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Old 03-30-2011, 03:34 PM
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I want to remove this as I doubt I will ever need it or use it. I dont know anything about them and it came with the truck, If someone knows about them and want to remove it they can have it or I can figure it out and will sell it....




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Just unplug it and remove it.
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excactly what ramtech said unplug it remove 2 screws you wont hurt anything.you can sell it for about 30 bucks good used condition.goodluck
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Ok Thanks, I just havent traced the wires yet and didnt know if there was a plug or if the wires ran all the way back to the bumper from the controller? I just never pull anything so I have no use for it. If anyone is interested just pop me a PM
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I believe it's the white connector shown in pic #4 with the Red, Blue, White & Black wires. Like others have said, just unplug it, unbolt it, and enjoy the experience of getting in and out of the truck without bashing your knee on it.
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Brad, Yes that was the connector and it was really simple to remove. I knew nothing about them and as usual dreaded getting into the dash. The pigtail was like 2 feet long and wrapped around everything under there ( steering column/wire harnesses) apparently whoever installed it didnt know about wire ties and just wrapped it around whatever just to take up the slack...morons...lol Anyways it is out, and I got to thinking, maybe I will just throw it in the glove box just in case one day I might need it, I researched info on it and it is only like $30new so I wouldnt make anything selling it and in the future one might cost me $500 with this crazy economy....lol
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That's a good idea. You never know when things will change, and suddenly you need a brake controller. Reach in the glove box and 30sec later - DONE! At $30 new.....you'd get what...$15 for it. Might as well sit in the glove box.
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