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Old 07-27-10, 03:41 PM   #1
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Installed a TEKONSHA, PRODIGY, P2, Electric Trailer Brake Controller.

Haven't used it yet, but comes highly recommended.

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Prodigy works GREAT!

Where did you mount it? You know you have to be able to reach while you are driving.

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Where did you mount it?

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Look at the first post.

Works perfectly in that position for me.

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Look at the first post.

Works perfectly in that position for me.

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It's hard to tell where it is, can you access it while driving?

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It's hard to tell where it is, can you access it while driving?

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The Controller is above my right leg. Easy access.

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I installed mine and picked up a camper. A block away from where I picked it up I adjusted the setup. I had no idea how it would work. Sure enough, about a mile down the road, on a 50 mph highway some idiot pulls right out onto the highway (In front of me) without looking. I had to slam on the brakes. I was waiting to see the trailer come flying by. To my surprise, the vehicle and trailer stopped just like there was no trailer and strait as an arrow. The Prodigy is worth every penny!

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I don't have my brake controller yet, waiting for UPS to deliver.

I bought the Tekonsha 90195 P3 Electronic Brake Control

I notice the factory jumper harness has additional wires I would normally think would not need to be connected to the brake controller. Will try to read up before it gets here. Looking to travel this evening.
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Looks like the control unit is quite large, are you going to mount it in the same location as the previous post shows?
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Looks like the control unit is quite large, are you going to mount it in the same location as the previous post shows?
I mounted it in the same side but higher because I wouldn't have been able to reach it. It is basically below the traction control button. It is still pretty small. I think you'd find the dimensions are tiny.

I'll take a day light picture.
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Ha! Tecman that is a really close-up picture, and the thing does look big huh, but it's normal size- about 2-1/2 inches wide I guess...
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