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Old 03-15-2008, 10:23 AM   #1
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Hi all - my first post, so be gentle.

Just picked up my 03 Southwind and need to know if the coach is pre-wired for electric trailer brake controllers? I am hoping all I need is an adapter plug to hook up my brake controller. Thanks!
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Hi all - my first post, so be gentle.

Just picked up my 03 Southwind and need to know if the coach is pre-wired for electric trailer brake controllers? I am hoping all I need is an adapter plug to hook up my brake controller. Thanks!
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Old 03-15-2008, 10:28 AM   #3
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I meant trailer wiring!
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If it's anything like my 2005 W20, the wiring is there for the trailer lights but not for the brake controller. Had to wire that from scratch.
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<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by AZ Southwind:
Hi all - my first post, so be gentle. </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

Oops... forgot my manners. Welcome to the forum AZ!!
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Welcome AZ. I have a Pace Arrow and it is wired for lights only. I do not think that any of the Fleetwood gassers come with pre-wired brake controllers.

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Actually, on my 06 Southwind there was a brake wire tucked under the dash near the left side of the steering column. IIRC it's a blue wire and has brake printed on the insulation.

I had to run other wires to the fuse panel for the pos and neg, but having the brake wire there already made things super easy.
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Thanks for the quick response - I'll let ya'll know what I find when I start digging around.

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<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by KBach66:
Actually, on my 06 Southwind there was a brake wire tucked under the dash near the left side of the steering column. IIRC it's a blue wire and has brake printed on the insulation.

I had to run other wires to the fuse panel for the pos and neg, but having the brake wire there already made things super easy. </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

Sure enough - a blue wire labelled for the Trlr brake up on top of all the bundles found under the dash. Should make the install pretty simple.

Thanks for the warm welcome! I hope I can add to the forum in the future.
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Old 03-19-2008, 12:23 PM   #12
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Welcome to the Forum-AZ
lots of great info here;just ask.
i have; and gotten more than i could
digest-not to mention the various web
sites to investigate.
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