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Old 06-28-2018, 04:13 PM   #1
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US Gear unified brake controller module

Our 2006 Honda CR-V has been using the US Gear Unified Tow supplemental brake system behind our former Monaci and Itasca Class A rigs. We now have a 2019 MBS Dynamax Isata 3 Series that has the 7-pin connection at the rig's hitch.*

Is anyone using the US Gear with the CONTROLLER MODULE attached to the Sprinter's dash? Any problems with the wiring?

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Good luck and you are completely on your own with this one. Mercedes does not have any provisions for a brake control module and I am not aware of anyone that has made one work. I suggest you start looking at the self contained systems like RVi Brake, Brake Buddy, etc. unless the people who service the Tow Brake have an application.

There are a few of other places you can try - Forest River's forums, the View - Navion group on Yahoo, and the Sprinter Source forum.
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Dynamax confirmed there is a blue wire from the 7-pin rear outlet to under the driver's seat that we can connect our existing US Gear braking controller to. Dealer and big RV repair places refused to do the job for liability issues but a local RV shop looked it over and we now have an installation appointment. The wire will run up under the carpet to behind the dash and the module will be screwed on to a spot near the ignition key.
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I have been using the UTB system for 8 years now and it is a good system. You do know that US Gear no longer makes parts for the Unified Brake System and parts are getting scarce. Whatever parts you have hold onto them, especially the power module it is the weak link.
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A company in Yuma, AZ called "JUST FOR TOWING" bought up the parts inventory from US GEAR UNIFIED BRAKE SYSTEMS. They had the part we needed and overnighted it to us.
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Good to know. Also a few parts still available on Amazon.
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Did your shop ever get it wired? Mercedes uses the Canbus system for many of the electrical connections and good old analog wiring sometimes doesn’t work just right.
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