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Old 03-03-2011, 08:48 PM
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Trailer Wiring Q

1999 F350

Ok, I had a Teknosha? Brake controller, No lights come on when depressing the brakes Or when I manually Rack the slide over....Is it supposed to? All others Ive had prior have had atleast an indicator light come on.

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My truck has a 5 Pin? Trailer wiring connector in the Bumper where the 2nd License plate light would go...Would it just be better for me to put a 7 pin connector Below the bumper like the newer trucks? All the trailers I have are 7 Pin I think....I havent honestly counted. Theyre the big black connectors. And the one my truck came with is the little, maybe an inch diameter across plug...Any Ideas Guys?
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Old 03-04-2011, 07:53 PM
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is the trailer hooked up when testing the controller. I know silly question but I am looking for a starting point.
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Old 03-04-2011, 08:18 PM
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I would put a 7 round in you can get a 7 to 5 flat adapter for cheap and you should cover most trailers
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is the trailer hooked up when testing the controller. I know silly question but I am looking for a starting point.
Not a silly question at all!. I was curious myself if it wouldn't activate without a trailer attached. And No I haven't hooked one up. I dont own one with a 6 Pole haha.


only 7 pin trailers.
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I would put a 7 round in you can get a 7 to 5 flat adapter for cheap and you should cover most trailers
Yeah, Was gonna do that regardless.

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Some need to be hitched to properly ground, some just need to be plugged in, with no trailer connected the teknosha will do nothing. I install trailer brakes, as well hitches, amber light conversions (for import trucks) and I also repair RVs. Also if you want a seven pin just get the pre wired one (like $35-$65 mot RV places stock them, The dealer has it to but like $100) it just plugs into the harness under your truck (it will come with instructions). Good luck

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