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Old 02-04-2012, 06:16 PM   #1
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Hello all,

I have a few questions about the factory trailer brake. Just bought the truck and want to put the factory trailer brake control in, where do I fint one? I already removed the change holder where the controller goes so I think putting it in won't be much of a problem. My second question is do I have to get the computer reprogramed for the brake contoller?

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Got a brand new one on Ebay for $125, installed it myself in about 1/2 hr. (less if you don't have the floor shifter) had my dealer reflash the cpu for $50. Some dealers will do it for free. Total I'm $175 into it which isn't bad since the dealer wanted $325 for them to supply the controller, install it, and reflash the cpu. By the way there is a really good how-to video on this if you google it.
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Hello all,

I already removed the change holder where the controller goes so I think putting it in won't be much of a problem. Thanks
Controller doesn't go where the change holder is, that's the spot for the 4x4 switch.

The controller goes below that in the little cubby hole.

Here's a great post on how to do it.

http://www.f150forum.com/f38/2010-tr...install-48262/
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