6 wire to 4 wire?

Discussion in 'Tires / Brakes / Bearings / Axles' started by Jon_M, Jul 7, 2007.

  1. Jon_M

    Jon_M New Member

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    I have a 1997 Damon Camplite 2206 and the wire that hooks up to the TV has a 6 prong plug on the camper end and a 4 pin flat connector on the TV end.

    If I am reading the owners manual correctly that the other 2 connectors are for the brakes.

    My question is what will i need to do to the TV connection to be able to get the brakes to work?

    Thanks

    Jon
     
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    jhower New Member

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    You need one of the wires for the brakes (probably coded blue) and the other is probably auxilliary, for charging the battery through the tow vehicle or powering the fridge while towing. Depending on the type of 6-way plug you may be able to install a 6-way on the TV. That type of 6-way isn't that common on RVs, though.

    You can check Hopkins and eTrailer for an adapter that will work. It may be easier to install a standard RV-style 7-way on both the PUP and TV. You'll have to do some splicing but you'll have standardized connectors.

    Once you have the proper adapter, you'll need a brake controller for the TV and you'll have to run a wire back to the proper terminal on the connector.




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    Jon_M New Member

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    Thank you for the response I was thinking Thats is the way I would have to go, I will get a quote from my local trailer place to see how much it will cost to get this hooked up right. I will feel more comfortable towing this thing with working brakes.

    Thanks

    Jon
     

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