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03-17-2011 04:15 PM
EOD Guy I think u r right
03-17-2011 12:08 PM
crownver I think Newcombecody has disappeared!
03-17-2011 04:04 AM
EOD Guy You still need to figure out what type controller you have...... it's easy to hook up, basicly it's a transmitter that transmits a signal to the other black box that's mounted on the trailer. The box on the trailer applies current to the electro-magnetic brake caliper thingies which in-turn apllies the brakes etc....
03-16-2011 07:53 PM
75gmck25 You can get the basic four pin trailer hookup using a T-One adapter that plugs into your wiring behind the back bumper.

The four wires are for:
Right Turn
Left Turn
You will probably also have to switch to a heavy duty flasher for the turn signals.

To get the other three pins (including brakes) you need:

Black wire - constant 12 volts to power the trailer or trailer battery
Blue wire - trailer brake activation
Purple wire - backup lights

This site has some useful diagrams.

03-14-2011 03:45 AM
EOD Guy Like Pocho stated.... you gotta figure out what type you have
03-13-2011 09:50 PM
crownver Do you have a 7 pin hook up at the bumper now, or is it just the basic brake, turn, tail lamp hook up? To hook up the brake controller you'll need to hook the brake wire from the box to a relay, and a large (10 guage if I remember correctly) from that to the brake pin in the rear connector.
03-13-2011 07:25 PM
poncho62 What type if controler is it....Reese?

You need to go to whoevers controler it is, and get a wiring diagram....I have one for a Reese if thats what it is.
03-13-2011 07:19 PM
1980 chevy 3/4 ton trailer brake hookup

ok i got a trailer brake box from a buddy how would i go about how to hook up this brake box in ma truck it already has the trailer hook up in bumper but how would i go about doin this???

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