Redarc Tow Pro Elite Install

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  1. ThinkDefyUnite

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    THANK YOU SO MUCH! YOU ARE THE MAN! I've used your excellent wiring instructions to install a Takonsha Prodigy P2, it works like a champ. Happy Trailering!
     
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    Note the wires have blue painter's tape holding them to the larger harness. Apparantly only on the newer models. Mine was built Aug 30 2019. Makes it very easy to find. See post 80 pic 1
     
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    Several of us have previously commented on the lack of slack in those wires. Ford could have given us another inch or two.
     
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    Can you tell us how you managed to get this working - It looked like you had a lot of issues getting it to work. Maybe it will help other people that may have an issue if they try to install theirs.
     
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    I made all connections at left kick panel except black/green stripe ( blue on some ) I didn’t use. I ran blue wire from Redarc controller straight to the back and spliced the wire to blue wire on 7 way plug . It works great and have towed over 400 miles with it working every time . The instructions for Redarc say to run their Blue wire straight to back and connect to Blue ( trailer brakes ) wire on 7 way plug . I know the truck has automatic braking system but I didn’t have any problems with brakes. I bought my truck end of February and Ford still has no brake controller for this truck which leaves the buyer to install an after market controller to tow a trailer . I bought my truck to tow my travel trailer ( R-pod 178 ) max weight 3900lbs . Ford should have had everything in place before production and advertising 7500lbs when properly equipped towing ability. Some people may disagree with me and that is fine.
     
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    Looks great! Do you have a link and price for the fascia trim that you swapped out and mounted the button to?
     
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