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Old 07-24-2015, 04:36 PM   #1
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How would I know if I have electric brakes or hydraulic brakes in my trailer?
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Old 07-24-2015, 04:42 PM   #2
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Do you have a brake controller in your truck hooked to the battery?
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Old 07-24-2015, 04:44 PM   #3
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I just had the brake controller installed yesterday so I am assuming it's connected to the battery. The brake controller is asking if we have electric brakes or hydraulic brakes
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Old 07-24-2015, 10:12 PM   #4
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Old 07-24-2015, 10:56 PM   #5
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Yes, electric brakes on most rvs that we tow..most not all.
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Old 07-24-2015, 11:13 PM   #6
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To be sure: Look behind the wheel of the trailer. If you see a wire going in, it's electric. If you see a brake line (metal tube or hose) going in, it's hydraulic.
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Old 07-25-2015, 06:01 AM   #7
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Something isn't working. I trod setting it up as "electric" and it keeps saying "trailer not detected". I am not sure if I am doing something wrong or if the rv shop hooked it up wrong.
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What vehicle do you have? Most of the time the brake wire needs to be connected at the fuse block. Give a little more info on what you got.
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