They have a website if you need more info. This is important as the braking required with several thousand pounds on a trailer will lock up the tires on an empty trailer. Tekonsha offers 7 pin trailer connector as well. The red wire on the controller will attach to the lead from the brake light switch. Others 14 ga Best regards Mike Mar 30, 2009 glad you posted what colors you do have , cause 2 resources didn't match ,actually 3 , i did find a match to your colors was a 97 year model premium radio, so we have a match.
The blue wire can be fished down into the factory harness at the factory plug. Will probably go with the new Sentinal model Tekonsha if this one gives up the ghost. They come with wire loom around the wires and are completely sealed. When using this controller, there is no wire cutting under the dash to hook it up. It's a 4 prong connector under the dash. This arrangement is heavier duty than stock, and was worth the effort for me. All Replacement brand items are backed by a 1-year, unlimited-mileage warranty.
This is your brake wire from the controller. I put in a heavy duty relay in the charge line and used the cigar lighter as a feed to energize the relay when the ignition switch is in the on position. Simply do a search above to see if there is a 7 wire trailer wiring available for hooking up your 7 way. Any black wires should be grounded. By tapping into the cab end of the connectors, you can access the power leads that you need from the front harness which has these functions even in non-trailer-towing trucks.
If your batteries are in a discharged state on the trailer and you hook up they could pull down the battery in your truck preventing you from starting your tow vehicle. If there is not you can use part number 85343 trailer wiring adapter to convert any 4-Flat into a 7-Way. Glad you could find a better use for it. We know you love your Dodge B350 and want to make sure it's taken care of maybe he or she even has a name? I still gained some on the run to the rear of the truck, and was not as worried since the new trucks use 12 gauge vs. Joe Subject: Re: 7-Pin Connector Wiring From: Jeff Trithart The factory Mopar wiring package just plugs in the trucks harness at the back of the truck.
These bolts are designed to clamp the hitch to the frame. A brake controller is an electronic device mounted in your Dodge Ram's cab that receives a signal from the brake light switch whenever you apply your foot to the brakes. For 1 or 2 axles, I heartily recommend the Tekonsha Voyager. Connect the ground wire to the white wire on controller will attach to the ground on the harness. The 4 blade connector under the dash was there too.
An antique tractor list I am on has several people who regularly pull heavy loads to shows all over the country and most recommend the Tekonsha. Nov 25, 2013 you will need to check the wiring under the bumper where the trailer wiring is with a test light and with the different lights working. Since 1919, Standard Motor Products has engineered a full line of engine management products, including ignition parts, sensors and on-board computers. Install the correct size spade connector to the blue wire coming from the rear of the truck and plug it into the connector. Your user manual indicates where you have to plug the brake controller into the truck.
It has a light which is green to indicate a good connection to the trailer brakes, and the light turns red or yellow to indicate braking. Just go ahead and call the phone number at the top of the page and a friendly specialist will help you out. This one is easy to adjust to the load you are hauling. The black wire gets hooked into your power distribution center beside the battery. This for light duty trailers, boats, snowmobiles, bikes, etc. You don't have to splice into the brake wire either, it says that there is a wire connector for the brakes.
The black and blue wires get fed up alongside the frame to the engine compartment. That is why I used the factory harness which is 12 ga vs. If your truck did not come with the tow package, one of these connectors if i'm not mistaken, the bigger one will have the same color blue wire going in but not coming out the other side. In summary, you now have 7 wires: right turn, left turn, backup, 10 ga. My 97 comes with a brake controller plug under the dash that accepts an aftermarket brake controller that is wired for my truck. Caldwell writes articles on a wide range of topics including travel, camping and automotive mechanics. In addition you will use part number 20506 which will include the rest of wiring needed for electric brake controls.
The black wire on the controller will attach to the 12-volt positive line in the harness, and the blue wire will connect to the output line in the harness that sends the signal to the trailer coupler. I've run several rigs with the 9030, including my own, and they seem to work just fine. Names removed because I have not asked anyone's permission. Connect the brake controller harness to the electronic brake controller using barrel crimp connectors. Its stuffed into the wiring loom inside the frame, alongside the fuel tank. I have to do it on mine for the trailer I'm pulling and I looked it up in the user manual that comes with the truck. Try looking there, its a small black plastic connector.