Brake Controller Chassis Mounted
Brake controller chassis mounted, or under-dash mounted. Just four wires to connect. Note: Fuse protection to prevent reverse polarity. Electric trailer brake controllers fall into two categories, they are
Chassis-mounted controllers are non-proportional and are mounted under the dash or on the trailer. Proportional controllers like Redarc tow pro, tow pro elite and Tekonsha provide instant trailer braking forces according to the speed of the tow vehicle. Proportional controllers have emergency manual override control.
This device does not meet the registration requirements in all states except Queensland and the NT.
Vehicles registered in Queensland and NT can travel in all states with this device installed as long the registration is current.
Furthermore, chassis-mounted brake controllers can be used nationwide in all rural and agricultural applications.
- BLACK WIRE - Connect to Battery via 20 amp fuse
- RED WIRE - Connect to brake lamp active
- BLUE WIRE - Connect to brakes - positive
- WHITE WIRE - Connect to brake lamp negative - negative
This product is ideal if multiple vehicles tow your trailer with electric brakes.
Controls 1 or 2 axles
- 1 Axle up to 2t or
- 2 Axles up to 4.5t
Question: How does an under-dash or trailer-mounted controller work? Answer: The driver activates the controller from his normal seating position when the brakes are activated.
How to set trailer braking
The knob on the controller must be pre-set according to the trailer's weight. Most trailers carry the same weight daily—for example, builders' trailers, car carriers, pop tops, RVs, etc. Multi vehicles can tow trailers with trailer-mounted brake controllers in Queensland and NSW. You no longer need multiple controllers in all cars to tow the same trailer.
We recommend that a licensed repair facility install Controllers. Some buyers return the unit claiming that it is not working. In most instances, a blown diode is the cause of this unit not working. Submersion also causes diodes to blow. Blown diodes indicate there is no warranty claim.
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