definately getting the quick connect.
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Ordered mine from ETrailer had in 4 days free shipping. Installed in less then 20 min. Works great and I have a couple of trailers that I tow easy to adjust for each.
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I just got a P3 myself (thanks for the advise triguy!) And I love it. Hooked up in just a few minutes and works great. I will never do timer again.!!
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Is your truck not still covered by warranty? Also make sure you are able to install an after market controller I seem to remember reading something about this because the one that comes installed is hard wired.
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