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Old 10-04-2013, 04:51 PM   #1
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Unhappy Brake controller connection

I have a 2004 Southwind 37C with a factory hitch and plug. I am attempting to install a brake controller and can't find any connecting point under the dash. I purchased a GM plug-in kit but can't find anything that matches the plug. Any ideas?


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Old 10-04-2013, 07:20 PM   #2
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Call Fleetwood and they will be more than happy to help. There will be a plug under the dash, somewhere, for a brake control. They will help.
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Who made your chassis? They're the one who set up the plug. I have info on Freightliner if you need it, but nothing on the other chassis out there.
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Old 10-05-2013, 03:36 PM   #4
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Usually a blue connector under the dash......
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Old 10-06-2013, 07:14 AM   #5
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Brake controller wiring

I forgot to mention that the chassis is a W-22 Workhorse. Workhorse probably furnished the wiring with the chassis but Fleetwood likely are the ones who found a hiding place for it. They don't make it easy!! I am going to contact Fleetwood as soon as I get a chance.

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Old 10-06-2013, 07:15 PM   #6
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I have a 2007 Fleetwood on a W20 Workhorse. I found a blue wire under the dash on the drivers side to the left of the steering column. It was taped to a wire harness. I had to run battery and ground wires along with a trigger wire from the brake switch as there was no connector just a loose wire. Be sure to use a breaker at the positive battery terminal to protect the controller and wiring.
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