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Old November 15th, 2006, 10:36 PM   #1
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i bought a Draw tite Factory plug in harness today and hooked up my brake controller well i look at the wiring in the instructions and it dont match up with the wires on the pigtail. So i go probe it with it plugged in in the truck everythings right cept the brake switch wire. its hot with the pedal release then goes out with it depressed ? WTF ! this is facotry dodge wiring ! well i go probe my dads truck . Same thing hot release cold pressed.. his controller works FINE..
So is this the norm ?? is thw wiring harness wrong or is the controller shit ? Cause i hooked it al up and the controller is on til i press the brakes.. so im like wtf out of curiosity hit the overide switch.. smoke comes out of the controller.. I yanked that harness plug out like a pair jeans at a playboy party !
So umm yea.. any ideas
I have this controller http://store.boatnrv.com/boatnrv/det...p?ITEM=5781745
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Old November 15th, 2006, 11:24 PM   #2
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Umm....since you let the smoke out of it, I doubt it will work anymore. Electrical things work on smoke, when you let it out, they don't work anymore.

I would have to say you had something wired wrong and it shorted out.
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Old November 15th, 2006, 11:30 PM   #3
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Umm....since you let the smoke out of it, I doubt it will work anymore. Electrical things work on smoke, when you let it out, they don't work anymore.

I would have to say you had something wired wrong and it shorted out.
I think it just overloaded. I think tomarow im gona find the wies from the Pedal and just tap into the cold side and run a "Stand Alone" brake swich wire..
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Old November 16th, 2006, 12:12 AM   #4
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Umm....since you let the smoke out of it, I doubt it will work anymore. Electrical things work on smoke, when you let it out, they don't work anymore.

I would have to say you had something wired wrong and it shorted out.
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Got it fixed, took it down to Home and Park RV this morning, and come to find out someone had switched the wires underneath the tape. So the colors were wrong.. Its all fixed now..
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Yep, never let the magic smoke out.

I wouldn't trust it anymore, myself, but I don't really know much about electronics.
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Yep, never let the magic smoke out.

I wouldn't trust it anymore, myself, but I don't really know much about electronics.
He tested it with their board. and it still works just fine.. I was worried about that too. besides this is just a temp til i can change in for a Prodigy..
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It all depends on what you cooked.

But I doubt you can tell the difference between the smell of cooked insulation and cooked semiconductor.

Just make sure you are prepared for the possibility of it failing when its used heavily.
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It all depends on what you cooked.

But I doubt you can tell the difference between the smell of cooked insulation and cooked semiconductor.

Just make sure you are prepared for the possibility of it failing when its used heavily.
Like you know anything about electronics.:tonka:
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you fawking moron hahaha
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Fuck off jack ass i didnt do anything wrong. your dipshit work fuckers switched the wire colors under the tape :miff:
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Fuck off jack ass i didnt do anything wrong. your dipshit work fuckers switched the wire colors under the tape :miff:
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No, thats trever, my best friend. We mess with each other like that all the time..
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