How do you wire a car trailer with electric brakes?

I just bought a new trailer to move things more easily for my furniture business. How do I wire a car trailer with electric brakes?

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Answer provided by
Allison Stone
Answered on Jun 15, 2022
Depending on what kind of trailer you have, it will always be helpful to consult the manual first when writing electric brakes.
To wire electric brakes you will need to access the trailer brake controller. The trailer brake controller uses electricity from the tow vehicle to supply power to the trailer brakes. If you’re not already familiar with trailer setup and brake wiring, it’s probably best to hire a mechanic or take it to the dealership to do this part.
If the wiring for a trailer hitch is done improperly, it can actually ruin the electrical system of your car. It’s also impossible to provide totally accurate advice without knowing the specifics of your trailer or car.
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