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  • Single Axle Chassis Brake Controller

    Single Axle Chassis Brake Controller

    CM711 $158.00
    Add to cart 33 in stock
  • Tekonsha Primus IQ

    Electric Brake Controller – Primus IQ

    333065 $195.00
    Add to cart 4 in stock
  • 12V Brake Controller

    Tandem Axle Chassis Controller

    CM712 $212.25
    Add to cart 10 in stock
  • Tekonsha Prodigy P2

    Tekonsha Prodigy P2

    333067/P2 $255.00
    Add to cart 1 in stock
  • Tekonsha Prodigy P3

    Tekonsha Prodigy P3

    333067P3 $295.00
    Add to cart In stock

Brake Controllers In-cab and Chassis Mounted Brake Controllers

Electric brake controllers must never have the main braking power supplied through the lighting circuit.

Solder all cables in the braking system.

However, use a contactor to provide power to lighting circuits. The contactor draws its supply from the vehicle’s battery.

Firstly, there are two types of electric brake controller

  • Proportional controllers stop the trailer the harder when you push on the brake harder on the pedal.
  • Pre-set non-proportional brake controllers according to the weight of the trailer.

Queensland and the NT currently allow non-proportional controllers.

Soldered Joints

Couplemate strongly recommends all electrical joints be soldered.

Over time, joints become corroded and as a result, fail.

Unsoldered electrical joints that fail often cause a fire as a result of copper wires becoming annealed.

Finally, if you are lucky, the joints will open the circuit before causing a fire. Therefore you can see the importance of soldered connections.

Hot Joints in Caravan Electrical Connections and Fire