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Ihave an 08 dodge ram w / trailer tow package I installed a

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Ihave an 08 dodge ram w / trailer tow package I installed a Hopkins aviator controller I have used pace journeyman single axle trailer w/electric brakes never had aproblem till now 3-4 yrs small light on contoller does not light to show trailer is plugged in. Controller is working though ,I am able to work settings up n down etc. Test light checked off of ground the trailer brake pin on the truck plug,with the brake on and received nothing on my test light. I also checked every fuse ,that I know of ,on the truck. Any help appreciated
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dodge
Expert:  Chris (aka-Moose) replied 1 year ago.

Hello, I'm Chris. Thanks for seeking us for help.

Most OEM and aftermarket brake controllers with the trailer connected signal or warning. Achieve this input by pulsing a power signal on the electric brake wire. If no resistance is noticed, it states no trailer connected and disables the electric brakes. Have you confirmed the trailer connector is getting a good ground and OHM test the electric brake wire from the trailer connector to the brake controller.

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Thanks Chris