Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 04-08-2015, 09:26 PM   #21
Senior Member
Join Date: Dec 2014
Location: Missouri
Posts: 358
Prodigy Brake Controller

Originally Posted by dicky1243 View Post
You said the same way i would have tekonsha says you should be able to slide the trl wheels at 25mph
At 25 MPH, I try to set my Prodigy brake controller to just below lock-up of the trailer brakes. I like to set the Boost to F1 or F2 to initiate trailer braking at 14 or 28 per cent of my settings. This is why I'm beginning to wonder if the self adjusting trailer brakes may be working against these settings at times.

gfarmcafe is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-08-2015, 09:57 PM   #22
Join Date: Mar 2015
Location: East Texas
Posts: 55
I have been pulling gooseneck trailers over 20 years with electric brakes. I have always run the trailer brakes a little on the higher side especially in heavy traffic or on highways so that if I have to get on the brakes hard I want the trailer trying to stop quicker/ drag the TV. If you run your trailer brakes lighter you run the risk of possible jack knife. I have a 11K 5er with all our necessities (cough cough) and pull it with a 2500 with internal brake control set at 6-6.5 depending on road conditions.

Steven & Tiffany
2015 Crusader 296BHS
2013 Chevy 2500HD LTZ CC Z71

Camp as often as we can
Steven379 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-09-2015, 05:32 AM   #23
Senior Member
Join Date: Nov 2013
Location: crete,il /texas
Posts: 269
I read, Brake Auto adjust sets clearance with every stop, therefor keeping proper clearance?
Big Bill is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-09-2015, 07:05 AM   #24
Senior Member
muddyrode's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2013
Location: SE Iowa
Posts: 310
i have to side with TGR here the brakes will not over tighten them selfs they are like the way the drum brakes were on auto's they all had self adjusters on them but will only adjust them selfs if the limit of travel on the brake shoes warrents an adjustment
hope i said that right

2012 wildcat sterling 32RL
2013 3500HD DRW Silverado Duramax
muddyrode is offline   Reply With Quote

brake control, trailer, brakes

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

» Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by is not in any way associated with Forest River, Inc. or its associated RV manufacturing divisions.

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities

Copyright 2002-2015 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:00 AM.