How to Add Electric Brakes to a Trailer?

Answer One way to improve the stopping distance of a vehicle with a trailer is to install electrically controlled brakes on the trailer's hubs. These brakes receive signals from a brake controller mounted... Read More »

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How to Adjust Electric Trailer Brakes?

If you tow a large trailer, such as a car trailer, camper or an enclosed utility trailer, you will need supplemental braking in addition to your tow vehicle’s brakes to slow down and stop safely ... Read More »

How to Install Electric Trailer Brakes?

Electric brakes are the easiest way to add brakes to a trailer that was not equipped with brakes when built. With no need to run tubing or bleed, electric brakes are also simpler and install more q... Read More »

How to Replace the Electric Brakes on an RV Trailer?

RV trailer brakes are almost universally electrically operated, whereby current from a brake controller fitted in the cab of the tow vehicle is conveyed by a seven-pin trailer hitch to electrically... Read More »

Troubleshooting Electric Trailer Brakes?

For electric trailer brakes to work, the trailer has to be connected to a towing vehicle that has an electric brake controller. When the driver of the towing vehicle steps on the brake, it sends a ... Read More »