Electronic Trailer Brake Instructions?

Answer Most medium- and heavy-duty trailers are fitted with an onboard braking system actuated by the momentum of the tow vehicle. Surge brakes are actuated by a hydraulic device on the trailer tongue, wh... Read More »

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Electronic Trailer Brake Controller Information?

Electronic trailer brake controllers are important tools when towing trailers that are too heavy for your vehicle to stop effectively. Properly set an electronic trailer brake controller will ensu... Read More »

Wiring Instructions for Electronic Brake Controls?

The legal requirements for trailer brake laws vary from place to place. Typically they are required for trailers that exceed 3,000 pounds. But some states have no rules, while in others the limit i... Read More »

Installation Instructions for Trailer Brake Controls?

Many recreational trailers are equipped with electric brakes. This means that the tow vehicle must be equipped, or retrofitted, with an electric brake controller. If the tow vehicle is new it may a... Read More »

Instructions on Electric Trailer Brake Adjustment?

Safe towing practices should include properly adjusted trailer brakes before the start of each long trip. Most trailer brakes are electrically actuated by a controller mounted in the tow vehicle. E... Read More »