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 Trailer Brake Controllers in a Dodge?

Towing a trailer increases your risk of accident because it reduces your braking and cornering abilities. One way to mitigate a portion of this risk is to install a trailer brake controller. A trai... 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 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 »