Wiring diagram century electric company motors. There are two types of brake systems used today. Electric brake controls are designed to apply the brakes of the vehicles towed trailer. Find great deals on ebay for gm trailer brake controller in trailer brakes.
If a trailer is longer than 15 feet or weighs more than 1500 lbs it must by law come equipped with a brake system. Trailer electrical connectors come in a variety of shapes and sizes. The problem i have is there are 5 wires on the wiring harness and only 4 on the controller.
Each standard has its different purpose so please dont just make it up as you go. A signal is sent to the trailers brake magnet or actuator when you apply the tow vehicles brake pedal. The basic purpose remains the same whether your truck and trailer is using a 4 way 5 way 6 way or 7 way connector.
The wiring pigtail is the vehicle specific portion and because the actual plug varies from vehicle to vehicle the vehicle specific plug is sold separately. Tekonsha primus iq installation manual pdf hard wiring diagram and instructions pdf primus iq is a totally proportional electric trailer brake control. Stock 5331054 inertia activated electric trailer brake controller from dexter for 2 4 brake trailers features digital indicator adjustable brake output manual braking switch.
Electric brake control wiring. There are several standards for trailer wires and if you search youll find a different trailer wiring diagram for each.