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redbyron 06-25-2018 11:54 AM

Dodge Ram 1500 7 pin connector
 
I'm considering buying a brake controller for my 22' towlite. Does anyone know if the factory 7 pin connector in my bumper will work for the brake controller or do i need a separate wiring harness for it?

piperjim 06-25-2018 01:15 PM

If it's factory as you describe, it should be all ready to go as soon as you mount the controller and plug it into the connector under the dash.

redbyron 06-25-2018 03:45 PM

Ok, that's what I was hoping piperjim, thanks for the response.

retiredcamper47 06-25-2018 03:57 PM

When you order your brake controller, ask about the “pigtail” made for your truck. After that it is plug and play. Sure beats the old days of splicing into the wiring.

Bob

marininn 06-30-2018 01:54 PM

My Dodge 7-pin was not actually connected to anything for the brakes. It was only connected to 4 wires for the typical flat-four trailer wiring. The blue trailer brake wire is under the dash area, but stops about at the front fender. You might need to run a length of wire to the trailer plug from the short blue wire. Any trailer brake device will plug in, and yes, get the pig tail for your Dodge.

redbyron 06-30-2018 11:44 PM

Thanks for the info marininn.

Qwerty 07-05-2018 03:20 PM

I purchased the Tekonsha Prodigy P2 for my Dodge Ram. Plug & play. Worked like a charm.

redbyron 07-05-2018 04:59 PM

I'll check it out, thanks

Waegele 07-13-2018 04:59 PM

the connection for the controller on my 06dodge was under the dash left-hand side of the brake pedal, it was a fast easy setup once I got the correct pigtail

redbyron 07-13-2018 05:11 PM

Thanks for the info

redbyron 07-13-2018 05:12 PM

Good to know


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