Brake Controller Chassis Mounted
Brake controller chassis mounted or under-dash mounted. Just 4 wires to connect. Note: Fuse protection to prevent reverse polarity. Electric trailer brake controllers fall into 2 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.
- 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
If you have multiple vehicles towing your trailer with electric brakes, then this product is ideal.
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 controller is activated by the driver 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 weight of the trailer. Most trailers carry the same weight daily. Example, builders trailer, car carriers, pop tops, RV, etc Multi vehicles can tow trailers with trailer-mounted brake controllers in Queensland and NSW. No longer do you need multiple controllers in all vehicles to tow the same trailer.
Note: Brake controllers are factory tested prior to leaving the factory. 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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Couplemate Trailer Parts sells only the best quality Brake Controller Chassis Mounted and caravan spare parts throughout Australia.
Customers are welcome to either pickup or take advantage of our low freight rates. Express shipping to Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide, Darwin, and Hobart.
We also ship products to New Zealand via Australia Post Air Express.
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