How to Install a Trailer Brake Box?

Answer A trailer brake box, also known as a brake controller or brake actuator, is an electronic device installed in the cab of a tow vehicle that activates the electric brakes of a trailer. It constantly... Read More »

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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 »

How to Install Tekonsha Trailer Brake in Duramax?

Tekonsha Industries electronic brake controllers interpret the braking inertia of a tow vehicle to generate a regulated electrical signal; the signal gradually deploys a towed trailer's electric br... Read More »

How to Install a Trailer Brake Controller on a Ford F-250?

Towing a heavy trailer would put undue stress and wear on the brakes of the Ford F-250 without an electronic brake controller. A controller activates the electric trailer brakes each time you apply... Read More »

How much does it cost to install an electric trailer brake?

The complete cost of an electric brake controller will be between approximately $150 and $400. The units retail from between $40 and $200, and labor to install can range from $100 to $200.Source:El... Read More »