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Old 05-17-2013, 10:19 AM
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Default Anyone have an 09 with factory brake controller?

I have an 09 with neither factory gray plug (male). My truck just has the blue female plug at the brake pedal for after market brake controllers.
I have read a lot of info on here about hooking up the factory controller. From what I gathered, it looks like I should be able to make it work by wiring the controller to a connector that will plug into the blue connector at the brake pedal.
Last night I connected it and nothing will show up on the controller at all. I have not jumpered into the harness and hooked up the smaller connector yet. But, I thought that it would function without that?

Anyone have any suggestions or real world experience with an 09?

I am hoping I just have two wires swapped by mistake?
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Old 06-03-2013, 10:57 AM
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Update: I hooked up the wires for the smaller plug and it seems to work fine. Although, I have not run my trailer to test the brakes. I did hook up the plug to the trailer and everything seems fine.
The one thing that is weird, the display only shows up when the lights are on...
Anyone figure out how to make it work normally?
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