How To Install and Connect a Trailer Brake Controller

How To Install and Connect a Trailer Brake Controller

I needed to install a trailer brake controller and wire in a 7 way connector to haul a car trailer with my truck, a 1990 C1500. In this video I take you through the process of properly wiring up a trailer brake controller and 7 way connector for your vehicle. I also show how to test and verify the circuits in case you ever need to diagnose a problem with your trailer brake connection.


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What Are The Best Brake Pads? Cheap vs Expensive Tested!

What Are The Best Brake Pads? Cheap vs Expensive Tested!

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Brake Lining Replacement – Volvo Truck || Biggy Feri

Brake Lining Replacement - Volvo Truck || Biggy Feri

Brake Lining Replacement – Volvo Truck

Brake Lining atau kampas rem pada kendaraan adalah hal yang sangat penting sekali. Karena dengan adanya brake atau rem kita bisa mengurangi atau menghentikan laju dari kendaraan kita.
Bila brake atau rem pada kendaraan kita sudah aus maka proses pengereman tidak akan bisa maksimal. Akibatnya akan sangat berbahaya jika kita tetap menggunakan kendaraan kita tanpa di sertai dengan kondisi dari brake atau rem yang baik.

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Freightliner Cascadia DD13 DD15 DD16 overheating bad thermostat stuck close

Freightliner Cascadia DD13 DD15 DD16 overheating bad thermostat stuck close

WARNING!!: ⚠️⚠️⚠️
Always use the proper tools and safety equipment to perform this job.
Failure to perform the job correctly can result in personal injury or vehicle damage.
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This video is just a demonstration of the labor to do to perform this job, the results may vary.
Also, the damage found can be greater that expected and it can result in a massive engine failure.

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This PROBLEM is can be found in all trucks with DD13 DD15 DD16 OM471 OM472 OM473 engine

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The symptoms of the fault are:

Red light on
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Coolant leaks
Engine shutting down

Tools needed:

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1/4 drive Ratchet

Parts needed

Thermostat A4722001315
Thermostat hose
Thermostat seal

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