How to Connect Black and Red Trailer Brake Controller Wires?

Answer An in-cab inertia brake applicator, usually called an electric brake controller, is a necessary component for the safe and legal towing of a trailer equipped with electric brakes. The electric brak... Read More »

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How to Troubleshoot the Trailer Brake Controller?

When a problem occurs with a trailer brake controller, it's possible to lose all braking power to the connected trailer's braking system. In order to avoid harsh stops or dangerous towing situation... Read More »

How to Test the Brake Controller on a Trailer?

Towing a trailer with your vehicle can present quite a challenge without the proper setup. A loaded trailer can weigh several thousand pounds, which may cause all of your tow vehicle's systems, suc... Read More »

How to Install a Trailer Brake Controller?

Trucks less than a few years old are available with an optional electronic brake controller. This makes installing a brake controller in these vehicles a "plug in" process. All is not lost if you ... Read More »

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 »