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Electric Trailer Brake hookup for silverado help

This is a discussion on Electric Trailer Brake hookup for silverado help within the Technical / Maintenance forums, part of the General Discussion category; Sorry if this seems retarded but I have no experience in this area. I have an 04 silverado and want ...

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    Electric Trailer Brake hookup for silverado help


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    Sorry if this seems retarded but I have no experience in this area.

    I have an 04 silverado and want to make it so it can use electric trailer brakes.

    My dad has a 07 new body style silverado brand new and wants to make his use electric trailer brakes.

    Any advice as to what we have to do?

    I heard mine has a special wire kit in the glove box.. and I heard the new 07's you have to buy something else for?

    Thank you very much in advance for ANY advice!

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    Re: Electric Trailer Brake hookup for silverado help

    I can't help you with the 07 but for more info for your 04 check out the link below.
    The 07 may be similar!

    http://www.fullsizechevy.com/forums/...03-2500hd.html
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    Re: Electric Trailer Brake hookup for silverado help

    Good advice in the link posted above. Depending on the controller you buy they may have a vehicle specific harness for your truck. For example, I am partial to Tekonsha controllers. My Voyager has a harness made to plug directly into the back of the controller and to the truck.


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