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Old 03-22-2018, 07:59 PM   #1
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trailer brake controller

We have a 2004 Damon Escaper and would like to hook up a trailer brake controller to pull a trailer behind the motor home. It has electric brakes on trailer and air brakes on the coach. Please advise if anyone knows how to do this. Thank you
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I went with the PS3 brake controller, don't know if your coach is on a freightliner if so starting in 04, they have an electric brake controller plug, by the steering colum. Just need the addepter plug to controller for about $15.00 Or you could hard wire it.

Do you have the manual? It should list how to hook it up as well

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X2 on the Freightliner chassis, I dug around above the steering column and found the wiring bundle for the electric brake controller. I hard wired it.

I emailed Freightliner, asked for a wire schematic and got a quick response.
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An eBay seller offers a harness that plugs into a post-2003 Freightliner brake controller connector. Here is a link to the eBay listing. The description has useful information on pinouts and such.

I believe that a Spartan chassis was an option for your coach. If it has a Spartan chassis, please let us know.

The Tekonsha P3 is a popular trailer electric brake controller. A link to the product page on etrailer is here.
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Hi ! Welcome to IRV2! We're sure glad you joined the gang!

Hope someone can help you with that since I can't.

Good luck, happy trails, and God bless!
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