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Old 05-02-2011, 08:45 AM
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Thanks for this thread, awesome instructions!!!!
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Hi All,
I am new to the forum, I was the recent owner of a 2007 Dakota and it was a great vehicle. I recently upgraded to a 1500 SLT, man what a great truck. That being said I was disappointed to find that I only have the one big connector for the factory TBC. I appear to have all of the towing options XFH Class IV Receiver Hitch, XFKS 7 Pin Wiring Harness, XFUS Trailer Tow w/4-Pin Connector Wiring, GPG Power Black Trailer Tow Mirrors. So I have discovered this fact after purchasing the TBC, not received yet still on order from the dealer. Any way should I go with my current Tekonsha P-3 or try and T into the into the wiring to install the factory TBC. I just don’t want to run into warrantee issues.
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Sometimes the 2nd connector is hard to find because it is taped up to another harness and not hanging in plain view. Give it a second look just to make sure.
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Old 05-08-2011, 11:44 AM
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Thanks for the thread. All pinned down. Very easy mod once I confirmed I had both the connectors waiting on me.

I did add a third screw to the back, driver's side of the brake controller unit and it's a lot more stable. Not necessary, but it made me feel better especially as I was inserting the connectors. My dealer will get my build detail updated and reflash the car when I bring it in.

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I have seen a lot about the install, but after what about the set up.
I had mine installed by Dodge after I bought the truck.
But the trailer does not seem to slow much. My settings go in 10's, but I can only get it to go up to 30. If I manually pull the lever over, it goes to 99.
I can see it in the console (by my gauges) and a bar does go all the way across. When I hook my 5th wheel up and run with it, I pull the lever manually and the trailer barely slows, not really at all. Both the console and the controller always say 1.5

Maybe my trailer breaks are out of adjustment. Anybody had issues with it actually slowing the trailer down.
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Old 05-09-2011, 12:31 AM
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This last Friday my Brake controller showed up at the stealership BUT the bezel that came in had busted screw attachments. Showed this to the parts counter person and they got annoyed that I spotted the problem. I didn’t even take the part out of the bag. Well short story shorter I now have to wait till Tuesday to pick up the part and get the controller installed. By the way the last two digits on the controller are AH
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Maybe my trailer breaks are out of adjustment. Anybody had issues with it actually slowing the trailer down.
It is pretty common for trailer brakes to be way out of adjustment. I would start there. My oem controller works as good as the Prodigy I used to use, so all is good on my install. I did read that it will not work with electric over hydraulic.
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did the 1st tow with it a week ago it worked great on our 23 ft hybrid
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Another success story got mine installed and it works great. tested with my trailer set the gain at 3.5 and it works just as good as my Tekonsha P-3 . I did have to make my own b2 connector but I used my old Tekonsha cable from the Dakota and things worked out well
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So I've read all 22 pages of posts and think I understand how to install this brake controller. However, has anyone successfully installed this in a 2009 model yet?
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