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2001 ST brake controller wiring - Brake Switch

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I'm in the process of replacing an old U-Haul controller with a Tekonsha Prodigy P2. Heard all sords of great things. Also replacing the under-hood circuit breaker, and re-doing the trailer wiring.

Is there any issues or specific wire to use for the brake input to the controller?

My ST does not have the factory package, and I want to make sure the wiring already in the truck is correct.

Many Thanks!
 


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The brake switch has a few that put out voltage, but the paperwork on the controller says the green one. Any concurring votes?
 




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Number 4, light green (BPPS to stoplamps)

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Thanks.

I was going to add a doide for protection. A good idea?
 




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Don't think you need a diode. All that wire does is activate the trailer brake lights. I'll assume the P2 is like all modern controllers and the actual braking is controlled by the swinging internal pendulum.
 




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All wired up and installed. Did use the green wire. Also fixed some trailer brake wiring issues. I actually have good trailer brakes now!

Thank you for all the help. :salute:
 




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:thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup: :D
 




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