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Old 09-08-2014, 04:18 PM   #1
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Brake controller

Do you think I should install a brake controller. My total weight is under 3,000lbs. Towing with a Honda Ridgeline. Thanks
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Old 09-08-2014, 04:46 PM   #2
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here is michigan you dont have to by law unless your over 3500 but it has made a great deal plus you save wear a tear on your TV. just my 2 cents.
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Old 09-08-2014, 06:14 PM   #3
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I would say yes. Especially since you are near the requirement of 3K pounds, as indicated on two different sites...
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Old 09-08-2014, 06:15 PM   #4
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I think I will put a brake controller on. Thanks for the advice.
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Old 09-08-2014, 06:18 PM   #5
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If your trailer has brakes it would be silly not to use them...IMHO.
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Old 09-08-2014, 06:42 PM   #6
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If your trailer has brakes it would be silly not to use them...IMHO.
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Old 09-08-2014, 06:47 PM   #7
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I bet you need a controller according to Honda. Most need it for anything over 1500 lbs.
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Old 09-09-2014, 09:15 PM   #8
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Honda does require a brake controller for anything over 1000 on a crv and 1500 for pilot, ridgeline, odyssey.


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Old 09-09-2014, 09:18 PM   #9
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Brake controller

Oh and the plug in connector is right above the parking brake pedal. Find a p2 or p3 controller and get the harness that plugs right into it- no butt connectors required.

Hell I even think I have an extra p2 and harness at home.

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The Honda came with a harness. Going to do it. Thanks
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