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Brake controller goes where?

Discussion in 'Model X' started by DCGOO, Jul 6, 2018.

  1. DCGOO

    DCGOO Member

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    With my new X I got the little pigtail that is supposed to be used to connect up a trailer brake controller. I got all the cabling in place. But pulling the carpet back and exposing the connectors, kind of up behind the OBD connector, I can not find where the the heck the mating connector is supposed to go.

    Does anyone have an idea where the brake controller is supposed to go? Of course it Friday night and the SC is closed. Nuts!


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  2. Tam

    Tam Active Member

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    Keep digging! You are in the right place. Just a little higher, please. It is very short and very close to the OBD port:

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  4. DCGOO

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    Thank you! Both replies were immensely helpful! I was not expecting basically a loose connector. I expected it to be mounted on a bracket somewhere. Now attached and works great.

    I am not actually installing the brake controller, rather I wanted the always on 12V for my dash camera, and some Ham Radio equipment going in under the deck in back.
     
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