Tekonsha Brake Controller - 90885. Proportional brake controller automatically levels when mounted within a 360-degree vertical range. Includes digital display, 3 boost levels, battery protection and continuous diagnostics.
Written by my husband..... This controller is the first proportional controller I have used and was installed on our full sized SUV when we traded in our pickup with a time-delayed controller we previously used.
Proportional brake controller automatically levels when mounted within a 360-degree vertical range. Includes customizable LCD display, storable settings, 3 boost levels, battery protection and continuous diagnostics.
This is an excellent brake controller for towing. The included wire harness easily integrates to the car. It is necessary to add your own wiring and connectors to properly make this function.
There are four basic styles of brake controllers. The first style is a timing activated brake controller. This control works with your brake switch to activate the trailer brakes at a predetermined amperage output.
To find a compatible in cab brake controller for your Hydrastar you need to first know which model you have. Working out the HydraStar model. Look at the serial number and your series (eg 1000psi, 1200psi, 1600psi) located on the HydraStar label unit to establish if it is a Generation 7 unit or earlier model.
P3 the industries most advanced electric trailer brake control. A true proportional braking system, P3 has several added features, making it the new standard for electric trailer brake controls.
At my well established horse trailer shop in Horsetown USA Norco, I was advised by the absolute expert to adjust them by taking your foot of the brake and then letting yourself creep forward about 20 feet then triggering manual brake controller fully.
Electric-Hydraulic. Some very specialised trailer brakes are a combination of hydraulic and electric. If this is your case you must ensure your brake controller has this capacity.
For trailers with ATM over 2 tonne a brake actuator is a necessity. Trailer Spares Direct are distributors for the Hydrastar electric over hydraulic brake actuators for peace of mind. Backed by 2 year warranty. Spare parts range including circuit board, caps and motors.