How to Hook up Trailer Brakes?

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When you hook up a trailer to your vehicle there is usually a set of wires that are suppose to hook together. One is on the trailer and the other is on the vehicle.
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1. Run the blue wire in the brake controller harness back through the tow vehicle to the location of the seven-pin hitch connector, typically installed close to the tow package. Attach
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1 Raise your trailer tongue ball socket or coupler to a height to clear the ball. Ad 2 Line up the center of your vehicle with the center of your trailer. Use a jack attached to the
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Trailer brakes work by two different means. Electric trailer brakes use electromagnets that are actuated by the tow vehicle brake pedal. Surge brakes work by the sudden decrease in
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How do I Hook Up Trailer Brakes?
The hookup of trailer brakes requires the installation of a round, seven-pin hitch to the tow vehicle's tow package. The hitch allows the operation of all legally required lights and backup lights, and provides a 12-volt hot wire to charge the trailer's... More »
Difficulty: Moderate
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Check your owners manual to verify your vehicle is approved for towing, and where the wires are located. Connect the wires to a break control box, and follow directions on the box, on how to connect the wires. Wrap wires with electrical tape. Test the brake lights.
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