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Will my 2018 f150 automaticly adjust electric trailer brakes…

Will my 2018 f150...

Will my 2018 f150 automaticly adjust electric trailer brakes to load changes

Mechanic's Assistant: How many miles are on the car? Are these the orignial brakes?

400 miles original brakes

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your F150 yourself? What have you tried so far?

Done nothing to vehicle have not pulled trailer with it yet

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

Waiting for my dealer to install factory control unit told they are not able todue to problems flashing to vehicle computer

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Hello my name is ***** ***** trailer brake module will change to load changes from the vehicle looking at PCM, ABS,BCM modules to determine if trailer braking is necessary, it is also made by the driver, to change for more braking the Gain is selected from a .5-10, the higher the gain setting, the more braking you have on the trailer. Some trailers brakes work better than others, an unloaded trailer may need very little gain since the wheel could lock up during braking. A heavy loaded trailer will usually be ok with a 10 setting. Here is a portion of system operation from the service manual. Click here.

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
Truck doesn't have adjustable controller yet

You mean the TBC trailer brake controller is not installed yet?

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
Not yet,dealer can't match it to the computer in the truck

That odd, I just did one Friday and took like 5 minutes. Could be software release problem they are having.

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
Why would I want to or need to fix a truck with 400 miles?
If it broke that soon I'd never buy a Ford again

Im not sure I follow.

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