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Sep 21, 2014 Trailer Brake only works manually. My trailer brake reads the setting all the time (example 9. 5) but then when I hit the brakes it goes to 0 and I get no brakes. I really have to stomp the trucks brake pedal to get my factory trailer brake controller to start working. My old 2500 with tekonsha was better at stopping my fiver. All I see now Trailer Brakes Only Work When Manual Switch on Brake Controller is Activated Question: Hi, i am having trouble with my trailer brakes, i have already replace the magnets and the drum hubs, and my trailer will only brake with the trailer brake control by hand not when i press my truck brake pedal.

May 17, 2009  I do have 12v on the blue wire when I actuate the brake controller manually and the trailer brakes do work when manually actuated.

Last edited: May 16, trailer brake controller Trailer brake controller only works manually works when manually Trailer brake controller only works when manually activated it Ford 2008 F 250 Super Duty 4WD question Mar 19, 2012 on my trailer using my brake controller from my old truck (which worked fine). the manual button also works. however, i cannot get any braking when depressing the brake pedal. May 03, 2014 Re: Brake controller not working with pedal but works manually My lone problem with no trailer brakes was on dry freeway, heading to the 2013 Goshen rally.

Turns out the connector for the umbilical had some oxidation on it, as well as the receptical in the truck. Trailer Brakes only Work When the Manual Override Lever is Activated on a P2 Brake Controller Aug 26, 2008 When connected the trailer brake control light comes on but it will only work when i manually move the control lever, and will only work in conjunction with depressing the brake pedal when the truck's headlights are on?

weird? any help? Trailer brakes are not working when the pedal is pressed. Work fine when I use the factory manual controller inside the truck. I have checked the power going to the trailer. Power is going to the controller and to the trailer. All fuses have been checked and the truck has been to the ford dealer Dec 28, 2008 I hooked up our new truck to our 5th wheel trailer to check how the IBC (integrated brake controller) would work. When I pressed the brake pedal nothing happened.

When I manually moved the bar on the IBC you could hear the hydraulic pump running. Apr 02, 2015 Brake Controllers Are A Necessity To Slow Down Your Trailer. In reality, you want there to be a way for the trailer's brakes to not work as an onoff switch, but to apply at different rates, depending on pedal force, road speed, trailer weight, angle, etc.

Both timed and proportional brake controllers have a manual override function Trailer brakes are not working when the pedal is pressed. Work fine. Trailer brakes are not working when the pedal is pressed. Work fine when I use the factory manual controller inside the truck. now the only way for the brake lights on the car to come on is use the trailer brake controller manually, even if no trailer i